Archive | Upcoming Events


May 22 | TLC Grading Social

Wednesday May 22, Room 3317, 1-5pm Dear GC Community, It’s the time of the semester where students’ final work is piling up as we’re rushing to finish our own projects. For Graduate Center student instructors, grading student work at the end of the term can be overwhelming, lonely, and—even in successful courses—frustrating. The Teaching and […]

May 14 | 2019 GC Digital Showcase

GC Digital Showcase Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 at 6:30-8:30 pm Martin E. Segal Theatre, 365 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016 Are you using digital technologies in your research? Are you interested in learning about digital initiatives at the Graduate Center? The GC Digital Initiatives End-of-Year Showcase highlights student research, teaching, and digital projects across the #DigitalGC community. […]

May 3 | Boccaccio’s Response to Gerione’s Colors. A Reading of Decameron VI 10

The Comparative Literature Program (The Italian Specialization) and The Medieval Studies Certificate Program at the Graduate Center (CUNY) are pleased to invite you to the upcoming lecture by Franziska Meier, titled Boccaccio’s Response to Gerione’s Colors. A Reading of Decameron VI 10. The lecture discusses Geryon, the monster of fraud in Dante’s Divine Comedy, and its brief, although precise […]

May 3 | End-of-Year 90s Karaoke Pizza Party

The MALS Student Association will be hosting an End-of-Year 90s Karaoke Pizza Party to celebrate our upcoming graduates and the end of this school year. The party will be on Friday, May 3rd at 7:00 pm in Room 5409. All Graduate Center students are welcome to join us!  Pizza, cupcakes, snacks and drinks will be provided. Kathryn Alessi, Jelena […]

April 27 | Play of Wisdom @ Fordham

Ever found medieval morality plays self-serious, a little preachy, kind of boring? The Fordham Medieval Dramatists are here to prove otherwise! Presenting Wisdom: a psychomachic romp where Wisdom’s true love and Lucifer’s devilish games run roughshod over a world in which anything can happen. (There is a dance party. There will be twerking.) Come join […]

April 12 | “The Tower and the Garden: The Task of the Translator in Medieval Vernacular Fiction”

Among the modern tropes controlling the sense we have of translation today there are perhaps two main ones: first, that multilingualism is a curse –the linguistic curse– visited upon a fallen human race, and, second, that translation always involves a loss in signification, an exile from the intentions of the original text, a decay from […]

April 12 | Friends of the Saints – “Miracles & the Medieval Mind Revisited”

“Miracles and the Medieval Mind Revisited: Interpreting Miracle Stories in Medieval Hagiography”  A Discussion Moderated by Professor Eric A. Ivison (CUNY College of Staten Island and CUNY Graduate Center) CUNY Graduate Center (365 5th Avenue), Pearl Kibre Medieval Study (Room 5105), 7:00 p.m., Friday, April 12, 2019 Instead of a presentation this month, the Friends of […]

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