2004-2005 Calendar of Events

August 23-26
Orientation for New Faculty
Specific Events, Times and Places Announced Elsewhere on This Website
 

Tuesday, September 7
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers require, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch (specifically directed toward, but by no means restricted to, this year’s cohort of new Whitman Faculty)
“Various Ways to Teach a College Course Effectively”
David Schmitz, Roberta Davidson, Barry Balof and Tom Callister

Tuesday, September 21
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers require, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch
“Teaching Networks at Whitman College: A Progress Report, and an Invitation to Join Our Approach to Faculty Mentoring”
Melissa Clearfield, Juli Dunn and Deborah Winter

Monday, September 27
8:00 p.m.
Olin 130
A Presentation for Faculty
“Teaching, Learning and Campus Climate”
Jill Gordon
Professor of Philosophy at Colby College

Tuesday, October 19
12:00 Noon
Olin 130
A “Talk About Teaching” Presentation
“The Tunnel of Oppression: A Special Presentation for Faculty”
Sponsored by the Whitman College Intercultural Center, and featuring
a number of our own Whitman students who are associated with the various multicultural clubs on campus

Monday, November 1
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)
A Faculty Workshop (primarily intended for, but by no means restricted to, those members of the Whitman Faculty who anticipate testing the waters of the academic job market in their respective fields sometime in the not-too-distant future)
“How to Stop Forwarding Your Mail:
Tips on Getting a Tenure-Track Job”
Michelle Janning, Robert Morrison and Joel Carlin

Monday, November 8
7:30 p.m.
Olin 130
A Presentation for Faculty
“The Worried Child in the College Environment:
Recognizing Anxiety in College Students and Helping Them Heal”
Paul Foxman
Director, Center for Anxiety Disorders, in Burlington, Vermont

Tuesday, November 30
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers require, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch
“Whitman’s Academic Presence on the Web”
Doug Hundley

Thursday, February 10, 2005
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers require, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch and Facilitated Discussion
“Honoring the Cultural Truth of Every Whitman Student”
Jaiya John
Founder and Director, Soul Water Rising
Presented in Conjunction with Whitman College’s Observation of Black History Month

Tuesday, February 15
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers require, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch
“Addressing Bias as Faculty Members”
Melissa Wilcox and Lázaro Carrión (a Whitman student)

Monday, February 28
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers require, Memorial 316)
Co-Sponsored with Whitman College Technology Services and
The National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch
"Visiting the ARTstor Digital Library"
Thomas Sebastian (Associate Professor of German, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas)
and
Gina Dabrowski (Program Associate, Midwest Instructional Technology Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Monday, February 28
3:30 or 4:00 p.m. (depending on whether you were able to attend
the 12:00 noon CTL “Talk About Teaching” on this topic earlier in the day)
Olin 180 or the Maxey Computer Lab (to be determined by the number of people expressing interest in attending)
Co-Sponsored with Whitman College Technology Services and
The National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE)
A Presentation and Demonstration for Faculty and Staff
"Exploring the ARTstor Digital Library"
Thomas Sebastian (Associate Professor of German, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas)
and
Gina Dabrowski (Program Associate, Midwest Instructional Technology Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Friday, March 4
12:00 noon (including lunch) – 3:00 p.m. (approximate)
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)
A Faculty Workshop
“Utilizing Student Learning Preference to Improve Teaching”
Juli Dunn

Tuesday, April 12
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers require, Memorial 316)
A "Talk About Teaching" Lunch
Teaching in Public: Studying the Humanities
in Non-Traditional Settings.
Christopher Zinn (Executive Director, Oregon Council for the Humanities), Katherine Deumling (Former Whitman Students, and Associate Director, Oregon Council for the Humanities), and Rogers Miles

Friday, April 22
10:00 – 12:00 noon
and
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (two separate sessions)
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)
A Faculty Workshop
“Community-based Learning Across the Disciplines”
Celine Fitzmaurice
Associate Director for Community Programs
The Center for Science Education at Portland State University

Tuesday April 26
12:00 Noon The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers require, Memorial 316
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch
“Working with Challenging Students: Risks and Rewards”
Elyse Semerdjian, Julie Stanton, and Tina Deshotels