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October 2017

Mid-Career Faculty Fellowship Program

October 30

Spring 2018 Application Application Deadline: October 30, 2017 CUNY’s strategic framework calls for new strategies to build greater diversity in the faculty. The 2015 administration of the COACHE faculty satisfaction survey and participants in the workshop series, Moving from Associate to Full Professor, suggest that CUNY’s mid-career faculty want more support for promotion. In response, the CUNY Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) is pleased to pilot test the CUNY Mid-Career Faculty Fellowship Program in Spring 2018. This new program aims…

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November 2017

2017-2018 Mid-Career Faculty Publication Program

November 1

Organizers/Sponsors: Professional Development Advisory Council (PDAC), Library Scholarly Communications Committee (LSCC), and Faculty Commons. By invitation only.

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Library Workshop: Citation Workshops

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

These workshops teach the importance of documenting sources when incorporating others’ research into your own. Learn the fundamentals of using the APA and the MLA styles. Two chances to catch this offering!

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Scholars Exchange: Johannah Rodgers presents In Writing: An Exploration of the Affordances, Properties, and Functions of Verbal Language in Handwriting, Typewriting, Word Processing, and JavaScript

November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Since the widespread adoption of the printing press, we have been writing with and for machines. However, the ways and the extent to which machines could participate in acts of writing have changed over time. “In Writing” is a project dedicated to defining and investigating writing and to thinking about how the machines we use in the creation, production, and distribution of writing relate to how writing happens and what writing may mean. Functioning at once as a graphical, logical,…

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Annotating Text on the OpenLab

November 2 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you want to share readings with your students on the OpenLab and be able to collectively annotate them? In this workshop, we’ll show you to use Hypothes.is, a powerful and easy-to-use plugin that allows you and your students to annotate text on the OpenLab.  Please note: an OpenLab account is required and some experience with OpenLab is beneficial. RSVP: http://bit.ly/152nATa *Part-time faculty are eligible to receive a stipend for workshop participation. OpenLab Office Hours, Fall 2017 in Namm 227 Mondays (9/18, 10/16,…

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Social Science Lecture: The Soviet-Israeli War 1967-1973

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join us! Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez discuss their new book The Soviet-Israeli War 1967-1973 (Hurst/Oxford University Press) This groundbreaking book sheds new light on the peak of the USSR’s direct military involvement in the Egyptian-Israeli conflict. The head-on clash that pitted some 50,000 Soviet servicemen with state-of-the-art weaponry against US-armed Israeli forces turned the Suez Canal into the hottest front of the Cold War. Based on newly accessible sources such as the memoirs of those Soviet veterans, Ginor and…

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Library Workshop: Copyright for Teaching, Scholarship, and Open Educational Resources

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Is it ethical to post an article to Blackboard if it’s not available online? Should you sign a restrictive author agreement with a publisher? Is it legal to show students a film in class? As part of teaching and scholarly practices, we routinely confront (or ignore) the challenges introduced by copyright. This workshop will demystify copyright misconceptions and introduce practical solutions for the common copyright challenges you confront as a teacher and scholar. Refreshments will be served.

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African American Studies Department presents Black Solidarity Day:
Our Democracy: The Black Immigrant Experience

November 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Atrium Amphitheater

Keynote Speaker: Benjamin Ndugga-Kabuye Benjamin Ndugga-Kabuye is a local organizer and Advocacy and Research Manager with the Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI). Mr. Ndugga-Kabuye’s commitment to building infrastructure for social movement stems from seeing how policies from past social movements aided his immigration journey from Uganda. This journey has included advocating for a range of community development issues impacting black communities in California, Washington, D.C. and New York City. Mr. Ndugga-Kabuye has continued this work with a degree in Criminology,…

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Library Workshop: Digital Privacy: A Hands-on Workshop

November 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 Learn more about privacy and take control of your digital identity! In this hands-on workshop, City Tech Faculty, Students, and Staff will learn how to protect themselves against surveillance and unwanted data collection. Specific topics covered will include password security, social media privacy, browser settings, and alternative search engines. Open to Students, Faculty, and Staff. Bring your smartphone or tablet.

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The Ecology of the City – Seminar 4 of 5

November 8

Seminar 4: Water, Waste, Energy, and Transportation: History of Urban Infrastructure By invitation only.

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