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Previous Network Winter Seminars

Since its inception nearly nine years ago, the Network Winter program has featured innovative seminars that mirror the Network’s efforts to remain abreast of developments in scholarship and pedagogy across all academic disciplines. Please take a moment to examine the list of seminars that we’ve offered.

Network Winter 2014
Network Winter 2013
Network Winter 2012
Network Winter 2011
Network Winter 2010
Network Winter 2009
Network Winter 2008
Network Winter 2007
Network Winter 2006

 

 

Network Winter 2014 Seminars

Democracy and Its Critics
Philip Mitsis Phillip Mitsis, New York University

 

Reacting to the Past: Democracy in Ancient greece
Gretchen Kreahling McKay, McDaniel College

 

Understanding the New Europe: Democracy and Politics
Sophia Kalantzakos, New York University

 

 

Network Winter 2013 Seminars

Pacific Biodiversity
Eleanor Sterling and Ana Luz Porzecanski, American Museum of Natural History

 

Pacific Literature and Film
Vilsoni Hereniko and Jeannette Paulson Hereniko, University of Hawaii and Asia Pacific Films

 

Pacific Peoples and Places
Jerry Finin, East West Center

 

 

Network Winter 2012 Seminars

Literatures of the Atlantic
Bryan Waterman, New York University

 

Climate and the Atlantic
Brian Mapes, University of Miami

 

Women of the Atlantic
Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Spelman College

 

 

Network Winter 2011 Seminars

The Global Economy
Joseph Foudy, New York University

 

Tuberculosis, a Global Epidemic
Barry Kreiswirth, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

 

World Literature
Paulo Lemos Horta, NYU Abu Dhabi

 

 

Network Winter 2010 Seminars

Energy and the Environment
Daniel Ciolkosz, The Pennsylvania State University

 

Literature and the Environment
McKay Jenkins, University of Delaware

 

Society and the Environment
Dana Fisher, Columbia University

 

 

Network Winter 2009 Seminars

Climate and Carbon: The Mechanics of Warming
Tyler Volk, New York University
(Coordinator) Neville Kallenbach, New York University

 

Political Cultures of the Middle East
Ali Banuazizi, Boston College

 

Writing from Experience: The Theory and Practice of Narrative
Mayra Santos Febres, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

 

 

Network Winter 2008 Seminars

Puerto Rican Culture at the Borderlands
Ruben Rios Avila, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

 

Successful Online Course Development
Ian David Aronson, New York University

 

War and Morality
Robert Gurland, New York University

 

 

Network Winter 2007 Seminars

Global Climate Change: Science, Policy, Curriculum
Neville Kallenbach, New York University
Trace Jordan, New York University
Benjamin Santer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

 

New Trends in Teaching English as a Second Language
Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth, New York University

 

The Puerto Rican Dilemma: National Identity within the Borders of the American Nation
Cesar Rey, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

 

 

Network Winter 2006 Seminars

America’s Paradise: Re-imagining Hawai’i
John Kuo Wei Tchen, New York University

 

Bio2010: From Sequence to Systematics
Trace Jordan, New York University
Neville Kallenbach, New York University