Event Archive

Activity, Care & Well-being, Discussion
12:00-1:00pm CDT Thursday, October 22, 2020 Online
Hosted by The Commons, the IPSR Center for Compassionate and Sustainable Communities, and the Spencer Museum of Art; with support from the Environmental Studies Program, the Center for Teaching Excellence, and the Center for Faculty Development and Mentoring

This session features a presentation by Caleb Morse, Collection Manager, at the R.L. McGregor Herbarium on west campus. Caleb will speak about his work with plant specimens and how that has changed during the pandemic. Participants will have an opportunity to be outside and find leaf specimens in their neighborhoods before returning for a conversation about what we collected. Caleb works at the Biodiversity Institute and Kansas Biological survey, where he manages collections, aids in identification of plant specimens, and also occasionally teaches field botany.

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEtf-CurTIvEtcO85SK4Xp6htYsSzGNWbPe

Public Event
12:00-1:00pm CDT Tuesday, October 13, 2020, Tuesday, October 20, 2020, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Online / By Phone
Hosted by The Commons, the Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity, the Center for Service Learning, the KU Libraries, the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and the Douglas County Clerk’s Office

Civic Engagement Office Hours offers a weekly opportunity to get answers to your questions about the 2020 General Election in Douglas County.

Curious to learn how you can help?
Seeking clarification on the process?
Wanting information to share with others?
Looking for a reliable source for information?
Wondering how things will be different this year?

These sessions offer a weekly Zoom drop-in space for questions about local voting procedures this year. Questions can be posed to Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew. KU staff members will assist as needed to help provide credible sources and answers so that our communities can vote confidently and safely.

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMsc-qhpj8sH9OQdfSlHcBEPjdu9zat1INn

Discussion, Faculty Event, Graduate Student Event, Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative, Meeting, Public Scholarship, Undergraduate Student Event
12:00-1:00pm CDT Friday, October 16, 2020 Online

This is the fifth monthly meet-up for the Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative.

For more information about the Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative, visit http://thecommons.ku.edu/health-humanities-and-arts-research-collaborative.

This Zoom gathering features:

  • an introduction to ongoing work of Nishani Frazier (incoming faculty - American Studies and History) related to COVID-19 and the Black community
  • breakout discussions around core themes.

 

 

 

 

 

Public Event
12:00-1:00pm CDT Tuesday, October 13, 2020, Tuesday, October 20, 2020, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Online / By Phone
Hosted by The Commons, the Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity, the Center for Service Learning, the KU Libraries, the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and the Douglas County Clerk’s Office

Civic Engagement Office Hours offers a weekly opportunity to get answers to your questions about the 2020 General Election in Douglas County.

Curious to learn how you can help?
Seeking clarification on the process?
Wanting information to share with others?
Looking for a reliable source for information?
Wondering how things will be different this year?

These sessions offer a weekly Zoom drop-in space for questions about local voting procedures this year. Questions can be posed to Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew. KU staff members will assist as needed to help provide credible sources and answers so that our communities can vote confidently and safely.

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMsc-qhpj8sH9OQdfSlHcBEPjdu9zat1INn

Faculty Event, Red Hot Research, Research Communication
4:00-5:00pm Friday, October 9, 2020 Online

Red Hot Research is intended to bring together scholars from all disciplines, to reveal overlaps and connections across areas of interesting and methodological approaches. The format of these sessions is inspired by Pecha Kucha, which features short, slide-based talks that introduce audiences to a topic. Each installment features researchers, speaking for six minutes each. Audience members are encouraged to connect with the speakers (and each other) during breaks. We hope that through these sessions, the University will have a venue for cross-disciplinary partnering and exploration.  

Presenters:

Joel Mendez, Public Affairs & Administration, Streetcars, Transportation Planning, Urban Policy
Abel Chikanda, Geography & Atmospheric Science / African and African-American Studies, Migration, Food Security, Global South
John Rury, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Education, Suburbs, Inequality
Wally Meyer, Business / Entrepreneurship Programs, Rural Economies, Flight from Rural America
Nathan Wood, History, Streetcars, Bicycles, Automobiles, Accidents and Acclimation

Emcee: Dave Tell, Communication Studies / Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcvdOGgrToiG9Up1kI9QP5jlxH9mlYoxo0D

Public Event
11:00am-12:00pm Friday, October 9, 2020 Online
Hosted by The Commons, the Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity, the Center for Service Learning, the KU Libraries, the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and the Douglas County Clerk’s Office

Civic Engagement Office Hours offers a weekly opportunity to get answers to your questions about the 2020 General Election in Douglas County.

