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Symposium: Cultivating Global Competencies in a Diverse World

September 28
5:00 PM — 8:00 PM
NYU Center for Humanities, 20 Cooper Square, Fifth Floor, NYC

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.

 

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For more information contact Alex d'Erizans at alex.derizans@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

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