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Natural Selections  ☆

The first Art & Art Education exhibition of the semester, Natural Selections was on view from January 27th through February 14th in the Macy Art Gallery. New York painters Nate Sensel and Louise Brooks were invited by TC curator, Ashley Mask, to entwine their work in a way that would evoke the theme of the …

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TC’s Philosophy and Education Program Well Represented at MASPES 2014  ☆

The 2014 meeting of the Middle Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society (MASPES) will take place on February 8th at the University of Scranton. The theme of this year’s conference was “Opening Philosophy of Education: Examining purposes, practices and possibilities.” In keeping with this theme, we decided to open up proposals to explore a broad range …

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An Educator’s Commitment: Harlem, Black Parents, and Teacher Unionism ~ Featuring Jonna Perrillo  ☆

This Wednesday, February 5th, Teachers College will be hosting its fourth lecture in the Educating Harlem: Histories of Learning and Schooling in an American Community series. “The point of this lecture series is to provide people with historical perspective,” said Ansley Erickson, director of the Educating Harlem series and Assistant Professor of History and Education …

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Have a happy and safe holiday from Arts & Humanities  ☆

The Arts and Humanities department expressed gratitude to its faculty and staff yesterday with their holiday party held from 1-3pm in Macy Gallery. Faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the end of the semester.  Entertainment included a pair of acrobats who dazzled attendees with their outfits and juggling skills, as well as a group sing-along …

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Teachers College Hosts The 3rd International Conference on Drawing, Cognition and Education  ☆

In collaboration with Thinking Through Drawing and the Drawing Research Network, Teachers College warmly welcomed participants to the Third International Conference on Drawing, Cognition and Education Thursday, October 24th. This exclusive event attracted educators, students and professional artists from around the world to engage in a series of workshops dedicated to the art of drawing. …

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EVENT: Teaching Writing to Reluctant Writers 

What would entice students in the English Education Department to hang out at Teachers College until 9pm on a Wednesday night? No, not free food (although there was a dinner involved). The real star of the night at the English Education Department's October 23rd event was the magnetic guest speaker Jeff Anderson. While working as …

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Charles Payne Lectures at TC: Burying the Image of ‘the Wounded Negro’  ☆

If haven't read about it already here is a link Even if you have, another read will be worthwhile!

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Doing and Undergoing: Art Installations Unveiled At Last  ☆

Does it seem as if art is pleasantly hanging above, protruding towards, and enveloping you lately? This semester the college has been temporarily transformed into a gallery as part of Teachers College’s 125th anniversary! Amongst the hidden stairwells, basement corners, and foyer walls, 22 art sites have been installed across 4 buildings to showcase TC’s …

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EVENT: Pedagogy of Social Imagination in Language Learning/Teaching 

This Thursday, November 7, the Bilingual/Bicultural Education program, a part of the Department of Arts and Humanities will be hosting a symposium titled Pedagogy of Social Imagination in Language Learning and Teaching. The symposium, which will last from 10a.m-12p.m and take place in Grace Dodge 277, focuses on the "multidimensional treatment of language learning and …

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Charles Payne: Whatever Happened to the Negro Question? Educational Discourse and the Lost Question of Race  ☆

Students growing up in poverty show compromised academic performance by almost every conceivable metric. Poor children enter school behind their wealthier peers, and most never catch up. The situation can seem hopeless, and teachers may find themselves asking: Are there some students so debilitated by poverty that they simply can’t be helped by our current …

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Latin American Philosophy of Education Society  ☆

What is Latin American philosophy of education? That’s the theme of a symposium scheduled for November 1st and 2nd at Teachers College. “It’s a genuine question,” explained Ph.D. candidate Jason Wozniak. “We’re not out to define the answer.” The symposium was organized by the Latin American Philosophy of Education Society (LAPES), a student group affiliated …

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Thinking Through Drawing: Drawing with Morgan  ☆

In anticipation of the Thinking Through Drawing art symposium hosted by Teachers College this October, the Macy Gallery is currently adorned with four prominent drawing installations. Upon entering the gallery a bold black wall draws you in, entrancing you with its intricate white squiggles that wrap around one another. This, your introduction to the exhibition, …

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The TC Jazz Collective 

The Music and Music Education program at Teachers College plays host to a variety of individuals who are not only passionate about the arts and music education but are also, themselves, excellent musicians. As an educational space for talented musicians who have common interests and goals, Teachers College is in many ways a perfect environment …

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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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Talk Back to the Internet  ☆

Talk Back to the Internet: a making workshop event. Organized by Sean Justice & Richard Jochum, and sponsored by the Myers Media Art Studio, Program in Art & Art Education. Led by Don Miller, an artist and learning designer.


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On Saturday, April 27, we held a fabulous event called Talk Back to the Internet, led by Don Miller from the Institute of Play. The purpose of the workshop was to explore the material of the Internet, the code, in order to create our own participatory drawing application. By the end of the day — …

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Celebration of Maria Torres-Guzman’s Scholarship  ☆

On Friday, May 3rd and Saturday, May 4th the Program in Bilingual/Bicultural Education invited current students, graduates, faculty and colleagues from across Teachers College to join in celebrating the career and legacy of Professor Maria Torres-Guzman on the occasion of her retirement. A two-day conference sponsored by the Blue Sky Asian-American Research Foundation along with the Arts & Humanities …

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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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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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Student Spotlight: Christine de Michele  ☆

Singer-songwriter, interdisciplinary artist and Master’s of Music Education student, Christine de Michele, blurs the lines between art forms, musical genres and performance practices. Join her on a visual and musical journey at her Master’s Recital Fast Forward Play Pause on Friday, May 11th at 7 p.m. in Milbank Chapel.

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Racial Literacy Roundtable: Monday, February 13, 2012  ☆

The Language of Race with Lauren Kelly (English Education Doctoral Student) and Miyo Tubridy (English Education MA alumna), Monday, February 13, 2012, 6-8 pm, Horace Mann 152.

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