Events Calendar

Teach-In Fall 2019

Faculty and staff offer short presentations on a variety of topics, including free speech, climate change, social media, sport, health care, marketing, and more, all around the theme of "language."

Date: October 23, 2019 - October 23, 2019
Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Basil 135

Free and open to the public, the Teach-In begins at 9 a.m.  The scheduled talks include:

9:00     Rubén Gómez, Modern Languages and Cultures

Introduction to the Theme: “Language”

9:05     Wendi Sierra, English

                        “Loss and Reclamation: Revitalizing Indigenous Languages”

9:35     Sebastien Lazardeux, Political Science

                        “The Appeal of Populist Rhetoric”

10:10   Katie Donovan, Political Science

                        “Public Polling and the Impact of Language Choices”

10:40   Emily Dane-Staples, Sport Management

                        “Mascot or Mockery? Gender Marking in Sport”

11:15   Jeremy Sarachan, Media & Communication, and Kris Green, Math & Computing Science

Global Warming Climate Change Apartheid Racism Crisis Action”

11:45   Todd Sodano, Media & Communication

                        “The Visual Language of Peak TV”

12:20   Jane Snyder, Political Science and Legal Studies

                        “What We Mean by ‘Free Speech'”

12:50   Ann Marie Fallon, School of Arts & Sciences, and Stephen Brauer, English

                        “Pedagogy, Speech, Freedom, Restrictions”     

1:25     Arien Rozelle, Media & Communication

                        “The Visual and Symbolic Language of Social Media”          

1:55     Greg Cunningham, Biology

                        “Communication in the Anthropocene”