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Spotlight on Antonia Abram: Ph.D. Student and The Children’s Aid Society Arts Director  ☆

Antonia is a doctoral student in History and Education, and is the Arts Director for The Children’s Aid Society, one of the nation’s largest non-sectarian agencies, founded to serve New York City’s neediest children.

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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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Interactive Museums: Unique Ways of Eliciting Responses to Art  ☆

The second day of the Creativity, Play, and the Imagination across Disciplines conference at Teachers College began with a panel discussion on innovative museum practices in Horace Mann 146. An audience compromised of mostly museum employees; staff from the UK’s Tate, as well as personnel from New York’s American Museum of Natural History, listened to …

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History Lessons and Games: How can they work together?  ☆

The Teachers College Creativity, Play, and Imagination three-day conference got underway May 26, 2011. After an opening dialogue about creativity and change with TC’s emerita professor Dr. Maxine Greene and the University of Michigan’s Dr. Fred Goodman, participants had lunch and broke into groups to attend lectures, workshops and panel discussions. In Horace Mann 152, …

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Conference Happenings  ☆

Arts & Humanities students and faculty are in heavy rotation this season, presenting at the world’s leading academic conferences. Stay tuned for a series of articles that will recap these presentations and investigate TC’s impact on academia today.

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Rosetta Stone on Campus! 

The Rosetta Stone is finally here! Brought to you by the Student Senate, the Rosetta Stone language learning software is now available for your use here at Teachers College. This award winning program uses a method that mirrors the way first languages are learned. Through this software, you will be able to study English, Spanish …

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Facing History and Oursleves NYC Events on Religious Freedom and Democracy – Save the Date 

“To Bigotry No Sanction, to Persecution No Assistance"—So wrote George Washington in a landmark letter to the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1790. Drawing on this classic exchange about religious freedom, Facing History and Ourselves now begins a public dialogue on the nature of citizenship, religious liberty, and equality in a democracy. Please …

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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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CLASS: Teaching About Africa With Film and Service Learning 

Teaching About Africa With Film and Service Learning (Currently listed as Service Learning: The African Context) Instructor: Ellen Livingston A&HW 5050.003 (CRN 51863) Intended primarily for pre-service and in-service secondary teachers, this course will examine the broad themes of African history and a variety of current issues that demand attention in today’s classrooms.  The course …

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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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History of Education Society Annual Meeting 

Calling Fellow Graduate Students in Education, History, & related fields: Please join us for the History of Education Society annual meeting in Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 4-7, 2010 Highlights Include: * A special presentation by Bernard Bailyn, one of our nation's eminent historians, about his contributions to the history of education * Excellent training and networking …

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Academic Resource Guide 

Teachers College online resources can be a difficult to find because of the vast amount of material that is available. If you've ever tried looking for a specific topic within the TC online world, you know that it can be a confusing place. But there's no need to despair- A&H's Academic Resource guide can help! …

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Applications for Preceptorships in the Humanities and Social Sciences 

Dear Ph.D students, The Center for the Core Curriculum is now accepting applications for teaching in Core beginning in Fall 2011. See the applications for a Contemporary Civilization Preceptorship and a Literature Humanities Preceptorship. The deadline for submission of applications to the Center for the Core Curriculum (202 Hamilton Hall) is Friday, November …

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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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