FIGs are interdisciplinary groups of faculty and staff members coming together to explore a common research, creative, or teaching interest. All BMCC faculty and staff are welcome to join existing FIGs or propose a new FIG – just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Active FIGs 2019-2020
Faculty from a variety of disciplines whose work and research keep the child, children, and childhood as their central focus, providing critical thought and insight while locating them in different contexts, fields, and ideologies.
Discuss on-going research and academic projects, establish opportunities for scholarly collaborations, and exchange pedagogical strategies and best-practices, with an emphasis on social justice oriented issues within the framework of the criminal justice system.
Explore the theoretical, social, and personal dimensions that are the foundation for Latina/os to develop cross-cultural awareness and to understand their own transnational characteristics.
Supports faculty interested in engaging in research, curriculum development, and teaching related to science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) of indigenous Africans.
Faculty from a variety of disciplines discuss, share, and collaborate on specific components of the research process from implementation to publication.
Discussions and presentations on research or pedagogical issues related to language, including strategies for addressing language and cultural issues in the classroom.
Share scholarship, creativity, contemplative practice, and activism regarding current political issues as they relate to curriculum.
Read, discuss, and present works in all traditions and sub-disciplines of philosophy and collaborate on philosophy projects.
Conversations around representation, visibility, and social action within the queer communities.
Foster teaching and research across the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines.
Share pedagogical ideas that promote a classroom that represents a community of learning.
A community of faculty and staff who teach, research, or administer in the field of women’s/gender studies – a complex discipline that draws participants from fields such as the humanities, sciences, social sciences, mathematics, and business management.
A list of FIGs that are no longer active.