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Title:RFP from Asian/American Center: deadline April 15
Created:4/4/2011 3:41 PM
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Request for Proposals to Queens College Faculty
    
From Asian/American Center    
Queens College, CUNY    
February 2011  

The Asian/American Center is inviting course proposals from faculty across academic departments of Queens College to apply for funds to enrich the college curriculum and to contribute to the building of a new Asian American Pacific Islander Community Studies (AAPICS) program for our campus. Funds in the amount of $5000 will be given to prepare new courses or enrich existing courses during summer 2011 to be taught in the following academic year 2011-2012.  The proposed courses should either focus on any aspect of Asian American PI communities or broader topics (such as race and ethnicity, immigration and citizenship, community empowerment, cultural/linguistic/religious practices, health or education policy, literary/media representations, entrepreneurship and economic development, social identities, art production, and civic and political participation) dealing with specific ethnic or pan-Asian American communities, Asian American diasporas and inter-community relations.  

The application deadline is April 15 th .
Interested applicants with queries are encouraged to contact Asian/American Center. 
 
Selected proposals will be announced by April 28 th , 2011.
  Successful applicants will receive the grant amount in the summer of 2011.

Applications should include  :    
1. Proposal   - Proposals should be no more than 1500 words, and should detail:   
a) Information on proposed AAPI/diverse community course,  
b) Ideas for how the course would foster faculty-community collaborations (AAPI Community
    Resource Guide available at the Asian/American Center) ,  
c) Innovative pedagogical  practices,   
d) Course’s potential to advance new research/scholarship.    
2. Brief Budget  including anticipated use of funds (e.g. books, supplies, faculty time)
3.   A letter of support from the Chair of the Department of the applicant. 
4. Faculty’s Curriculum Vitae   

Selected faculty will be making a commitment to participate in AAPICS seminars, assist in curriculum development activities and gathering outcomes-related data, submit a syllabus and a report on teaching the new/updated course at the completion of the academic year 2011-2012.

Applications may be submitted electronically or in hard copy to:   
Dr. Madhulika Khandelwal 
Asian/American Center 
Queens College, CUNY
qc.aac@qc.cuny.edu  , 718-997-3050
Kissena Hall, Room 315

 

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