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Waidner-Spahr News and Events: FaculTea

Join the Waidner-Spahr Library in celebrating the work of our faculty and staff members. We host up to three FaculTeas each semester to provide an opportunity for the entire community to learn about the richness of research activity going on at the college outside of the classroom setting.

Facultea schedule

FaculTeas run from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and are held in the Biblio Cafe unless otherwise noted.

Spring SEMESTER 

February 15, 2020

StudenTea

The awards presentation for the First Year Seminar Excellence in Writing Awards, The Waidner-Spahr Library Prize for Excellence in First Year Research and The Waidner-Spahr Research Prize for Sophomores and Juniors.

 

March 4, 2020

Karl Qualls

Stalin’s Niños

Stalin’s Niños examines how the Soviet Union raised and educated nearly 3,000 child refugees of the Spanish Civil War.

 

April 1, 2020

Hanna Roman

Ordering, Controlling, and Changing Nature in Early-Modern Europe

Discussing how scientists from early-modern Europe considered the human relationship to the natural world and what it meant to know, control, and change nature.

FaculTea Archives

Winners of Awards with Presenters

February 2019

StudenTea

Mahola Kaliebe

February 2019

StudneTea: Mohala Kaliebe winner of the 2019 First Year Seminar Excellence in Writing Award for her paper "Strength or Weakness: When to Break the (Grammatical) Rules."

Tra Pham

February 2019

StudenTea: Tra Pham - winner of the 2019 Waidner-Spahr Library Prize for Excellence in First Year Research for her paper "Why Can't I Look Like Her: the Impact of Photoshop on Female Adolescents' Internalization of Beauty and Body-Related Concerns"

Hoang Vo

February 2019

StudenTea: Hoang Vo - winner of the 2019 Waidner-Spahr Library Prize for Excellence in First Year Research for his paper "Identity Theft: Is the U.S. Really Safe in the Police's Hands"

Professor Lars English discussing Emergence in the scope of physics

March 2019

Lars English: "Is Physical Reality Emergent?"

Professor Lars English discussing Emergence in the scope of physics

March 2019

Lars English: "Is Physical Reality Emergent?"

Sherry Harper-McCombs showing how to manipulate her puppet

April 2019

Sherry Harper-McCombs: "In Front of the Shadow: Modern Takes on a Traditional Performing Arts Form"

Sherry Harper-McCombs showing the metalwork on the puppets and how that is used to allow them to use props

April 2019

Sherry Harper-McCombs: "In Front of the Shadow: Modern Takes on a Traditional Performing Arts Form"

December 2018

Willoughby Fellows: Rebecca Connor, Steve Erfle, Tracy McKay, Steve Riccio, and Ed Webb

December 2018

Willoughby Fellows: Rebecca Connor, Steve Erfle, Tracy McKay, Steve Riccio, and Ed Webb

December 2018

Willoughby Fellows: Rebecca Connor, Steve Erfle, Tracy McKay, Steve Riccio, and Ed Webb

Previous FaculTea Gallery

FaculTea: Humanizing the Digital Humanities
​Oct 2019

FaculTea: Rocking the Closet
December 2019

FaculTea: Tales of Impossibility
Nov 2019

FaculTea: Humanizing the Digital Humanities
​Oct 2019

FaculTea: Rocking the Closet
December 2019

FaculTea: Humanizing the Digital Humanities
​Oct 2019

FaculTea: Tales of Impossibility
Nov 2019

FaculTea: Humanizing the Digital Humanities
​Oct 2019

FaculTea: Tales of Impossibility
Nov 2019

FaculTea: Humanizing the Digital Humanities
​Oct 2019

FaculTea: Rocking the Closet
December 2019