Interdisciplinary Scholarship Series Spring Schedule 2011

The Office of the Dean of the Faculty Presents the Spring Interdisciplinary Scholarship Series

The Interdisciplinary Scholarship Series (ISS) will continue this spring as an opportunity for faculty to engage in collegial discussion topics and promote interdisciplinary scholarship at Rollins. The ISS was developed by Charlie Rock, professor of economics, Don Davison, associate dean of the faculty and professor of political science, and Laurie Joyner, dean of the faculty and professor of sociology. Four successful ISS events were held in the fall and six additional programs are scheduled for spring.

The ISS programs begin at 12:30 p.m.  The spring schedule includes the following faculty participants:

Tuesday, January 18, 2011- International Houseiss-spring2011revised
Dexter Boniface
Associate Professor of Political Science
"Latin America's New Crisis of Democracy."

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - International House
Ted Gournelos
Assistant Professor of Critical Media and Cultural Studies
“Cultural Politics in a Digital World: Rethinking Transgression on the Internet."

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - Bieberbach Reed
Twila Papay
Professor of English and Writing
“When Negotiation Replaces Persuation:  Teaching the Praxis of Social Justice."

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
- International House
Ilan Alon
Professor of International Business
“Corporate Social Responsibility in Emerging Markets."

Tuesday, April 5, 2011- International House
Charlie Rock
Professor of Economics
"Economies in Crisis & Economies as Ideological-Intellectual Combat- Reforming the Undergrad Major at Rollins 2001-2010."

Tuesday, April 12, 2011- International House
Philip Deaver
Associate Professor of Creative Writing
“Writing the Novel-in-Stories"