Blog Feature Archives: News and Announcements

News and Announcements | April 5, 2017

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Knowledge Without Walls: The ethos of openness in research and teaching

ACERT is pleased to host three CUNY colleagues whose work embodies the spirit of openness in scholarship and teaching. “Open” is a multivalent and emerging concept in scholarship and teaching. Openness, in this sense might point to: authors’ protection of readers’ right to share work via a Creative Commons license; Web 2.0 affordances that invite readers to comment or annotate critical texts; teachers’ creation of free course materials to replace expensive textbooks and thus make education more accessible for economically burdened students.
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News and Announcements | February 16, 2017

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Apply to be an ACERT Faculty Fellow

We would like to call to your attention the opportunity to be an ACERT Faculty Fellow in 2017/2018. Each spring, ACERT invites applications from potential Faculty Fellows for the following academic year. In a year-long appointment, Fellows work with ACERT in various ways, depending on their particular expertise and inclination.
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News and Announcements | February 15, 2017

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Open Pedagogy on the OpenLab Event: Annotating Texts in Open Digital Pedagogy

Join the OpenLab Team, City Tech faculty and staff, and CUNY colleagues at Openlab's Open Pedagogy event, where they'll be discussing annotating texts in open digital pedagogy. OpenLab will share tools to use for digital annotation, showcase examples of them in action, and discuss best practices for cultivating close reading and conversation in digital spaces.
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News and Announcements | February 6, 2017

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NYC Digital Humanities Week

Today marks the first day of NYCDH Week, a week-long series of workshops, lightning talks, and social events for digital humanists of all stripes and at all skill levels. There is a kickoff gathering all day today at the CUNY GC and an exciting array of workshops and discussions on platforms, computing languages, and more general scholarly and pedagogical topics going on all week.
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News and Announcements | February 2, 2017

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Hookup culture on campus

On February 8th, Lisa Wade will be discussing her book, “AMERICAN HOOKUP: The New Culture of Sex on Campus,” which explores the culture of sex found in many American college campuses today. Lisa argues that today’s hookup culture equates college with freedom, fun, and casual sex. However, there are good, bad, and even ugly sides to this type of campus life.
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