Curious to learn how you can help?
Seeking clarification on the process?
Wanting information to share with others?
Looking for a reliable source for information?
Wondering how things will be different this year?

These sessions offer a weekly Zoom drop-in space for questions about local voting procedures this year. Questions can be posed to Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew. KU staff members will assist as needed to help provide credible sources and answers so that our communities can vote confidently and safely.

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqfu-qqTIsHdCGXlbdESTZlogC4DaSedOX

 

 

Community Engaged Research, Discussion, Faculty Event, Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative, Research Communication
2:00-3:00pm CDT Thursday, October 8, 2020 Online
Presented by the Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative

Led by Associate Professor of Geography & Atmospheric Science and African & African-American Studies, Katie Rhine, and Associate Professor of Family Medicine Research, Sarah Kessler

Learn about the many roles on interdisciplinary research teams.

  • What is it like to serve as a Co-Principal Investigator?
  • What are their primary responsibilities to programs and finances?
  • What might other Investigators do?
  • How does collaboration look across fields?

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqceqpqz0pGdGU-LcC59h3WsHIuQwfyhVs

Community Engaged Research, Discussion, Framing the Dialogue, Panel
6:00pm CDT Thursday, October 8, 2020 Online / By Phone
Presented by The Commons, the Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity, the Center for Service Learning, and the KU Civic Engagement Ambassadors

This series features experts on different aspects of US democracy, and centers opportunities for civic engagement. It is intended to help demystify elements of the systems and processes at work in the US democracy. It is also an opportunity to ask questions of local experts who study and work in this realm. Programs in this series feature campus resources as well as specialists beyond the University. In Part V: Queering the Vote, presenters will speak on topics that bear relevance to faculty, staff, and students at KU as well as first-time voters.

Panelists:
Ellie Grace (she/her), The Voter Network
Sarah Myose (they/them), URGE Kansas
Kristopher Oliveira (he/him), Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity
Don Haider Markel (he/him), Political Science
Patrick Miller (he/him), Political Science

Moderator:
Ellen Bertels (she/her), School of Law

Care & Well-being, Discussion
12:00-1:00pm CDT Thursday, October 8, 2020 Online
Hosted by The Commons, the IPSR Center for Compassionate and Sustainable Communities, and the Spencer Museum of Art; with support from the Environmental Studies Program, the Center for Teaching Excellence, and the Center for Faculty Development and Mentoring

Join for an exploration of the Spencer Museum of Art’s 2020 Common Work of Art. Translated Vase, 2007, by South Korean artist Yeesookyung 李受俓 (b.1963), is a ceramic sculpture, made of reassembled pieces that asks us to consider what it means to create, to repair, and to transform. In a 2018 interview, the artist cited a desire to celebrate “the vulnerability of the object and ultimately myself.”  Discussion hosted by Celka Straughn, Deputy Director for Public Practice, Curatorial and Research, Andrew W. Mellon Director of Academic Programs and Ashley Offill, Andrew W. Mellon Curricular and Digital Projects Coordinator..

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEtf-CurTIvEtcO85SK4Xp6htYsSzGNWbPe

Discussion, Graduate Student Event, Panel, Public Scholarship, The Future University, Undergraduate Student Event
6:00pm CDT Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Online
Presented by The Commons, the Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity, the Center for Service Learning, and the KU Civic Engagement Ambassadors

This series features experts on different aspects of US democracy, and centers opportunities for civic engagement. It is intended to help demystify elements of the systems and processes at work in the US democracy. It is also an opportunity to ask questions of local experts who study and work in this realm. Programs in this series feature campus resources as well as specialists beyond the University. In Part IV: The Feminist Agenda, presenters will speak on topics that bear relevance to faculty, staff, and students at KU as well as first-time voters.

Panelists:
Divya Radhika Bhalla (she/her), PhD Student, Creative Writing
Rachel Sandle (they/them), Local Feminist Zinester
An Sasala (ze/zir & they/them), Alum, MA in Film & Media Studies
Isaac Thomas (he/him), Alum, BA in Linguistics
Miguel Roel (he/him), Volunteer, Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity

Moderator:
Meg Williams, Assistant Director, Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMrc-yqqj8sGNzwhlrJAFIm23j-hfSv74x9

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