Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar
The Center for Teaching Excellence
is please to announce the participants and topics for this year's seminar:
Joseph Torchia, O.P., Professor of Philosophy and Seminar Coordinator
“Curiosity: A Prelude to Wonder? Exploring the Scope and Dynamics of Cognitive Desire"
Paul Crenshaw, Associate Professor of Art History
"Curiosity, Collecting and Value in the Visual Arts"
Margaret Healy-Varley, Assistant Professor of English
"Paying Attention and the Medieval Meditation"
Despina D. Prassas, Associate Professor of Theology
"The Ascetical Life: Fulfilling a Novice’s Spiritual Curiosity"
Josephine Ruggiero, Professor of Sociology
"Curiosity: Sociologists as Sleuths of Human Behavior"
Monica Simal, Assistant Professor of Foreign Language Studies
“Curiosity in a colonial context: the European encounter with the Americas"
Adrian Weimer, Assistant Professor of History
"What News?:Curiosity and Rumors in Early New England"
Click here for a PDF version of the Curiosity flyer.