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Challenging Academic Culture, the Authors of The Slow Professor Come to RIT April 14

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

As a faculty member, what institutional pressures are you facing?

Do you feel that academia has become too corporatized? Is this affecting your performance?

The authors of The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy, Maggie Berg (Queen’s University) and Barbara K. Seeber (Brock University), will be at RIT on Friday, April 14, 2017, 11am-2pm. (See a review at: http://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2016/05/12/477687350/resisting-the-corporate-university-what-it-means-to-be-a-slow-professor). After their presentation, there will be an open discussion and an interactive session over lunch. All faculty are welcome, and the first 50 will receive a free book along with a book signing. Learn more and register at http://bit.ly/SlowProfessor

This event is co-sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts Dean’s office and departments of History, English and School of Communication, the Provost’s Office, Faculty Career Development in The Wallace Center, AdvanceRIT, and the School of Individualized Studies (SOIS).