• The issues raised by Piketty are being discussed internationally and the presence of several of the major participants  at CUNY or ARC, make this  a particularly opportune moment to host a rigorous yearlong examination of Piketty’s work and the arguments surrounding it.
  • The Graduate Center’s first Archival Research Conference featured student recipients of one of several different fellowships funded by the Provost’s office. Panels moderated by Graduate Center faculty were followed by an afternoon roundtable featuring New York Public Library and New-York Historical Society archivists discussing the collections they curate.
  • On 5 May 2014, ARC Distinguished CUNY Fellow Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome appeared on PBS Newshour to discuss the abduction of hundreds of girls by Boko Haram, in Nigeria.
  • Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries, book launch. Panel with editors Janet Gornick, Director of LIS and professor at The Graduate Center, and Markus Jäntti, […]
  • Twenty years after the publication of Paul Gilroy’s The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness (1993), scholarship no longer simply posits the relationship between blackness and modernity as an irreconcilable […]