Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us at the Sheridan Center to hear guest faculty from various institutions share their experiences as a faculty member, and their career paths that led to their academic positions. Itohan Osayimwese is an Assistant Professor in Brown’s Department of History of Art & Architecture. She holds a Ph.D .from the University of Michigan, M.Arch. from Rice University, and A.B. from Bryn Mawr College. She has taught at Ithaca College and College of William and Mary. Her honors include a publication prize from the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments, and fellowships from the Social Sciences Research Council and Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to reserve a place at this session. Please register even if the event is currently fully subscribed, as there may be cancellations that would enable you to attend.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

aka “French for Foodies” In this workshop led by Senior Lecturer Annie Wiart (French Studies), we will explore how to design an advanced language course with specific cultural content (gastronomy) relevant to both the target culture and the personal interests of students (as revealed by the immense popularity of culinary TV programs, networks, blogs etc.). Register at sheridan.brown.edu to reserve a place. Please register even if the event is currently fully subscribed, as there may be cancellations that would enable you to attend.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

What are the digital humanities? How do they offer new ways to think about teaching and research across humanities disciplines? Led by John Melson (Sheridan Center), this session will explore these questions and introduce participants to this emerging field. We’ll look at examples of current digital humanities projects, discuss how digital humanities approaches can be used productively in classes and research, and share essential resources. Bring a brown-bag lunch. RSVP to reserve a place.

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Come to this session, led by Sheridan Center Associate Director Laura Hess, and find out what you need to know about higher education (in America) before going on the academic job market. Learn about different kinds of academic appointments and the variety of institutions of higher education in the U.S. Find out how faculty hires are made. Explore how you can begin preparing even now for the academic job market. This session is part of the Academic Job Search Series, a collaboration between the CareerLAB & Sheridan Center. Please register if possible - your RSVP helps us estimate the number of participants.

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Members of the Brown community are invited to honor the recipients of the University awards in Teaching and Research at the 2014 Awards Ceremony. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of faculty and graduate students at this university-wide reception and ceremony. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Apply for academic jobs next year? Then come to this program & learn what you should do this summer to get ready. The program features a presentation on preparing now for next year’s market & a panel of doctoral students/postdocs who have successfully navigated the academic job market in the humanities & social sciences. This session is part of the Academic Job Search Series, a collaboration between the CareerLAB & Sheridan Center. Please register if possible - your RSVP helps us estimate the number of participants.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Apply for academic jobs next year? Then come to this program & learn what you should do this summer to get ready. The program features a presentation on preparing now for next year’s market & a panel of doctoral students/postdocs who have successfully navigated the academic job market in the life & physical sciences. This session is part of the Academic Job Search Series, a collaboration between the CareerLAB & Sheridan Center. Please register if possible - your RSVP helps us estimate the number of participants.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

How do you create a professional profile online? How can you use websites and social media to take control of your online image? This session, led by Sheridan Center Associate Director Carie Cardamone, will provide tips and advice about crafting an online profile for the academic job market. This program is part of the Spring 2014 Academic Job Search Series, a collaboration between the CareerLAB & Sheridan Center. Please register if possible - your RSVP helps us estimate the number of participants.