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April 12, 2018

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

All Day Course Withdrawal Period (Multi-Day Event)
    • Course Withdrawal period begins.
    • A grade of “W” is assigned to students who officially drop a class.
All Day Graduation application period for the September 2018 class (Multi-Day Event)
 
8:00 AM - 10:45 PM IT Center Hours

Information Technology Center
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Paraphrasing and Summarizing: Tools You Can't Live Without
This workshop offers a review of paraphrasing and summarizing, essentials tools writers use in research-based writing. You will practice using each with a sample text and receive feedback on their own work. We will address how careful use of these tools helps us avoid plagiarism. Registration required. Call 718-960-8175 to register and for location information.
12:30 PM - 1:40 PM Library and City and the Humanities Reading Series: Landscape of the Body
A poetry reading from Robert Farrell and Salita Bryant.

Robert Farrell's poems have appeared in Posit, Brooklyn Review, NOON: journal of the short poem, REAL: Regarding Arts and Letters, Santa Fe Literary Review, and Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies.  His chapbook, Meditations on the Body [Ghostbird Press, 2017], in the words of poet and scholar Kristen Case, brings language to the feeling of thinking or to the thought of feeling, a luminous in-between where what is also speaks, and where words feel bodily, lived-in.  Farrell is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Information Literacy and Assessment at Lehman College.

Salita S. Bryant is Interim Associate Dean, School of Arts and Humanities, and Associate Professor of English at Lehman.  She is author of Addie Bundren is Dead.  Bryant has won:  Spoon River Poetry Review Editors’ Prize; Midwest Writing Center’s Off Channel Poetry Contest; Iron Horse Literary Review Discovered Voices Award; Connecticut Poetry Society Award; Boulevard’s Emerging Poets Award;  North American Review Hearst Prize; South Carolina Review; MacGuffin Award; New Letters Poetry; and recognition from Atlanta Review International.  Salita has been nominated for three Pushcart Prizes.  Corpus Delicti is currently in revision.




Speech and Theatre Building - (Studio Theatre)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM An Afternoon with Writer/Filmmaker Pedro Cabiya
LALPRS will be sponsoring an event with Pedro Cabiya – a Puerto Rican writer living in the Dominican Republic. This event is co-sponsored by the department of Languages & Literatures. Cabiya is today one of the most prominent voices in the Hispanic Caribbean. A very prolific writer, he has published in a wide variety of genres: poetry, novels, short stories and hard-boiled graphic novels. Many of his works have acquired cult status. He is also a screenwriter and most recently one of his novels have been adapted to film: Reinbou. For our event at Lehman, Cabiya will hold a conversation and will read from his new novel that will be published in English.We will also screen the film Reinbou (2017). The novel, and the film adaptation, follow the life of a boy living in Santo Domingo during the 1970’s, while simultaneously revealing the intrigues of the Dominican Civil War that took place a decade earlier in 1965.
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM GYN Hours
In 2016, there was a 58% increase in Chlamydia cases and 28% in gonorrhea! Come see the GYN for STD testing, birth control and other women's health services on Tuesdays from 9:30-2:30pm and Thursdays from 2-5pm. Come to the Student Health Center, Old Gym, Room B008 to make an appointment since a validated ID and a $5 deposit are required. Walk-ins accepted as time allows.
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Nutritionist Hours
Need to lose those holiday pounds so you can fit into that bikini? Or do you just want to learn to eat better? Come see the registered dietitian at the Student Health Center, Old Gym, Room B008 on Tuesdays 1:30-4:30pm and Thursdays 2-5pm. Call x8900 for an appointment. Walk-ins welcomed as time allows.
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Introduction to Leadership Thursday class
Introduction to leadership Thursday class
Student Life Building - (111A)
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Mastering the Art of Behavioral Interviews for Tech Students
Develop an understanding of the interview process, the importance of professional attire and follow-up guidelines. You will also become familiar with typical interview questions that employers may ask in an interview, strategies for responding, and have an opportunity to practice. TTP students who have been selected as one of the eligible candidates for the Summer 2018 Lehman College Tech Talent Pipeline Residency Program are strongly encouraged to attend. 

Develop an understanding of the interview process, the importance of professional attire and follow-up guidelines. You will also become familiar with typical interview questions that employers may ask in an interview, strategies for responding, and have an opportunity to practice. TTP students who have been selected as one of the eligible candidates for the Summer 2018 Lehman College Tech Talent Pipeline Residency Program are strongly encouraged to attend.

Shuster Hall - (231)
Shuster Hall
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM On Being Maxine Greene: Film Showing, Exhibit and Reception

Beloved educational researcher and philosopher Dr. Maxine Greene [1917-2014] has inspired generations of educators and activists across the globe.  Incorporating some of the last known interview footage of Greene, Karyn Cooper and Doctoral student Alison Mann have woven together a narrative that features Greene’s highly introspective thinking on education, significance of the arts, social imagination, politics, and much more.

 

Dr. Karyn Cooper is a professor in department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, University of Toronto.

Alison Mann is a year-four Ph.D. student and film and media educator with over 18 years of secondary school classroom experience.



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