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Call for Master’s Student Proposals Deadline Approaches 

The deadline to turn in proposals to present at the 2nd Annual Bilingual/Bicultural Ed. & Applied Linguistics/TESOL Student Symposium is this Friday, March 13, by 5pm EST. This year's conference theme is “Language Instruction & Learning: Field Applications.”

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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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Paper Presentations at the 2013 Diversity in Research and Practice Conference  ☆

This past Friday and Saturday, April 19th and 20th, Teachers College held its 2013 Diversity in Research and Practice Conference (DiRP).

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Viva Harlem U: Black and Puerto Rican Students and the Transformation of City College 

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Cancelled: “Ella Baker: Radical Educator with Harlem Roots” 

CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED Due to a severe winter storm in Chicago, Prof. Ransby was unable to make the trip to New York for this event. We are working now to reschedule and hope that you will join us at a later date this spring. Please join us for the first lecture of the Educating Harlem …

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Thinking Through Drawing Symposium: Practice Into Knowledge  ☆

In a weekend that brought together leaders in such diverse fields as medicine, architecture, textile design and cognitive science and gave them a commonality, the Art and Art Education Department’s recent Thinking Through Drawing Symposium was a ground-breaking event and the first of its kind in the nation.  “This has been a long time coming,” …

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Dead Poets to Dangerous Minds: A Social Studies Film Class  ☆

A unique course offered in the Social Studies program this summer at Teachers College provided students with the opportunity to look at educationally themed films from a fresh angle. The class, called "Dangerous Minds, Dead Poets, and Democratic(?) Education on the Silver Screen," allowed participants to examine how these films can shape teachers’ ideas of …

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TC Student Activists: TC represents at the Save Our Schools March and National Call to Action in Washington DC 

July 30, 2011 was a sweltering day in Washington DC, but the heat didn’t dampen the spirits of the thousands of teachers, parents, students, and activists who traveled from across the country to protest education policies they say are demoralizing teachers and reducing the profession to little more than “teaching to the test.” After rendezvousing …

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To Be Heard: Giving young people a voice through poetry  ☆

“Power writing is about taking control of your life in this world. It’s about using the power you have that people absolutely do not want you to use.” This quote from To Be Heard director, producer, and teacher Roland Legiardi-Laura sums up the essence of why he and his fellow power writing teachers place so …

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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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The Society for the History of Children and Youth Conference: June 23-25 at TC 

The Society for the History of Children and Youth’s sixth biennial conference, “The State of Children: Politics and Policies of Childhood in Global Perspective,” will take place on June 23-25, 2011 at Teachers College. Admission for TC students and faculty is free of charge.

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The Department of Arts & Humanities Announces a New Blog 

As we ramp up for The Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation in Education Symposium, being held April 28th & 29th at Teachers College, the Department of Arts & Humanities announces a new blog dedicated entirely to news and updates pertaining to the Symposium.

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The Latest Issue of Ecogradients, “Territorialities,” is live (and throwing a party) 

Just a quick announcement: the Territorealities issue is now up on the Ecogradients website. It's looking like our deepest issue to date, and we're having a get-together to celebrate: THIS FRIDAY (March 4th), from 3-5pm @ Teachers College, in Horace Mann 152. We'll be very excited to host a special presentation from renegade philosopher Chris …

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Facing History and Ourselves Presents Findings at TC 


Reposted from Social Studies & Education. Written by Kate.

On Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 Dr. Dennis Barr of Facing History and Ourselves presented the findings of Facing History’s National Professional Development and Evaluation Project at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City. The President of Teachers College, Susan Fuhrman, attended the event and gave the opening remarks for the symposium. Kevin Feinberg of …

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TC-Created Curriculum Wins Award! 


Reposted from Social Studies & Education. Written by Sandy.

Let Freedom Swing: Conversations on Jazz and Democracy” has won the Cine Golden Eagle Award! From the website: Twice a year, CINE accepts submissions for consideration of the CINE Golden Eagle Award through the CINE Golden Eagle Film & Video Competition. The competition, conducted by a unique multi-stage jury process, functions much like academic …

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Ecogradients 

ecogradients.com is a small, online publication venture dedicated to facilitating a collaborative exploration of disciplinary boundaries, patterns of cultural (re)production, and interrelational architectures, crossing subject matters, methods of inquiry, styles of (re)presentation, and spatio-temporal scales. By collapsing and compounding traditional objects, techniques and media, we intend to allow new discursive possibilities to emerge …

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Event Summary: The Ins and Outs of Interdisciplinary Research 

On Wednesday, September 22nd the Arts & Humanities Department kicked off a series of events aiming to explore and deepen the links between programs in our department (the largest and in many respects most diverse at Teachers College).  Under the theme of “The Ins and Outs of Interdisciplinary Research,” William Gaudelli (Associate Professor of Social …

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Event: The Ins and Outs of Interdisciplinary Research 

The Department of Arts and Humanities welcomes you to the first of a series of events exploring the nature of interdisciplinary research as it occurs within our department and across the college. William Gaudelli (Associate Professor of Social Studies and Education) and Megan Laverty (Associate Professor of Philosophy and Education) will be discussing the following …

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