css.php

Resources

CUNY History

CUNY Digital History archive

Queens College Civil Rights Archive

The Struggle for Free Speech at CUNY

Tomas Reed, Conor. “‘Treasures That Prevail’: Adrienne Rich, the SEEK Program, and Social Movements at the City College of New York, 1968 – 1972.

Texts by CUNY Writer-Teachers & Related Resources

June Jordan

Jordan’s website, including bio, poems, essays, audio, and links to more

Jordan, June. “Writing and Teaching” (The Partisan Review, Summer Issue, 1969; references Jordan’s teaching at City College)

Audre Lorde

Gumbs, Alexis Pauline. “Nobody Mean More: Black Feminist Pedagogy and Solidarity,” in The Imperial University (includes context about and analysis of Lorde’s poem “Power,” written while she was teaching at John Jay, and Jordan’s “Nobody Mean More to Me than You and the Future Life of Willie Jordan,” grounded in Jordan’s teaching at SUNY Stony Brook).

 Adrienne Rich

“What We Are Part Of” Teaching at CUNY: 1969-1974, Adrienne Rich, Lost And Found collective project Lost and Found

Rich, Adrienne. “Teaching Language in Open Admissions.”

Tomas Reed, Conor. “‘Treasures That Prevail’: Adrienne Rich, the SEEK Program, and Social Movements at the City College of New York, 1968 – 1972.

Additional CUNY Teaching Resources

The CUNY Syllabus Project.

Event Recordings

Saving CUNY’s Past: activists on the struggle for and defense of Open Admissions (April 2014)

Teaching CUNY at CUNY: Engaging with CUNY Histories and Archives (February 2015)

Powered by WordPress. Designed by WooThemes

Need help with the Commons? Visit our
help page
Send us a message
Skip to toolbar