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3/12 – Teaching History Writing Conference at the GC (registration now open!)

Registration for the inaugural Teaching History Writing Conference on Friday, March 12, 2021 is now open. We have been able to assemble a wonderful group of participants for our day-long conference. Registration for this free, virtual conference, will be open until March 10, 2021.

The day will include a keynote address by Dr. Katherine Pickering Antonova, Associate Professor of History at Queens College–CUNY and author of The Essential Guide to Writing History Essays. 

The conference will also include the following sessions:

Session 1 – Using Music, Media and Literature to Design Meaningful Writing Assignments

Session 2 – Writing for the Real World: Practical Historical Writing

Session 3 – Teaching and Grading to Student Learning Outcomes

Session 4 – Assignment Workshopping Session


More information, including the registration form, can be found at the conference website:


Feel free to email us at with any additional questions.


Kristopher Burrell                                                         Carla DuBose-Simons

Associate Professor of History                                     Instructor of History

Hostos Community College, CUNY                             Westchester Community College, SUNY

Associate Editor, Ethnic Studies Review                       Assistant Editor, Ethnic Studies Review


Note: The organizers are CUNY PhD Program in History alumni: