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“Presidential Conversations” Series Schedule

Five speakers are lined up for the year-long City College of New York "Presidential Conversations: Activism, Scholarship, and Engagement," series that begins with a presentation by architectural historian Marta Gutman Thursday, November 13 at 4 p.m. in Shepard 95 on the CCNY campus. Professor Gutman will talk about her book, "A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950."

The other speakers and their topics in the forum that features a City College faculty member in conversation with CCNY President Lisa S. Coico are (all discussions start at 4 p.m. in Shepard 95):

  • Dr. Terri N. WatsonSchool of Education, "No Child Left Behind: A Harlem Tale,(Thursday, December 4);
  • Dr. Ana CarnavalBiology, "Integrating Biology and Environmental Sciences to Understand Biodiversity Patterns in the Tropics" (Thursday, February 5, 2015);
  • Dr. Andrea WeissMedia and Communication Arts, "Bones of Contention: Research toward a Documentary Film on the Historical Memory Debates in Spain" (Thursday, March 19, 2015);
  • Distinguished Professor Myriam SarachikPhysics, "Advocating for Women in Science; Advocating for the Human Rights of all Scientists" (Thursday, April 23, 2015).

About The City College of New York
Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided low-cost, high-quality education for New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. More than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in: the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture; the School of Education; the Grove School of Engineering; the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, and the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. U.S. News, Princeton Review and Forbes all rank City College among the best colleges and universities in the United States.



Jay Mwamba
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