Deadline Aug 15 | Call for Participants: The Impact of Listening and Being Heard: Oral History, Archives, & Advocacy Workshop with Sady Sullivan

Deadline: Wed, Aug 15, 2018

Description: We are seeking CUNY participants and artists for this free 8-week interdisciplinary workshop culminating in a publication and public event “The Impact of Listening and Being Heard: Oral History, Archives, & Advocacy,” in which we will use a lens of radical empathy to deepen our oral history practice. The workshop will be led by Sady Sullivan during the 2018 Fall semester at the Graduate Center, CUNY. With our eyes on the prize of a more equitable and peaceful future, we will focus on oral history as a tool for exploring the dynamic relationships of identity, voice, embodied knowledge, belonging, and becoming. This workshop will be useful to people at all levels of experience with oral history who want to reflect on self-care, care for our narrators/interviewees, and the role that sharing life histories plays in caring for our future. Through shared experiences such as Deep Listening (both Buddhist and in the spirit of Pauline Oliveros) and sound therapy exercises, we will strengthen our intuitive listening skills and explore collective (un)consciousness. Continue reading Deadline Aug 15 | Call for Participants: The Impact of Listening and Being Heard: Oral History, Archives, & Advocacy Workshop with Sady Sullivan

Deadline Aug 1 | Call for Applications: Ambassador Opportunity: Technology, Art, and Healthcare for the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Please circulate this call for applications for an Ambassador Opportunity: Technology, Art, and Healthcare for the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, a collaboration from the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, the Montefiore Einstein Fine Art Program and Collection, the Collective Voice: Digital Conversations in Public Space research team from the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and the CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative, who are seeking applications from CUNY graduate students for an ambassador position at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, helping to foster the development and expansion their Children’s Hospital Innovation Lab (The CHIL Zone). See below or click here for more information and to apply. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, August 1st.

About this Opportunity

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and The Montefiore Einstein Fine Art Program and Collection in collaboration with the Collective Voice: Digital Conversations in Public Space research team from the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY is excited to offer an opportunity to be an Ambassador of Technology, Art and Healthcare for the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, helping to foster the development and expansion their Children’s Hospital Innovation Lab (The CHIL Zone). Continue reading Deadline Aug 1 | Call for Applications: Ambassador Opportunity: Technology, Art, and Healthcare for the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Deadline Sep 1 | Seminar: Slavery, Authorship and Literary Culture

Maison française, Columbia University, New York, January 24-26 Deadline for proposals September 1, 2018.

Date: Thursday, Jan 24 – Saturday, June 26

Time: 16:14 – 18:00

Location: New York, USA

This interdisciplinary and transregional workshop explores slavery, past and present from the perspective of authorship, textuality and literary culture.

Slavery is often portrayed as shrouded in silence due to the simple fact that the number of texts and accounts written by enslaved people is very limited, especially when compared to the vast amounts of documentation produced by the colonial powers. As recent scholarship has shown, however, enslaved people were not silent—silence is rather an effect created by the privileging of some forms of writing and as a result certain voices and viewpoints over others. Continue reading Deadline Sep 1 | Seminar: Slavery, Authorship and Literary Culture

Webinars | Applying for 2019-2020 IIE Fulbright Grants for Graduate Research Abroad

Below is a list of webinars that IIE will be hosting for applicants over the summer.  The GC’s campus deadline is September 5.

2019-2020 IIE Fulbright Grants for Research Abroad

Applicant Webinars

Please contact Rachel Sponzo at rsponzo@gc.cuny.edu for any questions.

Deadline Aug 15 | Call for Submissions – DISPLACEMENT 2018

DISPLACEMENT 2018
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Friday, 2 November 2018
The Graduate Center – City University of New York

CALL FOR PAPERS

In 1952, in his essay on the Goethian idea of Weltliteratur, Erich Auerbach stated that “our philological home is the earth: it can no longer be the nation. The most priceless and indispensable part of a philologist’s heritage is still his own nation’s culture and language. Only when he is first separated from this heritage, however, and then transcends it does it become truly effective.” The essay ends with the idea that the spirit [Geist] is not national, and that the one who thinks of the world entirely as a place of exile can “earn a proper love of the world.” Auerbach’s crowning Mimesis was, of course, written from Istanbul, while he was in exile during the second World War. A masterpiece within our discipline of Comparative Literature, Mimesis is a critical example of how displacement might be that which enables the very act of comparison itself. Continue reading Deadline Aug 15 | Call for Submissions – DISPLACEMENT 2018

Deadline July 20 | CfP: The Children of the People: Writings by and about CUNY Students on Race and Social Justice

Please circulate this call for papers: The Children of the People: Writings by and about CUNY Students on Race and Social Justice from the Autoethnographies of Public Education and Racial (In)Justice research group from the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY, who is seeking writing from CUNY students, alumni, faculty or staff. Click here or see below for more information and to submit. The deadline to submit is Friday, July 20th. Continue reading Deadline July 20 | CfP: The Children of the People: Writings by and about CUNY Students on Race and Social Justice

Urgent Help Needed July 12-13 Brownsville, Texas

URGENT HELP NEEDED ASAP!!

Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law is leading the effort to reunite families, and has been granted 2 days to interview 1000 children being held at Casa Padre facility in Brownsville, Texas, July 12-13.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED on massive scale – please forward to folks you know who are:

– lawyers

– interpreters/ translators

– medical and mental health professionals Continue reading Urgent Help Needed July 12-13 Brownsville, Texas

July 11 | Writing Strong Job Documents with Richard Montauk

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Room C202, Graduate Center

Richard Montauk, author of How to Get Into the Top MBA Programs and noted career consultant, will lead a resume and cover letter writing session designed to help graduate students and alumni be strategic in their pursuit of employment in the non-profit or for-profit world. Richard will also offer follow up 30-minute career advising sessions on Thursday, July 12. To sign up for an advising session, you can follow the instructions at this link. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 212-817-7425. Sign ups will begin on Thursday, June 28.

Writing a strong resume is not merely a matter of converting a CV into a resume. Nor is it simply a matter of choosing between chronological, functional, or combination format–or deciding between one and multi-page formats. The advent of applicant tracking systems (ATS, in the jargon) requires a completely different approach to resume-writing for many jobs. We’ll explore each of these formats–when to use which, and how to get the most out of whichever one you choose. Finally, we’ll talk about cover letters and how to write one that does what it’s supposed to do–give an employer a sense of how you would do the job.

Please register using our sign-up form.

 

Recruitment for SLAL Study

The Second Language Acquisition Lab at the CUNY Graduate Center is looking for Spanish-English bilingual speakers who were born in a Spanish-speaking country for a study of language processing. Participants are paid $20 for approximately one hour of their time. Contact information is on the attached flyer.

Certificate Program

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