Explore the Humanities and Social Sciences at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research

Open to: All teachers.

Opportunity at a Glance: The Brooklyn Institute offers evening seminar courses in the humanities and social sciences taught by talented scholars from a variety of disciplines, and they have received a grant that allows them to offer classes to public school teachers at a discount: just $100 per course, which is 70% off their normal tuition. Teachers who attend can earn CTLE credits (12 hours per course). Teachers can take one class per session. Some courses coming up this spring include:

  • Dante’s Divine Comedy
  • Introduction to Feminist Film Theory
  • Science, Race and Colonialism
  • Godel’s Incompleteness Theorems
  • Introduction to Political Islam
  • Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Michel Foucault
  • Virgil’s Aeneid

Key dates: Courses take place weekday evenings in March and April

Location: Throughout NYC; more locations details given after registration.

Registration deadline: Monday, March 4.

Take action: Explore the courses offered; then, proceed to the Educator Access page to fill out a short application. Shortly after, you will receive instructions on how to register with the discount.

For more information: Contact Mark DeLucas, mark@thebrooklyninstitute.com.