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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Hunter College Intro to Theatre Map: Theatre Across New York City

By Ryan Donovan|April 25, 2015|Mapping|1 comments

Students in Hunter College’s Intro to Theatre course were assigned to see a performance of their choice and write a reflection on their experience. This map links the individual reflections of each student and the location of each theatre where they attended the performance. You can read reviews of everything from student productions to long-running Broadway shows, reflecting the breadth and depth of theatre available to all of us lucky enough to

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Why Do Research? Or, Why “The CUNY Map of NYC” Matters #FuturesEd

By Cathy Davidson|February 17, 2015|Mapping, Reflection|1 comments

Quality and Diversity Much has been written lately about the rise in quality of CUNY over the last two decades. Some have assumed that its rising quality means CUNY must have lost track of its honored populist commitments to New York City’s diverse population. That turns out not to be true, according to the careful demographic research published last week by Futures Initiative Fellow and Graduate Center doctoral student, Michael

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Why Do Research? Or, Why “The CUNY Map of NYC” Matters #FuturesEd

By Cathy Davidson|February 17, 2015|Reflection, Research|0 comments

Quality and Diversity Much has been written lately about the rise in quality of CUNY over the last two decades. Some have assumed that its rising quality means CUNY must have lost track of its honored populist commitments to New York City’s diverse population. That turns out not to be true, according to the careful demographic research published last week by Futures Initiative Fellow and Graduate Center doctoral student, Michael

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