Notes | Photos | Video (forthcoming) | #fight4edu On Thursday, May 3, 2018, the Futures Initiative hosted a roundtable discussion on Teaching and Learning with New Majority Students: Lessons Learned from the CUNY Humanities Alliance, the final event of this year’s Thursday Dialogues series. The event brought together colleagues from departments and programs across the GC, including the […]
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Event Recap: Teaching and Learning with New Majority Students: Lessons Learned from the CUNY Huma...
Teaching the Humanities in Community Colleges: Why It Matters
This piece was originally presented as the opening remarks to “Teaching and Learning with New Majority Students: Lessons Learned from the CUNY Humanities Alliance,” on May 3, 2018. You can find my recap of the event here, and a video is forthcoming from The Futures Initiative. As a postdoctoral fellow with the CUNY Humanities […]
May 3 Thursday Dialogue: The CUNY Humanities Alliance on Teaching and Learning with New Majority ...
Fellows of the CUNY Humanities Alliance will hold a roundtable discussion at the Futures Initiative‘s Thursday Dialogues series. Join us to talk about student-centered pedagogy, teaching the humanities in community colleges, doctoral education and professional development, and more! Title: Teaching and Learning with New Majority Students: Lessons Learned from the CUNY Humanities Alliance Date: May […]
The Mellon Foundation Presents Stories from the Humanities Alliance
The CUNY Humanities Alliance program was recently profiled by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation on their Shared Experiences blog for a new series on Community College-Research University Partnerships (CCUP).The series draws attention to community colleges as a site for innovative pedagogy in the humanities, and explores partnerships in this growing sector of higher education. As […]
Humanities Alliance Roundup: February Edition
The CUNY Humanities Alliance began this semester at LaGuardia Community College on Friday, February 2, 2018 with the first part of a two part Winter Institute, where fellows workshopped their syllabuses with each other and their faculty mentors, and obtained practical advice for new faculty at LaGuardia. The next institute will take place on Friday, […]
Humanities Alliance Roundup: November Edition
We’re a little more than halfway through the Fall 2017 semester! The Humanities Alliance’s Graduate Teaching Fellows continue to reflect on their experiences of teaching and learning at LaGuardia: Emily Brooks discusses what inspired her to move away from teaching with a textbook and how she guides students through scholarly reading in her post on […]
Humanities Alliance Roundup: April/May edition
A prefatory note: This update was included in the “Humanities Alliance Corner,” our new section of the Futures Initiative’s monthly newsletter, which is edited by Futures Initiative Graduate Fellow, Allison Guess. We’re sharing it here as a roundup of our most recent events and blogs. We’ve had a busy Spring here at the Humanities Alliance, but the semester’s […]
Apply for the 2017-2018 LaGuardia Mellon Humanities Scholars!
The LaGuardia Mellon Humanities Scholars, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, offers LaGuardia students opportunities to connect with art, theater, music, literature, history and culture; a better understanding of careers within the Humanities; and skills to build pathways for academic and career success. LaGuardia Mellon Humanities Scholars also receive: $1,000 stipend, divided […]
Education after LaGuardia: Going to a Four-Year College or Graduate School
Wednesday, April 26, 2:30 pm LaGuardia Black Box Theater, Room M-122 Join the LaGuardia Mellon Humanities Scholars program for a panel of LaGuardia alumni going to four-year colleges and graduate school. Find out more about their stories, paths through education, and ask questions! There will be food. All are welcome.
Panel on Teaching the Humanities at Community Colleges: Perspectives and Practices
April 24th, 6:30-8:30pm The Graduate Center, Room 9204 The Teaching and Learning Center, Futures Initiative, CUNY Humanities Alliance are co-sponsoring an event on teaching the humanities in community colleges today. Join us for a panel discussion with five faculty members—several of them Graduate Center alumnae—who will share their experiences teaching the humanities at CUNY’s community colleges. Panelists […]