Archive for February, 2014

Brooklyn College Summer Abroad: Archeological Field School

February 26, 2014

> The Jadar Project: Archaeological Dig and Field School in Western Serbia > Summer 2014 (July 5, 2014 – July 26, 2014)
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> This is a great opportunity to explore your interest in or deepen your knowledge of archeology field research methods. Work and learn along-side Professor Arthur Bankoff, chairman of the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, and a team of archaeologists from the United States and Serbia on a dig in western Serbia, near Loznica. This hands-on archaeological field school will survey Bronze Age sites, surveying and the exploration of life 3,500 years ago. This amazing three-week program includes weekend excursions to various scenic and historical sites. Students will be housed in a modern hotel close to the excavation site. Trips are taken to important sites, museums, and tourist attractions. No prior experience is required. >
> This program is open to all undergraduate and graduate students, and all majors. >
> Applications Due: Monday, March 17, 2014
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> Program Fee: $2,785 (includes international airfare, CISI health/travel insurance, program-related transportation in Serbia, housing, and some meals) >
> Additional Costs: $200 estimated for personal expenses, plus Brooklyn College tuition. >
> Courses and Credits: Participants will register for one course, selecting from between the following courses: > * ANTH 3015: Anthropology Abroad (3 credits)
> * ANTH 3470: Summer Archaeological Field School (6 credits) >
> For more information on the program and available scholarships, and for an application, please visit the International Education & Global Engagement website at: >
> * http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/internationaleducation >
> Students must also contact the program director to express their interest: >
> Prof. Arthur Bankoff
> Department of Anthropology & Archaeology
> P: 718-951-5507 * E: abankoff@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Brooklyn College Summer Abroad: Global Health

February 26, 2014

> Study Abroad in India: Global Health
> Summer 2014 (July 7, 2014 – July 30, 2014)
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> This intensive 3-credit program introduces students to India through the study of global health and social anthropology. Students stay at the world renowned Comprehensive Rural Health Program (CRHP) in Jamkhed, Maharashtra, India. Students visit rural villages to observe first-hand the everyday activities of village health workers. Students accompany the Comprehensive Rural Health Project mobile team of Ayurvedic physicians, nurses, social workers and development specialists on routine visits to villages. An inspiring part of the program is meeting women village health workers and learning from their own testimony about their life transitions from teenage brides to respected village health practitioners and political leaders. At Ellora and Ajunta, students visit the sacred monuments of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism and learn about the history and culture of India. In Aurangabad, students view the historic Bibi-ka Magbara mosque built in 1661. In the city of Pune, students tour The Raja Dinkar Kelar Museum of Indian life, The Tribal Museum, and experience modern Bollywood-influenced shopping malls. >
> Dr. Shobha Arole, the medical director and international health expert, lectures on global health, community health worker training and rural medical care. Seminars with Dr. Antoniello, IGH program director, focus on the dramatic changes in the health and well-being of rural villagers and anthropological approaches to global, social, political and economic matters in the local context. >
> This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students, all majors. >
> Applications Due: Monday, March 17, 2014
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> Program Fee: $3,537 (Program fee will include international airfare, CISI health/travel insurance, program-related transportation in India, excursions, housing, and some meals) >
> Additional Costs: $185, plus Brooklyn College tuition. Non-tuition out-of-pocket costs include estimated costs for personal expenses, visa, and out-of-pocket meals. >
> Courses and Credits: Participants will register for the following three-credit course: > * ANTH 3015: Anthropology Abroad
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> For more information on the program and available scholarships, and for an application, please visit the International Education & Global Engagement website at: >
> * http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/internationaleducation >
> Students must also contact the program director to express their interest: >
> Prof. Patricia Antoniello
> Department of Anthropology and Archaeology
> P: 718-951-5507 * E: pata@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Brooklyn College Summer Abroad: Media Production and Cultural Studies in South Korea

February 26, 2014

> Study Abroad in Korea: Media Production and Cultural Studies in South Korea > Summer 2014 (July 2, 2014 – July 23, 2014)
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> The Media Production in Korea program will provide students the opportunity to work in a great range of production techniques and tools of the medium, including, electronic media production theory, shooting on-location, computers, graphics, audio and post-production. Through a series of classroom lectures and screenings, students will receive a comprehensive introduction to television production, and a brief introduction to visual storytelling through video. Students will not only explore the diversity of Korea, but also be able to document and create a story of their experience. Dongguk University, located in the heart of Seoul, will provide an ideal setting for studying media production and cultural studies within a South Korean context. The course will focus on an introduction to pre-production and production. Students will also take a streetwise course on Korean language and culture that will facilitate their understanding of traditional culture while they are shooting. Then participants will shoot on-location in different parts of Seoul and South Korea, and learn and apply the post-production process to their product. Participants will work collaboratively with Dongguk University students on their short video projects. >
> Housing is located in a Dongguk University residence hall, located on the campus. Meals will be taken on or near campus, or at restaurants during shooting periods. >
> This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students, all majors. >
> Applications Due: Monday, March 17, 2014
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> Program Fee: $3,667 (includes international airfare, CISI health/travel insurance, program-related transportation in Korea, excursions, housing, and some meals) >
> Additional Costs: $400, plus Brooklyn College tuition. Non-tuition out-of-pocket costs include estimated costs for personal expenses, Internet access, and out-of-pocket meals. >
> Courses and Credits: Participants will register for one 3-credit course, selecting from among the following courses: > * TVRA 3841: Multimedia Design and Production
> * TVRA 7736X: Television Program Directing (Graduate students only) >
> Please note that final course offerings depend on enrollment. >
> For more information on the program and available scholarships, and for an application, please visit the International Education & Global Engagement website at: >
> * http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/internationaleducation >
> Students must also contact the program director to express their interest: >
> Prof. Young Cheong
> Department of Television and Radio
> P: 718-951-5555 * E: cyoung@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Brooklyn College Summer Abroad: Israel Then and Now

