Monday, April 22, 2013
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2013 FACULTY AND STAFF EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS
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As part of Oath Week programming the Presidents Diversity Council will hold a panel discussion Tuesday April 23 at 12:30 in Xavier Hall 332.
Titled: Inclusion matters: Campus, classroom and career
Members of the President's Diversity Council will present examples of how the SLU Oath of Inclusion is "being lived" through the university curriculum, student development activities and specific programs offered by the Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action. Faculty will provide information on courses that contribute to the development of men and women for others who can transform society and staff will offer examples of programming that can help students better understand the importance of inclusion in careers after graduation.
For more information contact PDC Co-Chairs Karla Scott Associate PRofessor of Communication & Director of African American StudiesMichelle Lewis Director of the Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action
John Francis Bannon, S.J., 2013 Lecture
Thursday, 25 April 2013
Sinquefield State Room, DuBourg Hall
221 North Grand Boulevard
Saint Louis University
Claude A. Clegg III
Professor of History, Indiana University
"A Town, A Photograph, and a Lynching Close to Home"
Claude Clegg is an award-winning historian whose has published widely in African American
history. His most recent book, Troubled Ground: A Tale of Murder, Lynching, and Reckoning in
the New South, is a brilliant exploration of a deeply personal story. In 1906, Professor Clegg's
hometown of Salisbury, North Carolina, was the site of a triple lynching that became a national
news story. Professor Clegg's talk, based on his book, will weave this local tragedy into a larger
American story about race, violence, and memory.
The lecture is free and open to the public. A reception will follow Professor Clegg's talk and
signed copies of Troubled Ground will be available for purchase.
The SLU Prison Program will host the 3rd National Conference on Higher Education in Prison at the Manresa Center from Friday, April 26 - Sunday, April 28.
The Saint Louis University Prison Program will host the Third Annual National Conference on Higher Education in Prison (April 26-28, 2013); the central focus of the conference is "Building and Sustaining Programs". This recently established annual conference is an occasion for college-in-prison program leaders scattered across the United States to meet and strategize with the intent of promoting and implementing higher education curricula in prisons across the country. The conference brings together academics and activists from across the country to meet and strategize about how to sustain and increase higher education experiences (for-credit and non-credit) in correctional facilities in the United States. Conference panels will include discussion of: pedagogy, post-release/reentry issues, fund-raising challenges, and the various models of education programs around the country.
More information on this conference, including a full schedule of speakers, can be found at our website: http://www.slu.edu/school-for-professional-studies-home/prison-program/2013-conference
by Anton Chekhov - April 26, 27 and May 3, 4, 5
Transplanted from their beloved Moscow to a provincial Russian town, three sisters-school teacher Olga, unhappily married Masha, idealistic Irina-yearn for the city of their childhood, where they imagine their lives will be transformed. Three Sisters is Chekhov's masterpiece portrait of a family grappling with the bittersweet realization that while dreams may be unfulfilled there must always be hope.
Saint Louis University Theatre will present a classic of world literature, Three Sisters, by Anton Chekhov, on Fridays and Saturdays, April 26 and 27 and May 3 and 4, all at 8PM, and on Sunday, May 5, at 2PM. Tickets are $9 for faculty and staff of the University, and $7 for all students. Reservations at 977-2998. University Theatre is located in Xavier Hall at 3733 West Pine Mall.
Women's Studies Advisory Board Meetings
The meeting is open to anyone who is interested in Women's Studies and the programs' governance.
Spring Semester Dates:
Monday, April 29th, 10-11:30am
All Located in MCG 144
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The Department of Biology announces the annual John Dwyer Lecture in Biology to be held on Monday, May 6 , 4:00p.m. at the Schoenberg Auditorium, Monsanto Center Lecture Hall at the Missouri Botanical Garden. The recipient of the John Dwyer Lecture 2011 is conservationist, innovator and botanist, Professor.Kingsley Dixon.
Professor Dixon directs research on plant conservation and landscape restoration at the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority for Kings Park Botanical Garden (Perth, Western Australia). He is well known for his techniques for restoring habitats by mining and for propagating rare and endangered species using such unlikely things as "liquid smoke" and fungi. We expect a lecture to be richly illustrated with vividly colored and oddly shaped wildflowers representing a few of the 12,000 species native to Western Australia. We can supply your e-journal with some nice photos of the flora if you are interested.
Title: Conservation: Hope in the Age of Extinction
Speaker: Prof. Kingsley Dixon; Kings Park Botanical Garden (Perth, Western Australia)
When: Monday, May 6
Time: 4:00 PM
Where: Schoenberg Auditorium, The Missouri Botanical Garden (Shaw entrance).
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Deepening Student Learning: A Workshop on Critical Reflection
Tuesday, May 7, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
College Church Ballroom
Critical reflection is essential for deep learning
and is a hallmark of Jesuit education. However, students
often need to be taught how to engage in meaningful
reflection, and even when faculty and staff create opportunities
for reflection, the results are not always satisfying. In this
interactive workshop, Dr. Patti Clayton will share a
research-grounded model for critical reflection and engage
participants in a hands-on workshop to enhance understanding
of the features of critical reflection. Participants will leave with
practical strategies for deepening students' critical reflection,
both in and out of class. This workshop is open to faculty, staff,
and graduate students. For more information, and to register,
please visit http://slu.edu/cttl/events/deepening-student-learning.
Continental breakfast will be served.
This event is sponsored by the Division of Academic Affairs, the Division of Student Development,
and the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning
Patti H. Clayton, Ph.D. is an Independent Consultant and Practitioner-Scholar (PHC Ventures). She currently serves as a Scholar Senior Scholar with the Center for Service and Learning at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), a Visiting Fellow with the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE), and a Visiting Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is co-developer of the DEAL Model, a research-grounded critical reflection and assessment model, and she has designed faculty development and curriculum development processes related to community-campus engagement, among other things. She has consulted with over 100 colleges and universities in the US, Canada, and Ireland.
FINE & PERFORMING ARTS
Professor Nancy Bell's play, Present Tense (with Peter Grandbois) was chosen as one of 8 plays out of 250 national submissions for production in the Labute Festival of New Plays. The festival is produced by the St. Louis Actors' Studio and will premiere in July.
Timothy Lomperis, Ph.D., presented the following paper on April 12th at the
Midwest Political Science Association meetings in Chicago: "The 'First' Surge: The Repulse of the Easter Invasion in
South Vietnam, 1972--Implications for Iraq and Afghanistan"
MODERN AND CLASSICAL LANGUAGES
Dr. Kathleen Llewellyn, Associate Professor of French in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, presented a paper, "The News in the Pews: Talking in Church and Other Early Modern Social Networks," at the Renaissance Society of America conference in San Diego, CA on April 6.
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