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

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

July 31 | Workshop on Faculty Job Market

Introduction to the Faculty Job Market
Monday, 07/31/2017
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Graduate Center, room 9204

Planning to go on the faculty job market this fall?  In this workshop, we will discuss what to expect and how to position yourself to be a strong candidate.  We’ll also talk about timelines, documents you’ll need, and how to manage your time when you are on the market.  Please let us know if you plan to attend by clicking here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSduD6I6kIZvxP8EiSP9iW6Zv7n7SlIMjhN0jnEaJklBbR9mWQ/viewform

Housing available

Inwood Apt Share – August 7, 2017

Sunny 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment share in quiet Inwood Art Deco building, sharing with the leaseholder.  Perfect for visiting scholars or grad students.  Available August 7, 2017, semester share preferred.

Conveniently located 1 block from Broadway to A train downtown, or 4 blocks to #1 train.  Easy commute to CUNY Grad Center.

Quiet bedroom has new luxury memory foam mattress, a desk & chair, great for study.  Room has ceiling fan, 2 lamps, cable tv hookup, WiFi w/high speed internet, & Netflix in living room.  All linens included.  All new ss appliances with full use of kitchen, new tv, & new AC.  Plus washer/dryer in well-maintained building with video security.

One block walk to supermarket, cafes, restaurants, 3 banks, subway & 4 bus lines, in this vibrant Manhattan community.

$850/month, all utilities included.   One month deposit & first month’s rent for full semester, or 2 month’s rent & deposit for shorter stays.  Female grad, professor, or visiting scholar preferred, but all terms negotiable & flexible.

Only serious applicants and inquiries, please.  References, resume/CV requested.  Send inquiries to Dodie at  tols1@icloud.com

July 18 | Film Screening – Dolls of Darkness: The Art Of Michel Nedjar

Upcoming film screening at the American Folk Art Museum of a new documentary about self-taught artist Michel Nedjar by Allen S. Weiss and Tom Rasky. The screening of Dolls of Darkness: The Art Of Michel Nedjar will take place at the museum on Tuesday, July 18th from 6:30-8:00pm with a discussion with the filmmaker following.

More information, including ticket purchase, can be found here:



Summer Pilates Session Two Registration-June 20th

The Graduate Center offers fitness classes facilitated by the Doctoral Students’ Council (DSC) and the Student Affairs office.

Registration for the second half of the summer Pilates session will begin at 10AM on Tuesday, June 20th.  Students, Faculty, Staff and Community Members must register in person at the Student Affairs office, room 7301. Payment is required at time of registration.

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 (exact change please) , money order or check made payable to the Graduate Center, CUNY.  We regret that we cannot accept credit cards.

Fitness equipment is provided.


Pilates improves core strength and balances the muscles around the joints, improving the way your body functions, looks and feels.

Instructor: Jeanette Palmer

Pilates H Tuesdays 4:15-5:30 (Tuesdays) $35 GC Students/$77 Faculty-Staff/ $95 Community Members

June 27, July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8

Questions? Contact studentaffairs@gc.cuny.edu

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