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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