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Early Career Religion Faculty of Asian and Pacific Islander Descent

Dates & Time: 
Mon, Jul 10, 2017 - 08:30 am
Application Deadline: January 17, 2017
Leadership Team
Tat-siong Benny Liew, College of the Holy Cross, Director
David Kamitsuka, Oberlin College
Zayn Kassam, Pomona College
Su Yon Pak, Union Theological Seminary in NYC
Paul Myhre, Wabash Center
This workshop will gather 14 faculty drawn from diverse religious specializations, in their first years of teaching, for a week in two successive summers and for a weekend winter retreat. As a learning community of committed and skilled teachers, this workshop will explore issues such as:
• Pedagogy and politics of faculty of Asian and Pacific Islander descent
• Being a fulfilled and engaged teacher/scholar
• Career growth such as tenure and alternate academic tracks
• Teaching and thriving in one’s institutional context
• Dealing with religious, social, ethnic, racial, and learning diversities in the classroom
• Connecting the classroom to broader social issues
• Course design, assignments, learning goals, and assessment
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