When you are asked to talk about yourself as a person, where do you start? I always felt I knew myself as a person pretty well, but if asked to write a personal statement for a specific position, I found myself stumped. Where should I begin? What interesting story do I have to tell? After […]
MLA 2018: Advancing the Field: Connecting Humanities Graduate Education and Community College Tea...
Please see below for an overview of the 2018 MLA session co-hosted by the CUNY Humanities Alliance. Feel free to contact Elizabeth Alsop (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions, and hope to see some of you there! MLA Session 453: Advancing the Field: Connecting Humanities Graduate Education and Community College Teaching Saturday, January 6th, 8:30-11:30am (Hilton, Concourse […]
Teaching (the Humanities) at Community Colleges: Thoughts from CUNY Faculty By Elizabeth Alsop Last Fall, I attended a talk by Kingsborough Community College professor Lourdes Follins, who presented her research on the experience of historically underrepresented faculty at CUNY’s community colleges. Her findings were illuminating, and often alarming. But one of the most memorable […]