The Department of Africana Studies at Brooklyn College presents its 40th Anniversary Celebration with a Graduate Alumni Symposium. Brooklyn College Alums Martine Jean, Guirdex Masse, Asantewa Sunni Ali, and Trina Yearwood will present in a two-part symposium on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Jefferson-Williams Lounge (4th floor) of the Student Center, Brooklyn College campus. Immediately following the symposium will be a reception and roundtable in the Occidental Lounge (5th floor) from 4-6 p.m.

The Department of Africana Studies at Brooklyn College presents its 40th Anniversary Celebration with a Graduate Alumni Symposium. Brooklyn College Alums Martine Jean, Guirdex Masse, Asantewa Sunni Ali, and Trina Yearwood will present in a two-part symposium on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Jefferson-Williams Lounge (4th floor) of the Student Center, Brooklyn College campus. Immediately following the symposium will be a reception and roundtable in the Occidental Lounge (5th floor) from 4-6 p.m.

Come listen to fiction writer Dinaw Mengestu and poet John Yau read from their works as part of the MFA Intergenre Reading Series on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Barker Room (2315 Boylan Hall), Brooklyn College campus. 

Come listen to fiction writer Dinaw Mengestu and poet John Yau read from their works as part of the MFA Intergenre Reading Series on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Barker Room (2315 Boylan Hall), Brooklyn College campus. 

Join us on Monday, October 20, 2014 as sociology professors Alex Vitale and Lawrence Johnson discuss policing tactics and the demographics that are targeted. The event will be held from 2:15-3:30 p.m. in the Jefferson-Williams Lounge (4th floor), of the Student Center.

Join us on Monday, October 20, 2014 as sociology professors Alex Vitale and Lawrence Johnson discuss policing tactics and the demographics that are targeted. The event will be held from 2:15-3:30 p.m. in the Jefferson-Williams Lounge (4th floor), of the Student Center.

Come hear Laura Silver read from her new book Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food on Monday, September 29 at 2:15pm in the State Lounge (5th floor) of the Student Center.
Laura Silver earned her M.F.A. ‘98 from Brooklyn College, studying under Allen Ginsberg, and her writing on food and culture has appeared in The New York Times, The Forward, The Jerusalem Report, and on NPR. She currently resides in Brooklyn and is considered the world’s leading expert on the knish.
Knishes will be available for tasting and a book signing will follow the event. 

Come hear Laura Silver read from her new book Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food on Monday, September 29 at 2:15pm in the State Lounge (5th floor) of the Student Center.

Laura Silver earned her M.F.A. ‘98 from Brooklyn College, studying under Allen Ginsberg, and her writing on food and culture has appeared in The New York Times, The Forward, The Jerusalem Report, and on NPR. She currently resides in Brooklyn and is considered the world’s leading expert on the knish.

Knishes will be available for tasting and a book signing will follow the event. 

Jim Shultz talking at Brooklyn College about Citizen Action on Climate Change: The Case for Hope this afternoon 

Jim Shultz talking at Brooklyn College about Citizen Action on Climate Change: The Case for Hope this afternoon 

The People’s Climate March in New York City on September 21 represents the largest climate march in US history. The People’s Climate March is an opportunity to advance climate action and not just use climate activism to demand action.
Jim Shultz will address climate action strategies found in Movement Strategies for Moving Mountains: Conversations with Activists Worldwide on How to Use Latin America’s COP to Build Citizen Action on Climate by The Democracy Center. He is the founder and executive director of The Democracy Center and has led citizen advocacy projects in more than two dozen countries across five continents. He is the author of The Democracy Owners’ Manuel (Rutgers University Press, 2002) and Dignity and Defiance - Stories from Bolivia’s Challenge to Globalization (UC Press, 2009). 
Come to the preview of the largest climate march in US history on Thursday, September 18 from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. in the Jefferson-Williams Lounge (4th floor) of the Brooklyn College Student Center.

The People’s Climate March in New York City on September 21 represents the largest climate march in US history. The People’s Climate March is an opportunity to advance climate action and not just use climate activism to demand action.

Jim Shultz will address climate action strategies found in Movement Strategies for Moving Mountains: Conversations with Activists Worldwide on How to Use Latin America’s COP to Build Citizen Action on Climate by The Democracy Center. He is the founder and executive director of The Democracy Center and has led citizen advocacy projects in more than two dozen countries across five continents. He is the author of The Democracy Owners’ Manuel (Rutgers University Press, 2002) and Dignity and Defiance - Stories from Bolivia’s Challenge to Globalization (UC Press, 2009). 

Come to the preview of the largest climate march in US history on Thursday, September 18 from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. in the Jefferson-Williams Lounge (4th floor) of the Brooklyn College Student Center.

The Wolfe Institute, in cooperation with the Hitchcock Institute for Studies in American Music and the American Studies Program at Brooklyn College, presents Finding Common Ground: Tolerance in Experimental Improvisation with composer and saxophonist Dan Blake on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. in the Amersfort Lounge of the Brooklyn College Student Center (2nd Floor).This event is free and open to all students and faculty.

The Wolfe Institute, in cooperation with the Hitchcock Institute for Studies in American Music and the American Studies Program at Brooklyn College, presents Finding Common Ground: Tolerance in Experimental Improvisation with composer and saxophonist Dan Blake on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. in the Amersfort Lounge of the Brooklyn College Student Center (2nd Floor).

This event is free and open to all students and faculty.

The Wolfe Institute for the Humanities, in cooperation with the Mrs. Giles Whiting Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching in the Humanities, presents A Whiting Seminar: Teaching and Research, a lecture with Brigid O’Keeffe and David Schur. Join us on Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. in Maroney-Leddy (4th Floor Brooklyn College Student Center). 
RSVP required. Please email Ms. Eleanor Ortiz at eleanor@brooklyn.cuny.edu by May 2nd.

