Oct 23, 2018: Teaching in the #metoo Era

26 October 2018

The #metoo movement has drawn much needed attention to issues of sexual abuse and asymmetrical exercise of power in the broader culture. A reckoning of sorts is underway particularly in…

Feb 28, 2017: More Than Writing: Oral and Visual Communication

28 February 2018

What do effective oral and visual presentations of arguments look like and how do we help students make them? Faculty will describe the design, scaffolding, and evaluation of assignments (e.g.…

Feb 7, 2017: Assessment in the Humanities

28 February 2018

Our experience in the philosophy department is that it is hard to come up with assessment tools that deliver reliable data. We spent part of the summer figuring out why…

Jan 10, 2017: Practicing Geo-Humanities: Designing with the Digital and Beyond

28 February 2018

This talk offers a definition of what the “new” Geo-Humanities is and gives examples of how it is practiced focusing on a particular sub-branch of Geo-Humanities called Digital Geo-Humanities.  Working…

Oct. 31: Sharing Our Search History: Revealing shared curricular goals within disciplinary assessments

28 February 2018

The research landscape has changed dramatically in a short period of time. Do you ever wonder how your students navigate the complex universe of literature in your field? Many departments…

Feb. 27, 2018: DIALOGOS – Facets of Care: Clinical, Ethical, Spiritual

27 February 2018

How do we think about care and how do we practice care in today’s interconnected and conflicted world?  How do our beliefs in the power of human agency to advance…

Oct 11, 2016: Beyond the 9 ½ Week Course: Toward a More Flexible Curriculum and Better Prepared Students

12 October 2016

Are there particular skills or content areas that fall outside of any single course that we want our students to master? Is there a particular student population or learning goal…

Sept 27, 2016: Dialogos IV: Ruling States and Citizens in Times of War

5 October 2016

This session features work emerging from the Humanities Center/GEI Faculty Research Seminar, “War, Destruction, (Re)Invention: Legacies of Creation and Transformation in the Context of Global Conflict.” Speakers: Louis Epstein Assistant…

Spring 2016: The Fabric of Our Campus

4 April 2016

This term’s LTC lunches have a wide variety, touching on issues of student life, research projects that combine faculty and students, and advising.  Together, they are an opportunity for us to use the LTC to make our learning environment stronger.