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Symposium: Cultivating Global Competencies in a Diverse World

September 29
9:15 AM — 5:00 PM
BMCC Fiterman Hall, Rooms 1306-7 (245 Greenwich St., 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 Friday, September 29, 2017*
(BMCC Fiterman Hall, Rooms 1306-7
245 Greenwich St., NYC)

9:15 –
9:45 a.m.
Registration/Check-In/Breakfast  


9:45 –
10:00 a.m.
Welcome Remarks Jim Berg, Associate Dean of Faculty Academic Affairs, BMCC
 

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion

NYU Panel Discussion: Citizenship and Belonging Redefined: Current Crises and Opportunities in a World of Strangers

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch




1:00 –
2:30 p.m.
Break-Out Brainstorming Sessions

 
2:30 –
4:00 p.m.
Faculty Global Competency Curricula Proposal Presentations

 
4:00 –
4:45 p.m.
Keynote Speaker


Dr. L.H.M. Lin, Professor of International Affairs, The New School

4:45 –
5:00 p.m.
Concluding Remarks Dr. Eva I. Kolbusz, Assistant Professor of Speech, Communication, and Theatre Arts, BMCC, Dr. Cynthia Wiseman, Associate Professor of Academic Literacy and Linguistics, BMCC, and Phyllis B. Niles, Library, BMCC, Steering Committee for NEH Program: Cultivating Global Competencies in a Diverse World

 

* Please see September 28 for the first day of the conference.

REGISTER NOW

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

 

 

 

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