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COCAL Updates

It’s been a busy summer already. Here’s more from COCAL.

by Joe Berry

COCAL is the Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor, a nearly 20 year old network of contingent activists and their organizations that does a conference (now tri national – USA, CAN, MEX) every other year, usually in August. 415 more words


As a CUNY adjunct I'll make less over my career than my coworker Paul Krugman does in a year

This piece has been corrected.

Like over 75% of professors in America, I am an adjunct, or, in corporate-speak, “contingent” or “part-time” faculty. I have been teaching in the City University of New York (CUNY) system—in the English departments of both John Jay and Hunter Colleges—for a couple of years. 1,028 more words


The President’s Gallery,
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, proudly presents the exhibition

from July 2, 2015 – July 31, 2015

Opening Reception
Thursday, July 2, 2015, 409 more words


#87: The APEX at Lehman College

Location: Bedford Park, Bronx

Configuration: 8 lanes x 50 meters

Fee: $20 for special TNYA workout

Inspiring. There’s no better word to describe this 50-meter, indoor pool encapsulated within a soaring, light-filled natatorium. 349 more words


Muftah.org: Kurds learn their own language

 By Nadeen Shaker / muftah.org

Turkey has long pursued a policy of assimilation vis a vis its Kurdish population. At times, this policy has taken a violent turn. 1,015 more words


Neighbors still feel ‘steamrolled’ by plans for sanitation garage

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

Almost 200 residents living in the area around the Brookdale Campus where a sanitation garage has been proposed expressed their frustration on Monday night when the Department of Sanitation and the Economic Development Corporation continued to move forward with the plans, hosting a public scoping hearing on the draft Environmental Impact Statement. 783 more words

Peter Cooper Village

Call for Papers: CUNY 2016

The 29th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing will be hosted by the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. The conference will be held March 3-5, 2016 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center in Gainesville. 196 more words

Call For Papers