Academic Affairs

Seminars and Colloquia on Teaching

Spring 2008

Main Lounge, Moulton Union
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Except where noted
Only open to faculty and staff
Subject to Change

Tues., Jan. 29, 2008
Marilyn Reizbaum (English)
4:00 p.m. with Orly Lubin, Poetics and Comparative Literature, Tel Aviv University and Bettina Mathes, German, Science, Technology & Society, and Women’s Studies, Penn State University
“Wall-Loving: Politics and Aesthetics in East Germany, Israel-Palestine and the New Berlin”
Hubbard Hall, Shannon Room, 2nd floor

Tues., Feb. 5
Eric Chown (Computer Science)
“Teaching Robots to See and to Walk”

Wed., Feb. 13
Doris Santoro (Education)
“Before Burnout: Principled Leavers of High-Poverty Schools “

Tues., Feb. 19
Nicholas Toloudis (Government)
“Tocqueville on Public Education in a Democracy”

Wed., Feb. 27
John Bisbee (Art)
“John Bisbee: 20 Years Beside the Point”

Tues., March 4
David Vail (Economics)
“The Battle of Moosehead Lake: Plum Creek's Development Plan”

Wed., March 26
Jill Smith (German)
“Sexology and Cinema in Weimar Germany: The Case of the Social Hygiene Film Die Prostitution”

Tues., April 1
Sherrie Bergman and Sue O’Dell (Library)
“Don’t Give it All Away: an Author Rights Workshop”

Wed., April 9
Vineet Shende (Music)
“Composing Three Longfellow Poems, a Work for Soprano Soloist, Choir, and Orchestra”

Wed., April 16
Belinda Kong (Asian Studies and English)
“Narrating the Comfort Woman: Trauma and Fiction in Chang-rae Lee's A Gesture Life”

Wed., April 23
Chuck Dorn (Education)
“American Education, Democracy, and the Second World War”

Tues., April 29
William Arcé (English and Latin American Studies)
“Puerto Ricans in the Cross Fire: Literature, Nation and The fighting Borinqueneers in the Korean War”

Tues., May 6