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The Empty City: American Film and the Imagination of Disaster

Marianna Torgovnick at CUNY

Presented by the CUNY Center for the Humanities

Marianna Torgovnick is Professor of English at Duke University and Director of the Duke in New York Arts and Media Program each Fall and Summer. Torgovnick is the author of six books, including the acclaimed Gone Primitive, its sequel, Primitive Passions, and an award-winning memoir called Crossing Ocean Parkway. Her most recent book The War Complex explores the memory of World War II and the imagination of destruction at the heart of modernity.

Friday, February 19th, 4:00 pm

The English Lounge (Room 4406)
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave (btwn 34th and 35th)
New York City

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

No registration. Please arrive early for a seat.

212-817-2005

Co-sponsored by the CUNY PhD Program in English

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** SPRING 2017 EVENTS **

csgs spring 2017 events calendar

Annual José E. Muñoz Memorial Lecture: Wanton Escapes, a Primer on Flight

Annual José E. Muñoz Memorial Lecture: Wanton Escapes, a Primer on Flight

a lecture by José Quiroga

April 21, Friday
5 to 6:30 pm

King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center Auditorium
53 Washington Square South
NYC

Standing Rock & the Seventh Generation: An Economics for Us All

Standing Rock & the Seventh Generation: An Economics for Us All

an Albert Gallatin Lecture with Winona LaDuke

April 25, Tuesday
6:30 to 8:30 pm

Vanderbilt Hall, Tishman Auditorium
40 Washington Square South
NYC

I Cannot Tell You How I Feel & The Ties That Bind

I Cannot Tell You How I Feel & The Ties That Bind

film screenings & discussion with Su Friedrich

April 28, Friday
5 to 7 pm

Michelson Theater
721 Broadway, 6th Floor
NYC