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Past Winter Seminars

Since its inception in 2006, the Network Winter program has featured innovative seminars that mirror the Network’s efforts to remain abreast of developments in scholarship and pedagogy across all academic disciplines.

Network Winter 2022

Postponed due to COVID-19

Network Winter 2021

Postponed due to COVID-19

Network Winter 2020

Identities in Motion: The Lived Experience and Theoretical Journeys of Caribbean Diasporas

Aisha Khan, New York University

Journeys are Stories: Plots, Mobility, and Life Writing

Thomas Augst, New York University

The Entrepreneur’s Journey — CANCELED

Jeffrey A. Carr, New York University

Network Winter 2019

Performance as the Embodied Text Of Caribbean Resistance

Lowell Fiet, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras

The Power of One – A Political Perspective

Jorge Benítez-Nazario, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras

Women’s Activism in the Americas

Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Spelman College

Network Winter 2018

Postponed due to Hurricane Maria

Network Winter 2017

Global Climate Change: Science, Economics, Migration

Benjamin Santer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Refugees and Migrants in the 21st Century

Rochelle Davis, Georgetown University

Uprooted and Displaced: Refugees, (Im)Migrants, and Exiles in World Literature

Adrianne Kalfopoulou and Hariclea Zengos, DEREE – The American College of Greece

Network Winter 2016

Critical Reading and Critical Thinking

Robert DiYanni, New York University

Evolution, Health, and Disease

Todd Disotell, New York University

Race and Color in the Caribbean

Aisha Khan, New York University

Network Winter 2015

The City in Contemporary World Literature

Bryan Waterman, New York University

The City as Teaching Canvas

Jordana Dym, Skidmore College

Elizabeth Langridge-Noti, The American College of Greece

The City and the Environment

Mary Killelea, New York University

Network Winter 2014

Democracy and Its Critics

Phillip Mitsis, New York University

Reacting to the Past

Gretchen Kreahling McKay, McDaniel College

Understanding the New Europe: Politics

Sophia Kalantzakos, New York University

Network Winter 2013

Pacific Biodiversity

Eleanor Sterling and Ana Luz Porzecanski, American Museum of Natural History

Pacific Literature and Film

Vilsoni Hereniko and Jeannette Paulson Hereniko, University of Hawaii and Asia Pacific Films

Pacific Peoples and Places

Jerry Finin, East West Center

Network Winter 2012

Literatures of the Atlantic

Bryan Waterman, New York University

Climate and the Atlantic

Brian Mapes, University of Miami

Women of the Atlantic

Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Spelman College

Network Winter 2011

The Global Economy

Joseph Foudy, New York University

Tuberculosis, a Global Epidemic

Barry Kreiswirth, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

World Literature

Paulo Lemos Horta, NYU Abu Dhabi

Network Winter 2010

Energy and the Environment

Daniel Ciolkosz, The Pennsylvania State University

Literature and the Environment

McKay Jenkins, University of Delaware

Society and the Environment

Dana Fisher, Columbia University

Network Winter 2009

Climate and Carbon: The Mechanics of Warming

Tyler Volk, New York University
Neville Kallenbach, New York University (Coordinator)

Political Cultures of the Middle East

Ali Banuazizi, Boston College

Writing from Experience: The Theory and Practice of Narrative

Mayra Santos Febres, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

Network Winter 2008

Puerto Rican Culture at the Borderlands

Ruben Rios Avila, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

Successful Online Course Development

Ian David Aronson, New York University

War and Morality

Robert Gurland, New York University

Network Winter 2007

Global Climate Change: Science, Policy, Curriculum

Neville Kallenbach, New York University
Trace Jordan, New York University
Benjamin Santer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

New Trends in Teaching English as a Second Language

Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth, New York University

The Puerto Rican Dilemma: National Identity within the Borders of the American Nation

Cesar Rey, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

Network Winter 2006

America’s Paradise: Re-imagining Hawai’i

John Kuo Wei Tchen, New York University

Bio2010: From Sequence to Systematics

Trace Jordan, New York University
Neville Kallenbach, New York University