Monthly Archives: November 2012


Spring 2013 Adelphi U Adjunct Opening

Adelphi University in Garden City, New York (within a short LIRR commute of NYC) is seeking to hire an adjunct instructor to teach Western Civilization II (since the 17th century) in the spring 2013 semester, which begins 24 January. The course is scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:50am-12:05pm. Pay is […]

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Fantastic fellowship! – Deadline extended! Graduate Center CUNY JustPublics@365 Seeks Two Digital Fellows

 Graduate Center CUNY JustPublics@365 Seeks Two Digital Fellows   JustPublics@365 is a year-long initiative within the Graduate Center CUNY to inspire informed public debate around issues of inequality and social justice by helping academics frame their research for the wider public and forging links among scholars, media professionals and political […]


Oakland U – tenure-track Assistant Professor position in medieval European history

The Department of History at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in medieval European history, to begin in August 2013. The teaching load is 3/2, and teaching responsibilities include the first semester of the European history survey; upper-level courses in area of specialization; and an undergraduate […]

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GC-wide grant writing workshop

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs  will be presenting a grant writing workshop for graduate students.  The workshop will address general topics in grant writing, but also provide specific information on how to apply to the Doctoral Student Research Grant program which is open to students in any discipline. […]


Part-Time Administrative Coordinator Position at Baruch

Part-Time  Administrative Coordinator Position Available The Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute at Baruch College is seeking an Administrative Coordinator starting immediately.  Responsibilities include oversight of the logistical operation of the Institute, light management of human resources, and assisting Institute senior staff on a variety of projects, including planning and preparation […]

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12/12 – U Penn – Eve Troutt Powell, “Other People’s Help: Studying Slavery in Cultures Not Your Own”

The University of Pennsylvania History Department presents: ‘Thinking with the Past’ Professor Eve Troutt Powell, University of Pennsylvania Other People’s Help: Studying Slavery in Cultures Not Your Own DATE: Wednesday, December 12th TIME: 7:00 PM LOCATION: Parkway Central Library, Room 108 (1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA) In this lecture, Eve […]


“Public Housing Discussion on Brian Lehrer’s CUNY TV program”

From the La Guardia and Wagner Archives: If you missed the chance to watch public housing historian Nicholas Bloom, Tara Hickman and me on Brian Lehrer’s CUNY TV program, you can now watch it on YouTube.  Go to the Archives NYCHA collection page http://www.laguardiawagnerarchive.lagcc.cuny.edu/COLLECTIONS.aspx?ViwType=1&ColID=2 and then click “Public Housing Discussion on Brian Lehrer’s CUNY TV program.” […]


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Fellowship Opportunities at Baruch College, Spring 2013

The Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute at Baruch College is pleased to offer Communication Fellowships for the Spring 2013 term.   Communication Fellowships: The Schwartz Institute’s Communication Fellows provide curricular support for Baruch’s Communication-Intensive Courses (CICs) across a broad range of disciplines in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences […]


Extended CFP! – PhD Program in History Graduate Student Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS – deadline November 29, 2012 The PhD Program in History is pleased to announce the third annual Graduate Student Conference, scheduled for Friday, March 15, 2013. The purpose of this conference is twofold. First, we aim to provide an introduction for our graduate students to major debates […]


11/28 – Janet Polasky on “Cosmopolitan Revolutionaries between Nations, 1776-1789”

“Cosmopolitan Revolutionaries between Nations, 1776-1789” A Lecture by Janet Polasky Presidential Professor of History,University of New Hampshire History Program Lounge (Room 5114)  GraduateCenter, CUNY 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 28 Open to the public   Janet Polasky is the author of Revolutionaries without Borders. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming; Reforming […]

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Professional Development: Building a Career Outside of Academia

By Rachel Burstein Rachel Burstein is a PhD candidate in History at the CUNY Graduate Center.  Her dissertation examines the public relations strategies of labor unions from 1947-1959.  She also is a researcher at the New America Foundation’s California Civic Innovation Project.  Rachel’s email is rachel.ann.burstein@gmail.com. In September I began a […]

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Profesor Nasaw on The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

Monday November 19th at 6:30 – Please come to our viewing party! In the Elebash Recital Hall, Professor David Nasaw will discuss his much-anticipated book The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy with acclaimed critic and biographer Gary Giddins. The Hall is sold out, so we are streaming […]