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Graduate Spotlight: Janice Marciano Nimetz, History and Education  ☆

Janice Marciano Nimetz graduated this May with her PhD in History and Education. Nimetz has taught piano at the Emma Willard School for several years and plans to continue teaching there. Nimetz, who has also studied Musicology, hopes to find more places of intersection for her two passions: music and history.

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This Week at TC: The Society for the History of Children and Youth Conference (June 23-25)  ☆

The Society for the History of Children and Youth is an international scholarly organization that places current controversies involving children in historical perspective. The SHCY’s sixth biennial conference will take place June 23-25 at Teacher’s College. Admission for TC students and faculty is free of charge.

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Rethinking Race: Marybeth Gasman’s Colloquium  ☆

On November 2, Horace Mann 140 filled with students and faculty eager to hear Visiting Professor Marybeth Gasman’s colloquium, entitled Perceptions of Black College Presidents: Black College Presidents’ Perceptions of Self. Marybeth, an Associate Professor of Higher Education at the University of Pennsylvania, captivated the audience with a rich historiography of the depiction of black …

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Introducing A&H’s Visiting Scholars 

The Arts and Humanities Department is thrilled to welcome Visiting Scholars Jen Glaser and Marybeth Gasman, both of whom have joined our department this semester! Jen Glaser, Visiting Scholar in the Program for Philosophy and Education and Faculty at the Mandel Leadership Institute in Jerusalem, has made an impact on three continents by using philosophical …

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Call for Papers: The State of African American Studies 

CALL FOR PAPERS The State of African American Studies:  Methodology, Pedagogy, and Research The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and IRADAC, The Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean at the Graduate Center-CUNY, extend a call for papers for their regular conference on the state of scholarship …

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The Death and Life of the Great American School System: A Review  ☆

"The Death and Life of the Great American School System” has been one of the most talked about books around Teachers College this summer. Having finally digested what this work has to offer, I can understand why. Diane Ravitch writes with the rigor and clarity of a fine historian, about issues that are all too …

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