Saxophonist Steve Wilson at 12th Annual CUNY Jazz Festival, May 3-4
The 12th Annual CUNY Jazz Festival, a gathering of bands and ensembles from across the CUNY system, takes place May 3-4 in Shepard Hall, Rooms 306 and 190, at The City College of New York at 140th Street and Convent Avenue in Manhattan. Saxophonist Steve Wilson, hailed by “The Wall Street Journal” as “essential to this city’s jazz landscape,” will be the festival’s guest artist. ?Read More »
40th Annual CCNY Poetry Festival Set for May 11
The City College Poetry Festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The all-day, all-verse event, dubbed “the Woodstock of the Spoken Word,” has become New York’s longest-running poetry celebration. It will take place 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 11, in Theater B of Aaron Davis Hall, 135th Street and Convent Avenue on The City College of New York campus. Patricia Smith and Richard Tillinghast are this year’s featured guest poets.Read More »
Nicholas D. Kristof to Present Rudin Lecture at CCNY March 29
Nicholas D. Kristof, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for “The New York Times,” will present the 2012 Samuel Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture at The City College of New York 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29. His topic will be “Half the Sky: Changing the World by Empowering Women.” The lecture, held in The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, located at 160 Convent Avenue, Manhattan, is free and open to the public and is part of CCNY’s observance of Women’s History Month.Read More »
The Y Chromosome: Junk or Jewel?
Dr. David C. Page, Bryson Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the 2012 Louis Levine – Gabriella de Beer Lecture in Genetics at The City College of New York 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2012. He will speak in The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, 160 Convent Avenue, New York. The lecture, titled “Rethinking the Rotting Y Chromosome,” is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.Read More »