The Conversations on Community-Engaged Scholarship Series

Join GW’s community-engaged faculty for a light breakfast and stimulating conversations on a variety of topics related to community-engaged teaching, research, and creative activity. These events are held in the Gelman Library first floor, in the National Churchill Library and Center.


 

Spring 2019 Conversation Topics

Featured Speaker, Dr. John Saltmarsh on Community-Engaged Scholarship
Wednesday, January 30th, 9-10:45am

The Nashman Center is pleased to host Dr. John Saltmarsh, a nationally recognized thought-leader on issues related to the public purposes of higher education and how community-engagement is transforming colleges and universities. Click here for more information about Dr. Saltmarsh.

Gelman Library, Room 101
9:00am, Coffee and connection with colleagues
9:30am, Conversation begins

Please RSVP via this link

Community-Engaged Scholarship and Activist Movements: Making the Connection
Wednesday, February 27th, 9:30-10:45am

This Conversation will be facilitated by members of the 2018 Nashman Faculty Learning Community on the #BlackLivesMatter movement. They will address the sensitivity and skills needed to facilitate reflective discussions that help students connect their personal experiences in the community with larger societal inequities and national movements that are working to address them.

Gelman Library, Room 101
9:30am, Coffee and connection with colleagues
9:45am, Conversation begins

Please RSVP via this link

The History of Inequity in Washington, DC: What Community-Engaged Scholars Need to Know
Wednesday, March 27th, 9:30-10:45am

Dr. Maranda Ward will facilitate this Conversation about the history of inequity in Washington, DC and our role in partnering with those who are working toward justice.

Gelman Library, Room 101
9:30am, Coffee and connection with colleagues
9:45am, Conversation begins

Please RSVP via this link


Former Conversation Topics:

November 14,  9:30-10:45am
Responding to Sexual Harassment at Service Sites
Conversation facilitated by Christina Franzino, Assistant Director for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, in GW’s Title IX Office
Notes from this Conversation are available here.

October 17th,  9:30-10:45am
Opportunities for Partnerships with DC Public Schools
Featuring guest speakers Thomasin Franken, Manager of Partner Engagement, Office of Family and Public Engagement, DC Public Schools and Charity Eddleman, the Nashman Center's Program Manager for School and Community Partnerships. 
Notes from this Conversation are available here.

September 25, 9:30-10:45am
The College Student Voter: What is Our Role?
Featuring guest speaker Zaneeta Daver, Director of the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge
Notes from this Conversation are available here.

August 30th, 9:30-10:45am
Welcome Back: Resources and Connections
Notes from this Conversation are available here.

April 19, 9:30-10:45am
When Students’ Experiences in the Community Lead to Politics in the Classroom
Conversation facilitated by:  Dr. Jordan Potash, Art Therapy Program and Laurie McPherson, Organizational, Team and Individual Transformation and Effectiveness Consultant
Notes from this Conversation are available here.

March 29, 9:30-10:45am
Public Dissemination of Student Scholarship: Opportunities and Examples
Conversation facilitated by: Dr. Michelle Kelso, Human Services and Social Justice, Dr. Dana Hines, School of Nursing, and Dr. Phyllis Ryder, Director University Writing Program

October 11th, 9:30-10:45am
Recognizing, Evaluating and Rewarding Engaged Scholarship
Conversation facilitated by Dr. Greg Squires, Dept of Sociology
Notes from this Conversation are available here.

September 13th, 9:30-10:45am
Community-Based Participatory Research
Conversation facilitated by Dr. Uriyoan Colon-Ramos, Dept of Global Health
Notes from this Conversation are available here.