Notes from the Field: Teaching Challenges in Context

Date
Oct 20, 2017, 9:30 am4:00 pm
Location
Frist Campus Center 330
Event Description

Convened by John Hall, James McGill Professor of Sociology at McGill University and the Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching in the University Center for Human Values

9:30 – 10:45 a.m. – Bringing the Teaching of Modern Middle East History into Human Focus

Laila Parsons, Associate Professor of History and Classical Studies, McGill University
Respondent: Michael A. Reynolds, Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.New and Sensitive: Teaching the History of Sexuality

Brian Lewis, Professor of History and Classical Studies, McGill University
Respondent: Stephen Macedo, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values

12:15 – 1:15 p.m. – Lunch (buffet lunch served in Frist)

1:15 – 2:30 p.m. –  For the love and fear of numbers: Incorporating data and quantitative methods in undergraduate and graduate teaching

Thomas Soehl, Assistant Professor of Sociology, McGill University
Respondent: Kosuke Imai, Professor of Politics, Princeton University

2:45 – 4:00 p.m. - Six Teaching Tips in Search of a Philosophy

John Hall, James McGill Professor of Sociology at McGill University and the Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching in the University Center for Human Values
Respondent: Rebecca Graves-Bayazitoglu, Director of the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning, Princeton University

Sponsored by the University Center for Human Values and the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning