May 16

CUNY: Community College Language Forum, 2016

The Center for Integrated Learning Communities (CILC)

invites you to the

Community College Language Forum

The forum will be held at Borough of Manhattan Community College on May 6th, 2016

Please see the program below, and read more about CILC and the Language Forum on CILC’s website.  Follow the conversation on social media: #CCLforum
CILC Program 1 CILC Program 2

This event has been co-sponsored by the Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context (ILETC) and made possible by a Title VI grant from the US Department of Education and the Language Reading Program.

Mar 15

CUNY: Bridging Historias Conference

Latino/a History and Culture in the Community College Classroom

This all-day event sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities features presenters from around CUNY and other community colleges in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.

The keynote presentation will be delivered by Vicki Ruiz (University of California, Irvine)
From the organizers:

“Award-winning scholar and the dean of the School of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Ruiz is the author or editor of several books including Cannery Women, Cannery Lives: Mexican Women, Unionization, and the California Food Processing Industry, 1930-1950, (1987); From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America (1998); with Ellen Carol DuBois, Unequal Sisters: An Inclusive Reader in U.S. Women’s History (4th edition, 2008); and, with Virginia Sánchez Korrol, Latinas in the U.S.: A Historical Encyclopedia (2006). A past president of the Organization of American Historians, the American Studies Association, the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians, and the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, she is a fellow of the Society of American Historians and on the advisory board of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.”

Registration for this event is free, but on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit the event page for registration and for a complete schedule of the day’s events.

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