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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

Sonja L. Downing Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology

  • Editorial Board Member

    Wednesday, January 1, 2014
    Type: Offices (held/appointed to)
    Location: Ecomusicology Newsletter

Gustavo C. Fares Professor of Spanish

Jake Frederick Associate Professor of History

  • Conferences/Meetings/Seminar

    Friday, January 15, 2016
    Type: Conferences/Meetings/Seminar

    Commentator for a panel "Where are the Indians?: The Hidden Ethnohistory of Nineteenth-Century Latin America" at the American Society for Ethnohistory conference.

Robert F. Williams Associate Dean of the Faculty and Associate Professor of Education

  • Paper presented

    Tuesday, May 5, 2015
    Type: Paper presented

    Paper: "Distributed cognition, gesture, and impromptu teaching." Presented in the session “Learning sciences: Processes of learning and interaction in context” at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, 16-20 April 2015. Second author: Simon Harrison, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China.

Steven Spears Associate Professor of Music

  • Schubert's Winterreise in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel.

    Friday, January 31, 2014
    Type: Performances
    Location: Appleton, WI
    Participants: Dr. Cathy Kautsky

    The first of many performances to be scheduled of Schubert's song cycle, Winterreise. Preparation of this was helped by a grant from Lawrence.

Terry L. Gottfried Professor of Psychology

Timothy X. Troy J. Thomas and Julie Esch Hurvis Professor of Theatre and Drama and Professor of Theatre Arts

Carol L. Lawton Ottilia Buerger Professor of Classical Studies and Professor of Art History

  • Articles published

    Monday, September 19, 2016
    Type: Articles published

    "The 'Totenmahl' Motif in Votive Reliefs of Classical Athens," in Dining and Death: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the 'Funeral Banquet' in Ancient Art, Burial and Belief (Colloquia Antiqua 16), ed. C. M. Draycott and M. Stamatopoulou, 2016, pp. 385-404.

Elizabeth Carlson Associate Professor of Art History

Rosa Tapia Associate Professor of Spanish

  • 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.

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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