Roundup of CUNY events leading up to May Day and beyond

Wednesday, April 25:

  • 9am – 100 Centre Street – CUNY Press Conference to support 5 CUNY students who were arrested at Baruch College on November 21st, 2011. Before their 9:30am court appearance, they will present a statement condemning the repressive actions by CUNY security and NYPD and the chancellor’s inappropriate response, which was to commend the security and lie about the presence of NYPD officers.

Thursday, April 25:

Friday, April 27:

Sunday, April 29:

  • 6pm – New School (2 West 13th st, Orientation Room) – *Final* planning meeting for Free University

Tuesday, May 1 (MAY DAY!!):,

  • 10am-3pm – Madison Square Park – FREE UNIVERSITY is an open invitation to educators around New York City to participate in May Day 2012. During the day, lectures, workshops, skill-shares, and discussions will be held — all open to the public.!/events/425436457482396/
  • 2pm – Graduate Center – Spring Wedding on the front steps! More details forthcoming…

Wednesday, May 2:

Tuesday, May 8 – Saturday, May 12:

  • Open hours – Graduate Center – #James Gallery Occupation/Transformation. Special all-week collaboration between GC General Assembly, Center for the Humanities, and James Gallery. During each day, participants will hold workshops, art shows, film screenings, write-ins, study-ins, and other interactive events — all open to the public. More details forthcoming…

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