New Horizons Faculty Lunch Series: Spring 2014 12 PM —Traditional Reading Room, Bertrand Library
The New Horizons Faculty Lunch Series provides opportunities, through outside speakers and peer-sharing, for faculty to look into both the near-term and distant future at the possibilities technology and the library may bring to their teaching and research. Lunch will be served. RSVP appreciated but not required. firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 5th, Performative Publication in the Digital Age Christopher Long*
Chris Long (Associate Dean for Graduate and Undergraduate Education and Professor of Philosophy and Classics, Penn State) is the Co-PrincipaI Investigator for the open access, open peer reviewed Public Philosophy Journal, funded by Mellon and producer of the Digital Dialogue podcast series. Chris will talk about his work shaping dynamic scholarly discourse using digital platforms.
February 12th, Instructional Technology Showcase – Faculty Technology Grant Recipients – Part 1 As recipients of Bucknell’s 2013 Faculty Technology Integration grants, Jason Leddington (Philosophy) and Kevin Myers (Psychology) each received a summer stipend to create or redesign a course. Both experimented with ‘flipped classroom’ possibilities. Come hear about their endeavors.
February 19th, Instructional Technology Showcase – Faculty Technology Grant Recipients – Part 2
Judy Grisel (Psychology) also received a summer stipend to create or redesign a course. Judy experimented with a wide-range of technologies, including use of iPads, using iTunesU instead of Moodle for a ‘paperless’ class, and having students collaboratively author their own electronic book.
February 26th (East Reading Room) Visualizing Data: From Field Work to Scholarship and the Classroom As part of a Mellon grant in support of environmental studies, a number of faculty had the opportunity to use GIS as part of their teaching and research. Amy Wolaver (Economics) and Michelle Beiler (Engineering) will share their projects.
March 19th, Two Great Things That Go Great Together: New Approaches to Information Literacy within the Residential Colleges Academic Coordinator of the Residential Colleges Roger Rothman (Art & Art History), Bill Flack (Psychology), Virginia Zimmerman (English) and Mike Toole (Engineering) with talk about their experiences building their students’ information literacy skills within the context of the Residential Colleges.
March 26th, Mapping Historical Texts: New Approaches to Spatial Thinking Janelle Jenstad*
Janelle Jenstad (Associate Professor in English, University of Victoria CA) is the Project Director of the Map of Early Modern London project and the Assistant Coordinating Editor of the Internet Shakespeare Editions. Janelle will talk about her ground breaking work in spatial humanities.
January 18 – June 1, Spring Art Exhibition: “Transience”
Exhibition of Works by Professor of Art, Rosalyn Richards upon her retirement. Bertrand Library, 2nd floor
February 13th, Digital Scholarship Center Opening Reception Join us for an open house as we formally launch Bucknell’s new Digital Scholarship Center. Digital Scholarship Center, Bertrand Library, Main Level 1 – 5 PM
February 26th, Bucknell Faculty Scholarship Reception Join your colleagues in celebrating new scholarship (articles, exhibitions, performances, and other works) published or completed in the past year. Traditional Reading Room 4 – 6 PM
April 16th – May 14th, Traveling Exhibition: Freedom Rides
In partnership with the Griot Institute’s Civil Rights series, Bertrand Library will host a traveling exhibition that describes and illuminates the 1961 Freedom Rides. Bertrand Library, Main Level
May 17th, Bucknell Student Scholarship Reception Join Bucknell graduates, their families and advisors in a celebration to honor graduates who completed master’s and honors theses. Bertrand Library Main Level 1 – 3 PM
*Invited Speaker, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Bucknell University Digital Scholarship Initiative