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Faculty Member Celina Su’s New Poetry Collection and Reading

Join us for the book launch of EP faculty member Celina Su’s debut poetry collection Landia, which questions spatial practices, architecture and cities as they relate to language, the visual, and literature, featuring Caroline Crumpacker, Paolo Javier, EP faculty member Cindi Katz, Alissa Quart, and special guest Youmna Chlala, whose first collection The Paper Camera (Litmus Press) is forthcoming. Both Su and Chlala’s new …

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CHE Brown Bag April 18th!

CHE Brown Bag — 4_18_2018   Come check out the Center for Human Environments‘ Round Table Discussion on April 18th at 11:45 in Room 6304.01 (The Hub)! All Brown Bag Events are free and open to the public!

Congratulations, Tellisia!

We are pleased to announce that Tellisia Williams has been awarded the Graduate Center Kenneth B. and Mamie Phipps Clark Dissertation Fellowship for the 2018-19 Academic Year. Dr. Kenneth Clark was a distinguished Professor of Psychology in CUNY’s City College of New York and, with Dr. Mamie Clark, did the research that led to the 1954 Supreme Court “desegregation” …

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Welcome New Students!

The Environmental Psychology program at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York would like to welcome 3 new students! Manju Adikesavan Manju Adikesavan is an architect-planner with multi-sectoral experience in urban planning and design, technology training, gender justice, and youth empowerment. Manju began her career working first as a planning consultant for …

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Faculty Member Laxmi Ramasubramanian’s New Book!

Essential Methods for Planning Practitioners: Skills and Techniques for Data Analysis, Visualization, and Communication This is Dr. Laxmi Ramasubramanian’s second book, co-authored with Jochen Albrecht and published in 2018. This book assembles and organizes a selected range of methods and techniques that every planning practitioner should know to be successful in the contemporary global urban …

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Spatializing Culture by Setha Low

Setha Low, professor of Environmental Psychology at the Graduate Center at CUNY recently released her new book: Spatializing Culture: The Ethnography of Space and Place This book demonstrates the value of ethnographic theory and methods for understanding space and place. It considers how ethnographically based spatial analyses can yield insight into prejudices, inequalities and social …

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Faculty Setha Low Speaks About Public Space at the 9th World Urban Forum

Setha Low, professor of Environmental Psychology at the Graduate Center, recently shared her work on activist focusing on implementing public space initiatives at the 9th World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The following are her colleague, Michael Mehaffy’s opening remarks for their panel on Implementing Public Space Initiatives in the New Urban Agenda: “I’d …

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Alum Jen Jack Gieseking Interviewed about Latest Research

Jen Jack Gieseking was interviewed by Jacob R. Moore Urban Omnibus, a publication of the architectural league of New York. You can find the interview here! The map above is part of Jen Jack’s A Queer New York site, which will launch in spring of 2019. Courtesy of Jen Jack Gieseking. “Defining and representing what might …

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Theorizing Jealousy: Affect and Emotions in Polyamory

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Enciso Dominguez for her lecture “Theorizing Jealousy: Affect and Emotions in Polyamory.” Join us on Wednesday, March 7th at 11:45 in Room 6304.01 (“The Hub”)! For more information on Dr. Dominguez’s work, please see her faculty page at John Jay. Dr. Dominguez’s lecture is part of the Critical Cluster …

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W.E.B. Du Bois Reading Group

  W.E.B. Du Bois Reading Group Due to popular demand, the Environmental Psychology department at CUNY Graduate Center has started a W.E.B. Du Bois Reading Group. William Edward Burghardt “W.E.B.” Du Bois was an African American sociologist, historian, and activist. He was also the first African American to earn a doctorate. His work includes Souls …

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