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Final Presentations. Open only to registered participants.
Join us at the Sheridan Center to hear guest faculty from various institutions share their experiences as a faculty member, and their career paths that led to their academic positions. Robert Warrior is a Professor of American Indian Studies, English & History at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he is Director of American Indian Studies. He is author or co-author of four books about American Indian literature, intellectual traditions and social movements. In addition he teaches courses in history, theory and comparative indigenity, and his academic and journalistic writing has appeared in a wide variety of publications. He holds a Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary, M.A. from Yale University and B.A. from Pepperdine University. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to reserve a place at this session. Please register even if the event is currently fully subscribed, as there may be cancellations that would enable you to attend.
Cert IV TC Final Meeting
Do your students complain that they spent hours studying but are still struggling? Come to this workshop to learn more about the issues Brown students encounter while studying science and to find out what you can do to help them avoid pitfalls and get on track to succeed in your course. RSVP at sheridan.brown.edu. Led by Joseph Browne (Science Center, DoC), Carie Cardamone (Sheridan Center), Peggy Chang (Curricular Resource Center, DoC), & David Targan (Science Center, DoC).
Does multitasking in your classroom affect your student’s learning? What can or should you do about it? Join this roundtable discussion led by Monica Linden (Neuroscience) & Andy Pennock (Public Policy) to share your concerns, experiences and solutions to the problems of multitasking in the classroom. Bring a brown-bag lunch. RSVP at sheridan.brown.edu to reserve a place at this seminar.
Lunch will be served starting at 11:45AM. This junior faculty gathering features Associate Dean of the Faculty Janet Blume (Engineering). The lunch will be an opportunity to talk with her and learn more about preparing for annual reviews, while enjoying the company of your junior faculty colleagues. Co-sponsored by the Dean of the Faculty, the Junior Faculty Roundtable is a series of lunches designed to bring new and junior faculty together with campus leaders and senior colleagues to explore a variety of faculty issues. RSVP by noon on Wednesday, April 16th, to reserve a place at this catered lunch. Please register even if the event is currently fully subscribed, as there may be cancellations that would enable you to attend. https://sheridan.brown.edu/index.php?eventID=7488
Join us at the Sheridan Center to hear guest faculty from various institutions share their experiences as a faculty member, and their career paths that led to their academic positions. Itohan Osayimwese is an Assistant Professor in Brown’s Department of History of Art & Architecture. She holds a Ph.D .from the University of Michigan, M.Arch. from Rice University, and A.B. from Bryn Mawr College. She has taught at Ithaca College and College of William and Mary. Her honors include a publication prize from the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments, and fellowships from the Social Sciences Research Council and Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to reserve a place at this session. Please register even if the event is currently fully subscribed, as there may be cancellations that would enable you to attend.
aka “French for Foodies” In this workshop led by Senior Lecturer Annie Wiart (French Studies), we will explore how to design an advanced language course with specific cultural content (gastronomy) relevant to both the target culture and the personal interests of students (as revealed by the immense popularity of culinary TV programs, networks, blogs etc.). Register at sheridan.brown.edu to reserve a place. Please register even if the event is currently fully subscribed, as there may be cancellations that would enable you to attend.
Come to this session, led by Sheridan Center Associate Director Laura Hess, and find out what you need to know about higher education (in America) before going on the academic job market. Learn about different kinds of academic appointments and the variety of institutions of higher education in the U.S. Find out how faculty hires are made. Explore how you can begin preparing even now for the academic job market. This session is part of the Academic Job Search Series, a collaboration between the CareerLAB & Sheridan Center. Please register if possible - your RSVP helps us estimate the number of participants.
Members of the Brown community are invited to honor the recipients of the University awards in Teaching and Research at the 2014 Awards Ceremony. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of faculty and graduate students at this university-wide reception and ceremony. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research.