Posts by Kristin Reed

2016 BIS Orientation Schedule

Considering an interdisciplinary studies degree? Here’s our orientation schedule for this spring: Jan. 14, 9:00am Jan. 26, 4:00pm Feb. 9, 3:00pm Feb. 17 10:00am Feb. 23, 4:00pm Mar. 16, 10:00am Mar. 22, 4:00pm April 5, 4:00pm April 14, 9:00am April 27, 10:00am

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Faculty Symposium: “Thinking Bodies”

Thinking Bodies (in Focused Inquiry) Andrea Westcot Friday 26 February 2016 · 3:30PM, Harris 5182 How do our students learn best?  This is one of the guiding questions of the project of the Department of Focused Inquiry.  This interactive, cooperative symposium explores the ways that embodied pedagogy can be a useful, even crucial, tool in helping our students…

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Teaching in the Humanities Workshop Series

Alternatives to the Paper: Exploring Creative Assignments and Digital Possibilities February 9, 2016, 2-3.30pm  Humanities Research Center, Seminar Room 201, 920 W. Franklin Street Looking to get more than the traditional 3-5 page essay often used in humanities classes? Tired of worrying about plagiarism?  Thinking about how to change things up a bit in your writing…

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Humanities Research Center Speaker Series for Spring 2016 – HIV/AIDS: Local, National, and Global Perspectives

HIV/AIDS: Local, National, and Global Perspectives  The Humanities Research Center is hosting a multi-disciplinary speaker series in Spring 2016 around the theme “HIV/AIDS: Local, National, and Global Perspectives.”   The HIV/AIDS epidemic has taken millions of lives across the globe and has become a deeply toxic political and cultural issue for local communities, nation states, and…

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