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Winter 2024 BMCC-Hunter ABI Faculty Seminar Series

November 1 @ 8:00 am - November 20 @ 11:30 pm

Asian American Students in the City: Considerations for the CUNY Classroom and Beyond (online)

This January 2024, we invite BMCC and Hunter Faculty to participate in an intermediate-level online seminar series focused on Asian American students’ sense of purpose and belonging, and racial/cultural experiences throughout college.  Here we will be centering Asian American ethnic and immigrant experiences, Asian American mental health and wellness, pedagogical interventions for centering purpose and classroom engagement as informed by Asian American Studies, and other inclusive teaching practices. Participants will learn, discuss, reflect and apply workshop themes to teaching enhancements for their future courses.

Open to all former FSS participants, as well as BMCC and Hunter part-time/adjunct and full-time instructors (from all disciplines) with previous faculty development program experience exploring themes of racial justice in the classroom.

Stipend: $500

Seminar Kickoff

Tuesday, 12/12, 1-2:30pm

Session Dates

  • Session 1: Friday, 1/5, 1-3:30pm
  • Session 2: Tuesday, 1/9, 1-3:30pm
  • Session 3: Friday, 1/12, 1-3:30pm
  • Session 4: Tuesday, 1/16, 1-3:30pm
  • Early April TBD: Mid-semester Reunion and Check-In (Online)

Application Deadline: Monday, Nov 20, 2023

For a full description of this seminar visit this program page.

Apply here

We will accept up to 25 participants for this seminar. All applicants should demonstrate an interest and previous experience exploring racial justice in the classroom. The application form will include space to describe your previous racial justice professional development experiences. You do not have to be assigned to teach in Spring 2024, but you should plan to work on a course and teaching activities that you expect to teach at Hunter or BMCC in the future.

For questions, email Marcia Liu (ML2138[at]hunter.cuny.edu) or the AANAPISI Bridge Initiative at BMCC (abi[at]bmcc.cuny.edu).

Sponsored by – The Hunter College AANAPISI Project (HCAP), the BMCC-Hunter AANAPISI Bridge Initiative, and BMCC’s Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (CETLS).

Asian American Students in the City: Considerations for the CUNY Classroom and Beyond (online)

Read a full description here


November 1 @ 8:00 am
November 20 @ 11:30 pm
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