Current & Recent Talks

Nov

30

Social Area Brown Bag

11:00 AM; Online

Hilary Bergsieker, University of Waterloo, presents "Rewards of Risky Interdependence for Increasing Interracial Trust."

Dec

1

Teaching, Learning, and Leading Annual Faculty Colloquium #1 - Critical Language Pedagogy

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM; Online

Amanda Godley, Pitt Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and SOE Professor, and Jeffrey Reaser, Professor, Department of English, North Carolina State University, host a discussion on their book "Critical Language Pedagogy: Interrogating Language, Dialects, and Power in Teacher Education."

Dec

1

PIER Edbag

12:00 PM; Online

Anita Delahay presents "Quantitative Skills Across-the-Curriculum & Covid's Impact on Liberal Arts Institutions: Observations from a Field-Based Experience."

Dec

2

dB-SERC Lunch Discussion

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM; Online

Kevin Binning, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, and Chandralekha Singh, Director, the Discipline-Based Science Education Research Center, and Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, lead a discussion on Inclusive Mentoring.

Dec

2

CNBC ECR Seminar

1:00 PM; Online

Sikoya Ashburn, Georgetown University, presents "Cerebellar involvement in developmental dyslexia." Natalia Sánchez, Assistant Professor of Research in James Finley's group at the University of Southern California, presents "It pays to be asymmetric: What we have learned from assessing the energetics of gait adaptation."

Dec

3

Final Fall semester virtual event

10:30 AM; Online

This event will discuss negotiating job contracts. Selected panelists will provide perspective from both the administrative end of the hiring process and the applicant’s experiences in negotiating a new job contract.

Dec

3

The Department of Neurobiology Special Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Online

Aleena Garner, Keller Lab, Friedrich Miescher Institute, presents “A cortical circuit for audio-visual predictions.”

Dec

3

Neuroscience Institute Speaker Series

4:00 PM; Online

Michael Yartsev, Assistant Professor of Neurobiology and Engineering, presents "Studying the Neural Basis of Complex Spatial, Social and Acoustic Behaviors – in Freely Behaving and Flying Bats."

Dec

4

CPED Webinar: Operationalizing a Social Justice Orientation in Practitioner-Oriented EdD Programs

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM; Online

Faculty and staff are invited to attend CPED's in-depth discussion on the first two program components: 1. Recruiting, selecting, and ensuring a diverse, knowledgeable, and highly-skilled faculty (and student-body) 2. Developing a collective vision among faculty that is centered upon leadership for equity.

Dec

7-8

PIER Speaker Series

Online

Elida Laski

Dec

10

Lunch and Learn: Book Study

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM; Online

Marc Lamont Hill, award-winning journalist and author, conducts a virtual book study to discuss his new book, "We Still Here: Pandemic, Policing, Protest, and Possibility." Hill will be in dialogue with T. Elon Dancy, executive director of CUE, Chelsea Jimenez, a CUE graduate student, and Derric Heck, a visiting student fellow from Stanford University.

Dec

10

Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Science Lecture

4:00 PM; Online

Marina R. Picciotto, Charles BG Murphy Professor in Psychiatry and Deputy Chair for Basic Science, Professor of Neuroscience, of Pharmacology, and in the Child Study Center, presents "Acetylcholine as a Neuromodulator: ACh Signaling in the Basolateral Amygdala at Baseline and in Reward Learning."

Dec

11

Clinical Psychology Brown Bag Seminar Series

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM; Online

Esther Palacios-Barrios and Petra Rupert as speakers

Dec

16

CNBC ECR Seminar Series

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM; Online

Lauren Whitehurst presents “Sleep’s restorative role for cognition.”