CRASE Events

Plan Your Semester
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
University Center – 402/403

During this workshop, faculty will create a specific plan to accomplish their research and writing goals. Useful strategies for how to balance professional and personal goals will be provided.

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10 x 10: Ten Objects, Ten Stories
Thursday, September 21, 2017 3 p.m.–5 p.m.
Thacher Gallery

Ten members of the University of San Francisco community respond to ten unique objects in Something from Nothing: Art and Handcrafted Objects from America’s Concentration Camps. Artifacts were created by people of Japanese ancestry while being held in detention centers— Department of Justice camps and ten permanent camps. Perspectives incorporate personal history and stories, scholarly analysis, and creative expression. The event will begin with brief 1-2 minute perspectives from each presenter and followed by a reception with wine and sake.

Contributors include:
1. Hana Mori Böttger (College of Arts and Sciences, Art + Architecture)
2. Brian Dempster (College of Arts and Sciences, Rhetoric and Language)
3. Sara Fan (Center for Research, Artistic, and Scholarly Excellence)
4. Saera Khan (College of Arts and Sciences, Psychology)
5. Sherise Kimura (Gleeson Library | Geschke Center)
6. Nick Large (Information Technology Services)
7. Brynn Saito (College of Arts and Sciences, Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program)
8. Sumer Seiki (School of Education, Teacher Education)
9. Peggy Takahashi (School of Management, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs)
10. Ken Yoshioka (Information Technology Services)

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All-Day Writing Event
Friday, September 22, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Zief Law Library – 201 Terrace Room

Set aside time to power through your writing project. We use the proven structure for getting the most done: For each hour, we’ll write for 45 minutes and then take a 15-minute break. Breakfast and lunch are covered to keep you energized.

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Digital Humanities: Possibilities and Projects
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:30 p.m.–5 p.m.
McLaren 252

This 90-minute program features inspiring visions and projects in Digital Humanities (DH) research and challenges faculty to imagine the potential of using DH in their own work. Presenters include Nathan Dennis and Karen Fraser (Art History/Arts Management and Museum Studies), Colette Hayes (Gleeson Library), and David Silver (Media Studies and Environmental Studies).

This CRASE panel is especially designed for faculty looking for inspiration in tackling their own DH projects, and/or those wishing to learn more about a range of research methodologies and projects in this ever-expanding digital arena. There will also be time for faculty members to briefly announce their own DH projects, past or present.

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Writing a Strong Grant Proposal: Advice from a Grant Writer
Thursday, October 5, 2017 2 p.m.–4 p.m.
Zief Law Library – 201 -Terrace Room

During this interactive workshop, faculty will receive advice on how to prepare and write a strong grant proposal from a grant writer/editor. The grant writer/editor will share common mistakes and offer suggestions and strategies for preparing a fundable proposal. Participants will meet with the new Director of the Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG), Don Campbell, and learn about the grant application process at USF and how to qualify to receive free proposal editing.

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Developing a Five-Year Plan
Friday October 20, 2017 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
University Center 402/403

This interactive workshop, designed for early-career faculty, provides a framework and tools to create a five-year plan to help you achieve your professional goals in the academy. The workshop will be facilitated by Michelle Millar, Associate Professor in the School of Management and Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales, Assistant Professor in the School of Education.

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All-Day Writing Event
Saturday, October 21 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Zief Law Library – 201 Terrace Room

Set aside time to power through your writing project. We use the proven structure for getting the most done: For each hour, we’ll write for 45 minutes and then take a 15-minute break. Breakfast and lunch are covered to keep you energized.

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All-Day Writing Event
Friday, November 3, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Zief Law Library – 201 Terrace Room

Set aside time to power through your writing project. We use the proven structure for getting the most done: For each hour, we’ll write for 45 minutes and then take a 15-minute break. Breakfast and lunch are covered to keep you energized.

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Past Events

Summer All-Day Writing Events
Thursday, June 15, 2017 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Zief Law Library – 201 Terrace Room

Thursday, July 13, 2017 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Zief Law Library – 201 Terrace Room

Thursday, August 10, 2017 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Zief Law Library – 201 Terrace Room

Set aside time to power through your writing project. We use the proven structure for getting the most done: For each hour, we’ll write for 45 minutes and then take a 15-minute break. Breakfast and lunch are covered to keep you energized.

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