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...
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 […]
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, […]
MLA 2018: Advancing the Field: Connecting Humanities Graduate Education and Community College Tea...
Please see below for an overview of the 2018 MLA session co-hosted by the CUNY Humanities Alliance. Feel free to contact Elizabeth Alsop (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions, and hope to see some of you there! MLA Session 453: Advancing the Field: Connecting Humanities Graduate Education and Community College Teaching Saturday, January 6th, 8:30-11:30am (Hilton, Concourse […]
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 […]
By Jenn Polish For the final installment of this series on mental health in college classrooms, I’d like to shift the focus to ourselves as instructors, and consider how those of us with dis/abilities navigate both the classroom and the professional spaces surrounding it. I want to examine the overarching context in which we teach, […]
Karen Miller is Professor of History in the Social Science Department at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY, Acting Deputy Executive Officer of the M.A. Program in Liberal Studies (MALS) at the Graduate Center, and a 2016-2017 CUNY Humanities Alliance Faculty Mentor. Prof. Miller spoke to me on two separate occasions about her path to teaching at […]
The Humanities Alliance held our final institute of the 2016-2017 academic year on June 2. (Read a recap of the workshop here; for more context, also see our past institute recaps from April and May.) This year’s fellows and faculty mentors met the incoming cohort of fellows and mentors, and shared their experiences over lunch. Events The LaGuardia Mellon Humanities Scholars […]
“You can see that it is a joy for me to talk about this!” Ana María Hernández is Professor and Director of Latin American Studies and Spanish Translation at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY, and a 2016-2017 CUNY Humanities Alliance Faculty Mentor. I sat down with Prof. Hernández on May 24, 2017, to talk about her path […]
On Friday, May 5, the Humanities Alliance’s staff, faculty mentors, and Graduate Teaching Fellows met for our monthly professional development workshop. This month’s workshop encouraged the program’s graduate fellows to reflect on and discuss their experiences with teaching at LaGuardia, with an eye toward preparing for the end of the semester. Our agenda for the […]