Category Archives: News & Events

Prof. Ian Singleton reading at Bowery Poetry, Sun. 1/6

Prof, Ian Ross Singleton, Baruch Writing Program faculty, will be a featured reader alongside other acclaimed others for the ongoing Why There Are Words series (WTAW-NYC) hosted by the Bowery Poetry Club, on Sunday, January 6 (2019). Doors open at 5:45 pm; readings begin at 6 pm sharp. $10 at the door or $8 in advance. Get tickets here. Prof. Singleton is a writer and translator His short stories, translations, reviews, and essays have appeared in journals such as New Madrid; Digital Americana; Midwestern Gothic; Fiddleblack; Asymptote; Ploughshares, Read More +

This week: Hedda Gabler, Joel Segall Great Works Staged Reading Series

Please bring yourself and your classes to the Joel Segall Great Works Staged Reading of Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler (dates and times below). Mon Oct 22nd: 10am & 12:30pm Tue Oct 23rd: 3:00pm & 6:05pm* Wed Oct 24th: 10:45am & 3pm Thu Oct 25th: 10am & 12:30pm Please note, all but the 6:05pm performance will be staged in Engelman Recital Hall, located in Baruch’s Vertical Campus building; the 6:05pm performance will be held in Mason Hall in the 23rd Street building. We’re also sharing a link Read More +

Prof. Ian Singleton at Cornelia Street Café, Wed. Oct. 10

Prof. Ian Singleton, Baruch Writing Program faculty, will be reading poetry for the launch of Cardinal Points ,The Journal of the Slavic Studies Department of Brown University, on the occasion of its 8th issue, Wednesday 10/10 at Cornelia Street Café in Greenwich Village (29 Cornelia Street), 6–9 p.m. Details The StoSvet Literary Project, Russian American Cultural Center, and Cornelia Street Café Bilingual Series present the 8th Issue of Cardinal Points, The Journal of the Slavic Studies Department of Brown University Issue Editor: Boris Dralyuk The Read More +

Tuesday 5/22: Great Works End-of-Semester Meeting

Please join us Tuesday, May 22, from 12-3 for the Great Works end-of-semester meeting in room 7-205. Lunch will be provided, and all part-time faculty will be compensated for their time at the non-teaching rate, thanks to the support of the Schwartz Institute. In addition to providing an open forum for discussion, the meeting will feature a brief presentation by a few of our colleagues (exact subject matter TBD) and a workshop on stretch-course time management. Please note that since we do not have assigned reading Read More +

Marathon Reading 4/12: Hound of the Baskervilles

Please join us on Thursday, April 12, for a marathon reading of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles (1901-2)—the novel that staged the return of Sherlock Holmes and inspired countless adaptations. We’ll start reading at 9am in the English Department Lounge (7-244) and read throughout the day, wrapping up by 5pm. Refreshments and books will be provided, and we’ve planned some surprises throughout the day. Stop by to read a sentence, a chapter, or just to follow along. Please consider bringing your Read More +

Workshop 10/5: Educational Tech Support for Your Teaching

Educational Tech Support for Your Teaching Th, October 5th, 12:30-2:00 VC 7-205 If you’ve wondered how to use time-saving support for your classes such as the “Comment” feature in Microsoft Word to cut down on feedback time, or how to set up and use Blogs@Baruch to better use digital spaces to extend your classroom beyond your face-to-face time, this is a good space to come learn and connect with staff to help you one-on-one. Even if you don’t teach hybrid courses or consider yourself a Read More +

Composition Community Events

CompComm: The CUNY Graduate Center’s Composition & Rhetoric Community Fall 2017 Events free and open to the public We welcome undergraduate or graduate students, adjunct instructors, professors, librarians, and anyone who is interested in the topic we’re discussing. You do not have to be a Graduate Center student to attend our events, but please bring a photo ID so that you can access the building. When the circumstances allow it, we will occasionally live stream events via Google Hangouts so those who can’t make it to Read More +

Workshop Thursday, May 18: Great Works Annual Meeting

Great Works End-of-Semester Meeting May 18, 2017 11:45-12:45  The Fall 2016 Hybrid Assessment in Great Works Report and discussion with Great Works director Cheryl Smith; faculty participants Jessica Lang and Jeanne Stauffer-Merle; writing fellows Robert Greco and Pamela Thielman; and program assistant Seth Graves 12:45-1:15     Lunch 1:15-2:30       Going Deep: Methods for Teaching Close Reading Introduction: “A Few Thoughts on Reading,” Pamela Thielman Three Great Works faculty will demonstrate approaches to working with texts and supporting student comprehension and creative/analytical skills. Jeanne Stauffer-Merle: “It’s Read More +

Workshop Thursday, May 4: Assessing Multimodal Assignments

1:30-3:00pm, NVC 14-267 Multimodal assignments ask students to use more than one of the modalities (i.e. visual, audio, gestural, spatial or linguistic) to create a meaning. A common typical multimodal assignment is asking students to develop a PowerPoint slide deck to use while delivering an oral presentation. Another multimodal assignment might be a photo-essay. Earlier in the semester we explored various assignments. In this curated forum, we explore what ways faculty from across disciplines have approached assessing the work. Cosponsored by the Center for Teaching and Read More +

Workshop Thursday, April 27: Google Forms to Build Community

Thursday, April 27, 12:30-1:30pm, NVC 14-267 Join Seth Graves from the English Department in learning how to use Google Forms to effectively gain insight into who is in your class and how to adjust your teaching methods. This interactive workshop shows you how you can quickly access the skill levels of your students, their access to technology and other questions that accelerate the efficacy of your teaching. A Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Tech Cafe event. For a full schedule of CTL spring programming, click Read More +