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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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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Call for Applications: Futures Initiative Undergraduate Leadership Fellows (Due June 1, 2018)

By lmelendez|April 26, 2018|Announcements|8 comments

The Futures Initiative Leadership Program provides up to twenty-five undergraduate students from any CUNY campus with opportunities to develop leadership and peer mentoring skills. Students will receive a stipend for their contribution as well as support for transportation and cultural enrichment activities. They will participate in a variety of professional development workshops and and opportunities designed to build community leadership skills and support success in school and beyond. Apply here

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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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Announcing the Second Annual Lennihan Arts & Sciences Grant Winners

By Christina|March 8, 2018|Announcements|1 comments

The Futures Initiative is pleased to announce that the second annual Dr. Louise Lennihan Arts and Sciences Grants will be awarded to seven outstanding doctoral students at the Graduate Center. The grant recipients were chosen by a four-person selection committee from a pool of 28 highly competitive applications across many fields. Thanks to a generous gift from Curtis Wong, recipient of an honorary degree from the Graduate Center in 2016,

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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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Announcing Writing Retreats at the Graduate Center

By Katina|January 8, 2018|Announcements|0 comments

The Futures Initiative is pleased to announce a series of Writing Retreats to be held in room 3317 at the Graduate Center. This is a great way to take the sometimes-isolating act of writing and bring it into community. Beat writer’s block, meet writing partners, try out ideas, get feedback—and most of all, set aside dedicated time to write. WHEN: Mondays, 1-4pm (February 5, March 5, April 9, May 7)

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Call for 2018-2019 Futures Initiative Graduate Fellows

By Katina|December 12, 2017|Announcements|0 comments

Good news! The Futures Initiative is seeking three Graduate Center doctoral students in any field for 2018-2019 fellowships. DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications are due February 9, 2018. These are one-year positions, renewable for up to three years. We are seeking three new fellows for 2018-2019: a HASTAC Scholars Director, a Communications Specialist, and a Research Analyst/Web Developer. We aim to build a team that is diverse in every way. Doctoral students

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