Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Brian Claddoosby to speak at the 2018 Race & Pedagogy National Conference Jeff Chang to speak at the 2018 Race & Pedagogy National Conference Valerie Jarrett to speak at the 2018 Race & Pedagogy National Conference Alicia Garza and Patrisse Cullors to speak at the 2018 Race & Pedagogy National Conference
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
2018 Race & Pedagogy National Conference keynote speakers announced. Puget Sound will host the fourth quadrennial Race & Pedagogy National Conference Sept. 27–29, welcoming thousands of participants from around the world to engage issues of race and discuss the impact of race on education. The conference's keynote speakers include Brian Cladoosby, chairman of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community; Jeff Chang, vice president of narrative, arts, and culture at Race Forward; Valerie B. Jarrett, former senior advisor to President Obama; and Alicia Garza and Patrisse Cullors, co-creators of the Black Lives Matter movement. For more info about the conference, visit pugetsound.edu/rpnc. #RPNC2018
Jacobsen Series kicks off with celebration of Leonard Bernstein. The concert, on Friday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m., in Schneebeck Concert Hall, celebrates Bernstein's legacy as a composer, conductor, and intellectual. Tickets are $15 for faculty and staff members, free for current students, and are available at tickets.pugetsound.edu.
Five named distinguished professors. Congratulations to the senior faculty members recognized by the Faculty Advancement Committee for high accomplishment in teaching, scholarship, and service: Terry Beck, Priti Joshi, Amy Ryken, Kurt Walls, and Stacey Weiss.
Faculty members recognized for teaching and research. Luc Boisvert, Rachel DeMotts, Gregory Johnson, Kriszta Kotsis, and Tiffany MacBain received the 2018 Davis Teaching Award, named in honor of Thomas A. Davis, dean of the university from 1973 to 1994, at the Fall Faculty Dinner. Also at the dinner, Robin Jacobson, David Latimer, and Siddharth Ramakrishnan were recognized by the University Enrichment Committee and Faculty Advancement Committee for their accomplishments in research and professional development.
Faculty service celebrated. Each year the Faculty Senate awards the Walter Lowrie Sustained Service Award to a faculty member in recognition of his or her sustained service to Puget Sound. Congratulations to this year's recipient, Nancy Bristow.
Space available in community music classes. There's still time to register for open spaces in the early childhood Nurtured by Music class and Kindermusik classesharp ensemble sessionsmusical theater workshops, and private lessons for all ages and skill levels. Learn more at pugetsound.edu/communitymusic.  
There's an active shooter on campus. What do you do?
We're conducting an all-campus lockdown drill on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 10:45 a.m. It may be in the middle of class. Or a meeting. It may be inconvenient. It may mean your safety and the safety of those around you in the event of an actual emergency. Get ready. Review lockdown procedures and watch the training video Shots Fired on Campus (login required).
Make sure we have your cellphone number. You will not receive a security alert about the drill—or future emergency notices—if we don't have your current cellphone number. Update your personal contact information at myPugetSound → HR → Self Service → Personal Information. 
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DO THIS selected events
Exhibit: Migration Now, through Sept. 29, Collins Memorial Library. Part of the 2018 Race & Pedagogy National Conference.
President Crawford's Open Office Hours, most Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 5, 1:30–2:30 p.m., Diversions Cafe.
Bike Ride to Ice Cream Social, Sept. 5, 5 p.m., Bike Shop.
Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium, Sept. 6, 4 p.m., Harned Hall (second-floor colonnade).
Climbing Wall Night, Sept. 6, 5 p.m., Athletics and Aquatics Center.
LGBTQ+ Faculty and Staff Panel, Sept. 6, 5 p.m., Trimble Hall.
Application Deadline for May/August/December 2019 Graduation, Sept. 7
Expy Block Party, Sept. 7, 5 p.m., 1408 N. Alder St. (the new home of The Expy).
Jacobsen Series: Bernstein 100, Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets: $20/$15, free for Puget Sound students; tickets.pugetsound.edu
LoggerUP. Cheer on the Logger football and women's soccer teams at home this week!
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Jane Carlin, Collins Memorial Library, presented at the Art Libraries Conference of the United Kingdom and Ireland, held at the Architectural Association in London this summer. Her presentation, "Artists’ Books as Catalysts of Social Change," focused on how these unique publications can help diversify library collections.
Andrew Gardner, sociology and anthropology, was recently invited to the London School of Economics to deliver a presentation on the resurgence of tribalism in Qatar. His paper, "On Tribalism and Arabia," was part of the small workshop "Tribe and State in the Middle East," hosted by the LSE’s Middle East Centre. Andrew also recently delivered the presentation "Journey to Arabia: An Ethnographic Portrait of Migration in the Indian Ocean World" at University of California, Berkeley. ORIAS, the Office of Resources for International and Area Studies, annually organizes a summer institute for community college professors and high school teachers, and Andrew’s paper was part of a three-paper series on migration and mobility in the Middle East.
In July, Sara Protasi, philosophy, and Katy Curtis, Collins Memorial Library, presented the collaborative project "Teaching Ancient Greek Women Philosophers at a Small Liberal Arts College" at the 22nd Biennial AAPT International Workshop-Conference on Teaching Philosophy. Their presentation described methodological challenges concerning this topic and introduced attendees to strategies used to integrate research into a discussion of female philosophers, including a hands-on demonstration of digital tools students used to share their work.
Holly Roberts, physical therapy, presented two posters, "Comparison of Normative Values for the Sensory Organization Test and the Enhanced Sensory Organization Test in the Military Population" and "A Survey of Entry-Level Physical Therapy Education Content for Vestibular Rehabilitation: A Pilot Study," at the International Conference for Vestibular Rehabilitation in Chicago.
Heather White, religious studies and gender and queer studies, is a participant in the three-year workshop “Teaching Against Islamophobia.” The workshop is co-sponsored by the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Religion and Theology and by The American Academy of Religion, and equips scholars "with the pedagogical knowledge, tools, and strategies to teach about, and against, anti-Muslim prejudice.”
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