Category Archives: Participants Needed

Write Now: A Writing Meetup

Write Now
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 – Friday, June 1, 2018
11:00 am.. – 3:00 p.m.
CUNY Graduate Center, room 3317

A Writing Meetup
Writing over summer break? Working on your dissertation, class assignments, job materials, conference presentations, or other writing?
Launch your summer writing with our Write Now writing sessions!

Come write alongside other GC students—we provide the space and coffee; you bring your work. We’ll be offering Write Now sessions on four days, four hours per day: Tuesday, May 29, through Friday, June 1, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. each day. Pop in and out as you desire! A Graduate Writing Consultant will be on call for any questions you have about your work. Optional writing strategies, goal-setting, and group check-ins will be available for those interested.

This event is co-sponsored by the Futures Initiative.

Please RSVP
If planning to attend the event, please register using our 2017-18 Event Registration Form.

Mar 31 | Call for Participants – Prelude to The Shed: Schema for a School

The Shed, New York’s new multi-arts center designed to commission, produce, and present all types of performing arts, visual arts, and popular culture will open in Spring 2019. Committed to commissioning new work by a range of artists, their building features versatile spaces for the broadest range of performance, music, visual art, multi-disciplinary work, events, and a free experimental lab for local artists and collectives. Before the building opens, The Shed is producing and presenting a series of new works and community engagement programs throughout New York City.   Continue reading Mar 31 | Call for Participants – Prelude to The Shed: Schema for a School

Call for Participants: Where Are the Asians? Queering the Archives

Call for Participants: Where Are the Asians? Queering the Archives

Diane Yoong (Mellon Digital Publics Fellow) is currently working on an oral history project, Where Are the Asians? Queering the Archives, that is looking to document the lives of queer and/or trans Asian (American)s*, centering on the lives and experiences of women, gender non-conforming, intersex, and trans folks. Please click here for more information about the project.

Diane is looking to interview folks who identify as Asian living in the U.S., women, gender non-conforming, intersex, and/or trans who are 40 years old and older. Diane will be posting these interviews on a dedicated, publicly-accessible website.

If you are interested or think you may know someone who would be interested in participating in this project, please contact Diane at dyoong@gradcenter.cuny.edu.

* Asian (American) is broadly defined, and is NOT restricted to those with citizenship/green-card/legal status to the U.S.

Supported by Andrew W. Mellon Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research at the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY.

Spanish-speakers needed for language research studies – earn up to $105!

The Second Language Acquisition Lab at CUNY Graduate Center is looking for Spanish speakers to participate in two research studies on language processing. Please see below for brief descriptions of each study.

You may qualify to participate in both studies if you meet Group 1 or Group 2 criteria: Continue reading Spanish-speakers needed for language research studies – earn up to $105!

Deadline Aug 15 | Call for Participants: Writing Workshop with Bushra Rehman for CUNY students and staff

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to apply for a free 8-week Writing Workshop with Bushra Rehman: Two Truths and a Lie: Writing Memoir and Autobiographical Fiction

Application Deadline: Tuesday, August 15th, 2017, 11:59pm.

The Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY in collaboration with the Asian American Writers’ Workshop is pleased to announce a free 8-week course, Bushra Rehman’s Two Truths and a Lie: Writing Memoir and Autobiographical Fiction. The course will teach students the craft of writing memoir, as well as elements of autoethnography – a form of writing the self that locates personal experience within the larger forces of culture and society. Writing exercises and techniques will be used to help explore themes including race, education, caregiving, loss, social inequality and social justice. Every writer will have the opportunity to workshop one original piece. All levels of writers are welcome. Continue reading Deadline Aug 15 | Call for Participants: Writing Workshop with Bushra Rehman for CUNY students and staff

Open Call for March 27 UN-BANNED all day Forum for all CUNY Students & Faculty + NY Philosophers, Artists from 7 banned countries to present

Monday, March 27
All Day Open Forum
Segal Theatre
The Graduate Center, CUNY 5th Ave at 34th St., Herald Sq

The Segal Center invites artists, philosophers, students, and faculty from the “banned seven”: Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Syria to share their thoughts and reactions to the recent changes in U.S. immigration policy. Continue reading Open Call for March 27 UN-BANNED all day Forum for all CUNY Students & Faculty + NY Philosophers, Artists from 7 banned countries to present

Announcing TLC Focused Inquiry Groups, Spring 2017 Semester

The Teaching and Learning Center is pleased to invite applications to participate in three Focused Inquiry Groups (FIGs) for the Spring 2017 Semester. Our FIGs will bring together small cadres of Graduate Center students who will collaborate on a research project, with the goal of producing an artifact that will move our community’s engagement with specific pedagogical questions forward. The workload is scoped to between ten and fifteen hours over the remaining of the Spring semester.

Selected participants will work with FIG facilitators on the topics below, and will be paid $200.
Continue reading Announcing TLC Focused Inquiry Groups, Spring 2017 Semester

Call for Participants – Watching/Making Race

Calling for students for Watching/Making Race workshop.  Qualified candidates will be offered a scholarship.

Friday, March 10 at 10:00 am – Sunday, March 12 at 5:00 pm

Watching/Making Race will gather a stellar group of feminist artists and scholars to work together on digital resistance to the racism of the Trump era.  Continue reading Call for Participants – Watching/Making Race

Due Feb 27 | Collaborative Research Seminar on Archives and Special Collections

Call for Participants: Collaborative Research Seminar on Archives and Special Collections by The Graduate Center, CUNY Library and The New York Public Library.

A pilot program for cross-institutional collaboration in special collections and archival research methods.   Continue reading Due Feb 27 | Collaborative Research Seminar on Archives and Special Collections