Jennifer Oliveri

Full Time Faculty

English

Contact:

Phone: (718) 368-6633
Email: Jennifer.Oliveri@kbcc.cuny.edu
Office Location: C-328, C Cluster

Jennifer Oliveri

Courses

  • English 92: Developing Fluency in Reading and Writing
  • English 93: Developing Competence in Writing
  • English 12: Freshman Composition I
  • English 24: Freshman Composition I​I
  • English 30: Introduction to Literature
  • English 40: Short Fiction
  • English 58: Creative Nonfiction
  • English 67: Women in Literature

Education

  • City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, New York
    MA in Liberal Studies, September 2006 – Fall 2013
    Thesis Title: Coming of Age during the Sixties: A Narration of Lives through Battle and Music
  • Hunter College, New York, New York
    BA in English, 1999
  • Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY
    A.A in Liberal Arts, 1996

College Teaching

  • Kingsborough Community College – City University of New York
    2014-Present – Full-Time Lecturer
    1999-2014 - Adjunct and Substitute Full-time Lecturer
  • Kingsborough Community College – City University of New York
    1997-2001 - Tutor, the Reading and Writing Center

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

  • 2017 “Truth in Fragments,” Sinister Wisdom: A Multicultural Lesbian Literary and Art Journal. Celebrating the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival. 103. (Winter 2017): 133-5.
  • 2017 Photograph “Serenity Awaits,” Sinister Wisdom: A Multicultural Lesbian Literary and Art Journal. Celebrating the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival. 103. (Winter 2017) Cover Art
  • 2017 Photograph “Say Her Name,” Sinister Wisdom: A Multicultural Lesbian Literary and Art Journal. Celebrating the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival. 103. (Winter 2017) 60.
  • 2017 Photograph “Tent Lovin’,” Sinister Wisdom: A Multicultural Lesbian Literary and Art Journal. Celebrating the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival. 103. (Winter 2017) 74.
  • 2017 Photograph “Travelers,” Sinister Wisdom: A Multicultural Lesbian Literary and Art Journal. Celebrating the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival. 103. (Winter 2017): 132.

Events and/or Key Dates

  • 2014 “Reading across the Curriculum: Making Room for Reading in the English Classroom,” Transitions and Transactions II: Literature Pedagogy in the Community College Conference, Borough of Manhattan Community College, April 25-27, New York, New York.
  • 2016 “Discussions in the Classroom: An Open Approach to Teaching Women and Gender Studies,” 47th Annual NEMLA Convention in March, 2016, Hartford, Connecticut.
  • 2016 “Examining the Roles of Gender and Sexuality in Graphic Novels,” Transitions and Transactions III: Literature and Journalism Pedagogies in Community, Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Conference, New York, New York.

Research Interests

  • Developmental English
  • Autobiography and Memoir Writing
  • Trauma Narratives and Writing as Therapy
  • Drama and Performance Studies
  • Women's and Gender Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Creative Writing

Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants

  • Kingsborough Years of Service Award- Twenty Years

Institutional Affiliations / Professional Societies

  • Opening Doors Learning Communities
  • CPE exam, The Reading and Writing Center
  • Developmental Retreat: Reading Across the Curriculum
  • ACT/CAT-W Certification and Workshops
  • ASAP Mentoring and Workshops
  • 91/92 Committee and Cohort Leader
  • Women's and Gender Studies Faculty Interest Group
  • New Course on Creative Nonfiction
  • Safe Zone Training
  • Moderator of Eco-Fest panel discussion entitled “Green Sector Career Path: Doing Well by Doing Good.”
  • Presented at the Graphic Novels, Cartoons, and Comics FIG on “Representations of Family and Sexuality in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home.”
  • Panelist in a roundtable discussion entitled, “Across the Disciplines Roundtable Discussion” in April, 2016.
  • Facilitated a Women’s Coming Out group for students who identify with the LGBTQ community.
  • Panelist in the New Ally Workshop as part of the Safe Zone program.
  • Participated in the Academic Advisement Center’s bi-annual Major Fair.
  • Organized an event featuring well-known transgender activist CeCe McDonald, who shared her ideas concerning gender, sexuality, (in)justice, and intersectionality.