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NCFDD Webinar: SKILL #1: Every Semester Needs a Plan

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

SKILL #1: Every Semester Needs a Plan Do you often start the semester or term with high hopes for your writing projects, but end disappointed by your actual productivity? Do you desperately want (or need) to write a lot this semester? Do you want to figure out how to be more productive AND enjoy [...]

Poetry of Healing and Hope – 2nd Annual Symposium

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

DESCRIPTION Background: Increasingly, both lay persons and health professionals recognize the value of writing about the illness experiences of themselves, their families, and their patients as a way of giving voice to these experiences, processing their emotions, gaining insight and finding healing. Purpose: Our goal for this event is to demonstrate the benefits of [...]


Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Teach-In Established in 2017, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Teach-in at UCI Law provides an opportunity for faculty, staff, students, alumni, and local attorneys to come together to discuss opportunities to advocate for justice in a variety of legal practices. More details to come.  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 8:30am to 12:00pm [...]

NCFDD Webinar: Managing Multiple Roles: How to be a Faculty Member and an Administrator

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Managing Multiple Roles: How to be a Faculty Member and an Administrator Pursuing an administrative career can be appealing because it offers faculty members opportunities to become leaders, to expand their range of influence, to increase their marketability, to advance their careers, and to improve their income. Regardless of how one obtains a leadership position, [...]

Inclusive Excellence Forum

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Vice Provost Haynes and campus partners will update the UCI community about our progress toward the Inclusive Excellence Action Plan   Check back soon for more information about this event!    RSVP TODAY

Sarah Stillman: Staff writer for The New Yorker and MacArthur Fellow

Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Sarah Stillman is a staff writer at The New Yorker. She is also the director of the Global Migration Program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she teaches a course on covering immigration and refugee issues. She has written on topics ranging from civil forfeiture to debtors’ prisons and from Mexico’s drug cartels [...]

NCFDD Webinar: Daily Writing for Academic Scientists and Engineers

Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Daily Writing for Academic Scientists and Engineers Are you struggling with writing the products you want to write, but feel that daily writing is not for you? Do you feel like the exhortation for daily writing doesn’t fit the needs of faculty in the sciences and engineering? Join us to explore experimenting with some [...]

Bill McKibben Science writer, author of The End of Nature

Friday, Feb 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Illuminations Author Series Bill McKibben is an author and environmentalist who in 2014 was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative Nobel.’ His 1989 book The End of Nature is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has appeared in 24 languages; he’s gone on to write [...]

Kevin Young: Poet and essayist, author of Brown: Poems

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Illuminations Author Series Kevin Young is the Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, newly named a National Historic Landmark, and Poetry Editor of the New Yorker. He is the author of thirteen books of poetry and prose, most recently Brown (2018); Blue Laws: Selected & Uncollected Poems 1995-2015 (Knopf, 2016), longlisted [...]

Natasha Trethewey: Poet, former Poet Laureate, author of Native Guard (Pulitzer Prize) Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Artist

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Illuminations Author Series Natasha Trethewey was born in Gulfport, Mississippi, the daughter of poet, professor, and Canadian emigrant Eric Trethewey and social worker Gwendolyn Ann Turnbough. The daughter of a mixed-race marriage, Trethewey experienced her parents’ divorce when she was six. She subsequently spent time in Atlanta, Georgia, with her mother and in New Orleans, [...]

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