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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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Preview: Racial Literacy Roundtable, March 11 

The next Racial Literacy Roundtable: Youth Education and Systems will be March 11, 2015. The featured speaker will be Tammy Arnstein on "Positionality and Privilege in Education Research: Race, Risks, and Responsibilities."

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Preview: 36th Annual NYS TESOL Applied Linguistics Winter Conference  ☆

Applied Lingustics/TESOL alumna Dr Santoi Wagner headlines the NYS TESOL Applied Linguistics Winter Conference, held at Teachers College on March 7.

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Music Ed Student Mark Oleszko to Perform at Lincoln Center 

Mark Oleszko, MA student in TC's Music Ed program, will perform at the David Rubinstein Atrium at Lincoln Center on Friday, February 27 as part of the Lincoln Center College Cabaret. Oleszko was chosen by online vote as one of six artists to perform. Watch Matthew Sherrod and Shaunice Alexander sing Oleszko's song "Thinking Ahead."

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Getting Hyperallergic: Arts Administration Distinguished Speaker Series  ☆

It’s a graduate student’s dream to engage with industry professionals in an informal setting, to listen as they regale stories of their professional journey. Sometimes, it’s the anecdotes that offer the most insight. Sometimes, it’s a cautionary tale or lesson learned from a mistake that prove to be invaluable.

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CPP Cafe: What Keeps Us Locked In? 

Don't miss the next installment of the Civic Participation Project at Teachers College, "CPP Cafe: What Keeps Us Locked In?" on Wednesday, February 18, 11:30-1p at 109 Zankel. Topics will include racism, classism, ableism, sexism, heterosexism, and more.

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TESOL/AL Roundtable’s Fall 2014 Research Forum, a Relaxed and Lively Event  ☆

This November marked the first research forum of the year for the student-led TESOL and AL Roundtable group. Roundtable Co-chairs, Mariana Cruz and Stacy Hall, organized the function during the fall semester. “It’s a good chance for peers to present research in a relaxed setting,” Ms. Cruz said. She explained that it not only supports …

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Conversation and a Film with the Association of Latin American Students 

Five years ago, it would have been a scarce sight to find Latin American art on display in popular New York museums. Now due to recent economic proliferation in the region, it seems Latino art is springing up around the city. “This is an evolving thing,” says Pilar Riofrio, president of Association of Latin American …

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Jo-Yu Chen (Music and Music Education Ed.D.C.T. ’05) signed to Okeh / Sony Records  ☆

Pianist and composer Jo-Yu Chen (Music and Music Education Ed.D.C.T. ’05) has released her third album, “Stranger,” on Okeh/Sony Records and has joined the renowned International roster of Steinway artists. Jo-Yu is the first Taiwanese jazz artist to be signed to a major record label and has been featured in prestigious concert halls, venues, and …

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Profile of Catherine Box, Instructor for Arts and Humanities  ☆

What brought you to TC? Why did you want to study here? Before TC, I had been teaching English at a high school in Paris. The school I was working in considered me an expert on teaching English simply because I was a native English speaker. In fact, as time went on, I realized that …

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Teachers College hosts first annual Trayvon Effect Conference  ☆

Earlier this semester Teachers College hosted the first annual Trayvon Effect Conference. On the weekend of February 28th-March 1st students, community members and activists gathered in the Cowin Center and various TC classrooms to discuss the effects of both Trayvon Martin’s death and the verdict rendered in court. The conference, spearheaded by Teachers College doctoral …

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Student Spotlight: Rongchan Lin Attends Youth Assembly at the United Nations  ☆

It seemed that for Rongchan Lin, pursuing social entrepreneurship is a life goal that is as important as completing her doctoral studies in the Applied Linguistics program at Teachers College.  Nominated by the Overseas Singaporean Unit and selected by the National Youth Council of Singapore, Lin became one of two Singapore delegates to participate in …

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MA Students in Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program Participate in IP Presentation  ☆

On February 17, 2014, students of the Bilingual/Bicultural Education (BBE) program presented their master’s thesis research work at the Integrative Project (IP) conference. IP presentation is an annual event in which BBE students discuss the research work they have conducted for their master’s thesis. “The big goal of the project in addition to meeting the …

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Student Spotlight: Tristan Thorne – Asian Students Using English Names  ☆

Sociolinguistics has been of particular interest to Tristan Thorne, a second-year MA student in Applied Linguistics, and when the opportunity for a hypothetical research project arose in his Research Literacy class, he thought of conducting a survey on Asian students taking English names. Thorne said that the idea came from his personal experience and interest …

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Music Student Julia Weldon In the Spotlight  ☆

Julia Weldon is a Teachers College student by day, and a rock star by night. The singer/songwriter has just released her sophomore album, Light Is a Ghost. The album presents a rich combination of styles and themes that showcase Weldon’s talents as a musician and a wordsmith. She’s been called “indie-folk-pop” and compared to Bon …

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From Red Room to Digital Studio: Inclusion of 3D Printers in Arts Education 

When the topic of 3D printers arise in passing, what connotations instantly surface in your mind? Perhaps you may think of NASA’s plans to print spare parts in zero gravity, robotics gadgets, or the architectural models of drafting students. But does the art classroom at your elementary school come to mind? Research partners Sean Justice and Marta …

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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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Student Profiles: AERA  ☆

Nick Sousanis is a doctoral candidate working at the intersection of comics and scholarship.  We sat down recently to talk about the work he presented at the AERA annual meeting.  In what became a wide-ranging conversation we talked about the place of aesthetics in research and culture, and much else. Nick’s dissertation is titled “Unflattening: …

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Student Publication: Lauren Kelly 

Hip-Hop Literature: The Politics, Poetics, and Power of Hip-Hop in the English Classroom English Journal, Vol. 102, No. 5, May 2013 "This article was initially written as a proposal to the director of secondary English Language Arts at the school district in which I teach. I was seeking approval to create and teach an elective class …

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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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