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  • GC funded Transatlantic Summer Workshops

    Note: Fluency in German is not required!

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  • Open Teaching Initiative – deadline extended

    We have extended the deadline for applications for the Open Teaching Initiative to February 13th. The Open Teaching Initiative Observing how other instructors develop and implement lessons, manage discussions, utilize classroom space and technology, and mix instructional methods can be inspiring, can help one evolve […]

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  • Feb 27 – Dagmar Herzog on “Cold War Freud” at NYU

    February 27 at 5pm King Juan Carlos Center 53 Washington Square South “Cold War Freud: Psychoanalysis in an Age of Catastrophes” In Cold War Freud Dagmar Herzog uncovers the astonishing array of concepts of human selfhood which circulated across the globe in the aftermath of […]

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  • AHA Mock Interviews

      The History Program will be conducting mock interviews for anyone who will be interviewing for a position at the American Historical Association’s 2017 meeting in Denver. The interviews will be held on Thursday, December 29th. If you are interested in participating please contact Prof. […]

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  • Leon Levy Center of Biography Fellowships for 2017-2018

    Biography Fellowships for 2017-2018   On behalf of Interim Director, David Nasaw, and Executive Director, Kai Bird, who will take office in January, 2017, we are pleased to announce that The Leon Levy Center of Biography will be accepting applications for four resident fellowships at […]

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  • Graduate Center’s Student Counseling Service – Election Impact

    The outcome of the national election has left many people feeling vulnerable and distressed. The Graduate Center’s Student Counseling Service at the Wellness Center reaffirms our commitment to students of all faiths, racial groups, nationalities, immigration statuses, genders, sexual orientations and political parties. For those who […]

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  • CUNY Pipeline Program

    Hello Students, I’d like to pass on a great opportunity for those of you interested in getting a PhD and teaching/researching at the collegiate level; The CUNY Pipeline Program. The Pipeline Program is a CUNY-wide initiative designed to provide educational and financial support to CUNY […]

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  • Call for Immigration History Grad Student Blog Posts – Due November 15!

    Calling Immigration and Ethnic History Graduate Students! Due November 15! We invite submissions for the second annual Graduate Student Blog Competition for the Immigration and Ethnic History Society (IEHS) Blog. The blog features writing by senior scholars, emerging scholars, and graduate students in the field. We […]

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  • The Open Teaching Initiative

    Observing how other instructors develop and implement lessons, manage discussions, utilize classroom space and technology, and mix instructional methods can be inspiring, can help one evolve as a teacher, and, for those just starting out in the classroom, can demystify college teaching. In Spring 2017, […]

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  • Graduate Writing Consultations

    At the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development, graduate writing consultants are now available to meet with Graduate Center students to review students’ written materials and to discuss writing-related issues. Students can bring writing from a variety of genres, including course assignments, conference and […]

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  • The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is offering three spring internships

    2017 SPRING INTERNSHIPS The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is offering three spring internships for college and graduate students at the Gilder Lehrman Collection. The positions are set to begin in January or February (depending on availability). Internships are typically unpaid, though interns will […]

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  • CUNY Petition For A More Flexible Workload For Adjuncts

    Please sign and circulate our petition calling for a viable alternative to the 9/6 rule at flexibleworkload.  Please leave a comment.  Thank you. The current workload limit for members of the part-time instructional staff imposes a 9 hour per-campus limit on adjuncts and, by so doing […]

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  • This Friday! Professional Staff Congress New Union Member Orientation

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  • AHA Career Diversity for Historians

    In 2014, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a grant to the AHA to demonstrate how graduate programs in history can prepare doctoral students to pursue a wide spectrum of career opportunities. Here are some links to the AHA Career Diversity for Historians project: Main […]

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  • Teaching and Learning Center Course Planning Workshops and New TLC Guides

    Friday 8/19, 10am-2pm, Rooms 9204/5 Monday 8/22 12pm-4pm, Rooms 9204/5 Tuesday 8/23 3pm-7pm, Room 9204   Please join the Teaching and Learning Center staff for one of three course planning workshops on August 19, 22, or 23. Whether this is your first time teaching or […]

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  • Vote on ratification starts today!

    Dear PSC Members: You will receive an email tomorrow, Monday, from the American Arbitration Associationwith the information you need in order to vote on ratification of the proposed new contract. Watch your email for a message; voting instructions will be in the message and are […]

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  • GC Support for Students Impacted by Orlando Shooting

    The Graduate Center’s Student Counseling Service at the Wellness Center joins with the rest of the nation in mourning following this past weekend’s mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.  We reject acts of hatred in all  forms and reaffirm our support and […]

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  • June 20 – Board of Trustees Public Hearing about their proposed ‘expressive conduct’ policy

    Ask your students to attend the Board of Trustees Public Hearing about their proposed ‘expressive conduct’ policy that will severely curtail the right to free speech and assembly at CUNY.   Date/time: Monday June 20th at 5pm Location: Hostos Community College, 3rd floor cafeteria, 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx NY […]

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  • New Film and Book by History Alumna Explore the Infamous Kitty Genovese Murder

      “The Witness,” a new documentary about the murder of Kitty Genovese, looks at how the infamous case gathered the fears and prejudices of New Yorkers during a transformative moment in the city’s history — becoming, in the misleading, sensational coverage that followed, a powerful […]

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  • Apartment-mate sought by student

    Incoming PhD Program in History student, Adam Kocurek, seeks apartment-mate. His budget is 600-1000 dollars a month, month and he would prefer to to be within a 20-25 minute commute to the graduate center. He is comfortable living with people of any gender identity, and is clean and […]

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  • Summer Programming at the Graduate Center Teaching and Learning Center

    Course Planning Consultations Need help constructing a syllabus? Crafting an assignment? Selecting and staging readings? Setting up a course blog or website? The Teaching and Learning Center is here to help. Beginning immediately, individual course planning consultations are available with TLC staff. We are happy […]

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  • Sean Robertson wins 2016 New York State History Teacher of the Year

    The National History Teacher of the Year Award recognizes outstanding K–12 American history teachers across the country. National Winner receives a $10,000 prize presented at an award ceremony in their honor in New York City. State winners receive a $1,000 prize and an archive of […]

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