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APR22NSF ADVANCE connectivity Series-Imag(in)ing Women:Language, Representation, StereotypesAPRIL 22 2014, 11:00am SAU - Student Alumni Union (04), 1829
When: 04/22/2014 at 11:00am - 1:00pm.

ADVANCE RIT connectivity Series-Imag(in)ing Women: Language, Representation, Stereotypes

Open to all faculty and staff!  This discussion panel will explore how language (verbal, visual, corporal, symbolic, etc.) frames images of women, how women stereotypes are thus created and how best to avoid falling prey of representational traps when we communicate.

Join some RIT faculty to begin a conversation and stir some (conceptual) waters. Light lunch provided.

Facilitated by:  Silvia Benso, Dept. of Philosophy and Margaret Bailey, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering


  • Sharon Beckford-Foster, Dept. of English
  • Evelyn Brister, Dept. of Philosophy
  • Henry Hinesley, Dept. of Women's and Gender Studies Program and GLB Center
  • Dinah Holtzman, Dept. of Performing Arts and Visual Culture
  • Ammina Kothari, Dept. of Communication
  • Jessica Lieberman, Dept. of Performing Arts and Visual Culture

Co-sponsors: CLA Women's and Gender Studies Committee and The Center for Women & Gender

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APR30Getting Ready for Summer Research with a Better Understanding of NVivoAPRIL 30 2014, 9:45am WAL - Wallace (05), TLT Studio (A400)
When: 04/30/2014 at 9:45am - 12:00pm.

Do you work with NVivo qualitative analysis software? Do you have specific questions about the user interface? Do you want to learn more about the NVivo analysis tools? Would you like to see how other qualitative researchers are using NVivo to answer their research questions?

An NVivo trainer from QSR International (Americas) Inc. will be conducting a training webinar at The Wallace Center to answer your questions (submitted in advance) such as, how can you effectively use NVivo for collaborative projects? What are the best practices for exporting data?

If you would like to attend, register, and then submit your detailed questions to Kelly Martin, assistant professor, CLA at This session is not an introduction to NVivo but intended for researchers currently using the software or considering the software who would like specific questions answered.

Who should attend:Faculty/researchers currently using the software or considering the software.

Hosted by Faculty Career Development Services.

MAY01"Meet the Scholars" Annual Launch Party for the Faculty Scholarship ReportMAY 01 2014, 8:30am CPC - Campus Center (03), Fireside Lounge
When: 05/01/2014 at 8:30am - 10:00am.

Meet the Scholars Annual Launch Party for the Faculty Scholarship Report

Each year, RIT launches the Faculty Scholarship Report to reflect on the previous year’s successes and showcase our valued faculty members whose research efforts continue to promote innovation, collaboration and discovery.  The 2013 report marks yet another year of continued growth, with nearly 1,800 scholarly works included.

This year’s report also places a specific emphasis on featuring a select group of outstanding faculty and the contributions they have made to their field, their students and their community.

MAY01NSF ADVANCE connectivity Series-Daring Appreciation: Strategies for Increasing Recognition of your WorkMAY 01 2014, 9:30am CPC - Campus Center (03), Reading Room
When: 05/01/2014 at 9:30am - 10:30am.

Join RIT women faculty to learn effective strategies for professional advancement including awards recognition, tenure and promotion. Share your own strategies and experiences as we look to increase the recognition of our work.

Kara Maki, Assistant Professor, College of Science
Callie Babbitt, Assistant Professor, Golisano Institute of Sustainability
Manuela Campanelli, Director, CCRG & Professor, College of Science

Sharon Mason, NSF AdvanceRIT Co-PI, Associate Professor, Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
Carol Marchetti, NSF AdvanceRIT Co-PI, Associate Professor,College of Science

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AUG18Fall 2014 Adjunct Faculty Orientation: Your Survival KitAUGUST 18 2014, 4:00pm TBA, TBA
When: 08/18/2014 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm.

Save the date! Details forthcoming.