Academy Events in the 2020-2021 Academic Year

Unless specified, all events are free and open to the public

 

Fall 2020

  • November 19, 2020, Fabio Battista, Foreign Languages, University of Alabama, “Mothers and Daughters in Early Italian Accounts of the Anglican Schism.” 6:15-7:30pm on ZOOM (Organized by Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance)
  • October 23, 2020, Presentation of Enclave N. 9, 4pm via ZOOM: https://bmcc-cuny.zoom.us/j/82114115769 (Organized by the Enclave Literary Series)
  • October 22, 2020, Carol Kahn Strauss, “The Erosion of the Rule of Law in Nazi Germany.” 2pm (Eastern). Introduction by German Consul General David Gill. Register here.  The event will be held via ZOOM and is co-sponsored by DAAD, the Belle Zeller Fund, The Ralph Bunche Institute, and the Greater New York Fulbright Association.
  • October 15, 2020, Jean E. Howard, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University, “Female Suffering and Shakespearean Calculation: Edward Bond’s Bingo.” 6:15-7:30pm on ZOOM (Organized by the Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance).
  • September 17, 2020, Cassander Smith, English, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, “Respectability Politics: Black Women Conversion Narratives and Phillis Wheatley.” 6:15-7:30pm on ZOOM (Organized by Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance).

 

Academy Events in the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Unless specified, all events are free and open to the public

SPRING 2020

  • February 20, 2020, Samuel Nicolosi, English, Graduate Center, “Gardens Feminine: Locating Edens within Early Modern Garden Culture”6-7:30pm in Room 9204 of the CUNY Graduate Center.
  • March 5, 2020, Robert B. Talisse, “Overdoing Democracy” in conversation with Oliver Burkeman. Event is co-sponsored by the Gotham Philosophical Society. 6-8pm, Segal Theater at the CUNY Graduate Center. You can find out more about the speakers here.
  • March 19, 2020, Fabio Battista, Foreign Languages (Italian), University of Alabama “Between Philogyny and Misogyny: Venetian Diplomats and the Tudor Queens” 6-7:30pm in Room 9204 of the CUNY Graduate Center.
  • April 23, 2020 Amy Kenny, English, U of California, Riverside,  “‘Out, you green-sickness carrion’: Womb Diseases as Female Agency on the Shakespearean Stage” 6-7:30pm in Room 9204 of the CUNY Graduate Center.

FALL 2019

  • September 9, 2019, “Pocahontas and the Boys”  Karen Ordahl Kupperman, Professor of History at  NYU.  6-7:30pm in Room C197 of the CUNY Graduate Center
  • October 11, 2019, Presentation of the journal, Enclave vol. 8. 6-8pm, Room 9207, CUNY Graduate Center.
  • October 24, 2019, “Isabella’s Feminist Ethics in Measure for Measure” Cristina Alfar,  Professor of English at Hunter College, CUNY. 6-7:30pm in Room 9204 of the CUNY Graduate Center.
  • November 8, 2019, “Transatlantic Literature” Various speakers. 6-8pm, Room 9207, CUNY Graduate Center.
  • November 14, 2019, “Combining Union and Public Service Work with Scholarship” Dr. Granville Ganter (Associate Professor of English, St. John’s University), 7-9pm, Skylight Room 9th floor of the CUNY Graduate Center. Cosponsored by the Belle Zeller Scholarship Fund
  • November 21, 2019,  “Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots in Early Modern Italian Plays” (tentative title), Fabio Battista, Romance Languages (Italian), Graduate Center, CUNY, 6-7:30pm in Room 9204 of the Graduate Center. 
  • December 6, 2019. Voices from the CUNY Literary Workshops in Spanish. Various Speakers. 6-8pm, Room C197, CUNY Graduate Center.
  • December 17, 2019, “Cultural Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution” Helena Kane Finn,Visiting Scholar at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University. 6:30-8:30pm Skylight Room, 9th Floor, CUNY Graduate Center.

