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Faculty Meetings

Below are the scheduled dates for the 2016-17 faculty meetings. Meetings will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Warch Campus Center.  Meetings are on Tuesdays except for the final meeting in June, which is on a Thursday.

Term I Term II Term III
September 27 January 17 April 4
October 25 February 7 May 9
November 15 March 7 June 8 (Thursday)

Faculty Achievements

Steven Spears Associate Professor of Music

Helen Boyd Kramer Instructor of Gender Studies

  • Panel Moderators, Partners and Family of Trans* People

    Saturday, March 29, 2014
    Type: Presentations
    Location: Hunter College School of Social Work, Trans*Literate Conference, New York, NY

    I provided introductory remarks to this panel, introductions, as well as commentary about broader issues and contexts for trans families seeking support.

  • Trans* 101

    Friday, February 21, 2014
    Type: Presentations
    Location: Saint Norbert's College - DePere, WI

Andrew Mast Kimberly-Clark Professor of Music, Associate Professor of Music, and Director of Bands

  • Performances

    Friday, June 26, 2015
    Type: Performances

    Indiana All-State Band - conducted the Indiana All State ensemble in March 2014

Gustavo C. Fares Professor of Spanish

  • Book reviews published

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015
    Type: Book reviews published

    “Spanish and Latin American Intellectuals under Dictatorships.” Swier, Patricia L., and Julia Riordan-Goncalves, eds. Dictatorships in the Hispanic World: Transatlantic and Transnational Perspectives. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2013. 352 pp. ISBN: 978-1-61147-589-0; Nicholson, Brantley, and Sophia A. McClennen, Eds. The Generation of '72: Latin America's Forced Global Citizens. Raleigh, NC: A Contracorriente, 2013. 282 pp. ISBN: 978-0-9853715-4-8.” Chasqui 44.2 (November 2015): 309-313.

Rosa Tapia Associate Professor of Spanish

  • Editor of journal dossier, "Studies on Contemporary Latin American Cinema [Estudios de cine latinoamericano actual.]"

    Thursday, November 21, 2013
    Type: Other accomplishment
    Location: Revista Internacional d'Humanitats. CEMOrOc-Feusp / Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona.

    The Revista Internacional d'Humanitats is a joint publication of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Universidade de São Paulo.

  • Grants received

    Wednesday, February 10, 2016
    Type: Grants received

    Project Director for a $7,585 grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant provides funding for an ongoing series of events titled "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History," which includes Lawrence’s fifth annual Latin American and Spanish Film Festival on April 20-23, 2016. The festival highlights award-winning contemporary cinema from around the Spanish-speaking world and it hosts visits from international filmmakers and renowned experts in Latin American film and culture.

Peter Neal Peregrine Professor of Anthropology

  • Paper presented

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016
    Type: Paper presented

    Natural Disasters and Variation in Leadership, presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Portland, Oregon, February 17-20, 2016.

  • Offices (held/appointed to)

    Tuesday, June 2, 2015
    Type: Offices (held/appointed to)

    Re-appointed to the External Faculty of the Santa Fe Institute (3-year term).

Catherine C. Kautsky Professor of Music and Chair of Keyboard

Meeting Minutes

The minutes from faculty meetings through 2011-2012 are located here. To see the minutes from September 2012 to the present, click on "Resources for Faculty" in the menu to the left.

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