Dr. Dawn Robinson, professor of sociology at the University of Georgia, will speak at the Psychology Colloquium on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 12:15 pm in Killian 102. Her topic is “Modeling Face-to-Face Behaviors within and across Cultures.” Dr. Robinson’s research examines how macro-level social structures are produced, conserved, and altered during face-to-face interaction. In particular, she works with formal models of identity and emotion that attempt to model the link between structure, culture, and individual social action and experience.
“Tic Out Loud: Coming Out with Tourette’s Syndrome” is a Diversity Dialogue event held on Sept 9 at 6 pm in Killian 102. Savannah Vining, Secondary English Education major, shared her journey with Tourette’s Syndrome followed by the movie Front of the Class. This event can be a part of fulfilling the Diversity Portfolio requirements for EDCI 201, PSY 323, or SPED 339.
The College of Education and Allied Professions will sponsor Dave Burgess, author of Teach Like a Pirate, on campus September 29 at 6:00 pm in the Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center. This event is open to the public and free. The college especially invites current students, faculty, and regional teachers and administrators.
Professor Schuyler Huck, distinguished professor at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville, will speak at the Psychology Colloquium about a project to use Facebook to increase statistical literacy. The talk is open to everyone and will be held Wednesday, October 23rd at 4:00 pm in Killian 102.