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Nov 14 | Writing Human Rights: The Political Imaginaries of Writers of Color

Fitness Class Registration Opens Tomorrow, October 18th at 10:00AM

The Graduate Center offers fitness classes facilitated by the Doctoral Students’ Council and the Student Affairs Office.

Registration opens October 18th at 10:00AM in room 7301. Students, Faculty , Staff and Community Members must register in person at the Student Affairs Office, room 7301. Payment is required prior to registration and before the first class for all classes, see schedule below. Registration is first come, first served. Class will be cancelled if insufficient registration.

$10 registration fee is applicable each semester for Faculty, Staff and Community Members.

Please note: As a result of a newly implemented CUNY financial procedure, all payments for fitness classes must be made at the Bursar window on the 8th floor, room 8105.07. Payment may be made by cash, money order or check made payable to the Graduate Center, CUNY. Credit cards will not be accepted.

To enroll in a class, you will need to pick up a registration form from Students Affairs Office, room 7301, complete it and take it to the Bursar’s Office with payment. You will receive a receipt for the amount paid which then needs to be returned to the Student Affairs Office, room 7301 to officially register for the fitness class(es).

No payments will be accepted at the Student Affairs office.

Fitness equipment is provided.

Hatha Yoga

Bodily postures (asanas), deep relaxation, breath control (pranayama), and mental concentration create a supple and relaxed body, increase vitality and promote radiant health.

Instructor: Hess Kim

Hatha Yoga Session C 12:00-1:00pm (Mondays) $20 GC Students /$65 Faculty-Staff/ $80 Community Members

Nov 5, Nov 12, Nov 26, Dec 3, Dec 10, Dec 17 (no class Nov 19)

Hatha Yoga Session D 12:00-1:00pm (Wednesdays) $20 GC Students/$65 Faculty-Staff/ $80 Community Members

Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 7, Nov 14, Nov 28, Dec 5 (no class Nov 21)

Mindful Yoga: Align and Flow

Relax, refresh, and refocus in this class for all levels. Learn essential poses and move with the breath through flowing sequences that increase balance, strength, and flexibility. Breathing exercises and meditation round out the practice.

Instructor: Michelle Morrison

Mindful Yoga Session B, 5:45-6:45pm (Tuesdays) $20 GC Students/$65 Faculty-Staff/ $80 Community Members

Nov 6, Nov 13, Nov 27, Dec 4, Dec 11, Dec 18 (no class Nov 20)


Pilates improves core strength and balances the muscles around the joints, improving the way the body functions, looks and feels.

Instructor: Jeanette Palmer

Pilates Session D, 4:15-5:30pm (Tuesdays) $35 GC Students/$77 Faculty-Staff/ $95 Community Members

Nov 6, Nov 13, Nov 27, Dec 4, Dec 11, Dec 18 (no class Nov 20)

Pilates Session E, 5:15-6:30pm (Thursdays) $35 GC Students, $77 Faculty-Staff /$95 Community Members

Nov 8, Nov 15, Nov 29, Dec 6, Dec 13, Dec 20 (no class Nov 22)      **Please note new class times!





Deadline Jan 31 | ARC Student Research Awards 2019-2020

ARC Student Research Awards 2019-2020

As part of its effort to encourage student research, the Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC) will be offering a number of Research Fellowships for the coming 2019-2020 academic year. The awards are valued at $4,000 each and are for one semester only. To be eligible, you must be a full-time student who has completed the First Exam but not yet completed the Second Exam at the time of the tenure of the award.

Students who accept this award will join ARC student/faculty research cluster meetings led by ARC Distinguished Fellows from within and outside of the CUNY system working in related areas. They will be required to attend three (3) cluster meetings during the semester. Preference will be given to students whose research interests are congruent with the research themes of the Distinguished Fellowship Program for 2019-2020. The themes are:



Multilingualism & Translation

Global Cities

Critical University Studies

In addition to attending the three cluster meetings, awardees will be required to do the following:

  • Submit a research statement/paper/grant/proposal/annotated bibliography of approximately 10 pages to their ARC student/faculty research cluster at the end of the semester of their tenure.
  • Attendance is compulsory at the weekly ARC seminars for the semester of their tenure (approximately 15 seminars each Thursday 4:30 – 6:30 pm throughout the semester)
  • Moderate one of the weekly faculty Seminars.

Deadline for applying is January 31, 2019.   Students will be notified of the selection committee’s decision by March 15, 2019.

Applications for this award should be sent to: fellowshipapps@gc.cuny.edu

Questions about this award should be sent to: arc@gc.cuny.edu

Student ARC Praxis Application Form 2019-20 Student ARC Fellowship 2019 – Cover Letter

Student ARC Praxis Application Form 2019-20

Nov 14 | IEW 2018 – Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session

As part of International Education Week 2018, the Office of International Students would like to invite you to attend the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session at the Graduate Center!

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships abroad for one academic year to graduate students, young professional, scientists, and artists.  Program participants pursue graduate or professional study, advanced research, or English teaching in schools or universities abroad.  Each year approximately 1,600 Americans traveling to more than 140 countries receive support from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Attend the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session to learn about the types of grants available, eligibility requirements, application components, and the deadlines to apply.  Come to the information session to learn more about the program and to meet the Fulbright Program Advisor at The Graduate Center.

Workshop Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 9206

**To be eligible for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program you must be a U.S. Citizen at the time of application**

Please RSVP for the event by completing the online registration form at: https://goo.gl/forms/UFLcHhArTuJUNnyW2

Due Nov 15 | CfP – Ph.D. Conference Spring Academy 2019

Reminder CfP Spring Academy 2019 (003) Poster_SpAc19

Nov 1 | Equity, Health, & Learning: Social Determinants of Academic Success

Equity, Health, & Learning: Social Determinants of Academic Success

Please join us on Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 12pm to 1pm at The Graduate Center (Room 9204) for a collaborative discussion that will bring together students, faculty and administrators across CUNY to discuss challenges and opportunities that students face outside of the classroom that impact their success inside of the classroom including access to transportation, healthcare, housing and food.Speakers will include Peggy Groce, Former Director, Office of Travel Training, District 75, New York City Department of Education, Nicholas Freudenberg, Distinguished Professor at CUNY School of Public Health, Chris Palmedo, Associate Professor of Media Marketing, & Communications at CUNY School of Public Health, and Jesse Rice-Evans, Ph.D. Student, English, The Graduate Center, CUNY.  This panel, moderated by Futures Initiative Fellows Jessica Murray and Adashima Oyo, is part of The University Worth Fighting For[futuresinitiative.org], a series of workshops that tie student-centered, engaged pedagogical practices to institutional change, race, equality, gender, and social justice.

This event is free but seating is limited so please RSVP soon athttps://bit.ly/2pR0ZpO.

Equity, Health, & Learning: Social Determinants of Academic Success


Nov 2 | Refuse Bodies, Disposable Lives: African Captives and the Deathly Production of the Transatlantic Slave Trade”

The Ph.D. in History program invites you for its second talk in the marquee colloquium series, New World Migrations:

JOBS, Office of Career Planning & Professional Development 10/15

Oct 26 | GC Wellness Center Informational Tabling Breast and Testicular Cancer

Oct 25 | Preparing for the academic job market

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