 

Academy Events in the 2018-2019 Academic Year

  • Gender, Race, and Orality in Aphra Behn’s Othello presented by Professor Miles P. Grier from Queens College, CUNY. Thursday, September 20, 2018, in the Graduate Center, Room 9204, from 6:00 – 7:30 PM.The event is cosponsored by The Center for the Study of Women & Society. This event is hosted by Professor Susan O’Malley
  • Women in Combat? The Ambivalent Discourse of Female Militancy in Renaissance Italy – presented by Professor Gerry Milligan from College of Staten Island, CUNY. Thursday, November 15, 2018, in the Graduate Center from 6:00 – 7:30 PM.The event is cosponsored by The Center for the Study of Women & Society. This event is hosted by Professor Susan O’Malley.
  • The Enclave Literary Series –  Enclave Magazine Presentation –  Presentation of Enclave  N. 7 with a reading by selected authors. Among them, Francisco Alvarez Koki, Alberto Ferreras, Irizelma Robles and Mario Valero. Friday, December 7, 2018, in the Graduate Center, Room 8402 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. This event is hosted by Professors Nora Glickman and Alejandro Varderi.
  • Rethinking Pregnancy: Two Philosophical Perspectives with Suki Finn and Jennifer Scuro. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, in the Graduate Center, Martin E. Segal Theater from 6:30 PM. This event is co-sponsored by the Gotham Philosophical Society and the CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences.
  • Ars dictaminis and Ars technica: Catherine of Siena’s Letter Network – presented by Dr.  Lisa Tagliaferri fromThe Graduate Center, CUNY. Thursday, February 21, 2019, in the Graduate Center from 6:00 – 7:30 PM.The event is cosponsored by The Center for the Study of Women & Society. This event is hosted by Professor Susan O’Malley.
  • Enclave Series – Poetry and Memory. Spanish and Latin American poets will read from their works and will talk about their creative process. Authors include: Francisco Álvarez Koki (A Peneira newspaper), Consuelo Hernández (American University), Roger Santiváñez (Drexel University) and Lila Zemborain (New York University.)
     Room 9205 in the Graduate Center. Friday March 8, 2019. 6-8pm
  •  The 39th Annual Arthur Sweeny Jr. Memorial Lecture – “From Complexes to Aerosols: New Insights into Atmospheric Chemistry will be presented by Joseph S. Francisco, 2010 President of the American Chemical Society from  University of Pennsylvania on March 22, 2019. The lecture will be in the Music Building, Room 306 at 5:00-6:30 PM.  A dinner (reservations and payments are mandatory) will follow at 6:30 PM.  This event is organized by Prof. Andrei Jitianu. Co-sponsored by the Sweeny Lecture Fund and by Lehman’s School of Natural and Social Sciences.
  • Enclave Series – Art and Language. New York based Latin American artists will share their works, and discuss topics dealing with the visual arts and communications in contemporary society. Artists include: Luis Carle (Photographer), Carlos Mendoza (Sculptor), Irene Pressner (Painter) and Analía ​ Segal (Graphic Artist.)
    Room C201 at the Graduate Center. Friday April 12, 2019. 6-8pm
  • Race, Slavery and the Complications of Patriarchy in the 17th Century British Atlantic – presented by Professor Susan Amussen, University of California, Merced . Thursday, April 18, 2019, in the Graduate Center from 6:00 – 7:30 PM.The event is cosponsored by The Center for the Study of Women & Society. This event is hosted by Professor Susan O’Malley.
  • Mapping the Moral Realm: Philosophy of Stefan Bernard Baumrin. Organized with the Gotham Philosophical Society in honor of Professor Stefan Bernard Baumrin. Monday April 29, Graduate Center room C197 1:30-4:30pm.
  • In Honor of Randy Braham. Cosponsored with the Center for Jewish Studies and Development.  Tuesday April 30, 2019, Graduate Center Skylight Room, 9th Floor, 6:30pm.
  • Enclave Series – Writing and Performance. Latin American authors and performance artists will show their creations and will dialogue with the audience on the connections between writing and performance. Speakers include: Isabel de la Fuente (Argentina) and Eva Gasteazoro (Nicaragua.)
    Room 9204 at the Graduate Center. Friday May 10, 2019. 6-8pm
  • War and Social Movements. Interdisciplinary international conference organized by Professors Sarah K Danielsson and Ronald van Cleef. Friday May 10, 2019, Graduate Center Siegel Theatre, 9am-5pm.