Graduate Center Early Research and Scholarship Conference

By Danica Savonick|September 15, 2015|Of interest|0 comments

The Graduate Center’s Second Annual Early Research and Scholarship Conference (formerly the Archival Research Conference) features student recipients of one of several different fellowships funded by the Provost’s office: the Knickerbocker Award for Archival Research in American Studies, the Award for Archival Research in African American and African Diaspora Studies, and the Pre-Dissertation Summer Research Awards. Panels moderated by Graduate Center faculty are followed by an afternoon roundtable featuring archivists

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October 2: Queering the Map: Theoretical Reflections on Spatial Methods for Action Research

By Mike Rifino|September 15, 2015|FI Events|1 comments

WHERE: The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue ROOM:   9204-9205 WHEN:   October 2, 2015, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM CONTACT INFO: futuresinitiative [at] gc.cuny.edu; (212) 817-7201 WATCH ONLINE: http://bit.ly/futuresed-live RSVP NOW HASHTAG: #futuresED In The Practice of Everyday Life, de Certeau writes that “What the map cuts up, the story cuts across.” But what if the everyday stories you seek are already cut up by centuries of structural inequality and oppression, such as those of lesbians

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Thoughtful, practical career advice from Sharon Marcus, Columbia

By Katina|September 15, 2015|Of interest|0 comments

“Scenes From the Life of a Graduate Adviser”: This recent Chronicle Vitae piece by Sharon Marcus, Professor of English and Dean of Humanities at Columbia University, should be required reading for graduate students—and for their professors and advisers. I especially like her first three takeaways: Lesson No. 1: Encourage all of your doctoral students to think about careers outside the professoriate. Lesson No. 2: Encourage them to aim as high in

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