Upcoming Events

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Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Monday, October 23, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.
Sciences Library, Room 520
Join the ELL team for our weekly English reading and conversation group. The Brown Bag News Group uses news articles as launching points for discussions about US culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. All are welcome. Pizza provided! Please RSVP: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Your job application requires a cover letter - what should you write? Join ELL Specialist, Sara Gramley, for a one-hour workshop on how to craft your personal narrative for the job market.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Sheridan Faculty Liaison meeting on Doctoral Advising & Mentoring (Collaboration between the Sheridan Center and the Graduate School Task Force on Advising and Mentoring)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Wednesday, October 25, 2:00-3:00 PM
Sciences Library, Room 520
This series focuses on English outside the classroom, especially as it relates to U.S. culture. Participants will discuss language usage in daily life and have opportunities to share their experience. Coffee and tea provided. Please RSVP. https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

This series focuses on skills needed for academic writing in the U.S., including summarizing, paraphrasing, writing cohesively, writing persuasively, integrating sources, and citation. Please register in advance. https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join the ELL team for our weekly English reading and conversation group. The Brown Bag News Group uses news articles as launching points for discussions about US culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. All are welcome. Pizza provided! Please RSVP https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Tuesday, October 31, Noon - 1:00 PM (Lunch available at 11:45 AM)
The Global Experiential Learning and Teaching (GELT) grant program provides funds for advanced undergraduate seminars that embed a short-term international travel component in the middle or end of a fall, wintersession, or spring course. This lunch session will feature past GELT faculty grantees, discuss pedagogical considerations that go into a successful intercultural experience, and answer your questions about the funding process. Open to instructors interested in teaching an international course and co-sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College and the Sheridan Center. More information about the GELT program can be found here: brown.edu/go/gelt
Please register for this lunch here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

November 1, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sciences Library, Room 520
This series aims to help participants speak clearly and confidently when using English in academic settings. Topics will range from pronunciation to presentation skills.
Please register here:
https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Led by English Language Learning Specialist Sara Gramley (Sheridan Center) and Lead Instructional Designer, James Foley (ITG) this workshop will present ways to leverage digital tools in order to encourage full participation in a class of diverse backgrounds. This workshop will explore cultural norms that may make some students hesitant to speak up in the classroom or seek out support services, and showcase programs, including Piazza and Zoom, that can help foster engagement through digital means. Feel free to bring your lunch, beverages provided. Please register here https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 12:00pm - 12:55pm

This lunch series brings early career faculty together with campus leaders to explore a variety of faculty issues. Lunch will be served at 11:45 am.
RSVP by noon on November 2nd to reserve a place at this catered lunch. Please register even if the event is currently fully subscribed, as there may be cancellations that would enable you to attend. Please note that Junior Faculty Roundtable events are for lecturers and assistant professors only. * Please contact Vania_Figueiredo@brown.edu at the Sheridan Center with any dietary restrictions at least 48 hours prior to the event.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...