February 26, 2014

Hello Art Department! There are many great summer abroad opportunities – and for those of you who have aspirations of being an art historian or working in the art world in some way these can be especially helpful. Some have an archaeological component which is GREAT experience. Almost all contain a language component which can help in many jobs and some have courses that apply directly to our major, such as the China Study Abroad program that I posted last week. I will post some more today – consider these seriously! > Israel Then and Now: Archeology, Transformation, and Comparative Cultures > Summer 2014 (June 8, 2014 – July 7, 2014)
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> This fascinating four-week program examines the ancient past through the current events of Israel in the context of the Middle East. The program begins with an exploration of the ancient history of the region through visits to archaeological sites and museums, guided by Professor Arthur Bankoff, chairman of the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology. You will learn the archaeology of Israel in the context of the Near East, covering the Paleolithic through the Ottoman period of history. Participants will move into the second part of the program where they will examine the multiple dimensions of contemporary Israeli society and culture, placing Israel in a comparative global perspective. Using conceptual and analytical tools of anthropology, students will explore the implications of immigration, diversity, political systems, religion, Zionism, the Jewish Diaspora, Arab-Israel conflict, the kibbutz, and global culture on modern Israel. Students will live in guesthouses while traveling, and in Hebrew University dormitories while in Jerusalem. >
> This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students, all majors. >
> Applications Due: Monday, March 17, 2014
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> Program Fee: $3,990 (Program fee will include international airfare, CISI health/travel insurance, program-related transportation in Israel, Hebrew University special programs fee, admission to sites, housing, and most meals). >
> Additional Costs: $360 estimated for personal expenses, plus Brooklyn College tuition. >
> Courses and Credits: Participants will take two courses for a total of 6 credits. All participants will register for ANTH 3015: Anthropology Abroad, and may choose either of the following courses as their second class: > * ANTH 3530: The Middle East and North Africa
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> * CORC 3208: Comparative Studies in Cultures and Transformation >
> For more information on the program and available scholarships, and for an application, please visit the International Education & Global Engagement website at: >
> * http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/internationaleducation >
> Students must also contact the program director to express their interest: >
> Prof. Arthur Bankoff
> Department of Anthropology & Archaeology
> P: 718-951-5507 * E: abankoff@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Internship Opportunity

February 25, 2014

We at higgli.com are searching for Social Media and Marketing Interns to expand our social marketing potential. We are a consumer to consumer eCommerce platform, making it easier to buy sell and trade anything and everything. This is an unpaid position with very flexible hours, offering school credits.

In the position, you will be learning the logistics of our business and how to make social media a prolific part of our marketing efforts. You are expected to have experience with social media and must be able to not only think critically, but see how social media will fit into a business marketing strategy. The position will require you to assist in producing social media campaigns, carrying them out, and measuring their impact. You will be actively maintaining and updating our social media profiles.

Skills and attributes interns are expected to have:

· Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills

· Be creative

· Knowledge of social media – Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, blogs, etc.

· Energy, with a desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence

· Ability to work individually, and participate in cross-functional teams

· Strong interpersonal skills

Please send us your resume, and a little about yourself to career

Visit us at http://higgli.com

FINAL NOTICE: CUNY/LABOR ARTS CONTEST 2014

February 24, 2014

The CUNY/Labor Arts contest is now accepting submissions! Sponsored by the
Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation, there are three writing categories,
and one visual arts category
. The contest offers a $1,000 first prize in
each category
, and is open to all CUNY undergraduates in good standing.
Deadline for submissions is March 1, 2014. For full submission guidelines,
please visit www.laborarts.org/contest <http://www.laborarts.org/contest> .

CUNY-BC Summer 2014 Study in China Program

February 23, 2014

> Brooklyn College is again offering its popular study-abroad-in-China program during this summer (May 28 to June 22, 2014), with a rich curriculum of Asian Business, Chinese History, Art of Ancient China, Classical Chinese Culture, Classical (Indian and) Chinese Philosophy, Chinese Language, TV Field Production & Intercultural Communication, and travel to many sites of historical and cultural importance in five renowned cities of Beijing, Xi’an, Nanjing, Suzhou & Shanghai. >
> Travel agencies also help plan side trips to Hong Kong, Yangzhou, Guilin, etc. >
> The total program cost is only $3,350 including international airline tickets, excellent hotel accommodations of over three weeks and travel between & within the five famous cities. Many Brooklyn College faculty and staff traveled with the program over the past decades, either in summer or winter. You are welcome to participate again. >
> Please also encourage interested students to visit the program website for detailed information at http://depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/bc-china/ and contact Prof. Lu, the program director by emailing to CUNYinChina@brooklyn.cuny.edu >
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BFA Exhibition Tues: Peter Freleng

February 22, 2014

Peter Freleng’s opening will be

Opening night will be on Tuesday the 25th of Feb, from 5:30-8pm at the Brooklyn College Art Department Gallery, Room 5401 Boylan.

The exhibition will be showing from Wednesday 26th to Friday 28th, from 2-5pm each day.

I am very excited to share my work with you and hope to see you all there!

Best,Peter.

BFA Exhibition Tues: Peter Freleng

February 22, 2014

Peter Freleng’s opening will be on Tuesday the 25th of Feb, from 5:30-8pm at the Brooklyn College Art Department Gallery, Room 5401 Boylan.

The exhibition will be showing from Wednesday 26th to Friday 28th, from 2-5pm each day.

MA student writing a graphic novel

February 12, 2014

Read about it here


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