Posts Tagged ‘Department Politics’

Which Ones in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College Are the Most Likely to Participate in Academic Bullying?

Monday, December 16th, 2013
Colleagues in the Hunter College Department of Film and Media Studies were Academic Bullying is endemic.

Colleagues in the Hunter College Department of Film and Media Studies were Academic Bullying is endemic.

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It Was One of Those Semesters

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Below, the first two paragraphs of a very long memo in the wake of the November 10, 2010, faculty meeting.

November 14, 2010
Colleagues,

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A Tempest in a Teapot But a Tempest No Less – Part 5

Monday, April 20th, 2009

My reply was posted on Hunter L.

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A Tempest in a Teapot But a Tempest No Less – Part 4

Monday, April 20th, 2009

So, I’ve been getting these emails from Adjunct Instructor Cindy Rodriguez, who copies everyone in the department as well as others outside the department, about the anguish she experiences when she reads one of my memos. In one response – copied et al, of course – she suggested that I go file the appropriate complaints with the appropriate bodies and to stop writing acidic memos (which, of course, are based on the complaints filed with the appropriate bodies who either rule in my favor or support my allegations which I believe should be aired) because they pain her so much. She also disapproved of my email about the shortcomings of the Aronson award of which she is associated and so she replied, I guess, to buttress Blanca Vasquez’s cheap shot.

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A Tempest in a Teapot But a Tempest No Less – Part 3

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Most Film and Media dept. faculty know that Gregg can raise issues in ways that are contentious.” — Blanca Vasquez, Adjunct Instructor.

My reply was 761 words of pointed insights.

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A Tempest in a Teapot Is a Tempest No Less – Part 2

Friday, April 17th, 2009

“Hi Aronsonians,  I am forwarding a note from Gregg Morris, who teaches journalism at Hunter and who has raised concerns about the Aronson student undergraduate prize. Separating his concerns from how he states them would be a good thing. Most Film and Media dept. faculty know that Gregg can raise issues in ways that are contentious.”  [– Blanca Vasquez, Adjunct Instructor]

So, what’s the skinny on this teapot?
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Protected: Dogfighting in the Department of Chimera (A Work in Progress) – Part I

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

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I Pinged F/M December 10, 2008

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

This is an esoteric post. It most likely will be abstruse and cryptic for anyone unfamiliar with my postings on the Hunter College Listserv known as Hunter-L, the f/m listserv of the Department of Film and Media Studies, the SENATE-FORUM@LISTSERV.CUNY.EDU or the CUNY UFS Discussion Forum as well as numerous inter-department emails and postings and memos and Fatwas. So, I asked the big question at December 10 department meeting. Quotation marks for effect: “Don’t you think this ongoing conflict can harm the department’s image?”

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