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Bridging the Divide: Creating Meaningful Scholarship at the Teaching-Intensive Institution

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Virtual--Register to receive the Zoom link
03:30 pm - 04:45 pm

Can community college humanities faculty engage in meaningful scholarship amid the workload demands of the teaching-intensive institution? How do they retain or reclaim their scholarly identities at schools that prioritize pedagogy and service over research and publishing? By what means might they expand or reimagine the notion and practice of “legitimate” scholarship within the context of their colleges’ teaching-intensive, access-oriented mission.

During this live, interactive forum--presented by the Community College Humanities Assocation and co-sponsored by MCC's Institute for the Humanities--a panel of accomplished community college faculty members will discuss their respective approaches to both traditional and innovative forms of scholarly production—particularly their integration with pedagogy and curricular development—and examine the challenges and rewards inherent to the work of a humanities teacher-scholar.

Featured Speakers:

Kathleen Tamayo Alves, Associate Professor, English, CUNY Queensborough Community College
Jessica Floyd, Associate Professor, English, Community College of Baltimore County
Angelique Johnston, Professor, English, Monroe Community College
Andrew Winters, Associate Professor, Philosophy, Yavapai College
Michael Jacobs, Dean, Humanities and Social Sciences, Monroe Community College (Moderator)

Access to this inaugural event is free and open to the public. Future forums for this series will be free for CCHA Members and cost a nominal fee for non-members.

CONTACT: Michael Jacobs
SPONSOR: MCC Institute for the Humanities