Faculty Resource Network

An academic partnership devoted to faculty development. Now in our fourth decade, we remain committed to this partnership, and to fostering connection, collaboration, and collegiality among our members.

Previous Network Winter Seminars

 

Since its inception nearly nine years ago, the Network Winter program has featured innovative seminars that mirror the Network’s efforts to remain abreast of developments in scholarship and pedagogy across all academic disciplines. Please take a moment to examine the list of seminars that we’ve offered.

 

 
 

 
 

Network Winter 2017 Seminars

Global Climate Change: Science, Economics, Migration
Benjamin Santer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Refugees and Migrants in the 21st Century
Rochelle Davis, Georgetown University

Uprooted and Displaced: Refugees, (Im)Migrants, and Exiles in World Literature
Adrianne Kalfopoulou and Hariclea Zengos, DEREE – The American College of Greece

 
 

Network Winter 2016 Seminars

Critical Reading and Critical Thinking
Robert DiYanni, New York University

Evolution, Health, and Disease
Todd Disotell, New York University

Race and Color in the Caribbean
Aisha Khan , New York University

 
 

 
 

Network Winter 2015 Seminars

The City in Contemporary World Literature
Bryan Waterman, New York University

The City as Teaching Canvas
Jordana Dym, Skidmore College

Elizabeth Langridge-Noti, The American College of Greece

The City and the Environment
Mary Killelea, New York University

 
 

 
 

Network Winter 2014 Seminars

Democracy and Its Critics
Phillip Mitsis, New York University

Reacting to the Past
Gretchen Kreahling McKay, McDaniel College

Understanding the New Europe: Politics
Sophia Kalantzakos, New York University

 
 

 
 

Network Winter 2013 Seminars

Pacific Biodiversity
Eleanor Sterling and Ana Luz Porzecanski, American Museum of Natural History

Pacific Literature and Film
Vilsoni Hereniko and Jeannette Paulson Hereniko, University of Hawaii and Asia Pacific Films

Pacific Peoples and Places
Jerry Finin, East West Center

 
 

 
 

Network Winter 2012 Seminars

Literatures of the Atlantic
Bryan Waterman, New York University

Climate and the Atlantic
Brian Mapes, University of Miami

Women of the Atlantic
Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Spelman College

 
 

 
 

Network Winter 2011 Seminars

The Global Economy
Joseph Foudy, New York University

Tuberculosis, a Global Epidemic
Barry Kreiswirth, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

World Literature
Paulo Lemos Horta, NYU Abu Dhabi

 
 

 
 

Network Winter 2010 Seminars

Energy and the Environment
Daniel Ciolkosz, The Pennsylvania State University

Literature and the Environment
McKay Jenkins, University of Delaware

Society and the Environment
Dana Fisher, Columbia University

 
 

 
 

Network Winter 2009 Seminars

Climate and Carbon: The Mechanics of Warming
Tyler Volk, New York University
(Coordinator) Neville Kallenbach, New York University

Political Cultures of the Middle East
Ali Banuazizi, Boston College

Writing from Experience: The Theory and Practice of Narrative
Mayra Santos Febres, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

 
 

 
 

Network Winter 2008 Seminars

Puerto Rican Culture at the Borderlands
Ruben Rios Avila, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

Successful Online Course Development
Ian David Aronson, New York University

War and Morality
Robert Gurland, New York University

 
 

 
 

Network Winter 2007 Seminars

Global Climate Change: Science, Policy, Curriculum
Neville Kallenbach, New York University
Trace Jordan, New York University
Benjamin Santer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

New Trends in Teaching English as a Second Language
Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth, New York University

The Puerto Rican Dilemma: National Identity within the Borders of the American Nation
Cesar Rey, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

 
 

 
 

Network Winter 2006 Seminars

America’s Paradise: Re-imagining Hawai’i
John Kuo Wei Tchen, New York University

Bio2010: From Sequence to Systematics
Trace Jordan, New York University
Neville Kallenbach, New York University

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