CANCELLED: Tommy Orange Reading & Conversation with Laleh Khadivi

Thursday, March 19, 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Fromm Hall 120 – Xavier Auditorium

CANCELLED: CRASE & CTE Turning Teaching into Publication

Thursday, April 2, 12–2p.m.
Fromm Hall – Maraschi Room

In this workshop co-sponsored by CRASE and the Center for Teaching Excellence, faculty will learn different strategies for how to publish their pedagogical innovations. Faculty will structure, develop, and begin to draft their manuscript ideas and receive constructive feedback. Examples of journals suitable for pedagogical publications will be provided. Bring your laptops to start developing your ideas. Lunch will be provided.

CANCELLED: All-Day Writing & Scholarship Event

Friday, April 17, 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.

CANCELLED: Crafting the Two-Minute Pitch

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 3:15–5pm
Malloy 230

Do you have a hard time succinctly describing your research agenda or a new project? Craft a research description that is clear and interesting to others. Whether it be a social or academic audience, we will help prioritize what is important to convey about your work. Join us for a fun and interactive event, with faculty across campus, where we share ideas, feedback, and learn about each other’s research in an informal and friendly atmosphere.

CANCELLED: All-Day Writing & Scholarship Event

Friday, May 1, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Malloy 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.

Past Events

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

Wednesday, February 26, 6:30–9:00 p.m.
Fromm Hall 120 – Xavier Auditorium

Renowned critical feminist scholar and political philosopher, Judith Butler, was 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

Schedule:
6:30–8:00 p.m. Panel with Judith Butler, Aaron Hahn Tapper, Stephen Zunes, and Zahra Billoo Fromm Hall 120 – Xavier Auditorium
8:00–9:00 p.m. Reception Fromm Hall 125 – Maraschi Room

Studio Visit: The Art + Architecture Faculty Triennial Opening Reception

Tuesday, March 3, 3–5 p.m.
Gleeson Library – Thacher Gallery

CRASE, the Department of Art + Architecture, and Thacher Gallery celebrated the opening of Studio Visit: The Art + Architecture Faculty Triennial featuring new work with an inside look at the spaces that support and define each artist’s practice.
Co-presented by the Center for Research, Artistic, and Scholarly Excellence (CRASE), the Department of Art + Architecture and Thacher Gallery

Schedule:
3-4 p.m. – Artist-led Tour
4-5 p.m. – Reception

How to Develop a Compelling Grant Proposal

Thursday, February 13, 12–3 p.m.
University Center 402/403

This interactive workshop is designed to help you understand the process of developing a grant proposal of any size. You will learn what to do before you start writing, the elements of a successful proposal, and the value of good feedback. The facilitator Crystal Herron is a skilled scientific and academic editor with more than a decade of experience helping researchers secure funding from a variety of sources, from local organizations to government agencies.

Please plan to bring a laptop, an open mind, and some ideas about a project you would like to get funded. You may also bring a proposal that you are drafting. During the workshop, you will apply what you learn during the presentation to developing the key elements of your next proposal. We will also introduce the new Office of Contracts and Grants director, Karina Fantillo.

All-Day Writing & Scholarship Event

Saturday, February 1, 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.

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 provided a framework and tools to create a five-year plan to help achieve professional goals in the academy. Participants had time to begin making their five-year plan. The workshop was facilitated by Michelle Millar, Associate Professor in the School of Management.

CRASE & Gleeson Library: Controversies in Academic Publishing

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

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

Speakers included 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.

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.

Participants participated in a mezcal tasting ritual and drawing circle inspired by Yañez’s community practice and responded to music and other prompts in a no-shame and collegial atmosphere led by curator Rio Yañez with Roberto Varea.

CelebrateUSF PechaKucha

Saturday, October 19, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.

PechaKucha Challenge and Happy Hour

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 3–5 p.m.
Lone Mountain 100 – Handlery Room

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 included:

  • 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

All-Day Writing & Scholarship Event

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

Friday, October 25, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Malloy Hall 230

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

We used the proven structure for getting the most done: for each hour, faculty worked for 45 minutes and then take a 15-minute break. Breakfast and lunch were provided.

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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