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May 3, 2019

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Friday, October 02, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Poet Carlos Andres Gómez

Andrés Gómez is a Colombian American poet, speaker, actor, and author of Fractures, winner of the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry, Hijito, winner of the Broken River Prize and a #1 SPD bestseller, and the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhoodreleased by Penguin Random House. A star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, TV One’s Verses and Flow, and Spike Lee’s #1 box office movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington, Carlos is widely known for his viral poems, “Where are you really from?” and “What Latino Looks Like,” which have garnered millions of views online. Winner of the Atlanta Review International Poetry Prize and the Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry, he partnered with John Legend on Senior Orientation, a program to counteract bullying and champion inclusive masculinity among high school students. Carlos is a proud Latinx and father. 

Thursday, October 08, 2020

5:00 PM
LatiNext: A New Anthology of Latinx Poets
LatiNEXT is A BreakBeat Poets anthology that opposes silence and re-mixes the soundtrack of the Latinx diaspora across diverse poetic traditions. In the dynamic tradition of the BreakBeat Poets anthology, The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNext celebrates the embodied narratives of Latinidad.  Poets speak from an array of nationalities, genders, sexualities, races, and writing styles, staking a claim to our cultural and civic space. 
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Friday, May 03, 2019

All Day
Spring GYN Hours (Multi-Day Event)
GYN Hours will resume on January 28th: Mondays 9-5pm Tuesdays 9:30-5pm Wednesdays 9:30-2:30pm Appointments need to be made in person since a $5 deposit and a validated ID are required.
Old Gym Building
Old Gym Building - (Student Health Center, B008)
8:00 AM - 4:45 PM Information Technology Center
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Accessibility Advocate Chancey Fleet to Discuss "The Joys and Frictions of Blindness in the Digital Commons"
Chancey Fleet, a Brooklyn-based accessibility advocate, will deliver a talk on  the liberations and complications of using tech while blind. Her talk, titled "De-visualizing Technologies: The Joys and Friction of Blindness in the Digital Commons," is presented by the Lehman College Disability Studies Program. 

Friday, May 3, 11 am-12:30 pm
Gillet Hall, Rm. 226

She will explore exciting problems in nonvisual workflows: How do design decisions taken by sighted developers perpetuate the scarcity of tech for tangible transmission of spatial information? What happens in skill- building, self-study and tech education when the general public is unfamiliar with the very existence of the features critical to nonvisual success? When major platforms track accessibility-related interests for the convenience of advertisers, or hide the field for describing social media images behind an opt-in setting, how can we cut through the mystique around accessibility tech to bring these dark patterns into the light?

Fleet coordinates technology education programs at the New York Public Library's Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library. Her current library-based projects include group workshops highlighting mobile technologies for independent living and information literacy; programs introducing youth and adults to non-visual techniques for coding and making with Arduino; and the Dimensions project (a recipient of NYPL’s 2016 Innovation Grant for staff projects), which equips community members with the training and tools they need to create accessible tactile maps, diagrams, graphics and objects. Chancey was recognized as a 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker. In her Data & Society fellowship work in 2018-2019, Chancey hopes to deepen public understanding and spark widespread curiosity about how cloud-connected accessibility tools enhance or undermine digital equity, autonomy, security, and privacy.
Gillet Hall
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Graduate Admissions: The Application Process and Other Tips
Graduate Admissions: The Application Process and Other Tips
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: ONLINE

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture with the Honorable Alessandra Biaggi
The Honorable Alessandra Biaggi, senator representing New York's 34th District, will deliver the keynote address at the 50th Annual Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture. Her talk is titled "Courage, Disruption, and Resilience: Transformational Politics in the State of New York." 

A reception will immediately follow the lecture. 

Music Building - (Faculty Dining Room)

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