Duke-UNC Graduate Workshop in Classics Pedagogy Schedule of Events
Friday, March 28:
5-7 pm: Welcome Reception and Dinner, UNC-CH, Campus Y
- Brief addresses by Prof. William A. Johnson, faculty adviser at Duke, introduced by Mackenzie Zalin, and Prof. Sharon L. James, faculty adviser at UNC, introduced by Tedd Wimperis
Saturday, March 29:
9-10 am: Breakfast, Duke Divinity School, Westbrook 0012
10:15 am – 12:30 pm: Panel Presentations and Q&A, Westbrook 0012
- 10:15-10:30: Introductions by Clifford Robinson
- 10:30-11: “The Beginning and the End: Framing Learning in an Introductory Classical Archaeology Course,” Prof. Andrea Berlin, Boston University
- 11-11:30: “Whatever happened to explication de texte?” Prof. Nita Krevans, University of Minnesota
- 11:30-12: “Papers and Powerpoints: Teaching Seminars and Written vs Oral Expression,” Prof. Joan Connelly, NYU
- 12-12:30: Q&A moderated by Kathryn Langenfeld
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Lunch break, Westbrook 0012
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Workshops, Westbrook 0012-0015
- 2:00 pm -2:50 pm: “Gilgamesh to Disney: primary sources for teaching myth in the modern classroom,” Prof. Nita Krevans
- Please bring a syllabus for a course on classical mythology that you have taught in the past or plan to teach in the future.
- 3:00 pm -3:50 pm: “Using Blogs to Lure Students into Learning,” Prof. Andrea Berlin
- Please bring an assignment sheet detailing an assignment that incorporates use of a blog to be completed by students in a course of your choosing.
- 4:00 pm -4:50 pm: Prof. Joan Connelly on presenting visual objects in the introductory art/archaeology classroom (title TBA)
- Please prepare a brief (c. 5 minute) presentation of an exemplary ancient visual monument, relief, statue, vase painting, or the like, thinking about the best way to communicate to students the importance of the object.
5 pm – 5:30 pm: Concluding Remarks moderated by Erika Weiberg, Westbrook 0012
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Dinner (Invited Speakers and Committee Members Only)
Sunday, March 30:
11 am – 1 pm: Brunch & Roundtable Discussion on “Crafting a Memorable Statement of Teaching Philosophy,” UNC-CH, Peabody 311
- Please read the following articles from the Chronicle of Higher Education in preparation for this discussion:
- Also consider bringing a copy of your statement of teaching philosophy, if you have one!