Academic CV Workshop with Kaysi Holman

By Lisa|February 22, 2016|Reflection|0 comments

Kaysi Holman (Program Coordinator for HASTAC@Duke and the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge in the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University) led the Futures Initiative Fellows in a CV Crit Session, which may be useful to the larger HASTAC community, especially graduate students that will be looking for faculty jobs in the coming years.  To set up your own CV Crit Session, exchange CVs across a group (can be a group of

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Introduction to GIS Workshops Fall 2015

By Lisa|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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Recap and Photo Essay: Towards a Pedagogy of Equality

By Lisa|August 31, 2015|Event Recap, Reflection|1 comments

On Friday, August 28, the Futures Initiative kicked off its first workshop event in the University Worth Fighting For series that will run in the 2015-2016 academic year. All photos from the event are available here. Featuring the voices of members of the Futures Initiative team, an invited guest speaker, and audience participants, this workshop was an interactive session of tool-sharing to ensure equality in the university classroom. With over

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FI Mentoring Workshop

By Danica Savonick|August 18, 2015|FI Events|0 comments

Today (Tuesday August 18) and tomorrow we have 35 undergraduates from across the CUNY undergraduate campuses joining us at the CUNY Graduate Center for a two-day mentoring workshop. Check out what we’re up to here.

Grant Writing for Humanists

By Lisa|March 12, 2015|Events of Interest, Of interest|0 comments

Please join the English Program and the CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative in welcoming Dr. Jennifer Guiliano, who will lead a grant writing workshop specifically aimed towards scholars working in the humanities. This event will take place Friday, April 24th, at 2pm in the English Program Lounge (4406) at the Graduate Center, CUNY. RSVP recommended: Designed for humanities scholars seeking assistance with writing grants, this workshop introduces participants to best

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Photo Essay of Futures Initiative Syllabus Building Workshop

By Lisa|January 23, 2015|Class Recap|1 comments

The Futures Initiative hosted its first workshop of the Mapping the Futures of Higher Education course this past Thursday, January 22nd. A number of the graduate students who will be in the class, which begins on February 3, brought in their own syllabus that they will be teaching in the undergraduate colleges. The students in our inaugural course are from across the disciplines as well as the CUNY campuses. During

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The Futures Initiative: Workshop and Information Session

By Danica Savonick|September 15, 2014|FI Events|0 comments

October 3, 2 pm Room 9204 Graduate Center, CUNY This workshop introduces the Graduate Center’s new Futures Initiative and the peer-led structure of “teaching as learning, learning as teaching,” an interactive, collaborative method that helps us rethink the Industrial Age apparatus of higher education.   Bring your laptops! Workshop participants will work together on a draft syllabus for the first course to be offered by F.I., “Mapping the Futures of

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