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The Hunter College WAC Program Presents, “Is Academic Writing a Safe Space?”

Do students find writing for their courses a jeopardizing situation? What effect will that perception have on their work? Can we make college writing a safe space? Should we?  The Writing Across the Curriculum Program and ACERT will host open faculty discussions of the topic on two Fridays in April, the 13th and 20th, at 10 a.m. in room 704 East in the Rockowitz Writing Center.
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Reflections on the “Free” in Academic Freedom: Diversity and the Scholar Activist

Wednesday
Apr 18, 2018
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Elizabeth Hemmerdinger Hall Special Events
Reflections on the "Free" in Academic Freedom: Diversity and the Scholar Activist
Presenter(s): Patricia Matthew (Montclair State University)

In this ACERT Special Event, author Patricia Matthew will present on the importance of sustaining a diverse intellectual ecosystem in a moment when all faculty, but particularly faculty of color, face important choices about how to do their work. [Details...]
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Readings about Race: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Tuesday
Jan 3, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1203 HE Teaching Scholarship Circles
Readings about Race: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure
Presenter(s): Jessie Daniels (Sociology)

Most in higher education value a diverse workforce and professoriate, but universities continue to struggle hiring, supporting, and retaining faculty of color. In this TSC, we will read and discuss selections from Patricia Matthew’s edited volume Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure, and consider how the issues raised by the book’s contributors relate to the experiences of faculty at Hunter. [Details...]
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