This Week in LACS 10/2/2023
I hope you have had a wonderful weekend and enjoyed the weather.
Dates and Events this Week
Monday, October 2, Deadline OEA Spring Affiliate Programs applications
Tuesday, October 3, Banner Self-Service Virtual Training 9:00-10:30 am (Zoom link)
Wednesday, October 4,
- 3:00-3:45 pm. CHESS Dean Search Listening Session with search firm, Denny 200
- 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Study Abroad Fair, SAC Food Court
- 11:15 am-12:05 pm. Conversation with Nico Amortegui & Valentín Ramirez: Being a Latinx Artist in Charlotte Register
- 4:00-5:00 pm. Mural Workshop with Nico Amortegui
Thursday, October 5,
- 10:00-11:00 am. Workshop on ChatGPT, LRC
- 5:30 pm. Zine workshop in conjunction with a gallery exhibit, Student Union 263
Friday, October 6,
- 10:00- 11:30 am. Banner Self-Service Virtual Training (Zoom link)
- 10:30-11:30 am. CHESS All Faculty and Staff Townhall Zoom meeting
- 2:30-4:00 pm. Department Meeting, Agenda for Department Meeting
- 4:00-5:00 pm. Discussion about Department Meetings Day/Time for AY 24-25
October 7, due date Submission of Course Materials for Spring 2024
October 9, due date Inclusive Excellence Grants
October 10, 10:00-10:45 am. (Zoom), CHESS Dean Search Listening Session with search firm
- due date CFP for International Education Week
- due date Interest for Racial Equity Workshop
- due date, Nominations for Phi Beta Delta international honor society
- NTT Reappointment and Promotion Workshop CHESS
October 15, 5:00 pm. Inaugural Phi Beta Kappa Lecture, “Selective Forces Shaping the
Evolution of Intelligence” McKnight Hall
October 24, due date to register for Collaboration in Action: Engaged Scholarship and
Student Impact Symposium
- Deadline OEA Spring Break Faculty led Programs applications
- Deadline to apply for SECOLAS Conference, Asheville April 3-6, 2024 CFP
November 2, 4:00-5:30 pm. Rani Singh (Head of Harry Smith Archive), Presentation,
- due date FRG Proposals (submit via Niner Research)
- 2:30-4:00 pm. Department Meeting
- 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Graduate Faculty mentor training session
November 6, due date Reassignment of Duties/Junior Faculty Development Award
November 7-8, Engaged Scholarship and Student Impact Symposium, Student Union
November 13-17, International Education Week
November 14, 12:00-1:00 pm. Brown Bag: Imagining Latinidad: Digital diasporas and community building among Latin American migrants – by David Dalton, Fretwell 290B or Zoom link
November 16, due date Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence and UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence online nomination form
November 17, 3:00-5:00 pm. JBusiness Forum
December 7, 10:30-12:00 pm. Department Meeting, 12:00-2:00 pm. Potluck
December 15, due date for applications for Summer Institute on Translation & Global Literacy
Congratulations to Chris Mellinger for giving the invited presentation “‘Tangled Translation’: Translation and Interpreting Technology as Disruptive Technologies” at Dublin City University, Ireland on March 6, 2023.
Kudos also to Chris Mellinger for giving the invited virtual presentation “Research Ethics in Translation and Interpreting Studies” for the Research Methodology in Translation and Interpreting Studies Webinar Series of the Association for Translation Studies in Africa on March 31, 2023.
Congratulations to Olga Padilla-Falto, Sandra Watts and Laura Viale for being included in the DIG Deep cohort for Fall 2023.
Announcements & Updates
The search for the founding dean of Chess is starting. Interim Provost Troyer invites all faculty and staff to a meeting
Tuesday, October 3, 10:00-11:00 am in Cone 320.
Additionally, the firm Buffkin/Baker who will assist with the search invite all CHESS faculty and staff to participate in an open college-wide listening session:
Wednesday, October 4, 3:00-3:45 pm, Denny 200
Tuesday, October 10, 10:00-10:45 am, via Zoom
Nominations for the dean position are welcome. Please contact Martin Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org or Chelsie Whitelock at email@example.com at the search firm directly with potential candidates or professional networks that they should tap to find candidates.
CHESS NTT Faculty Promotion and Reappointment Workshops
For NTT colleagues, who are going up for reappointment or promotion in 2024-25, please note that the College will be offering a Zoom workshop on NTT Promotion and Reappointment, on Friday, October 13. If you would like to attend this session, please email Syreeta Taylor, firstname.lastname@example.org, to receive the invitation.
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by coming to the Conversation with Nico Amortegui & Valenín Ramirez: Being a Latinx Artist in Charlotte. Please register. You can also attend a Mural Workshop with Nico Amortegui. Thank you to Aura Lawson- Alonso and Paloma Fernández Sánchez for organizing these exciting events.
Opportunity for Graduate Faculty
The Graduate School will offer Mentor Training for graduate faculty Nov. 3, 9:00-4:00 pm. The session will be held in the Student Union, Room 200.
We are hosting SEACS (Southeastern Association of Cultural Studies) in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies on February 16 and 17, 2024. Please submit your proposals and encourage colleagues, graduate students and advanced undergraduates to participate. Please find here the SEACS CFP. Thank you to President Susanne Gomoluch and Local Arrangements Susana Cisneros and Jules Geaney-Moore for hosting.
Racial Equity Workshop
Applications are invited for the Racial Equity Institute’s 2023-24 Racial Equity Workshop. Please complete the REI Interest Form by Friday, Oct. 13.
One IT Training Sessions
Need a refresher on Google Docs or want to learn more about zoom phones? Register for October OneIT training sessions.
Call for Nominations-Phi Beta Kappa
Please consider nominating faculty, staff or students to UNC Charlotte’s award-winning chapter of the Phi Beta Delta international honor society. The nomination form closes Friday, Oct. 13.
All the best,