New Announcements 2016-2017

Art and Design

Prof. Anissa Mack: 20th anniversary/The Durham Fair

Dr. Kathleen Wentrack: Collaboration, Empowerment, Change: Women’s Art Collectives

Biological Sciences and Geology

Dr. Peter Novick: Genome Ecology of Retrotransposons

Dr. Amos Orlofsky: Regulation of glucose transport in muscle cells by an intracellular parasite

Dr. Regina Sullivan: The effect of Collagen coated single walled carbon nanotubes on triple negative breast cancer cells

Dr. Monica Trujillo & Dr. Naydu Carmona: Tagging SCO3855 with GFP


Dr. Tirandai Hemraj-Benny: Novel Microwave Prepared Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes-Ether Ionic Liquids Mixtures as Electrolytes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Applications

Dr. Sasan Karimi: A new Synthesis of Pyrroles Using the Cadogan Approach

Dr. Sujun Wei: Investigation of Contact Chemistry and Steric Effects in Fluorene Single Molecular Wires


Dr. Kathleen Alves: Body Language: Medicine and the Eighteenth Century Comic Novel

Dr. Aliza Atik: Vivisection and evolutionary genealogies in Victorian fantasy

Dr. Noelia Diaz: Resisting Neoliberalism and Patriarchy: On Raftery’s Hill (2000) by Marina Carr and La escuálida familia (2001) by Lola Arias

Dr. Robin Ford: Resistance is Not Futile: Theorizing Students’ Experiences in Spaces of Literacy

Dr. George Fragopoulos: The Desire of Letters:  The Literary Correspondence of Laura (Riding) Jackson and Bernadette Mayer

Dr. Matthew Lau: Stephen Jay Gould:  A Scientist in the Republic of Letters

Dr. Robert McAlear: Narrative Form as Rhetoric:  Dystopian Persuasion in Octavia Butler’s Parable Series

Dr. William Ryan: A New Strange Disease:  The Medical Case Study in the Atlantic World

Dr. Mark Schiebe: “The Rembrandts of Investment:” Art & Money in Dreiser’s Trilogy of Desire

Dr. John Talbird: Lighthouses (a novel)

Dr. Meghmala Tarafdar: Cultural Metaphors in the works of South-Asian Immigrant women

Dr. Elizabeth Toohey: Hollywood Indies after 9/11:  Little Miss Sunshine and the Collapse of the American Dream

Dr. Angela Rindger-Dotterman: “Fit for nothing but a lunatic asylum”:  The Real History of Involuntary Commitment and the Suppression of Voice in Laura Curtis Bullard’s Christine

Dr. Agnieszka Tuszynska: From the Harlem Renaissance to #BlackLIvesMatter and #SayHerName: Bringing Back Maita Bonner

Dr. Tanya Zhelezcheva: “the Soul exerted with pleasure”:  Thomas Traherne’s Conceptualization of Happiness and the Protestant Ascetic Tradition

Foreign Languages and Literature

Dr. Aránzazu Borrachero: Stolen Motherhoods:  Traffic in Minors during the Francoist Dictatorship and the Spanish Democratic Transition

Dr. Maurizio Santoro: The delayed development of the discourse-pragmatic properties of null and overt subjects in Spanish L2 grammars:  A representational or processing problem?

Mathematics and Computer Science

Dr. Jonathon Funk: The isotropy invariant in topos theory with applications to semigroups

Dr. Azita Mayeli: Exponential bases, sampling and interpolation sets

Dr. David Pham: Lie groupoids, Frobenius algebras, and Category Theory

Dr. Fei Ye: On Adjoint Linear Systems on Algebraic Surfaces


Dr. Mirna Lekic: Eastern Currents:  Contemporary Music of Asia


Dr. Sunil Dehipawala: Investigation of structural and magnetic properties of iron and nickel mixed oxide nano particles

Social Science

Dr. Trevor Milton: A Long Way to Blind:  Exploring the Direction of 21st Century American Racial Identity

Dr. Julia Rothenberg: Theaster Gates and the Art of Gentrification

Dr. Amy Traver: An Interdisciplinary Study of Community College Students’ Learning Regarding Gender, Mass Violence and Genocide

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.