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Preview: Racial Literacy Roundtable, March 11 

The next Racial Literacy Roundtable: Youth Education and Systems will be March 11, 2015. The featured speaker will be Tammy Arnstein on "Positionality and Privilege in Education Research: Race, Risks, and Responsibilities."

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History Education in Practice Series Opens with Roundtable on “Youth, Identity and the Power of History” 

On Tuesday, February 3, 2015, the Center on History and Education (CHE) and the Program in Social Studies Education launched the History Education in Practice Series with a roundtable, “Youth, Identity and the Power of History: Insights Gained from the Out-of-School Space.”

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Eric Oberstein (M.A. ’09) Wins GRAMMY for Best Latin Jazz Album 

Oberstein produced “The Offense of the Drum,” featuring Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. Eric Oberstein (M.A. ’09) is an arts administrator, musician, educator, consultant, and co-chair of the inaugural Alumni Committee for the Program in Arts Administration at Teachers College. And now, he can add GRAMMY and Latin-GRAMMY winner to his list. …

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Preview: 36th Annual NYS TESOL Applied Linguistics Winter Conference  ☆

Applied Lingustics/TESOL alumna Dr Santoi Wagner headlines the NYS TESOL Applied Linguistics Winter Conference, held at Teachers College on March 7.

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TC, Philosophy and Education, Well-represented at MASPES 2015 

The 2015 meeting of the Middle Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society (MASPES) took place on February 7, 2015 at the Guttman Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY). The theme of this year’s conference, “Education and Public Spaces,” was inspired by the life and work of Maxine Greene, herself a past president …

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Music Ed Student Mark Oleszko to Perform at Lincoln Center 

Mark Oleszko, MA student in TC's Music Ed program, will perform at the David Rubinstein Atrium at Lincoln Center on Friday, February 27 as part of the Lincoln Center College Cabaret. Oleszko was chosen by online vote as one of six artists to perform. Watch Matthew Sherrod and Shaunice Alexander sing Oleszko's song "Thinking Ahead."

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Getting Hyperallergic: Arts Administration Distinguished Speaker Series  ☆

It’s a graduate student’s dream to engage with industry professionals in an informal setting, to listen as they regale stories of their professional journey. Sometimes, it’s the anecdotes that offer the most insight. Sometimes, it’s a cautionary tale or lesson learned from a mistake that prove to be invaluable.

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CPP Cafe: What Keeps Us Locked In? 

Don't miss the next installment of the Civic Participation Project at Teachers College, "CPP Cafe: What Keeps Us Locked In?" on Wednesday, February 18, 11:30-1p at 109 Zankel. Topics will include racism, classism, ableism, sexism, heterosexism, and more.

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TESOL/AL Roundtable’s Fall 2014 Research Forum, a Relaxed and Lively Event  ☆

This November marked the first research forum of the year for the student-led TESOL and AL Roundtable group. Roundtable Co-chairs, Mariana Cruz and Stacy Hall, organized the function during the fall semester. “It’s a good chance for peers to present research in a relaxed setting,” Ms. Cruz said. She explained that it not only supports …

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Alumnus Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. (2012) Selected as New President of Creighton University  ☆

photo courtesy of Creighton University Creighton University has named Teachers College alumnus Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. (2012) as their new President. In a written statement, Scott Heider, a member of the search committee and chair of the Heider College of Business Board, said, Fr. Hendrickson brings a keen understanding of the value of a …

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2015 APPLE Lecture 

The Applied Linguistics (AL) and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Program hosts their annual APPLE Lecture on Friday, February 6. This year’s speaker is Professor James Paul Gee, the Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies and Regents’ Professor at Arizona State University. Professor Gee’s evening lecture is titled, “Language, the …

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Macy Gallery’s Gunduz and Turow Exhibit, through February 13 

Macy Gallery’s first exhibit of 2015 is "Gunduz & Turow: Years In The Making." The clay works of the artists, Erol Gunduz and Gabe Turow, are a response to their respective experiences in 3D design and music composition, and form a visual record of their thought processes during their final years of doctoral study. The …

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Happy Holidays 

Tucked away on the fourth floor of Macy Hall, faculty, staff and students of the Department of Arts and Humanities gathered to celebrate their annual holiday party. The modern installations of Macy Art Gallery mingled with buckets of colorful candy canes lining red and white draped tables. This month’s exhibition featured selected Teachers College student …

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Conversation and a Film with the Association of Latin American Students 

Five years ago, it would have been a scarce sight to find Latin American art on display in popular New York museums. Now due to recent economic proliferation in the region, it seems Latino art is springing up around the city. “This is an evolving thing,” says Pilar Riofrio, president of Association of Latin American …

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The Case for Expansive Learning with Bilingual Education 

“Hao Hao, what did you create?” “He didn’t create a landscape. He made a hand,” a friend says. “That is the giant’s hand,” says Hao Hao. “Why did you think of a giant’s hand as the landscape?” “It’s Buddha’s magic palm,” Hao Hao says as he gestures to the teacher candidate. “What’s Buddha’s magic palm?” …

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Student Spotlight: Rongchan Lin Attends Youth Assembly at the United Nations  ☆

It seemed that for Rongchan Lin, pursuing social entrepreneurship is a life goal that is as important as completing her doctoral studies in the Applied Linguistics program at Teachers College.  Nominated by the Overseas Singaporean Unit and selected by the National Youth Council of Singapore, Lin became one of two Singapore delegates to participate in …

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Racial Literacy Roundtable: Radical Listening with Youth  ☆

What does it mean to truly listen to students? How can we create spaces where students feel listened to? How can listening lead to culturally responsive pedagogy? These questions and more were discussed by participants in the February 27th Racial Literacy Roundtable at Teachers College. Teacher educator and literacy coach Noah Asher Golden led the …

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Arts & Humanities End of Year Faculty Meeting 

The final Arts & Humanities Faculty meeting of the year included a celebration of Professor Maria Torres-Guzman's retirement and a brief presentation of all that went on at the conference held in her honor. Professor Torres-Guzman gracefully thanked her colleagues and the department, and, despite being an outgoing faculty member, expressed her solidarity with the …

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Dr. Khalil Muhammad Visits TC  ☆

Citing Lewis Lapham’s claim in “Ignorance of Things Past” that Americans have “a wonderful talent for grand simplification,” Dr. Muhammad made an unimpeachable case for the significance of history, archival work, and the Schomburg center in undoing at least a century of historical oversimplification of the black experience in America, and the American experience writ …

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‘Spearheading Debate: Culture Wars & Uneasy Truces’, with Steven Dubin  ☆

"As South Africa's democracy matures, this book analyses the following questions: how does the state mediate between traditional tribal authority and constitutional law in matters such as initiation customs or the rights of women, children and gay people? "

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