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Executive Vice President and Provost

Professional Communication Workshop: Building Effective Telephone and Email Skills

Using professional deveopment and email skills are vital in your career development, whether it be communicating with faculty or applying for internships or employment opportunities. Presented by Deb Young, Languages and Literatures, attendees will learn how to transition and develop these communication skills from your role as a student to a professional. You never get a second chance to make a first impresssion!

Open Textbook Faculty Workshop

The Office of  the Provost and Executive Vice President, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the Rod Library will host a workshop lead by the Open Textbook Network. This workshop introduces the concept of open textbooks, their benefits and how to find and incorporate them into courses. Participants are asked to write a short review of an Open Textbook Library textbook in their field following the workshop. Participants will receive $200 as recognition of the faculty member’s contribution. Open textbooks are not available for all subjects, so please check textbook availability.

Lunchtime cribbage

Do you like to play cribbage? Are you on campus at noon on Thursdays? Play at Rod Library, at the tables near the library coffee shop. Bring a board and cards if you have them and play a game or two with someone.  Open to students, faculty, staff and everyone else.

CROW Forum: "Trans-ing the Gothic: How Trans Plots, Genres, and Characters Trouble the Gothic Novel"

Jolene Zigarovich, Languages and Literatures, is the presenter for this forum. Her recent book publications include 'Writing Death and Absence in the Victorian Novel:  Engraved Narratives' and she is editor of 'Sex and Death in Eighteenth-Century Literature' and the forthcoming 'TransGothic in Literature and Culture.' Her current work in progress examines death and the popularity of the eighteenth-century novel.

CROW Forum: "Towards an Ethics of Care: Ecofeminism, Taxidermy, and Animal Portraiture in Contemporary Art"

Elizabeth Sutton, art department, is the presenter for this forum. She has published 'Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age' and 'Early Modern Dutch Prints of Africa .' Her book 'Art, Animals, and Experience: Human Relationships to Nature' is forthcoming from Routledge.

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