Past Events and Programs

Every quarter, the Faculty Commons publishes a program with all our events and additional information in a *.PDF format.  Past events published on our website are listed below.

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Every quarter, the Faculty Commons publishes a program with all our events and additional information in a *.PDF format.  Past events published on our website are listed below.

2013

Fall 2013

2014

Fall 2014
Summer 2014
Spring 2014
Winter 2014

2015

Fall 2015
Summer 2015
Spring 2015
Winter 2015

2016

Fall 2016
Summer 2016
Spring 2016
Winter 2016

2017

Winter 2017
Spring 2017
Summer 2017
Fall 2017

2018

Winter 2018
Spring 2018
Summer 2018
Fall 2018

2019

Winter 2019
Spring 2019
Summer 2019
Fall 2019

2020

Winter 2020
Spring 2020
Summer 2020
Fall 2020

2021

Winter 2021
Spring 2021
Summer 2021
Fall 2021

2022

Winter 2022
Spring 2022
Summer 2022
Fall 2022

2023

Winter 2023

Spring 2023

Summer 2023

Fall 2023


Past Events

All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis Book Discussion NEW!)

All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis Book Discussion NEW!)

To change everything, we need everyone. Yet, when it comes to creating the societal change needed for climate justice, women and girls are too often missing from the proverbial “table.” More than a problem of bias, this is a dynamic that sets us up for failure. Curated by two climate leaders, this book is a ...

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Am I A Reading Instructor?

Am I A Reading Instructor?

(The answer is, Yes!)  Reading Apprenticeship Basics Have you had students who struggled with the content of your course and you wondered if their reading comprehension skills played a role? Have you ever thought about how you, an expert in your discipline, make sense of the literature in your field? Reading Apprenticeship (RA) bridges the ...

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Antiracist Teaching and Assessment (Updated!)

Antiracist Teaching and Assessment (Updated!)

The American educational system was designed (and has been redesigned again and again) to center Whiteness and colonize the minds of BIPoC students. As agents of this system, all of us—including instructors of color— have been, and continue to be, complicit in this educational legacy. Our complicity in an unjust system says more about the ...

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Antisemitism 101: From the Ancient World to the Internet – Spring 2022

Antisemitism 101: From the Ancient World to the Internet - Spring 2022

We saw it at the Capitol Insurrection; we’ve experienced it on our campus. Antisemitism is not a thing of the past.  Indeed, it exists in our community today and there is evidence that it is on the rise. This interactive workshop will offer participants an overview of the history of antisemitism and its manifestations in the contemporary ...

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Antisemitism: The 1930s and 1940s in America vs. Today (New)

Antisemitism: The 1930s and 1940s in America vs. Today (New)

From the antisemitic rantings of Father Coughlin and Charles Lindberg to quota systems and the refusal to let Jewish refugees attempting to escape Hitler’s German into the United States to today’s online hate groups and actual Republican candidates and congress people spouting off antisemitic hatred, this lecture will compare the antisemitism of the 30s and ...

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Applying for Sabbatical

Applying for Sabbatical

Thinking about a sabbatical? We encourage you to come to one of these sessions to meet with members of the Sabbatical Review Committee. They will review the most up-to-date application process, requirements, and timeline, as well as provide examples of applications from faculty who have recently been awarded sabbatical. Applications will be due winter quarter ...

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Arab Culture 101: Dispelling Myths – Spring 2022

Arab Culture 101: Dispelling Myths - Spring 2022

In this interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to Arab culture. We will dispel myths and misconceptions about Arabs, identify and define major concepts (such as Arab vs Muslim), and touch on the impact of what is happening in the Arab world today on the Arab community in the United States. An important goal of ...

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Archipelago of Hope: Wisdom and Resilience from the Edge of Climate Change – Spring

Archipelago of Hope: Wisdom and Resilience from the Edge of Climate Change - Spring

With various climate changes happening worldwide, the call for diverse, unique, adaptable ideas is essential. Join us for the Spring Quarter Climate Justice Book Club to explore the ideas in The Archipelago of Hope: Wisdom and Resilience from the Edge of Climate Change by Gleb Raygorodetsky. Through his travels, he shares the stories of multiple ...

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Artificial Intelligence and Academic Integrity: Creating a Course Policy (New!) Asynchronous Option

Artificial Intelligence and Academic Integrity: Creating a Course Policy (New!) Asynchronous Option

In this self-paced, asynchronous workshop series, participants will discuss and determine how generative artificial intelligence should and/or should not be used by students and what the consequences for misuse should be. The ultimate goal of this workshop is for faculty to individually create policies on AI and academic integrity that are discipline-specific and can be ...

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Asian Americans: From Self-Determination to Solidarity Work

Asian Americans: From Self-Determination to Solidarity Work

This interactive workshop provides a broad overview of the diverse experiences and challenges faced by Asian American communities.  Key topics will include the inception of ethnic studies and Asian American studies, the history of anti-Asian violence, linguistic discrimination, Asian American mental health, the model minority myth, racial triangulation, and cross-racial solidarity.  Asian and Asian American ...

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Last Updated November 28, 2023