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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 2018 EVENTS ***

CSGS spring 2018 calendar

Contested Memories: Gender, Violence, & Extremism in Sri Lanka

Contested Memories: Gender, Violence, & Extremism in Sri Lanka

a panel with Fatima Cadre, Nimmi Gowrinathan, & Sujith Xavier, as part of the 10th annual Global South Asia Conference (Feb 23 & 24)

February 24, Saturday
9 to 11 am

20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
NYC

The Extractive Zone: The Social Ecologies of Cecilia Vicuña

extracive zone

a Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series lecture by Macarena Gómez-Barris

February 28, Wednesday
6 to 8 pm

20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
NYC

Signs & Grips

Signs & Grips

a Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series artist talk with Simone Leigh, in conversation with Malik Gaines

March 6, Tuesday
6 to 8 pm

CSGS
285 Mercer Street, 4th FL
NYC