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October 19, 2017

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Registration: 8:30am – 7:30pm

AIS Board Meeting: 9:00am – 1:00pm  Fine Arts 002

Pre-Conference Workshops: 9:00am – 12:00 noon

Pre-Conference Workshop I: Nuts and Bolts: K. Moranski, S. Crabill, R. Szostak 

University Center 310

Pre-Conference Workshop II: Best Practices for Online Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning: M. Tanner, K. Miller

  University Center 312

Opening Session: University Center Ballroom 12:30-2:00

UC 310 UC 312 Commons 318 Commons 329 Commons 331
Hermes 2:00 – 2:20 1A: A University Wide Interdisciplinary Program: G. Bentley 1B: You Can Do What With That? Creativity, Interdisciplinary, and the Evolving Workplace: E. Widders 1C: How the Nature of Drug Use is Constructed in the Rhetoric of Music Festivals: M. Ozanic 1D: Expanded applications of Interdisciplinary Studies: Building the Pedagogy of Cultural Competence Using the Language and Values of Inerdisciplinary Studies: L. Turner de Vera 1E: Biopower and Abortion: Constructing Abortion Subjectives with Foucault: S. Brown
2:25 – 2:45 2A: Quantifying Qualitative Data with Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count: R. Marias 2B: Turning STEM into STEAM, Transforming Science Education in Sonoma County: R. Scarola 2C: Secularism and Minority Millennial Citizenship in the 21 st Century: How Do Minority Millennials Perceive, Interpret, and Construct Unbelief?: A. Manalang 2D: Interdisciplinary Translation – Pt. 1: A. Hess 2E: The Integrative Mindset and the Buddhist Middle Way: J. Welch, IV
2:50-3:10 3A: Bringing It All Together: How the Small Liberal Arts Campus Can Effectively Foster Interdisciplinarity: J. Klimek 3B: Distilling Information sources and practices across disciplines: an X-Informatics approach: R. Gazan 3C: Multi- and Interdisciplinary Area Studies Meets Media Studies: Comparing Multiperspectival and Interperspectival Views in American and Finnish World News: K. Cheas 3D: Deepening Student Understanding of Diversity: S. Guerrero 3E: Anticipatory Biomedical Ethics: M. Nestor

Break 3:15 – 3:30

Hepheastus & Athena 3:30 – 4:45 4A: *H Towards Kitchen Table Talk: T. Augsburg


4B: *A Challenges and opportunities of funding interdisciplinary research: M. New, F. Moore, P. Wason, M. Pellegrini


4C: *A The Sage Fell Off the Stage: S. Crabill, D. Lau, M. Cena, M. Lau, C. Rinehart


4D: *H Ideas in Motion: T. Stoller, M. Riley


Opening Dinner with Speaker Freeman A. Hrabowski III, President of UMBC

The Westin BWI, 6:00pm-9:00pm