Building the Humanities Pipeline with Baltimore CCUP

By Sujung|September 19, 2018|Announcements|0 comments

The latest article published in the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Community College-Research University Partnership (CCUP) initiative series introduces the John Hopkins-Community College of Baltimore County Humanities for All Program. For further information, please, check the website: Humanities for All

Call for Proposals: 2019-2020 Team-Taught Intro Courses

By Katina Rogers|August 30, 2018|Announcements|0 comments

Once again in 2019-2020, the Futures Initiative is pleased to support Graduate Center faculty who are engaged in interdisciplinary team teaching with faculty based at other CUNY 2- and 4-year colleges. This year, the program will add a new element to the annual course competition: a focus on introductory or required courses. Depending on the program, this could mean gateway courses, required first-year courses, research and methods courses, etc. Focus:

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CUNY Disability Scholars: Fall 2018 Public Events

By Katina Rogers|August 14, 2018|Announcements, Events of Interest|0 comments

The CUNY disability scholars group is an informal network of CUNY faculty, students, and staff with a shared interest in disability studies. The group meets regularly during the academic year. The purpose of the group is to connect disability scholars from every part of the university, to support a community of scholarly sharing and discourse, and to foster collaborations between disciplines, between campuses, between junior and senior scholars, and between

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New Leadership Fellow Cohort 2018-2019

By lmelendez|August 8, 2018|Announcements|0 comments

We are delighted to announce that another exciting year of the Futures Initiative Undergraduate Leadership Program is about to begin! This year, thirty undergraduate Leadership Fellows from twelve different City University of New York (CUNY) campuses have been selected in a highly competitive process. We would like to thank the Graduate Center and CUNY for their support of this year’s program. We will kick off the leadership program at the

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

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

By Katina Rogers|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!

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

By Katina Rogers|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

Celebrating the work of our FI Fellows and Postdocs

By Katina Rogers|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)

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

By lmelendez|April 26, 2018|Announcements|10 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!

Welcome, 2018-2019 Futures Initiative Fellows!

By Katina Rogers|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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