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Westmont College
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Office: (805) 565-6007
Fax: (805) 565-7006

Faculty Forums Spring 2015

Founders Dining Room - Thursdays 12-1 p.m.


January 15 Mistress, Maid, Servant, Thief: Westmont Goes to the Opera
January 22 Two Truths and a Lie: Engaging Students
January 29 Faculty Council Choice
February 5 WINE: One Big Idea
February 12 David McNaughton: "In praise of unconditional forgiveness"
February 19 Faculty Council Choice
February 26 Sabbatical Reports Edd Noell and Steve Julio
March 5 Interdisciplinary Innovations and Updates: some interesting ideas from your colleagues
March 12 Faculty Council Choice
March 19 Global Perspectives on Teaching and Learning
March 26 James Ault: African Christianity
April 9 Sabbatical Reports: Steve Contakes and Leonor Elías
April 16 Faculty Council Choice
April 23 Executive Session
April 30 President's Briefing


Fall 2014

Founders Dining Room - Thursdays 12-1 p.m.


September 4

Conversation with Edee Schulze and Mark Sargent

September 11 Mike Truong, Azusa Pacific, Teaching in the Digital Age: Strategies to Engage Students
September 18

Sabbatical Reports: Tom Knecht, David Vander Laan

September 25

Mark Noll and Tal Howard, Theological Resources for Academic Tasks

October 2 Tina Ramirez, director of Hardwired, Religious Oppression as a Justice Issue
October 9 Faculty Council Choice
October 16 Executive Session
October 23 Jason Sexton and Fred Sanders, Thinking Theologically about California
October 30

Caryn Reeder: Ten months behind a wall. An ajnabiyye in Beit Sahur. Becoming a Sahuriyye. Women, Children, and War in Ancient and Modern Palestine. Your tax dollars at work...

November 6 President's Briefing
November 13 Faculty Council Choice
November 20

Gary Moon

December 4 Faculty Council Choice
December 11 Sabbatical Reports: Thomas Jayawardene, Jonathan Leech