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2021 CONFERENCE OF FORD FELLOWS

Building Resilience and Inspiring Courage


Session times listed on this agenda refer to Eastern Time


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2021
 

2:45 - 3:00 pmNew Fellows Orientation

3:00 - 4:00 pm








New Fellows Orientation Disciplinary Break Outs

    Cultural and Ethnic Studies, Literature and Performance
      Psychology & Education

      Math, Computer Science & Engineering

      Biology & Biomedical Sciences

      Political Science, Urban and Regional Planning and Sociology

      Anthropology

      History, Religion & Philosophy

4:00 - 5:00 pm










Workshops and Jr. Faculty Sessions

      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. Fac Success: Demystifying the Tenure Process-Sciences & Quantitative
    Jr. Fac Success: Demystifying the Tenure Process-Humanities & Qualitative

    Writing Practice Workshop
 
5:30 - 6:00 pm









New Fellows Meetings with Regional Liaisons

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



 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2021


9:00 – 11:00 AM One-on-One Advising and One-on-One Meetings with Publishers
11:00 - 11:30 am Opening Ceremony 
11:30 - 12:30 pm
Keynote Presentation 
12:30 - 12:45 pm Meditation and Lounge
1:00 – 4:00 PM  One-on-One Advising and One-on-One Meetings with Publishers
12:45 - 2:00 pm








Academic Exchange Sessions

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









3:15 - 3:45 pm
Academic Exchange Sessions II

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

Pow Wow Yoga and Lounge
4:00 - 5:30 pm Plenary Presentations on Conference Theme
6:00 - 8:00 pm
One-on-One Meetings with Advisers

 

 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2021

 9:00 – 11:00 AM One-on-One Advising and One-on-One Meetings with Publishers
11:00 - 12:00 pm     Keynote Presentation 
12:00 - 1:00 pm








Special Interest Sessions I 

-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


12:30 – 3:00 PM  One-on-One Advising and One-on-One Meetings with Publishers
1:00 - 2:00 pm Poster Session
2:00 - 3:00 pm







Special Interest Sessions II

-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 and Lounge
3:30 - 5:00 pm Plenary Presentations by Fellows
5:00 - 5:30 pm Closing Session by Co-chairs

 

                                         





 

 

 

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