Statement on ASA and AAAS Resolutions
Colby affirms support for the rights of academics to pursue their teaching and scholarship and rejects recent resolutions by the American Studies Association and Association for Asian American Studies. Read statement here.
Faculty Meeting: Agenda (April 9, 2014)
Revision of East Asian Studies Minor
Motion to Create a Task Force on Shared Governance
Motion for Recognizing and Implementing Upper-Level, Writing-Intensive Courses at Colby
Noon-time Faculty Forum Schedule
Mar. 20 Winifred Tate, Anthropology: "Death Squad Politics: Human Rights Advocacy and the Making of a Military Aid Package"
Apr. 03 Megan Cook, English: "Dead Poets' Society: Chaucerian Afterlives in Elizabethan England"
Apr. 09 Bob Gastaldo, Geology: "What field work in the Karoo Desert, in temperatures in the low 100s, has led me to believe what's true about the greatest mass extinction in Earth history: But it's a dry heat."
Apr. 16 Chris Soto, Psychology: "When, how, and why does personality change?"
Apr. 23 Elizabeth LaCouture, History: "Colonial Social Science and the Invention of the Modern family in 19th and 20th Century China and Korea"
May 08 Natasha Zelensky, Music: "Nostalgia, Music, and Diaspora: Russian New York in the 1920s and 1930s"
Writing Across the Curriculum Advisory Committee W2/W3 Discussion Points
On July 1, you may begin journaling your activities for the 2013 fiscal year (2012-2013 academic year) using the online form available here
. You may continue to edit and expand on your activities through June 30, 2013. On July 1, your annual report will be archived and the form will be re-initialized for the following fiscal year. Your department chair or program director and academic secretary will have access to your annual report via the myColby web portal.
Writing in the Disciplines Course Development Grants