The Wolfe Institute for the Humanities, in cooperation with the Mrs. Giles Whiting Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching in the Humanities, presents A Whiting Seminar: Teaching and Research, a lecture with Brigid O’Keeffe and David Schur. Join us on Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. in Maroney-Leddy (4th Floor Brooklyn College Student Center).

RSVP required. Please email Ms. Eleanor Ortiz at eleanor@brooklyn.cuny.edu by May 2nd.

President Karen L. Gould and the Brooklyn College Department of Sociology and Sociology Club, in cooperation with the Ethyle R. Wolfe Institute for the Humanities, cordially invite you to the The Sixteenth Charles R. Lawrence II Memorial Lecture “Danger! Educated Black Man: Performing Race in a “Post-Racial” World.” Join us for this event on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Bedford Lounge (2nd Floor Brooklyn College Student Center). Reception to follow.
For more information please contact the Sociology Department at (718) 951-5314. 

President Karen L. Gould and the Brooklyn College Department of Sociology and Sociology Club, in cooperation with the Ethyle R. Wolfe Institute for the Humanities, cordially invite you to the The Sixteenth Charles R. Lawrence II Memorial Lecture “Danger! Educated Black Man: Performing Race in a “Post-Racial” World.” Join us for this event on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Bedford Lounge (2nd Floor Brooklyn College Student Center). Reception to follow.

For more information please contact the Sociology Department at (718) 951-5314. 

The Wolfe Institute for the Humanities, in cooperation with the Hitchcock Institute for Studies in American Music and the American Studies Program at Brooklyn College, presents Singing the Gods: Songs of Devotion, Praise, & Invocation. Join us on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Woody Tanger Auditorium (Brooklyn College Library).
This event is free and open to all students and faculty.

The Wolfe Institute for the Humanities, in cooperation with the Hitchcock Institute for Studies in American Music and the American Studies Program at Brooklyn College, presents Singing the Gods: Songs of Devotion, Praise, & Invocation. Join us on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Woody Tanger Auditorium (Brooklyn College Library).

This event is free and open to all students and faculty.

The Wolfe Institute, in collaboration with the Brooklyn College Office of Alumni Affairs, the Division of Student Affairs, BC Educational Talent Search, and the Office of the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences,

presents Mr. Seymour Kaplan ’76 Eyewitness at Dachau on Monday, May 5, 2014 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Occidental Lounge (5th Floor Brooklyn College Student Center).
This event is free and open to all students and faculty.

The Wolfe Institute, in collaboration with the Brooklyn College Office of Alumni Affairs, the Division of Student Affairs, BC Educational Talent Search, and the Office of the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences,

presents Mr. Seymour Kaplan ’76 Eyewitness at Dachau on Monday, May 5, 2014 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Occidental Lounge (5th Floor Brooklyn College Student Center).

This event is free and open to all students and faculty.

The Wolfe Institute for the Humanities, in cooperation with the English Department and the MFA Intergenre Reading Series, presents a reading by award-winning novelist and screenwriter Richard Russo on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Barker Room (2315 Boylan).
This event is free and open to all students and faculty.

The Wolfe Institute for the Humanities, in cooperation with the English Department and the MFA Intergenre Reading Series, presents a reading by award-winning novelist and screenwriter Richard Russo on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Barker Room (2315 Boylan).

This event is free and open to all students and faculty.

The Wolfe Institute, in cooperation with the Departments of Judaic Studies, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, Modern Languages and Literatures, English, Sociology, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, BC Hillel, CUNY Diversity Program Development Fund Grant, Office of the President, Office of Diversity and Equity Programs, the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Carol Zicklin Visiting Chair in the Honors Academy, presents a symposium on Yiddish and Ladino with guest speakers Zelda Kahan Newman, Ayala Fader, and Jane Mushaba. Join us on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Woody Tanger Auditorium (Brooklyn College Library).
This event is free and open to all students and faculty.

The Wolfe Institute, in cooperation with the Departments of Judaic Studies, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, Modern Languages and Literatures, English, Sociology, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, BC Hillel, CUNY Diversity Program Development Fund Grant, Office of the President, Office of Diversity and Equity Programs, the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Carol Zicklin Visiting Chair in the Honors Academy, presents a symposium on Yiddish and Ladino with guest speakers Zelda Kahan Newman, Ayala Fader, and Jane Mushaba. Join us on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Woody Tanger Auditorium (Brooklyn College Library).

This event is free and open to all students and faculty.

The Wolfe Institute, in cooperation with the American Studies Program, the Departments of Africana Studies, Theater, Film, and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, presents a talk with Tavia Nyong’o on The Performances of Everynight Life in the Sixties. Join us on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Jefferson-Williams Lounge (SUBO).This event is free and open to all students and faculty.

The Wolfe Institute, in cooperation with the American Studies Program, the Departments of Africana Studies, Theater, Film, and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, presents a talk with Tavia Nyong’o on The Performances of Everynight Life in the Sixties. Join us on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Jefferson-Williams Lounge (SUBO).

This event is free and open to all students and faculty.

The Wolfe Institute presents a conversation with Scott Dexter on The American Android:Sex, Suffrage, and Science Fiction. Join us on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Woody Tanger Auditorium (Library).
This event is free and open to all students and faculty.

The Wolfe Institute presents a conversation with Scott Dexter on The American Android:Sex, Suffrage, and Science Fiction. Join us on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Woody Tanger Auditorium (Library).

This event is free and open to all students and faculty.