Recap: Global Perspectives on Language and Education Policy Research Poster and Outreach Session

By Lisa Tagliaferri|May 23, 2016|Event Recap, Reflection|0 comments

On Monday, May 2, 2016, graduate students from the course Global Perspectives on Language and Education, shared their research on language practices across several CUNY campuses. Led be Ofelia Garcia (Graduate Center, Urban Education and Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages) and Carmina Makar (City College, Teaching Learning and Culture), the course took place in Fall 2015. The work presented at the session will be published in the May/June 2016

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Recap: Queering the Map

By Lisa Tagliaferri|October 2, 2015|Event Recap|0 comments

Jen Jack Gieseking, Assistant Professor of Public Humanities in American Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, joined us October 2nd to discuss “Queering the Map” — speaking both about his personal research on the spaces of lesbian and queer women, as well as about geographic information systems (GIS) in more general terms. The event was open to the public at the CUNY Graduate Center, was livestreamed, and attracted a

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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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Introduction to GIS Workshops Fall 2015

By Lisa Tagliaferri|September 10, 2015|Events of Interest, Of interest|0 comments

The following is a contribution from Frank Donnelly, Geospatial Data Librarian at Baruch College: Every semester I offer a day-long crash course that covers the basics of geographic information systems. You’ll learn the fundamental concepts of layering, joining data to map layers, coordinate systems, and geoprocessing, and you’ll work through examples of doing neighborhood-level site selection and creating thematic maps (like the one in the image below). I use the free

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