Apply for Midwest Faculty Seminar


Each year the University of Chicago Center for Teaching and Learning organizes a number of seminars for faculty from a consortium group of 24 midwest colleges and universities. These are interdisciplinary scholarly symposia on topics of interest to those teaching in liberal arts environments. Faculty Development is able to send a small number of full-time faculty each year to attend MFS seminars.

The four Midwest Faculty Seminar topics for 2013-14 are:

  • Digital Humanities (November 14-16, 2013)
  • Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morals (January 23-25, 2014)
  • Capitalism and its Futures (February 20-22, 2014)
  • The Future of Higher Education (April 24-26, 2014)
  • 2013-14 MFS Seminar Descriptions‌

If you are interested in applying to attend one of the email a description (no more than one page, single-spaced) of how attendance at a specific seminar would affect your teaching and/or research to Faculty Development at  Priority is given to those faculty who have never attended a Midwest Faculty Seminar in the past.  All expenses are paid.  The seminars generally last from early Thursday morning until noon on Saturday.

Applications are due to Faculty Development no later than 4 p.m. on Monday, October 7.

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