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Conferences on the Commons

 

A growing number of conferences from across CUNY have hosted their website on the Commons; contact our team to learn how the Commons can support your conference.


The CUNY Games Conference

 

The CUNY Games Conference has been running for for several years, bringing together educators from across CUNY and beyond to share their strategies for games-based teaching and learning. The conference hosted workshops lead by CUNY Games Organizers on modifying existing games for the classroom and how to incorporate elements of play into simulations and critical thinking activities. The conference also offers poster sessions, playtesting, and game play.

The conference is hosted each year by the CUNY Games Network, a group of over 100 educators interested in games, simulations, and other forms of interactive teaching.


 

CUNY C19 Conference

 

The Victorian Committee of the CUNY Graduate Center was founded in 1978, and the first conference took place in 1982. The  2021 conference, Hard Border(s): Ireland and the British Question focused on “Ireland in the long 19thC”. 

Learn more about the Victorian Committee of the CUNY Graduate Center and their past conferences by visiting the 2021 conference site.

 


8th National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language (NSSHL) 

 

The National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language (NSSHL) is an intellectual forum for the discussion of both the variable linguistic reality of Spanish heritage bilingualism in the United States (and elsewhere), and the diverse pedagogical needs of students of Spanish as a heritage language.

Learn more about the National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language (NSSHL) by visiting the 2021 conference site. Learn more about the organizers of the event here:  Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context.

 


Teach@CUNY Summer Institute

 

The Teach@CUNY Summer Institute is offered each summer to prepare new college instructors not only for their upcoming teaching responsibilities, but also for a lifetime as engaged, committed educators. The Institute hosts plenaries, small seminar groups, and workshops for graduate teaching fellows who will be teaching at CUNY the following Fall semester. Learn more about GC’s Teaching and Learning Center here.


CUNY Language Society and Culture Conference

 

The CUNY Language Society and Culture Conference “brings together scholars and students from across the CUNY colleges, with an emphasis on the participation of community colleges, to share a rich body of scholarly work in all relevant fields and encourage students to participate in scholarly research.” The conference was hosted by the Speech program at Kingsborough Community College.

 


Revolution in the Margins, 1917-2017

 

The Revolution in the Margins, 1917-2017 conference focused on the “centennial of the 1917 Russian Revolution, with its both cultural and historiographical aftershocks in the region, as an opportunity to re-examine the last century of artistic production in the countries of Eastern, Central, and Southeastern Europe.”

This graduate student conference on “modern and contemporary art from Eastern, Central, and South Eastern Europe” was organized by Patricia Manos (Ph.D. Student, History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University), Alise Tifentale (Ph.D. Candidate, Art History, The Graduate Center, CUNY), Patryk Tomaszewski (Ph.D. Student, Art History, The Graduate Center, CUNY), and Rachel Wetzler (Ph.D. Candidate, Art History, The Graduate Center, CUNY).


Coordinated Undergraduate Education Conference

 

The annual CUE conference is an opportunity to share evidence-based practice across CUNY aimed at improving student success, retention and graduation, and successful transfer.The 2019 conference was held at New York City College of Technology’s new Academic Complex and focused on, “Transforming Teaching into Learning.”