Seminars and Discussions for Faculty

2005-2006

Brown Bag Lunch Discussion - A weekly brown bag lunch discussion group addressing the topic of "Rethinking Science Education" (Spring 2006).

Bryn Mawr as a Learning/Teaching Environment: A Conversation - A monthly series of discussions intended to encourage and support ongoing thinking about the nature and practice of education using Bryn Mawr itself, and the experiences of learners and teachers here, as a case study.

Diversity Conversations - A year-long series of events, with ongoing discussions in the online forum.

Emergent Systems: A Discussion - A weekly discussion group actively exploring emergence in science and society and its underlying mechanisms.

Graduate Idea Forum Study Group - A monthly reading and discussion group on general interdisciplinary themes.


2004-2005

Brown Bag Lunch Discussion - A weekly brown bag lunch discussion group addressing the topic of "Science's Audiences" (Spring 2005).

Bryn Mawr as a Learning/Teaching Environment: A Conversation - A monthly series of discussions intended to encourage and support ongoing thinking about the nature and practice of education using Bryn Mawr itself, and the experiences of learners and teachers here, as a case study.

Diversity Conversations - A year-long series of events, with ongoing discussions in the online forum.

Emergent Systems: A Discussion - A weekly discussion group actively exploring emergence in science and society and its underlying mechanisms.

Graduate Idea Forum Study Group - A monthly reading and discussion group on general interdisciplinary themes.

Information?: An Inquiry - A (summer 2004) weekly discussion group focusing on the nature of "information", a widely used and significant but poorly formalized concept.

Language: A Conversation - A biweekly group bringing together people who do not usually work together to discuss language, and inviting speakers to the community.

2003-2004

Diversity Conversations - A year-long series of events, with ongoing discussions in the online forum.

Emergent Systems: A Discussion - A weekly discussion group actively exploring emergence in science and society and its underlying mechanisms.

Information, Meaning, and Noise:What's the Difference? - A weekly brown bag lunch discussion group (Spring 2004).

Language: A Conversation - A biweekly group bringing together people who do not usually work together to discuss language, and inviting speakers to the community.

A Symposium on Beauty - a series of six talks/discussions (Spring 2004)

What Counts? Measuring Ourselves and the World - A weekly brown bag lunch discussion group (Fall 2003).

2002-2003

Emergent Systems: A Discussion, 2002-03 - a biweekly discussion

Language: A Conversation, 2002-03 - an ongoing working group which brings together different perspectives about language, as a matter of both theoretical/conceptual inquiry and of practical/cultural/social importance.

The Science of Culture/The Culture of Science - 2002-2003 Weekly Brown Bag Lunch Discussion.

A Symposium on Time - a series of 5 talks/discussions (Spring 2003)

Prior to Fall, 2002

Building Two-Way Bridges: A Conversation about Gender and Science, 2002 - one day seminar for faculty in the sciences and women’s studies from a dozen area colleges and universities, sponsored by The Greater Philadelphia Women's Studies Consortium.

Talking Toward Techno-Pedagogy, 2000-02 - a collaborative, cross-college, cross-constituency effort that uses the advent and proliferation of new information technologies as an occasion to rethink all aspects of educational practice, sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

The Two Cultures: A Conversation, 2001 - continuing general discussion of the "two cultures" dichotomy, first called attention to by C.P. Snow over fifty years ago.

 






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