Faculty Teach-In

St. John Fisher College faculty members will deliver back-to-back presentations exploring the convergence of college, community, and citizenship during Teach-In at Fisher.

Date: March 22, 2017 - March 22, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Basil 135

On Wednesday, March 15, a dozen St. John Fisher College faculty members will deliver back-to-back presentations exploring the convergence of college, community, and citizenship during Teach-In at Fisher. The presentations, which begin at 9 a.m. in Basil 135, are open to the entire campus community.

Teach-In at Fisher Agenda:

9 a.m. Introduction

9:05 a.m. “Doubt and Diligence’: On the Merits of Skepticism” presented by Dr. Mark Rice, professor and chair, American Studies Department, School of Arts and Sciences

9:35 a.m. “Through the Same Door: Special Education and Citizenship in the Classroom” presented by Dr. Katrina Arndt, associate professor, inclusive education, Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education

10:10 a.m. “Snowflakes, All of Us: Fake News, Real Truths, and Media Bias” presented by Jeremy Sarachan, associate professor; director, Digital Cultures and Technologies program; chair, Media and Communication Department, School of Arts and Sciences

10:40 a.m. “‘A City on a Hill’: A Brief and Wondrous History of American Exceptionalism” presented by Dr. Stephen Brauer, associate professor, English, School of Arts and Sciences

11:15 a.m. “It’s 2017. People can’t be Fired for Being Gay, Can They? Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Workplace Discrimination” presented by Dr. Lisa J. Cunningham, visiting assistant professor and co-director, Women and Gender Studies program, School of Arts and Sciences

11:50 a.m. “Hamilton the Musical, Vice President Mike Pence, and the Role of Theater in a Democracy” presented by Dr. Jill Swiencicki, associate professor, women and gender studies, School of Arts and Sciences

12:20 p.m. “Out of the Shadows...and Back Again: Human Rights and the Undocumented Immigrant” presented by Dr. Barb Lowe, associate professor, philosophy, associate dean, School of Arts and Sciences

12:50 p.m. “Could America be the Next Domino to Fall? The Global Free Press Crisis Hits Home” presented by Dr. Dougie Bicket, associate professor, media and communication, School of Arts and Sciences

1:25 p.m. “What’s Wrong with American Politics Today? It’s the Constitution, Stupid!” presented by Dr. Sebastien Lazardeux, assistant professor, political science, School of Arts and Sciences

1:55 p.m. “Transnational Conservation Efforts for Endangered Species” presented by Dr. Gregory Cunningham, associate professor, biology, School of Arts and Sciences

2:30 p.m. “Thinking about Violence, Conflict Transformation, and Peace” presented by Dr. Rob Ruehl, associate professor, philosophy, School of Arts and Sciences