André Aciman (‘73) Returns to Lehman April 5 to Read from His New Novel

March 1, 2017 1:34 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Comparative Literature Program, English Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, Library, School of Arts and Humanities

In Enigma Variations (FSG; $26), the latest novel from Lehman College alumnus André Aciman, the host of a Brooklyn dinner party wonders whether it’s preferable to be in that borough, gazing upon the Manhattan skyline, or on the island itself, looking at Brooklyn.

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Lehman Professors Chosen for 2015 “Irish Education 100”

January 8, 2016 3:14 pm English Dept, In the News, Library, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

Two highly respected Lehman professors were selected as part of the 2015 Irish Education 100, a listing of leading figures in education across the United States. Dr. Deirdre Pettipiece, the dean of the School of Arts and Humanities and Professor Janet Munch, a member of the Leonard Lief Library faculty, were the Lehman honorees and […]

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Three Families, Three Decades: Beryl Goldberg’s Portraits from Burkino Faso, West Africa on Exhibit at Leonard Lief Library

March 4, 2014 2:47 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Art Dept, Library, School of Arts and Humanities, Women's Studies Program

In a celebration of Women’s History Month, Lehman College presents the groundbreaking photographs of Beryl Goldberg, on display throughout March in Leonard Lief Library.

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Writing Sex Back Into the Narrative of War: A Reading and Discussion

November 1, 2013 1:00 am Faculty, Library, Political Science Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Women's Studies Program

In her new book, “Sex and International Tribunals: The Erasure of Gender from the War Narrative,” Professor Chiseche Salome Mibenge, documents an undeniable fact: sex is a weapon of war.

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Library Acquires 8,000 Books, CDs and More from Lincoln Center Education

September 10, 2013 3:26 pm Library, School of Education

“This is a transformative acquisition for the Lehman Library,” said Chief Librarian Kenneth Schlesinger.

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Lehman Library Exhibits Bronx Scenes 1955-65

December 2, 2012 12:00 pm Alumni, Library

When William O. Folchi and his wife, Corazon, moved back to his childhood home in the Morris Park section of the Bronx in 2008, they knew they would have a lot of cleaning to do. But what they didn’t know is what they would find as they emptied out the basement and garage of the house. Buried beneath debris and garbage bags, and completely forgotten by time, he unearthed a virtual museum of artwork.

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Lehman Librarian Chosen President-Elect of Chinese American Librarians Association

July 6, 2012 11:23 am Library

Kachuen Gee, the technical services librarian at Lehman College, has been chosen as president-elect of the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA), which represents about 1,000 Chinese and Chinese-American librarians both in the U.S. and abroad.

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Lehman LIFE Goes to South Africa

June 21, 2012 6:00 pm Library, Student Affairs

A group of Lehman students and administrators traveled to South Africa this month to work with, and learn from, non-profit agencies in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Here are two accounts of the group’s experiences.

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Author of Book on Superman Painting to Visit Lehman March 27

March 13, 2012 4:30 pm Lehman College Art Gallery, Library

David Saunders, author of H.J. Ward and Superman, will visit the Lehman College Art Gallery on Thursday, March 27, to give a talk about the College’s own Superman painting…

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Underground Railroad Quilts on Display in Library

February 8, 2012 2:33 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Library

The Leonard Lief Library will host an exhibit of Robert Charles Hudson’s Underground Railroad quilts from February 15-29.

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Lehman College Library Develops a New Audience: Pre-Schoolers

November 21, 2011 9:00 am Child Care Center, Library, Students

Children at the Lehman College Child Care Center were treated to a reading by faculty from Lehman’s Leonard Lief Library—the first in a series of activities designed to introduce children to the Library’s holdings and help to cultivate a love for reading.

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A South African Librarian Shares Her Story

November 1, 2011 4:12 pm Library

Christina Dookran, who now works at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa, grew up under that nation’s apartheid system, but discovered “a sacred house of reading”—a library—that inspired her to pursue a career in that field. Read excerpts from her interview with Lehman Chief Librarian Kenneth Schlesinger.

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