Current Events


Thursday, September 18: Citizen Action on Climate Change: The Case for Hope with Jim Shultz

Monday, September 29: Knishes: In Search of Jewish Soul Food with Laura Silver


Thursday, October 16: Interdisciplinary Faculty Study Group led by Andrew Arlig

Thursday, October 16: 2014 Martin and Syma Mendelsohn Lectureship in International Relations: Jamaica and its Place in the Global Landscape with Dr. Stephen Vasciannie

Thursday, October 16: Poets of the Italian Diaspora with Luigi Bonaffini 

Monday, October 20: From Staten Island to Ferguson: The Crisis of Police Legitimacy in (Post) Racial America

Wednesday, October 22: MFA Intergenre Reading Series with fiction writer Dinaw Mengestu and poet John Yau

Thursday, October 23: 40th Anniversary Celebration of Africana Students at Brooklyn College: A Graduate Alumni Symposium

Wednesday, October 29: Women in Parliamentary Politics: The Experience of a Former Israeli Politician with Anat Maor

Wednesday, October 29: Poets on Poets: Rosamond King on Jayne Cortez


Thursday, November 6: The Long Costs of War: Perspectives from a War Correspondent and an Archaeologist

Thursday, November 6: Bed-Stuy in Crisis

Wednesday, November 12: Frederic Ewen Lecture in Civil Liberties and Academic Freedom -- The New Censorship: Net Discrimination, Net Neutrality, and Free Speech on the Internet with Dawn Nunziato

Monday, November 17: Creating Alliances: My Years in the Israeli Parliament

Wednesday, November 19: MFA Intergenre Reading Series with fiction writer Adam Haslett and Heidi Schreck

Thursday, November 20: Shirley Chisholm Day with Reverend Al Sharpton

Thursday, November 20: Interdisciplinary Faculty Study Group led by Andrew Arlig


Wednesday, December 3: Formation of Modern Satire in France with Bernd Renner

Thursday, December 4: Interdisciplinary Faculty Study Group led by Andrew Arlig

Thursday, December 4: The Tree and the Sun Motif: The Long Shadow of Roman Imperialism on Modern Representations of Africa