Fall 2017 Teach-In

Fifteen St. John Fisher College faculty and staff members will offer short presentations along the theme of bodies, borders, and movements during the Fall 2017 Teach-In.

Date: November 15, 2017 - November 15, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Basil 135

The Teach-In includes the following presentations:

9 to 9:05 a.m.: Introduction

9:05 to 9:30 a.m.: “Election Day 2016” presented by Linda Moroney, adjunct professor of media and communication, School of Arts and Sciences

9:35 to 10:05 a.m.: “Gerrymandered Geometry” presented by Dr. Mark McKinzie, associate professor of mathematics, School of Arts and Sciences

10:10 to 10:40 a.m.: “Bodies, Bots, and Presence: Where You Have to Be to Make Things Happen” presented by Jeremy Sarachan, associate professor; director, Digital Cultures and Technologies program; chair, Media and Communication Department, School of Arts and Sciences

10:45 to 11:10 a.m.: “Races are not Real; Race is Real” presented by Virginia Maier, adjunct associate professor of biology, School of Arts and Sciences

11:15 to 11:45 a.m.: “Transgender Access Laws: Bathrooms, Equity, and Inclusion” presented by Dr. Lisa J. Cunningham, visiting assistant professor and co-director, Women and Gender Studies program, School of Arts and Sciences

11:50 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.: “Post-Intensive Care Syndrome: The Importance of ICU Interventions in Affecting Life After Critical Illness” presented by Dr. Kathryn Connor, associate professor, Wegmans School of Pharmacy

12:20 to 1:20 p.m.: “The Economics of US and Global Migration” presented by Dr. Ben Niu, assistant professor of economics, and Dr. Lauren Calimeris Kocman, associate professor of economics, School of Arts and Sciences

1:25 to 1:55 p.m.: “A New Barrier is Going up in Europe: Brexit’s Impact on the Free Movement of People” presented by Dr. Dougie Bicket, associate professor of media and communication, School of Arts and Sciences

2:00 to 2:20 p.m.: “Body and Movement: a Practical Demonstration” presented by Peggy Holmes, mailroom assistant, Campus Mailroom

2:30 to 3 p.m.: “The Impacts of Lead Poisoning” presented by Dr. Susan Schultz, associate professor, Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education

3:05 to 3:30 p.m.: “Does Collapsing the Boundary Between ‘Us’ and ‘Them’ Decrease Public Stigma of Mental Illness?” presented by Dr. Ryan Thibodeau, associate professor of psychology, School of Arts and Sciences

3:35 to 4 p.m.: “Crossing Identity and Difference Borders in Service-Learning” presented by Dr. Lynn Donahue, adjunct faculty member and director, Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

4:05 to 4:30 p.m.: “Handbook Praxis: Intercultural Communication, Professional Writing, and a Project to Support Refugees in Rochester” presented by Dr. James Bowman, associate professor of English, School of Arts and Sciences

4:35 to 5 p.m.: “The Dilemma of Refugee Resettlement in Northwest Rochester” presented by Dr. Patricia Tweet, assistant professor of sociology, School of Arts and Sciences