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Professor Carmen Martínez-Roldán Wins the Edward B. Fry Book Award 

This past December, Professor Carmen Martínez-Roldán and her co-authors, Evelyn Arizpe, from The University of Glasgow and Teresa Colomer from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, received the Edward B. Fry Book Award at the Literary Research Association Conference in California. The award is given to Literary Research Association members who author …

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Mark Oleszko Reflects on Writing and Performing with the Lincoln Center College Cabaret 

by Sandra Forlemu for Music & Music Education When and how did you start playing the piano? I started playing piano really young – when I was 4! My parents enrolled me in a group music class for toddlers, but at that point I wasn’t ready to take it seriously. I started taking actual private …

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Ed.M Student Spearheads Community Art Projects Around the World 

Max Levi Frieder, is an Ed.M student at Teachers College and founder of Artolution, who has harnessed his own skills along with his knowledge from the Art & Art Education program to expand art projects around the world that have the power to heal and transform communities. Mr. Frieder has worked on hundreds of art projects in numerous …

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Three Star English Education Students Look Back on Receiving the New Teacher Award 

The New Teacher Award is given in recognition of outstanding performance in student teaching, excellence in scholarship, and service to the College. This award is granted annually to an individual student or in cases of equal merit may be shared by up to three equally deserving recipients. Last year’s awards were announced this past summer …

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Weekly Senatorial Update from Drew Coles 

Hi TC Arts and Humanities Community! A week ago, we had our last Student Senate session of the year. At that meeting, seven bills were passed. The C&T Info Session Bill sponsored an event on December 10th. The Diversity Conversations Bill is in support of 10 dates …

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A&H in the City Recap 

We at A&H had a wonderful time with at our first A&H in the City Event! We were so lucky to have engaged with such a thoughtful and caring community of alumni. We also couldn't keep the day to ourselves, so here for you to enjoy is the full Storify roundup! We were also lucky …

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Breathing within the History: The Ever Evolving History of Macy 55 Studio 

By Sohee Koo During two years I worked as a 3D fellow at Teachers College, I was fortunate to witness the gradual process and new changes that converted the sculpture studio, Macy 55, to a new Fab lab space. Our program director Dr. Judith Burton’s long journey and vision is to transform the …

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Teachers College’s Evelyn Troester DeGraf and the Ghostlight Chorus Win Third Prize at International Chamber Choir Competition 

By Evelyn Troester DeGraf, Ed.M. GHOSTLIGHT Chorus, a New York based, mixed chamber choir directed by Evelyn Troester DeGraf,  recently won third prize in their first-ever competition at the 14th International Chamber Choir Competition Marktoberdorf in Marktoberdorf, Germany. The competition, which has been held in Marktoberdorf every two years since 1989, has hosted over 200 amateur …

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The Program in Bilingual Bicultural Education Introduces a New Special Education Track 

A constant struggle for educators these days in urban and multicultural contexts is how to meet the needs of students from diverse backgrounds. For a small gathering of 15 interested guests, a glance at a new track in the Program for Bilingual Bicultural Education explained how they planned to meet these needs. “We are looking …

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#HipHopMusicEd 

It's never too late to seek out inspiration. Click on the link below to hear some smooth and thought-provoking hip-hop tunes from Frank Ocean, Kendrick Lamar, Busta Rhymes, De La Soul and others. Listen to the #HipHopMusicEd Playlist here, if you'd like. Happy listening!

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Alumna Shaireen Rasheed Explores Sexuality, Islam and the War on Terror in Current Work 

By Tim Ignaffo Shaireen Rasheed is a Professor at LIU-Post and has been a visiting scholar for the 2014-2015 academic year at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School. Shaireen Rasheed is a Professor at LIU-Post and has been a visiting scholar for the 2014-2015 academic year at the Center …

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Fostering Regional Ties: Applied Linguistics Student at the Second Asian Association for Language Assessment Conference in Bangkok 

By Rongchan Lin How do we evaluate language assessment using ‘fairness’ and ‘justice’? In his engaging address at the 2nd Annual Asian Association for Language Assessment (AALA) Conference, Professor Antony Kunnan, President of AALA, prompted the audience to think about how language assessment should be fair to test takers, and how institutions …

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Embedded: Alyson Greenfield in the Creativity and Problem Solving Music Education Class 

As a newcomer to Teachers College, I did not know what to expect when walking into Professor Randall Allsup’s Creativity and Problem Solving in Music Education class.  When entering the light-filled room, I was greeted by a couple of grand pianos, an inviting, semi-circle of chairs, and an excited buzz among the students. …

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Music Ed Students Perform at State of the College 

By Linda Flores, Academic Secretary for the Music & Music Education Program Fall semester was well underway when President Susan Fuhrman presented the State of the College address to a cross section of the TC community in Cowin Auditorium. She spoke glowingly of the many accomplishments by TC faculty, staff, and students in the past …

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Weekly Senatorial Update from Drew X Coles 

Two resolutions were passed at the last meeting; The Fees Must Fall Resolution and the Resolution on Recognition of the Lenape. The #FeesMustFall campaign and resolution recognize that many benefits come for those who access higher education. However, the price of that education has consistently increased. The Resolution on …

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TC Alumna EY Zipris Brings Passion for New York City History to A&H in the City 

Studying English literature at Yeshiva University’s Stern College, EY Zipris originally planned on getting a PhD in the subject and becoming a professor.  However, after taking some time off from school, and beginning to work in Jewish Education, she eventually landed at Teachers College where she completed her EdM in Art Education with a concentration in …

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Weekly Senatorial Update 

Hi members of the Arts and Humanities department! In the video below you'll find an update on TC Senate happenings, bills and quick announcements. I'd also urge you to watch the video in its entirety. We've included a few moments of outtakes that my team and I thought were hilarious. As always, I wish you a …

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Arts & Humanities Newsletter from your Student Senators  ☆

Hi I am Drew Coles, the 2015-2016 Doctoral Senator for Arts & Humanities. Simply put, I would like to be a contributing voice in the TC arena with the interests of my home department of Arts and Humanities in mind. Together, we can find a way to make our experiences, take-always, and communal impact the very best they …

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Fall into Music Program Announces Openings for the TC Adult Community 

The eighth annual Fall into Music Program, beginning this October through December 2015, is seeking participants for the fall course cycle. The program features free Music Lessons for the TC Adult Community taught in conjunction with Music and Music Education’s Teaching Applied Music course.

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A&H in the City Alumni Event Series Opens November 7 at Museum of the City of New York 

The Department of Arts & Humanities hosts its first A&H in the City event on November 7th at from 1pm-4pm time at the beautiful Museum of the City of New York. The event is free and open to TC Alumni from the A&H department.

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