Friday Faculty Lunches 2013 - 2014

New this semester -- food will be available in the Harned 117 room each Friday, with set-up by 11:45 am.  Come early for the best selection. 


Spring 2014

  • Jan. 17 “The CIA and Early Cold War Anthropology: The 1950 Murder of Raymond Kennedy in Rural Indonesia.” David Price, Professor, Anthropology and Sociology.
  • Jan. 24 “Enhancing Science Learning through Games and Technology.” Arwyn Smalley, Associate Professor, Chemistry; and Aaron Coby, Associate Professor, Biology/Associate Dean, CAS.
  • Jan. 31 “Begin the Beguine… or Uppity Women?” Sister Laura Swan, Instructor, Religious Studies.
  • Feb. 7 “Notes on a Fulbright Semester at Petrozavodsk (Russia) State University." Jeff Birkenstein, Associate Professor, English.
  • Feb. 14 “High-Impact Practices: A Discussion on Supporting Students of Color to Success at SMU.” Leslie Huff, Assistant Professor, Education. 
  • Feb. 19 Special Wednesday Session. Sabbatical Presentation: “Improvising Liberation in Pedagogy and Psychotherapy.” Leticia Nieto, Professor, MAC Program. Location: Worthington Center.
  • Feb. 21 “The Mystic and the Novelist: Emanuel Sweden Borough and the Realistic Fiction of William Dean Howells.” Todd Barosky, Assistant Professor, English.
  • Feb. 28 “Writing Across the Curriculum and Ethics Across the Curriculum” Faculty Reports of Summer 2013 Workshop Projects.
  • Mar. 7 “Women’s History Month: Women at SMU Reading Their Writings.”
  • Mar. 28 Sabbatical Presentation: “Revisiting the ‘Cost Disease’ and Its Implications for the Performing Arts.” Heather Grob, Associate Professor, Economics.
  • Apr. 4 “Broken Pieces: An Exhibit of Reassembled Ceramic Vessels after a Studio Accident.” Tom Deming, Professor, Art.
  • Apr. 11 "Collaboration and Collective Action: Co-Authoring A Working-Class History of the 1913-14 Michigan Copper Country Strike and Italian Hall Tragedy." Aaron Goings, Assistant Professor, History.
  • Apr. 25 “Evaluation of This Year’s Friday Lunch Program; Plans for Next Year’s Session.”