Announcing Community College and the Future of the Humanities, Oct 18-19, NYC

By Katina|July 16, 2018|Announcements|0 comments

Mark your calendars now for “Community College and the Future of the Humanities,” a FREE two-day conference hosted by the CUNY Humanities Alliance on October 18-19, 2019! Full details are below. October 18 and 19, 2018 A national conference convened by the CUNY Humanities Alliance at The Graduate Center and LaGuardia Community College, CUNY Learn more at: Conference.CUNYHumanitiesAlliance.org Community colleges are redefining the importance and centrality of the humanities to

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Announcing Postdoctoral Fellow Sujung Kim, and Humanities Alliance Graduate Teaching Fellows!

By Katina|June 1, 2018|Announcements|0 comments

The Futures Initiative and the Humanities Alliance are thrilled to announce that in Fall 2018 we will be joined by many new colleagues: Dr. Sujung Kim, Postdoctoral Fellow, and the third cohort of nine Graduate Teaching Fellows at The Graduate Center, CUNY, who will have the opportunity to learn with master faculty and teach at LaGuardia Community College. Postdoctoral Fellow, Sujung Kim Dr. Sujung Kim is an interdisciplinary scholar whose

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Write Now: Writing Retreat for GC Students

By Katina|May 14, 2018|FI Events|0 comments

Date/Time Date(s) – Tuesday, May 29, 2018 – Friday, June 1, 2018 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Location 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

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Celebrating the work of our FI Fellows and Postdocs

By Katina|May 4, 2018|Announcements|0 comments

It has been our great fortune at the Futures Initiative to work with incredible graduate fellows, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and students. Several graduate fellows and postdocs have reached the end of their appointments with us, and we are so excited to watch where their paths lead them next year and in the future, though we are also going to miss them deeply. We would like to take a moment to

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Welcome, 2018-2019 Futures Initiative Fellows!

By Katina|March 19, 2018|Announcements|0 comments

I’m delighted to announce that the Futures Initiative will welcome three new fellows for the 2018-2019 academic year: Gustavo (Gus) Jiménez, Communications Director Gustavo Jiménez is a current Ph.D. Candidate in Latin American, Iberian and Latino Cultures at The Graduate Center, CUNY. His doctoral work is on the significance of Latin America in the formation of modern Basque literature identity in the context of contemporary debates in World Literature. He is

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Writing Retreats: Community, consultations, and coffee!

By Katina|February 5, 2018|Announcements, Event Recap, FI Events|0 comments

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our first Writing Retreat. The room was friendly but focused, and even included a spontaneous Scrivener/Zotero workshop in a nearby office. We hope you will join us for our next retreat on Monday, March 5 from 1-4 p.m. in The Graduate Center’s room 3317. One-on-one consultations will be offered by the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development; bring your questions and work-in-progress

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Dr. Louise Lennihan Arts & Sciences Student Grant Competition, 2018

By Katina|January 16, 2018|Announcements|0 comments

The Futures Initiative is pleased to announce the second annual Dr. Louise Lennihan Arts & Sciences Grant Competition. Thanks to a generous gift from Curtis Wong, recipient of an honorary degree from the Graduate Center in 2016, as well as a matching grant from Microsoft and several anonymous donations, the competition honors Dr. Lennihan for her extraordinary service on behalf of students and faculty at the Graduate Center. Six micro-grants in the amount

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Job Opportunity: CUNY Humanities Alliance Post-Doctoral Fellow (Research Associate)

By Katina|January 12, 2018|Announcements|0 comments

Apply at bit.ly/cunyhums-postdoc (CUNY Job ID: 17983) Deadline: February 15, 2018 ABOUT THE POSITION The CUNY Humanities Alliance is a partnership between the City University of New York’s Graduate Center and LaGuardia Community College, designed to prepare graduate students in the humanities for teaching in community college, and supported by a four-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon foundation. As we enter years 3-4 of the grant, we seek a CUNY

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