Lisa Tagliaferri edited the blog post Recap and Photo Essay: Towards a Pedagogy of Equality in the group Welcome!: 4 months, 1 week ago
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…[Read more]
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…[Read more]
Lisa Tagliaferri edited the blog post Recap: Teaching the Humanities as a Survival Skill in the group Welcome!: 4 months, 1 week ago
Working together with the GC Teaching and Learning Center, and LaGuardia Community College, this session of The University Worth Fighting for was convened by:
Cathy N. Davidson, Director, The Futures Initiative and Co-Director, The Humanities Teaching and Learning Alliance, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
On Friday, February 5th, the Futures Initiative hosted “Ideas in Circulation: Open Scholarship for Social Justice” at the Graduate Center, CUNY.
Futures Initiative Fellow Allison Guess, a PhD student in Earth and Environmental Sciences, introduced the event and provided context. Our special guests discussed access, equality, and…[Read more]
On Wednesday, March 2nd, the Futures Initiative hosted “Measuring What Counts: Credentials or Learning” at the Graduate Center, CUNY. It is part of our “The University Worth Fighting For” series of events, which will continue on Thursday, April 14 with “Teaching as Social Justice: Equity, Diversity, Race” livestreamed and live in room C…[Read more]
On Thursday, April 14th, the Futures Initiative hosted “Teaching as Social Justice: Equity, Diversity, Race” at the Graduate Center, CUNY. This was the capstone event of our “The University Worth Fighting For” series of events of the 2015-2016 academic year. Learn more about the series here.
During this workshop, we discussed how teachin…[Read more]
Lisa Tagliaferri edited the blog post Recap: Global Perspectives on Language and Education Policy Research Poster and Outreach Session in the group Welcome!: 4 months, 1 week ago
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…[Read more]
Lisa Tagliaferri edited the blog post Recap: A Year-End Celebration of the Futures Initiative in the group Welcome!: 4 months, 1 week ago
On May 19, we had the opportunity to celebrate all that our Faculty Fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students, peer mentors, and Graduate Fellows have accomplished throughout the 2015-2016 academic year.
On July 27 and 28 the Futures Initiative hosted its Peer Mentoring Workshop for the 2016-2017 Futures Initiative Peer Mentoring program, which was generously funded by the Teagle Foundation. Take a look at the full agenda of our workshop, and see the full photo set on Flickr.
Our first workshop day was focused around the…[Read more]
Lisa Tagliaferri edited the blog post Futures Initiative Mentoring Workshop Day 1: Photo Essay in the group Welcome!: 1 year, 2 months ago
It was a real privilege to be part of the Futures Initiative Mentoring Workshop the past two days, hosted by the Graduate Center with participants from 8 additional CUNY campuses. As part of the Futures Initiative course offerings, undergraduate mentors from the first FI course (“Mapping the Futures of Higher Education“) will mentor…[Read more]
Lisa Tagliaferri edited the blog post Futures Initiative Mentoring Workshop Day 2: Photo Essay in the group Welcome!: 1 year, 2 months ago
The Futures Initiative Mentoring Workshop continued on August 19, 2015 at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Undergraduate students continued to work with graduate students and the FI team to think through mentoring and higher e…[Read more]
Lisa Tagliaferri edited the blog post Faculty Fellow Gillian Bayne and Aderinsola Gilbert at Teach@CUNY Day in the group Welcome!: 1 year, 2 months ago
Futures Initiative Faculty Fellow Gillian Bayne and Urban Education Ph.D. student Aderinsola Gilbert led an exciting and productive workshop during Teach@CUNY Day on May 2, 2016.
“Advancing STEM Teaching and Learning in New York City’s Metropolis was part of the “Diversity in CUNY’s Classrooms” track of Teach@CUNY Day. This workshop explored h…[Read more]
Lisa Tagliaferri wrote a new blog post HASTAC2016 New Institutional Configurations: Community Colleges and Doctoral Training in the Humanities in the group Welcome!: 1 year, 3 months ago
[View the story “HASTAC2016 New Institutional Configurations” on Storify]
Lisa Tagliaferri wrote a new blog post Storify of Futures Initiative and CUNY HASTAC 2016 Panels, 5/13/16 in the group Welcome!: 1 year, 3 months ago
[View the story “Futures Initiative Panels #HASTAC16 5/12/16” on Storify]
During our last Futures Initiative co-working hours, the team spent half an hour doing some mind mapping to visualize our program and what it is connected to. This session was led by Futures Initiative Fellow Kalle Westerling.
We are currently completing our second year as a program, and as we look towards the third year, we wanted to think…[Read more]
As much as is possible we do try to have slides visible on our videos, or link to slides that are put online. We can try to track slides down for you — feel free to email me directly LTagliaferri [ […]
Lisa Tagliaferri wrote a new blog post Call for Presentations: Bronx EdTech Showcase 2016 in the group Welcome!: 1 year, 7 months ago
2016 Bronx CUNY EdTech Showcase
“Ready or Not? Student Preparedness into and out of our Institutions”
Join the three Bronx CUNY colleges for a very special opportunity to discuss the impact of technology […]
Lisa Tagliaferri edited the blog post What Is a Dissertation? Video Recording and Photos in the group Welcome!: 1 year, 8 months ago
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