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2021 VIRTUAL FORD FELLOWS CONFERENCE

Building Resilience and Inspiring Courage


Session times listed on this agenda refer to Eastern Time


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2021
 

2:00 pmEvent Lobby Opens
2:30 - 3:00 pmNew Fellows Orientation - Lecture Hall

3:00 - 4:00 pm








New Fellows Orientation Disciplinary Break Outs - Zoom Links

    Cultural and Ethnic Studies, Literature and Performance 
      Psychology & Education

      Math, Computer Science & Engineering

      Biology & Biomedical Sciences

      Political Science, Urban and Regional Planning, Sociology and Anthropology

      History, Religion & Philosophy
    Physics and Astronomy
  
4:00 - 5:00 pm










Workshops and Jr. Faculty Sessions - Zoom Links

      Predoctoral - Life & Physical Sciences, Math & Engineering
    Predoctoral - Social & Behavioral Sciences/Humanities
    Dissertation - Life & Physical Sciences, Math & Engineering
    Dissertation - Social & Behavioral Sciences/Humanities
    Postdoctoral - Life & Physical Sciences, Math & Engineering
    Postdoctoral - Social & Behavioral Sciences/Humanities
    Jr. Faculty Success: Demystifying the Tenure Process-Sciences & Quantitative
    Jr. Faculty Success: Demystifying the Tenure Process-Humanities & Qualitative

    Writing Practice Workshop
 
  
5:00 - 5:30 pm









New Fellows Meetings with Regional Liaisons - Zoom Links

    Cultural and Ethnic Studies, Literature and Performance
      Psychology & Education
      Math, Computer Science & Engineering
      Biology & Biomedical Sciences
      Political Science, Urban and Regional Planning, Sociology and Anthropology
      History, Religion & Philosophy
    Physics and Astronomy


 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2021


8:30am Event Lobby Opens
9:00 – 11:00 AM One-on-One Advising and One-on-One Meetings with Publishers - Interview Room
11:00 - 11:30 am Opening Ceremony - Lecture Hall

Welcome by Conference Co-chairs - Teresa Ramirez and Joseph Flipper
11:30 - 12:30 pm

Keynote Presentation - Lecture Hall

Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa

12:30 - 12:45 pm 
Meditation - Multipurpose Room

Lounge for informal conversations - Event Lobby
1:00 – 4:00 PM  One-on-One Advising and One-on-One Meetings with Publishers - Interview Room
12:45 - 2:00 pm








Academic Exchange Sessions - Zoom Links

-Biological and Biomedical Sciences 
-Cultural Studies and Gender Studies 
-Anthropology
-Psychology
-Education
-Engineering
-History
-Philosophy and Religion
2:00 - 3:15 pm










Academic Exchange Sessions II - Zoom Links

-Ethnic Studies
-Performance, Ethnomusicology, Film, Art History
-Social Sciences
-Sociology
-Ecology, Environmental and Evolutionary Sciences
-Literature
-Physical Science and Mathematics

 
3:20 - 3:45 pm
Pow Wow Yoga - Jeff Proulx - Multipurpose Room

Lounge for informal conversations - Event Lobby
4:00 - 5:30 pm Plenary Presentations on Conference Theme - Lecture Hall
6:00 - 8:00 pm
One-on-One Meetings with Advisers - Interview Room

 

 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2021

8:30am Event Lobby Opens
 9:00 – 11:00 AM One-on-One Advising and One-on-One Meetings with Publishers - Interview Room
11:00 - 12:00 pm     Keynote Presentation - Lecture Hall

Koritha Mitchell
12:00 - 1:00 pm








Special Interest Sessions I - Zoom Links

-Dollars and Sense: Money Matters
-LGBTQ2 in Academia
-Publisher Session
-Dis/Ability Issues in Academia
-Mentorship: Providing and Receiving Guidance
-Publishing: STEM
-Publishing: Social Sciences and the Humanities


1:00 – 3:00 PM  One-on-One Advising and One-on-One Meetings with Publishers - Interview Room
1:00 - 2:00 pm Poster Session - Poster Hall
2:00 - 3:00 pm







Special Interest Sessions II - Zoom Links

-Navigating Power and Privilege in Academia
-Diverse Careers in Academia
-Negotiating Career and Personal Wellness
-Digital and Community Engaged Scholarship
-Caring for Loved Ones Throughout Your Career
-Writing Successful Grant Proposals: STEM
-Writing Successful Grant Proposals: Social Sciences and Humanities
3:00 - 3:30 pm
Pow Wow Yoga Jeff Proulx - Multipurpose Room

Lounge for Informal Conversations- Event Lobby
3:30 - 5:00 pm Plenary Presentations by Fellows - Lecture Hall
5:00 - 5:30 pm Closing Session by Co-chairs - Lecture Hall

 

                                         





 

 

 

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