Faculty Colloquium, Spring Semester Schedule

pdmBelow is the spring semester schedule for the weekly Faculty Colloquium.  Their talks will be held each week in the Hatfield Room which is located on the second floor of the library.  Abstracts and reminders for each talk will be broadcast in advance of each session.  Abstracts and additional information will be linked from this page as they are provided; abstracts are typically supplied the week of the talk.  We hope you will be able to join us.  Comments and questions can be directed to the Faculty Colloquium Coordinators Doreen Simonsen and Stephanie DeGooyer

Jan 31st
Emily Drew:  “Under One Roof: The Effects of Immigration Policy on Latino Families in Oregon”

Feb 7th  
Michael Nord:  “Noru Ka Soru Ka: New Work”

Feb 14   
Pat Alley:  A Session by Fulbright Scholarship Winners

Feb 28 
Alison Fisher:  “Isoprene synthase from heath star moss: A possible window into the evolution and function of isoprene  production by land plants”

Mar 7 
Erik Noftle:  “Personality Change”

Mar 14
Brandi Lazzarini:  “Smooth Moves and Staying Upright: Studying Indicators of Fall Risk in the Walking Motion of Older Adults”  [NB:  Location change to Cone Chapel]

Apr 4
Michelle Bumatay:  “Graphic Novels and Identity in Africa and the Diaspora: A Visual Postcolonial Discourse”

Apr 11 
Scott Nadelson:  “Laughing into the Abyss: Comedy’s Existential Howl!”

Apr 25
Professor of the Year Teaching Presentations