When Demetri Kapetanakos took his English 101 class to the theatre last fall, they had incredible reflections to share about Suzan-Lori Parks‘s “The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World: AKA The Negro Book of the Dead.” Please find them below, and while you’re combing through the wealth of insight in […]
What are you willing to risk for your education? For the major you would like to study, or your preferred career? What would you risk to follow your path, or pursue your dreams? The inaugural cohort of LaGuardia Mellon Humanities Scholars has been grappling with these questions during the 2016-2017 academic year, while exploring this […]
Wednesday, April 26, 2:30 pm LaGuardia Black Box Theater, Room M-122 Join the LaGuardia Mellon Humanities Scholars program for a panel of LaGuardia alumni going to four-year colleges and graduate school. Find out more about their stories, paths through education, and ask questions! There will be food. All are welcome.
In the fall, I applied for and was awarded a mini-grant from the Teaching and Learning Center at the Graduate Center to use in my Spring history course. I planned to use the grant to take my students on a field trip to the Museum of Chinese in America to model part of a scaffolded personalized research […]
The LaGuardia Mellon Humanities Scholars will be going to MoMA PS1 on Sunday, March 5. There are currently three special exhibits at MoMA PS1, through March 5: Sascha Braunig: Shivers Projects 105: Cinthia Marcelle Mark Leckey: Containers and Their Drivers At 3:00 pm on March 5, “Sunday Sessions presents a new lecture-performance by Mark Leckey commissioned […]
The LaGuardia Mellon Humanities Scholars will be attending the upcoming performance of Passing Strange at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on Friday, January 27, at 8:00 pm. Passing Strange An autobiography of a young African-American artist in search of himself, on an artistic journey of self-discovery through Europe. From singer-songwriter and performance artist Stew comes PASSING […]
The LaGuardia Mellon Humanities Scholars will be going to see Sorry, by Shook Ones, at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on Friday, January 20, at 8:00 pm. Sorry by Shook Ones A Story of Love, Hip-hop & hustle Directed by Mauricio Salgado Sorry is a multimedia theatrical experience that utilizes dance, spoken word and projection […]