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TFs Needed for AFRAMER 119x: Chocolate, Culture, and the Politics of Food

January 24, 2020
The Department of African and African  American Studies is seeking Teaching Fellow applicants for AFRAMER 119X -  Chocolate, Culture, and the Politics of Food , taught by Professor Carla Denny Martin.
 
Course description: This course will examine the sociohistorical legacy of chocolate, with a delicious emphasis on the eating and appreciation of the so-called "food of the gods." Interdisciplinary course readings will introduce the history of cacao cultivation, the present day state of the global chocolate industry, the diverse cultural constructions surrounding chocolate... Read more about TFs Needed for AFRAMER 119x: Chocolate, Culture, and the Politics of Food

APSA Centennial Center Teaching & Learning Symposium on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics

January 23, 2020

APSA’s Centennial Center for Political Science and Public Affairs is hosting a teaching & learning symposium focused on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics, where participants will gain new insights into teaching and research on race, ethnicity, and politics, produce teaching resources for use in their own courses, and network with colleagues equally dedicated to teaching race, ethnicity, and politics. This three-day event, taking place April 30-May 2, 2020 at APSA’s headquarters in Washington, DC and led by Natalie Masuoka (UCLA) and Chris Stout (Oregon State University), will bring...

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Safra Center for Ethics Spring 2020 Events

January 23, 2020

Please mark your calendar for the upcoming Spring 2020 events hosted by the
Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. 

We hope you will join us for what promises to be another engaging semester!


Thursday, February 13 (5:00-6:30pm) 
Annual Lester Kissel Lecture in Ethics by Pamela Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and a founder and co-director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at Stanford Law School.
Title: Restoring Democracy: Lessons from Offender Re-enfranchisement
Location: Milstein East C, Wasserstein...

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TFs Needed for GenEd 1023: Ignorance, Lies, Hogwash, and Humbug

January 22, 2020
The Gen Ed course, "GENED 1023: Ignorance, Lies, Hogwash, and Humbug," is currently in the midst of hiring teaching fellows for spring 2020. The course description is below:
 
Is truth dead? Time Magazine posed this question in bold red print on its April 3, 2017 cover. It’s a surprising concern, given that information of every sort imaginable is merely a click away on our phones, access to educational resources is robust for both traditional students and online learners, and direct interaction with public figures is more unencumbered than ever before with the help of social... Read more about TFs Needed for GenEd 1023: Ignorance, Lies, Hogwash, and Humbug

SAGE Concept Grants

January 21, 2020

The SAGE Concept Grant program exists to fund new software tools that support social scientists to engage with big data and new technologies in their research.

Do you have an idea, or an early prototype, for a software tool that could benefit social science research or help researchers engage with computational methods? Then...

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NIJ Graduate Research Fellowships

January 21, 2020

The Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program provides grants to accredited academic institutions to support outstanding doctoral students whose dissertation research is relevant to criminal justice. Applicant academic institutions are eligible to apply only if:

  1. The student is currently enrolled in a PhD program in the sciences or engineering; and
  2. The student’s proposed dissertation research has demonstrable relevance to preventing and controlling crime and/or ensuring the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States....
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