Strategic Workshop on Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities in a Time of Crisis

Date

Feb 28 2020

Time

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location

Douglass Student Center: Trayes Hall, Room A
100 George St. New Brunswick, NJ 08901

This event is for Rutgers faculty and graduate students. The event is jointly-sponsored by the Office of Research and Innovation in the Provost’s Office, the Rutgers Climate Institute, and the Center for Cultural Analysis.

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The Workshop will feature round table discussions on major areas of inquiry: “Modeling Change over Time,” “Industrial Landscapes,” “Communication, Science, and Climate,” and “Food and Water,” led by Rutgers faculty from various schools across campus, including SAS, SEBS, SCI, MGSA, and Bloustein. Our panel sessions will be supplemented by two structured brainstorming sessions on future grants, co-teaching opportunities, collaborative research opportunities, and public event planning.

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Environmental Sciences,
Social Sciences, and Humanities
in a Time of Crisis
Friday, February 28th
9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Trayes Hall, Room A
Douglass Student Center
100 George Street
Douglass Campus
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
A Strategic Workshop co-sponsored by the Office of Research and Innovation, the Rutgers
Climate Institute, and the Center for Cultural Analysis will gather faculty from across the many
schools and departments at Rutgers, New Brunswick to chart a future for integrated research
and teaching among the Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities on campus.
Four roundtables will canvass four major areas of inquiry:
Modeling Change Over Time Industrial Landscapes
Food and Water Communication, Science, and Climate
The afternoon will include brainstorming sessions on grants, collaborative research projects,
co-teaching and curricular innovation, and ideas for public events. The agenda will feature
faculty from the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Communication and Information,
the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, the Bloustein School of Planning and
Public Policy, and the Mason Gross School of the Arts.
Office of Research and Innovation
Rutgers–New Brunswick
PROGRAM
Friday, February 28, 2020 Trayes Hall, Room A Douglass Student Center
9:00 – 9:30 AM: Continental Breakfast
9:30 – 10:00 AM: Welcome and Introduction: Robert Goodman (Exec Dean, SEBS)
Henry Turner (AVCR, Humanities and the Arts)
10:00 – 10:45 AM: Industrial Landscapes
Moderator: Kathleen John-Alder (Landscape Architecture, SEBS)
Trinidad Rico (Art History, CHAPS, SAS)
Michael Greenberg (Bloustein School)
Atif Akin (Art and Design, MGSA)
Wolfram Hoefer (Landscape Architecture, SEBS)
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM: Food and Water
Moderator: Jorge Marcone (Spanish and Portuguese and Comp Lit, SAS)
Ethan Schoolman (Human Ecology, SEBS)
Kevon Rhiney (Geography, SAS)
Karen O’Neill (Human Ecology, SEBS)
Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello (Biochemistry and Microbiology, SEBS)
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: LUNCH BREAK
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM: Modeling Change Over Time
Moderator: Jennifer Senick (Bloustein)
Alastair Bellany (History, SAS)
James Wright (Earth and Planetary Sciences, SAS)
Tamara Sears (Art History, SAS)
Dana Luciano (English, SAS )
12:45 – 1:30 PM: Communication, Science, and Climate
Moderator: Jeanne Herb (Bloustein)
William Hallman (Human Ecology)
Melissa Aronczyk (Journalism and Media, SC&I)
Kristin O’Brassill-Kulfan (History, SAS)
Anthony Broccoli (Environmental Sciences, Climate Institute, SEBS)
1:30 – 1:45 PM: Coffee Break
1:45 – 2:30 PM: Collective Workshop: Grant Opportunities for Collaborative Teams
2:30 – 3:15 PM: Breakout Brainstorming: Collaboration, Co-Teaching, Public Events
3:15 – 4:00 PM: Reception

Date

Feb 28 2020

Time

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Organizer

Rutgers Climate Institute
Website
https://climatechange.rutgers.edu/

Location

Douglass Student Center: Trayes Hall, Room A
100 George St. New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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