One of the most popular programs on campus, history at the City College of New York has been crafted to meet the needs of the most voracious history scholar, as well as those students with an interest in a particular era or region. The accomplished faculty has made its own mark in this arena both at the college and throughout the world and prepares students for a wide range of future careers and challenges. Graduates not only represent City College at major higher educational institutions around the country but have gone on to successful careers in a wide range of legal, medical, entertainment, educational and other fields.
Monday, Feb. 8--Lunchtime talk on "Engaged Scholarship: A Roundtable"
Please join Prof. Petty next Monday, Feb. 8, atfor a discussion on engaged scholarship and activism. Four scholars involved in research that promotes social justice will join us to discuss their work and funding opportunities:
Marcia Esparza of John Jay College
Johanna Fernandez of Baruch College
John Krinsky of City College
Donna Murch of Rutgers University.
The discussion will convene in NAC 5/144 (Philosophy and History Department Conference Room) from- . Lunch will be served.
Please contact Professor Adrienne Petty if you have any questions concerning this event.
UPCOMING EVENT: "Yale History Professor Timothy Snyder to talk his new book at The Simon H. Rifkind Center"
The Simon H. Rifkind Center
for the Humanities and the Arts
Dr. Timothy Snyder
Bird White Housum Professor
History Department at Yale University
is scheduled to visit City College to talk about his recently published book
BLACK EARTH: THE HOLOCAUST AS HISTORY AND WARNING
Professor Snyder is known for his original, revisionist readings of the WW2 period. His earlier book, Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin (2010) won many awards and prizes,including the 2013 Hannah Arendt Prize for Political Thought. His current book, published in 2015, has been reviewed in the New York Times,the New York Review of Books, and the Guardian.
CUNY honored two Faculty Award and Grant Recipients in the History Department in December 2015:
The Division of Humanities and Arts at The City College of New York (CCNY) announces a major expansion of its Jewish Studies program, aided by a generous gift from Michael and Irene Ross. We wish to recruit a senior scholar in Jewish History for the Michael and Irene Ross Chair in Hebrew and Yiddish. Link.
Historian and author is headed to Serbia on a 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar Award to research and write a book about Muslims in post-Ottoman Europe... Link.
City College of New York historian Lale Can, whose expertise includes Ottoman and Middle East history, has won a National Endowment for the Humanities( NEH) Summer Stipend to finish a book on trans-imperial pilgrimage across Asia at the turn of the 20th century... Link
Winter advising days:
with Ebook and InQuizitive registration card