All-Day Writing & Scholarship Event

Saturday, September 21, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Zief Law Library-201 Terrace Room

Set aside time to power through your scholarly project—whether it is a manuscript draft, data analysis, report, presentation, or creative work. We use the proven structure for getting the most done: for each hour, faculty work for 45 minutes and then take a 15-minute break. Breakfast and lunch are covered to keep you energized.

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PechaKucha Challenge and Happy Hour

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 3–5 p.m.
Gleeson Library – Monihan Atrium

PechaKucha is a presentation style in which the speaker talks about their work with 20 slides shown for 15 seconds each (5 minutes in total). The format keeps presentations concise and fast-paced and powers multiple-speaker PechaKucha Nights across the globe.

Our featured presenters include:

  • Liat Berdugo, College of Arts and Sciences, Art + Architecture
  • Brandon Brown, College of Arts and Sciences, Physics
  • Shawn Calhoun, Gleeson Library Geschke Center
  • Laura Chyu, School of Nursing and Health Professions, Health Professions
  • Candice Lynn Harrison, College of Arts and Sciences, History
  • Jeremy Kasdin, College of Arts and Sciences, Engineering
  • Shabnam Koirala-Azad, School of Education
  • Michelle Millar, School of Management, Hospitality Management
  • Michelle Travis, School of Law

Presentations will begin at 3:15 and will be followed by a happy hour.

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All-Day Writing & Scholarship Event

Friday, October 18, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Malloy Hall 230

Set aside time to power through your scholarly project—whether it is a manuscript draft, data analysis, report, presentation, or creative work. We use the proven structure for getting the most done: for each hour, faculty work for 45 minutes and then take a 15-minute break. Breakfast and lunch are covered to keep you energized.

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Threats to Academic Freedom on U.S. Campuses: Antisemitism and Islamophobia in the Struggle for Human Rights in Israel/Palestine

Tuesday, October 22, 5–6:30 p.m.
Fromm-Berman Room

Renowned critical feminist scholar and political philosopher, Judith Butler, will be the keynote speaker at this forum examining the implications on academic freedom. Butler is not only Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and the Program of Critical Theory at UC Berkeley, but also she has been outspoken about current threats against academic freedom and how the charge of anti-Semitism against the movement for Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment (BDS) is being used to suppress activism.

Panelists:
Judith Butler, Hannah Arendt Chair, The European Graduate School + Maxine Elliot Professor of Comparative Literature and Critical Theory, University of California, Berkeley
Zahra Billoo, JD, Executive Director, Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) San Francisco Bay Area
Aaron Hahn Tapper, Mae and Benjamin Swig Professor of Jewish Studies, Swig Program in Jewish Studies and Social Justice, USF
Stephen Zunes, Professor of Politics, USF
Moderator: Susan Katz, Professor of International and Multicultural Education, USF

CRASE & Thacher Gallery: Collective Art-Making and Mezcal Tasting Ritual

Wednesday, October 23, 3–5 p.m.
Thacher Gallery

Drawing circles and collective art making were key elements in almost all of the exhibitions that René Yañez produced during his last decade. Artists and non-artists alike gathered to draw while he, acting as a symphonic conductor, curated prompts, models and music.

Join us for a mezcal tasting ritual and drawing circle inspired by Yañez’s community practice. Participants will be invited to draw, collage or write in response to music and other prompts in a no-shame and collegial atmosphere led by curator Rio Yañez with Roberto Varea. Supplies will be provided.

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CRASE & Gleeson Library: Controversies in Academic Publishing

Wednesday, October 30, 3:30–5 p.m.
Zief Law Library–201 Terrace Room

This discussion will focus on recent changes in academic publishing and how they impact faculty. Facilitated by Scholarly Communications Librarian Charlotte Roh, this event will cover the cancellation between the University of California and Elsevier, open access efforts, and how the USF faculty’s open access policy.

Speakers will include Anneliese Taylor, Head of Scholarly Communication at the University of California, San Francisco, and Richard Schneider, member of the UC System-wide Committee on Library and Scholarly Communication of the Academic Senate.

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Developing a Five-Year Plan

Wednesday, November 13, 12:30–2:30 p.m.
University Center 402/403

Designed for early-career faculty, this interactive workshop provides a framework and tools to create a five-year plan to help you achieve your professional goals in the academy. Participants will have time to begin making their five-year plan. The workshop is facilitated by Michelle Millar, Associate Professor in the School of Management.

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All-Day Writing & Scholarship Event

Friday, November 15, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Zief Law Library–201 Terrace Room

Set aside time to power through your scholarly project—whether it is a manuscript draft, data analysis, report, presentation, or creative work. We use the proven structure for getting the most done: for each hour, faculty work for 45 minutes and then take a 15-minute break. Breakfast and lunch are covered to keep you energized.

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Past Events

Plan Your Semester

Tuesday, September 3, 12 p.m.–2 p.m.
Malloy 230

During this interactive workshop, faculty created a specific semester plan to accomplish their research and writing goals. We strategized on how to navigate and balance multiple professional and personal goals. This workshop was facilitated by Christine Yeh, Professor in the School of Education.

Summer All-Day Writing & Scholarship Events

Thursday, June 20, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday, July 11, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday, August 8, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Zief Law Library–201 Terrace Room

Set aside time this summer to power through your scholarly project — whether it is a manuscript draft, data analysis, report, presentation, or creative work. We use the proven structure for getting the most done: for each hour, faculty work for 45 minutes and then take a 15-minute break. Breakfast and lunch are covered to keep you energized.

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