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Thursday, October 18 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
CUNY Humanities Alliance Graduate Student and Faculty Mentor Experience

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Join the CUNY Humanities Alliance for a discussion about community college student-centered teaching and learning in the humanities and social sciences! In this roundtable discussion, LaGuardia Community College Faculty Mentors and Graduate Teaching Fellows from The Graduate Center will discuss their experiences in the CUNY Humanities Alliance program. Their discussion will highlight new insights that resulted from their work with their mentors and mentees, and how their experience in the CUNY Humanities Alliance program helped them develop professionally.

The discussion will address questions such as:
  • What new insights were gained as a result of your work with your mentee or mentor? What kinds of connections have been forged between community college faculty, doctoral students, and undergraduates in the first two years of this program?
  • What does it mean to teach the humanities at a community college? How do doctoral students translate their specialized research into their teaching of introductory and general education courses? In recalling your development as a lecturer/instructor, what do you think is the greatest benefit this experience provided you as a mentor or a mentee?
  • What are the lessons of this program so far for doctoral education and the future of the professoriate, at the Graduate Center and beyond?
 



Speakers
avatar for Cheri Carr

Cheri Carr

Associate Professor, LaGuardia
avatar for Inés Vañó García

Inés Vañó García

Mellon CUNY Humanities Alliance Graduate Teacher Fellow, The Graduate Center
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Demetrios Kapetanakos

Associate Professor of English, LaGuardia Community College
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Jonathan Kwan

Ph.D. Candidate, Humanities Alliance Teaching Fellow, CUNY Graduate Center
Preferred gender pronouns: He/him/hisBio: Jonathan is a philosophy Ph.D. candidate at The Graduate Center, CUNY, a Humanities Alliance Teaching Fellow, and a fellow at the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics. His research focuses on social and political philosophy, especially... Read More →


Thursday October 18, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
The Graduate Center, Concourse Level 365 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA