Language and language choices play a significant yet often unacknowledged role in fostering inequality. The goal of this symposium is to highlight work at the CUNY Graduate Center that focuses on multilingualism and multilingual approaches as an effective way to combat inequality of access.
Proposals for a 10 or 20 minute presentation are welcome from members of the GC community. Papers and presentations should inform an audience of CUNY students and faculty, educational and community leaders, about the value and relevance of language and literacy projects conducted at the Graduate Center to New York’s multilingual population.
Abstracts are due May 20, 2016 and should be sent to Christen Madsen at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more
Michelle Morales and Danielle Ronkos received a Provost’s Pre-Dissertation Summer Research Award for 2016. This award of $4,000 is in recognition of their academic interests and achievement. Read more
Jennifer Seale will be presenting at SALSA 2016 (Symposium About Language and Society - Austin) this April in Austin, Texas, and at PALA 2016 (Poetics and Linguistics Association) this July in Cagliari, Italy. Read more
Congratulations to Stephanie Kakadelis for winning a Graduate Center Dissertation Year Fellowship award for the 2016-2017 Academic Year, and to Sarah Kresh for winning the Graduate Center Florence Bloch Dissertation Fellowship for the 2016-2017 Academic Year. Read more
Romance Linguistics 2013
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Lauren Spradlin's presentation at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in January, "A Morphophonological Account of 'Totes' Constructions in English," has garnered excitement in the press, including the Washington Post. The slides and a video recording of the talk are available at Lauren's OpenCUNY page. Read more
Virginia Valian is co-investigator with Gillian Small on the CUNY Faculty Awards Expansion Project, a grant from the Sloan Foundation to increase awards to CUNY faculty. Read more
Elaine Klein, associate professor emerita of Linguistics, featured in GC News article about Bridges, an extraordinary program at the GC that serves a population about whom very little is known: Students with Interrupted or Inconsistent Formal Education (SIFE). Read more
A new interactive data visualization, “On Broadway,” featuring the work of Professor Lev Manovich (Computer Science) and an international team that includes four GC students, will be exhibited at the New York Public Library through January 2016. Read more
The Graduate Center has announced an application fee waiver for any student who has graduated from a CUNY college with a bachelor's or master’s degree, or who will have graduated from one before starting at the Graduate Center (if admitted). Read more