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Lecture on Cultural Studies and Academic Development Presented at College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: February 21, 2008

CONTACT: Lisa Saunders

(845) 574-4244


 

Lecture on Cultural Studies and Academic Development Presented

at SUNY Rockland Community College

 

Suffern, NY—The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) of SUNY Rockland Community College presents its second lecture in the Spring ’08 Human Diversity Lecture Series.

 

The lecture, "Cultural studies and academic development: Learning to think critically through cultural studies," given by Dr. Jeff Ferguson, will take place on Thursday, March 13, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. in the Technology Center, Room 8180 (Ellipse), on the main campus in Suffern. Admission is free and open to the public.

 

Dr. Jeff Ferguson, Associate Professor, Cultural Studies, Dartmouth College, will be discussing his use of writing, communication and logical reasoning while addressing the content of cultural studies. At Dartmouth he developed an approach to the use of cultural and ethnic studies as a vehicle for teaching critical thinking.

 

For more information, contact, Dr. Liya Li, Division Chair, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Associate Professor, English, at (845) 574- 4733 or lli@sunyrockland.edu

 

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