Recap: A Year-End Celebration of the Futures Initiative

By Lisa Tagliaferri|June 17, 2016|Event Recap|0 comments

On May 19, we had the opportunity to celebrate all that our Faculty Fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students, peer mentors, and Graduate Fellows have accomplished throughout the 2015-2016 academic year. We were able to showcase some of the work coming out of the Futures Initiative courses of the 2015-2016 academic year: Encountering Cuba – Global Race, Postcoloniality, Cultural Expression Kandice Chuh and Sujatha Fernandes Global Perspectives on Language and Education

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Announcing 2016-2017 Humanities Alliance Team

By Katina|June 17, 2016|Announcements|1 comments

The Graduate Center and LaGuardia Community College are thrilled to announce the team of graduate teaching fellows, visiting faculty, and staff members for the inaugural year of the Humanities Alliance.   Kaysi Holman, Director of Administration and Programs Kaysi Holman brings over 15 years of experience working with nonprofits and educational organizations dedicated to equity and social justice, both within higher education and achieved through access to higher education. Holman

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Announcing 2016-2017 Fellows and Courses

By Katina|June 13, 2016|Announcements|0 comments

We are delighted to welcome one new graduate fellow, a peer mentoring liaison, nine faculty fellows, and five team-taught graduate courses to our program for the year ahead. Humanities Alliance Post-Doctoral Fellow Kitana Ananda As part of the new Humanities Alliance, Dr. Kitana Ananda will help to manage the development and support of an online publishing platform to facilitate communication and collaboration among all partners in the Humanities Alliance. Dr.

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Network Visualizations Across Domains #critviz2016

By Lisa Tagliaferri|June 9, 2016|Reflection|0 comments

Here are my remarks from the Unflattening and Enacting Visualization one-day event at the Graduate Center, CUNY on June 9, 2016, convened by Patrik Svensson. Like many of us here, I have an interdisciplinary background, in comparative literature and the computer sciences. Although I first really thought about data visualization in the context of the digital humanities, learning about it from Graduate Center Digital Fellows (like Micki Kaufman, who you’ll hear

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