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The Shed, New York’s new multi-arts center designed to commission, produce, and present all types of performing arts, visual arts, and popular culture will open in Spring 2019. Committed to commissioning new work by a range of artists, their building features versatile spaces for the broadest range of performance, music, visual art, multi-disciplinary work, events, and a free experimental lab for local artists and collectives. Before the building opens, The Shed is producing and presenting a series of new works and community engagement programs throughout New York City. (more…)
Call for Participants: Theater Works! Performance/Playwriting Workshop
on Caregiving at CUNY
Application Deadline: Friday, February 2, 2018, 11:59pm.
The Center for the Humanities and Labor of Care Archive at the Graduate Center, CUNY in collaboration with the Working Theater and PSC-CUNY, is pleased to announce a free 12-week playwriting and performance workshop, TheaterWorks! on Caregiving at CUNY.
Eligibility: The workshop is open to CUNY faculty and staff who are PSC-CUNY or DC37 members involved with the care of an elderly, ill, or disabled family member and who are looking to write about the care relationship, the labor involved, and/or its impact on their life and work.
About TheaterWorks!: TheaterWorks! workshops teach performance and writing skills to working people. Participants write and perform their own short plays based on their work and caregiving experiences, and perform them before an invited audience. The workshop will begin with theater exercises aimed at uncovering the dramatic potential of everyday stories. As the workshop progresses we will experience the power of performance to change our lives. In a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere, TheaterWorks! participants will write their own short plays. The workshop will end with a performance of participants’ work in which you will perform your work alongside professional actors and with the guidance of professional directors. All levels of writers are welcome. (more…)
Diane Yoong (Mellon Digital Publics Fellow) is currently working on an oral history project, Where Are the Asians? Queering the Archives, that is looking to document the lives of queer and/or trans Asian (American)s*, centering on the lives and experiences of women, gender non-conforming, intersex, and trans folks. Please click here for more information about the project.
Diane is looking to interview folks who identify as Asian living in the U.S., women, gender non-conforming, intersex, and/or trans who are 40 years old and older. Diane will be posting these interviews on a dedicated, publicly-accessible website.
If you are interested or think you may know someone who would be interested in participating in this project, please contact Diane at email@example.com.
* Asian (American) is broadly defined, and is NOT restricted to those with citizenship/green-card/legal status to the U.S.
Supported by Andrew W. Mellon Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research at the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY.
The Second Language Acquisition Lab at CUNY Graduate Center is looking for Spanish speakers to participate in two research studies on language processing. Please see below for brief descriptions of each study.
You may qualify to participate in both studies if you meet Group 1 or Group 2 criteria: (more…)
Deadline Sep 15 | Call for Participants: The CUNY Public History Collective Second Annual Conference
The Public History Collective (PHC), an interdisciplinary group based in the History Program at the Graduate Center, CUNY, will hold its second annual conference on Friday, November 17, 2017.
The PHC invites proposals of 500 words or less that engage with this year’s theme: “It’s Not What You Think: Challenging Assumptions Through Public History.” (more…)
Never Submit, Contribute!
The Advocate is currently soliciting articles and essays from the student body for its forthcoming issue. The Advocate serves as the newspaper for the Graduate Center community. We publish six issues a year and reach thousands of readers both within and beyond the GC community.
We accept contributions in the form of articles, reviews, illustrations, and photos from freelance writers, artists, and photographers who are CUNY students, faculty, and staff. (more…)
Open Call for March 27 UN-BANNED all day Forum for all CUNY Students & Faculty + NY Philosophers, Artists from 7 banned countries to present
Monday, March 27
All Day Open Forum
The Graduate Center, CUNY 5th Ave at 34th St., Herald Sq
The Segal Center invites artists, philosophers, students, and faculty from the “banned seven”: Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Syria to share their thoughts and reactions to the recent changes in U.S. immigration policy. (more…)
The Teaching and Learning Center is pleased to invite applications to participate in three Focused Inquiry Groups (FIGs) for the Spring 2017 Semester. Our FIGs will bring together small cadres of Graduate Center students who will collaborate on a research project, with the goal of producing an artifact that will move our community’s engagement with specific pedagogical questions forward. The workload is scoped to between ten and fifteen hours over the remaining of the Spring semester.
Selected participants will work with FIG facilitators on the topics below, and will be paid $200.
The Second Language Acquisition Lab at CUNY Graduate Center is looking for Spanish speakers to participate in a research study examining language change in the Spanish speaking community of New York City.