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  • New York Literary Incubator Offers Fellowship to Queens College Student

    March 18, 2013 | Queens College

    Queens College MFA student Jamie Hittman is the first recipient of a new fellowship offered by Paper Lantern Lit (PLL), a company that develops young adult literary properties and markets them to commercial publishers. Hittman, a Johns Hopkins graduate who is also applying to medical school, is fulfilling her passion for writing this semester by reviewing manuscripts from potential authors to assess whether they are a good fit for PLL’s projects. The Queens College MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation, introduced in fall 2007, is the newest of CUNY’s MFA programs.

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  • How Female Activists are Changing the World

    February 26, 2013 | Queens College

    With the global influence of women on political and historical change continuing to grow, organizers of the Women’s Studies Conference at Queens College on March 11 are focusing on the topic of women’s activism. Panelists will discuss human rights issues worldwide, including Mexico, Africa and the U.S. The conference is free and open to the public.

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  • Queens School of Inquiry for Grades 6-12 Boasts 100% College Acceptance Rate

    February 26, 2013 | Queens College

    tudents who attend the Queens School of Inquiry (QSI) for grades 6-12
    in Flushing have the opportunity to earn up to 62 tuition-free credits at
    Queens College. An early-college school developed in 2005 through the collaboration
    of a CUNY college, the NYC Department of Education and the Gates Foundation,
    QSI boasts a 100% acceptance rate.

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  • Chamber Music Live at a Best-Value Price

    February 15, 2013 | Queens College

    The 17th annual Queens College Chamber Music Live concert series offers subscribers the chance to enjoy world-class ensembles, choral performances, and opera presentations at a best-value price.

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  • NYS Assemblyman Jeffrion Aubrey to Explore the Significance of Obama’s Reelection During Black History Month at Queens College

    February 6, 2013 | Queens College

    A February 13 lecture by NYS assemblyman Jeffrion Aubry on the significance of President Obama’s re-election is one of the highlights of Black History Month at Queens College. A musical performance of The Ghetto Chronicles on February 27 and an exhibition of work by young African-American artists on February 21 are among the other scheduled events.

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  • QC Students-Curated Exhibition of Dutch Art from Godwin-Ternbadch Museum Reveals Beginnings of Modern Dmocracy

    January 23, 2013 | Queens College

    Students take the lead as curators for the next exhibition at the college’s Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Re-Forming the Image in the Dutch Golden Age. On view from February 4 through March 23, 2013, the paintings, prints, sculpture and historical artifacts from the 16th – 18th century reflect the beginnings of modern democracy. The experience brought students into the learning environment and emphasized practical job training, with particular attention on museum issues. Offered as part of the exhibition are a free private tour of the Metropolitan Museum’s Dutch art collection and a lecture on Dutch art collectors in New York City. A fee-based offering includes tours of Dutch historic homes in Queens.

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  • 25/75: The Silver+Diamond Jubilees/Then+Now on View at the Queens College Art Center, Feb. 7 – Mar. 22, 2013

    January 8, 2013 | Queens College

    – A Contemporary Viewing of Previously Shown Artists, Each Selected to Represent One of the Past 25 Seasons  – FLUSHING, NY, January 07, 2013 – As it continues celebrating Queens College’s 75th anniversary, the QC Art Center will itself hit the quarter-century mark. Fittingly, the gallery will honor both milestones with the group show, 25/75: […]

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  • Queens College Choral Society Will Hold Auditions for Spring Concert Season

    January 4, 2013 | Queens College

    The Queens College Choral Society will hold auditions for new members on January 16, 23, 30 and February 6. Auditions consist of basic singing skills –no preparation is necessary.

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  • New Book Looks at the Downside to Polio’s Eradication

    December 21, 2012 | Queens College

    What could be wrong with trying to wipe out a disease that can cause full or partial paralysis? Plenty, Queens College Urban Studies Professor William Muraskin explains in Polio Eradication and Its Discontents: A Historian’s Journey Through an International Public Health (Un)Civil War (Orient BlackSwan).

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  • Classic Themes Examined in The Fiction of Mystery Writer Ruth Rendell

    December 21, 2012 | Queens College

    As an English professor at Queens College, Barbara Fass Leavy (English) concentrated on 19th-century British literature; the opportunity to teach courses in crime fiction prompted her to re-examine a genre she read for fun.

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