TLISI 2018

2018 Plenary Sessions

Talking About Race and Other Conversations

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, May 22

34307375653_c91f122450_zDr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita of Spelman College, is a clinical psychologist widely known for her expertise on race relations and as a thought leader in higher education. The author of several books including the best-selling Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race(now in a new 2017 20th anniversary edition) and Can We Talk About Race?: And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation(2007), Dr. Tatum is a sought-after speaker on the topic of racial identity development, the impact of race in the classroom, strategies for creating inclusive campus environments, and higher education leadership. In 2005, Dr. Tatum was awarded the prestigious Brock International Prize in Education for her innovative leadership in the field.

Dr. Tatum discusses “Race and Other Conversations” in celebration of her recently published 20th anniversary edition of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”

Mindfulness in Education: Bridging the Science and Practice of Mindfulness

Dr. Deborah Norris, May 21

34307375653_c91f122450_zDr. Deborah Norris is Founder and Executive Director of the Mindfulness Center, a non-profit wellness center that provides charitable, educational and research programs in mindfulness and other mind-body practices. She is also the Psychologist-in-Residence and Director of the Psychobiology of Healing Program at American University. In addition, Dr. Norris is the author of In the Flow: Bridging the Science and Practice of Mindfulness(now in a new 2017 2nd edition) and serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Mind-Body JournalDr. Norris is an internationally recognized leader, speaker, and educator on mindfulness, yoga, and integrative mind-body medicine and renowned for her online meditation teacher training program, SOMA, The Science of Mindful Awareness.

The Direction of Diversity: Exploring Diversity and Inclusion Practice on University Campuses

Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell, May 23

Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell joined us from Ithaca College where he is Director of Programs and Outreach. In addition to his current role, Dr. Bradwell serves as a faculty-in-residence for the Ithaca Martin Luther King Scholar Program. Following his plenary talk, Dr. Bradwell and Nicole Eversley Bradwell held a follow-up workshop titled Teaching and Learning with a New(er) Generation of Students.

Additional Recorded Sessions

TLISI 2018 Sessions
May 21, 2018
Community-Based Learning in DC and Beyond: Workshop Your Idea

Amanda Munroe

Equal Access for All: Increasing Institution Accessibility Awareness

Alayna Ruberg, Ann Wang

May 22, 2018
Strategies and Perspectives on the Role of the Library in Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation Initiatives

K. Matthew Dames, Salwa Ismail

A Slice of the Digital Landscape: Digital and Data Research and Scholarship Services at Georgetown University

Salwa Ismail, Alisa Kang, Beth Campolieto Marhanka, Megan Martinsen, Stephen Moore, Yianna Vovides

Professor-Student Communication: Success from Syllabus to Final Exam

Stephanie L. Gallop, Andrew Screen, Heather Weger, Heather Gregg Zitlau

The Core Pathways Initiative: Creating a Thematic Multidisciplinary Response to Wicked Issues

Randall Amster, Mark Giordano, Noah Martin

May 23, 2018
Experiential (Service) Learning: Action Labs

Sarah Bunker, Simone Bunse, Michael McDermot

Five Things Faculty Can Do To Support Purpose-Driven Career Decisions

Randall Bass, Susan Campbell, Beth Harlan

Teaching and Learning with a New(er) Generation of Students

Nicole Eversley Bradwell, Sean Eversley Bradwell

Hacking Grad School: Digital Humanities in the Classroom

Tess Henthorne, Bridget Sellers

May 24, 2018
Incorporating Themes of Difference and Diversity in STEM Classes

Mun Chun Chan, Nicole Meyer, Elena Silva, Jason Tilan

Introduction to Text Mining

Megan Martinsen