Working together with the GC Teaching and Learning Center, and LaGuardia Community College, this session of The University Worth Fighting for was convened by:
- Cathy N. Davidson, Director, The Futures Initiative and Co-Director, The Humanities Teaching and Learning Alliance, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
- Eduardo Vianna, Professor, Psychology, LaGuardia Community College and one of our Futures Initiative Faculty Fellows
- Mike Rifino, doctoral student, Human Development, and Futures Initiative Graduate Fellow;
- Vanessa Bing, Professor, Psychology, LaGuardia Community College
We were also happy to have several LaGuardia Community College members in attendance: Demetrios Kapetanakos, Assistant Professor, English; Dahlia Elsayed, Associate Professor, Fine Arts; Jade E. Davis, Associate Director of Digital Learning Projects; and several recent graduates of the college.
In addition to a full-house at the live event, there were 55 viewers on the livestream today.
86 Twitter users tweeted the #fight4edu hashtag 268 times today.
Please see the resources below for a recap and further reading about our workshop Teaching the Humanities as a Survival Skill:
Ruth Wilson Gilmore concluded "Teaching the Humanities as a Survival Skill" on an inspiring note: "The nobility of our profession is to teach as many people as possible and make the mission of changing the world our collective mission."