Language Reading Program Fall 2017 registration is open

Registration for the Fall session of the Language Reading Program is open.   Registration is first come, first served.

The LRP helps students satisfy their language reading requirements.  Our courses are aimed strictly at the translation of scholarly texts.

This fall we are offering Levels I and II for French, German, and Latin; Spanish Level I; and Italian Level II.   We are also running a special session of French Level II aimed at translating only untranslated artists’ manifestos and writings by Maria Klonaris and Katerina Thomadaki.  Details for all courses are available here.

Language Reading Program
CUNY Graduate Center
365 5th Ave., Rm. 4414
New York NY 10016
Office: (212) 817-2083

Fitness Class Registration Opens August 24th at 10:00AM

The Graduate Center offers fitness classes facilitated by the Doctoral Students’ Council and the Student Affairs Office.

Registration for the first half of the fall 2017 semester opens on Thursday August 24th at 10:00AM in room 7301. Students, Faculty , Staff and Community Members must register in person at the Student Affairs Office, room 7301. Payment is required at time of registration and a $10 registration fee is applicable each semester for Faculty, Staff and Community Members.

Registration and full payment are required before the first class for all classes, see schedule below. Registration is first come, first served.

Payment may be made by cash, money order or check made payable to the Graduate Center, CUNY. We cannot accept credit cards.

Fitness equipment is provided. Continue reading Fitness Class Registration Opens August 24th at 10:00AM

Deadline Sep 15 | Call for Participants: The CUNY Public History Collective Second Annual Conference

The Public History Collective (PHC), an interdisciplinary group based in the History Program at the Graduate Center, CUNY, will hold its second annual conference on Friday, November 17, 2017.

The PHC invites proposals of 500 words or less that engage with this year’s theme: “It’s Not What You Think: Challenging Assumptions Through Public History.” Continue reading Deadline Sep 15 | Call for Participants: The CUNY Public History Collective Second Annual Conference

Pre- and Early-Semester Course Planning Support from the TLC

The Teaching and Learning Center will host an open course planning workshop on Wednesday, August 23, from 2-6pm in Room 9206. Whether this is your first time teaching or you’re a seasoned veteran, whether you’ve got all your course materials prepared or you’ve just started pulling them together, you are welcome to discuss with TLC staff how you and your students can get the most out of your classes this semester. A TLC staff member will also be available to consult with attendees who want to launch WordPress sites for their courses, or are looking for assistance setting up other digital spaces for their courses.

During the first full week classes, August 28-September 1, TLC staff will also hold daily office hours to support GC students with course prep and reconfiguration, assignment design, or any other instructional matter. Drop by during any of the times below in room 3300.22, or email us at tlc@gc.cuny.edu to set-up another time to talk.

  • Monday, August 28th: 10am-12pm
  • Tuesday, August 29th: 1-3pm
  • Wednesday, August 30th: 1-3pm
  • Thursday: 1-3pm
  • Friday: 10am-12pm

No RSVP is required for either the workshop or office hours. We hope to see you!

The TLC will continue to hold daily office hours throughout the semester. We will announce the schedule for those as well as a preliminary workshop schedule in early September. 

Fall 2017 Professional Development Seminars

Students may register online for these courses, they are listed in the course schedule under “Professional Development”.  Course numbers and registration codes are listed below.  The courses are 0 credits and do not appear on student transcripts; they are free of charge and open to all matriculated Graduate Center students.

PDEV 79400  Advanced Spoken English: Teaching and Presentation Skills
GC:  Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Rm. 3209, 0 credits, [36616]
This course is designed to help students improve their spoken English in a variety of academic and casual settings through guided instruction of American-style conversation and direct instruction of spoken English fluency and pronunciation skills.  Additionally, students will be instructed in the standard methods and style of teaching and presenting for the American university classroom.  Students will also be discussing and learning about American culture via themes and topics that are relevant to the students’ interests. Continue reading Fall 2017 Professional Development Seminars

Seeking IT Aide

IT Aide Job Description

General Characteristics

Information Technology (IT) provides and maintains a wide variety of voice, video and data systems to serve the Graduate Center community of students, faculty, staff and members of the public. GC students staffing the position of IT Aide assist with a wide variety of IT maintenance and operational matters, end-user support services and special projects and initiatives. The IT Aide must possess technical proficiency, a commitment to working as a member of a support team and dedication to customer service.  Continue reading Seeking IT Aide

Due Aug 15 | Applications for the Jacqueline Schiller Scholarship

The Schiller Fund was established in The New York Community Trust to provide scholarships to CUNY students in the fields of literature and/or history who are among the best and brightest and who demonstrate financial need. The fields of literature and history are very broad and include many courses and many different programs. Applications will be reviewed with that in mind. For the 2017-18 academic year, there will be ten scholarships in the amount of $1,000. each. The application can be downloaded here or found below:

Jacqueline Schiller Fund Scholarship Application

Completed applications are due no later than August 15, 2017. All awardees will be notified by September 5, 2017.

Should you have any questions, please contact Ian James at 646-664-8757 or Ian.James@cuny.edu.

Due Sep 15 | Call for Papers and Digital Projects — Rutgers Art Review

Rutgers Art Review, a journal of graduate research in art history, hereby invites all current graduate students, as well as professionals who have completed their doctoral degree within the past year, to submit papers for its 35th edition.

Papers may address the full range of topics and historical periods within the history of art and architecture, visual and material culture, art theory and criticism, aesthetics, film, and photography. Interdisciplinary studies concerning art and architecture written by students in other fields are also welcome. To be considered for publication, submissions must present original contributions to existing scholarship and conform to our submission guidelines. We encourage authors to ask a faculty member to review their paper before submission. Continue reading Due Sep 15 | Call for Papers and Digital Projects — Rutgers Art Review

Due Sep 15 | CPF – 16th Annual CUNY IT Conference

CUNY’s 16th Annual IT Conference
Thursday and Friday, November 30 and December 1
@ John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Instructional/Information Technology in CUNY: Opening Access

The escalating costs of higher education—both tuition and the collateral expenses of textbooks and course materials—have widespread effects. With the announcement of the Excelsior Scholarship and new funding to develop Open Educational Resources, CUNY is poised to ease financial barriers to college for even more students than we already serve. And yet “access” to higher education is a complex issue that extends far beyond the mere costs of attendance to adequately meeting student needs. “Access” includes ADA compliance, access to course materials and devices used for digital materials, Internet access, access to campus spaces and services, access to faculty and community, and more. CUNY’s 16th Annual IT Conference will examine the complex and evolving relationship between technology and manifold issues of access to higher education. Continue reading Due Sep 15 | CPF – 16th Annual CUNY IT Conference

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