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Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar (IFS)

The Providence College Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar (IFS) brings together up to eight faculty members from across the disciplines on campus in a collaborative teaching and learning experience each year. Participants devote an entire semester to a multidisciplinary and multidimensional study of a particular theme.

The Office of Academic Affairs and The Center for Teaching Excellence proudly present the topic for our 2015-16 Providence College Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar:

2015 VALUE Seminar Participants: 

Dana Dillon, Theology and Seminar Coordinator
"Image of God, Image of Love, Image of Truth:
Theological Anthropology and the Value of Dialogue about Values" 
Matthew Guardino, Political Science
"Technocracy Against Democracy: Media Values in the Age of Neoliberalism" 
Carol Hartley, Accountancy
"What is 2+2? Ethical and Moral Responsibilities in Subjective Measurements of Business Value"
Laura Boynton Hauerwas, Education
"Cultural Values in Disability Identification and Instruction"
William Hogan, English
"Rethinking Environmental Value in Modern Poetry"
Sharon Murphy, History
"Stakeholder Value and the Moral Economy"
Fr. David Orique, History
"Religious Values in the Atlantic World and in America: Continuities with the Past and Changes
for the Future"
Gizem Zencirci, Political Science
"Politics of Values: Understanding New Forms of Religious Generosity in Turkey" 

Calling All Faculty:

Be a part of the IFS

Applications for the next Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar are due by April 22, 2015.

Learn more about the process by clicking the images below.

ifs mission and format
ifs application process

Past IFS Seminars:

Center for Teaching Excellence
Feinstein Academic Center, Room 303
1 Cunningham Square
Providence, R.I. 02918

(401) 865-1340

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