Monday, January 17

4:00 - 5:00 PM - All LSFY Faculty Meeting "Teaching the Research Process in 10 Weeks or Less"
Wilson Center

5:00 PM - Deadline for submission of Faculty Research Grants
email to Mary Koski

5:00 - 6:00 PM - Interfaith Understanding Group
Free, and open to faculty, staff, administration
Loft, College Center, 2nd floor

6:30 PM - High School Honor Band Festival Finale Concert
Centennial Hall

Tuesday, January 18

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection: Inter-faith Service
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

4:00 - 5:30 PM - Food Reads
Four essays: M.F.K. Fisher "Three Swiss Inns," Joseph Wechsberg, "Demel's," Jane and Michael Stern, "Two For the Road: Havana, North Dakota," and Robert P. Coffin, "Night of Lobster." Readings are available on Moodle: Library/Food Reads/enrollment key "food"
518 Thomas Tredway Library

Wednesday, January 19

9:30 - 10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Community Engagement Center, Sorensen Hall, 1st floor

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study Group
led by Pastor Priggie, for faculty, staff and administrators
Bring your lunch, and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

1:00 - 2:00 PM - Contemporary Books Discussion Group "The Iliad"
Tom Banks, professor emeritus of classics, will lead a discussion of Homer's epic poem. The book is available for loan on a first-come basis at the Information Desk
Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf, IA

4:00 - 5:00 PM - President's Open Office Hour
Founders Hall

4:00 PM - Tea Hour Series: "Plato: The First Feminist" presented by Emil Kramer
Thomas Tredway Library, 2nd floor

7:00 PM - Hispanic Film Festival: Lake Tahoe
Film is in Spanish with English subtitles. Rated R
Free admission
102 Hanson Hall of Science

Thursday, January 20

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Faculty Forum on Faculty Handbook
Hanson Hall of Science 102

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Being on the Job Market Workshop
Evald Great Hall

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Faculty Senate Meeting
102 Hanson Hall of Science

7:00 PM - River Readings: Trifles
The first River Readings presentation of 2011 will be a staged reading of the 1916 play "Trifles" by Davenport-born playwright Susan Glaspell.
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

7:00 PM - French Film Festival: The Wedding Song (Le Chant des Mariées)
Rated R. Free Admission. Shown with English subtitles
304 Hanson Hall of Science

Friday, January 21

4:30 PM - Deadline for Augustana Summer Student Research Fellowships Applications

7:30 PM - Augustana Percussion Ensemble Concert
Ensemble Room, Bergendoff Hall

Saturday, January 22

Sunday, January 23

2:00 PM - Guest Artist, Dave Camwell, saxophone, will perform works by Piazzolla, Peterson, Muczynski, and Gotkovsky
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Volume 8, Issue 18 - January 17, 2011

Grants

The Faculty Research Committee solicits proposals for the Faculty Research Fund

Nature of this research fund:

Guidelines and selection criteria for the research fund (see Faculty Handbook for details):

1) Five page maximum proposal including itemized budget

2) Proposal must include:

3) Criteria used by the committee to evaluate proposals: eligibility, clarity of presentation, appropriate budget prediction, prospects for publication and public attention, applicant's qualifications, inclusion of student researchers (student researchers are not required, but are often favorably reviewed)

4) Expectation for funded work:

Please send your proposal by email attachment if at all possible (otherwise, six hard copies) by 5:00 PM on Monday, January 17, 2011 to Mary Koski in the Dean's Office. Awards will be announced by February 7, 2011. Direct questions to any member of the committee: David Arbesú, Ian Harrington, Jamie Nelson, Margaret Morse, Patricia Shea, or Jim van Howe.

Augustana's Grants Website: http://www.augustana.edu/x10017.xml