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.

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Grant Workshop

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

This interactive workshop, facilitated by Crystal Herron (experienced grant editor), is designed to help you understand how to write small grants. Participants will learn what to do before you start writing, how to write and revise your proposal, and even how to deal with rejection. We will also introduce the new Office of Contracts and Grants director, Karina Fantillo.

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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, 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

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

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Tommy Orange Reading & Conversation

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

Tommy Orange will be reading from There There. The reading will be followed by a conversation and book signing.

Tommy Orange is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel There There, a multi-generational, relentlessly paced story about a side of America few of us have ever seen: the lives of urban Native Americans. There There was one of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year, and won the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize and the Pen/Hemingway Award. There There was also longlisted for the National Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Orange graduated from the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts, and was a 2014 MacDowell Fellow and a 2016 Writing by Writers Fellow. He is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Oakland, California.

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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.

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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.

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Past Events

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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