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The Digital GC: 2014-2015 Year-End Showcase

Please join us on May 19th 2015 for a special event at the Graduate Center showcasing the innovative and diverse digital projects initiated during the 2014-2015 academic year! Presentations will be given by: the Digital Praxis Seminar, the GC Digital Fellows, Provost’s Digital Innovation Grantees, the New Media Lab, the Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate […]

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MEDIA RES #1: lightning talks by NYC graduate students on DH projects

(in English & literary studies) 2:00 – 3:30 pm Friday, May 8th, 2015 CUNY Graduate Center, Room C415A NYC has more graduate students executing projects in the digital humanities than perhaps anywhere else in the world. Even so, few venues exist that make visible the diverse set of methods, philosophies, and inquiries that drive this […]

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Syllabus–Experimental Pedagogy: Process, Growth, Mindfulness towards Autonomy (applicable for all levels)– this course is not currently offered

Course: Process, Growth, Mindfulness to Autonomy (applicable for all levels) Instructor: Esther Michelle Gabay                                       Email: or Office hours: Mon 1:30-3:00 & Thurs 1:30-3:00 in C327 Mailbox location: C309  Required Texts                                                                                     Course Description Freshman Composition II is an introductory course designed to strengthen and arm you, the students, with academic […]

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Fri., May 1 | Knowledge Visualization: From Abstract Space to Real Impact

André Skupin San Diego State University When: Friday, May 1, 2015, 12:30‐13:30 Where: Rm C415A, Concourse Level, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York In recent years, visualization has solidly established itself within the mainstream of contemporary society. From social media platforms to news outlets and academic publication channels, information is now routinely […]

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CUNY #remixthediss participants featured on #Alt-Academy

#Alt-Academy has just published a second cluster of essays focusing on innovative dissertation projects in its new section on graduate education. One of the essays is a collaboratively written piece by Cathy Davidson, Jade Davis, Gregory Donovan, Amanda Licastro, and Nick Sousanis, all of whom participated in last fall’s #remixthediss event. Don’t miss it!

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Upcoming Intellectual Publics Event with Saidiya Hartman and Ann Cvetkovich

Hi all, Just wanted to post about an upcoming event hosted by the new Intellectual Publics initiative, which promises to be outstanding. Ann Cvetkovich’s Depression, like Eve Sedgwick’s A Dialogue on Love, was, for me, a crucial guide for navigating the emotional impasses and obstacles of graduate education and intellectual life–a much needed alternative perspective to Gregory Colon Semenza’s Graduate […]

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Metawriting: collaborative assessment

Hi all, I follow Deanna Mascle’s Metawriting blog, and I found something that resonates with Group Two’s presentation. Mascle is a doctoral candidate at Morehead State, and she reflects really interestingly on, in her words,  “writing pedagogy, agency and efficacy, and teaching with technology.” She recently wrote a piece on collaborative assessment that I loved. […]

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Howard Rheingold Offering Online Course on Cooperation and Co-Learning

Hi everyone, For anyone who wants more theory about co-learning, Howard Rheingold (father of Mamie, who visited our class) has retired from UC Berkeley and Stanford but is still running some low cost (I believe) courses online, on his own.  If you haven’t had your fill of co-learning theory, he’s leading conversations about all the […]

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