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12/4 – Revising an Essay for Publication

This GC Writing Center webinar will introduce participants to the process of submitting an article to a peer-reviewed journal. It will cover issues like (1) the key elements of an article, (2) choosing the right journal, (3) understanding what editors and reviewers do after you submit (and the ways this knowledge may affect your revision choices), and (4) responding to reviewer comments if you get a “revise and resubmit.”

December 4, 2:00-3:00 PM, register here.​

In addition to workshops, the Writing Center also provides individual support through one-on-one writing consultations. All you need to do is make an appointment​.

Sponsored by the GC Writing Center

November 30th Virtual Eye Health Workshop

Join the Wellness Center- Student Health Services on November, 30th from 10:00am-11:00am for a Virtual Eye Health Workshop! During this workshop we will be covering general eye health tips, eye strain, and excessive screen time.

When: Nov 30, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


12/4 – Public/Private Impact Virtual Career Fair

Our 2020 Public/Private Impact Virtual Career Fair connects CUNY doctoral and master’s degree students and alumni with employers in government, nonprofit, public policy, education, public health, sustainability, international affairs, NGO & INGOs, and the private sector.

WHEN: Friday, December 4, 2020, from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

WHERE: The event will be held virtually using the GC Connect platform.

HOW: This virtual fair will allow participants to meet employer representatives through group and 1:1 video chat capabilities in order to network and learn more about live job opportunities. For more information about career fair logistics, check out the virtual career fair resources below!


11/19 – Peniel E. Joseph on MLK and Malcom X, with David Levering Lewis

Peniel E. Joseph’s dual biography of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, The Sword and the Shield, upends longstanding preconceptions to transform our understanding of the twentieth century’s most iconic African American leaders.

To most Americans, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. represent contrasting ideals: self-defense vs. nonviolence, black power vs. civil rights, the sword vs. the shield. The struggle for black freedom is wrought with the same contrasts. While nonviolent direct action is remembered as an unassailable part of American democracy, the movement’s militancy is either vilified or erased outright. In The Sword and the Shield, Peniel E. Joseph upends these misconceptions and reveals a nuanced portrait of two men who, despite markedly different backgrounds, inspired and pushed each other throughout their adult lives.


11/19 – “Mind the Gap”: New Directions in History, Culture and Diplomacy in a Time of COVID (at the LSE)

Join the Department of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science for the first presentation of the programme in History, Culture and Diplomacy with Blanche Wiesen Cook (CUNY Graduate Center) and others

11/19 – “Mind the Gap”: New Directions in History, Culture and Diplomacy in a Time of COVID

Blanche Wiesen Cook, the acclaimed biographer of Eleanor Roosevelt, will be discussing her new paper ‘Doctors Divided: The AMA’s war against National Health care for ALL, 1935-2020’. Margaret Peacock (Innocent Weapons: The Soviet and American Politics of Childhood in the Cold War)Audra Wolfe (Freedom’s Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science), and Patryk Babiracki (Soviet Soft Power in Poland: Culture and the Making of Stalin’s New Empire, 1943-1957) will discuss new directions and their future publications, and reflect on moving forward in a time of COVID.

Information and registration here

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