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This symposium is the culmination of a two-year NEH-funded project to enhance curriculum development by infusing global competencies into the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC)’s humanities course offerings.
Program for Thursday, September 28, 2017*
(NYU Center for Humanities
20 Cooper Square, Fifth Floor, NYC)
|5:00 – 5:30 p.m.||Registration/Check-In||
|5:30 – 5:40 p.m.||Welcome Remarks||Dr. Jane Tylus, Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature, NYU
|5:40 – 6:00 p.m.||NEH Program Summary and Symposium Introduction||Dr. Alex d’Erizans, Associate Professor of History, BMCC, and Dr. Vincent Cheng, Associate Professor of Speech, Communication, and Theatre Arts, BMCC; Co-Project Investigators for NEH Program: Cultivating Global Competencies in a Diverse World
|6:00 – 6:45 p.m.||Keynote Speaker||Dr. David Hansen, John L. & Sue Ann Weinberg Professor in Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
|6:45p – 8:00 p.m.||Reception|
* Please see September 29 for the second day of the conference.
For more information contact Alex d'Erizans at email@example.com.