Posts filed under ‘Scholarship’

Junior Scholars Essay Competition

The Law and Society Association has announced a call for short essays from junior scholars on the following theme: What is the future of socio-legal studies, what new possibilities exist, and what innovations should the Law and Society Association consider as it enters the 2nd Half-Century? Essays are limited to 2000 words.   The competition is open to graduate students, post-docs, and assistant professors.  The five winning essays will be posted on the LSA Website and their authors will be invited to participate in a special 50th Anniversary Roundtable at the Law and Society 2014 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis. Winning authors will also receive travel support to attend the meeting, conference registration, and a one year membership to the LSA.   Deadline: Dec. 30, 2013.  For more details, go here:

Topics: Calls for Papers; Scholarship; Interdisciplinary


December 2, 2013 at 8:10 pm Leave a comment

Center for Teaching Excellence: Writing Lockdown Program

Suffolk University’s Center for Teaching Excellence is hosting a Writing Lockdown Program for faculty writers to dive into writing projects with concentrated time, effort, and support. This lockdown session will help you jump start your writing projects before the fall semester gets started. We’ll provide the space, some food, and peace of mind – you provide the words. ContactChristina DiRico at to sign up for a writing lockdown.

Lockdown dates:

Thursday, June 6th, 9am-4pm
Thursday, July 18th, 9am-4pm
Thursday, August 8th, 9am-4pm
Thursday, August 29th, 9am-4pm

For more information, go here.

Topics: Legal Writing; Scholarship; Teaching News

June 28, 2013 at 7:25 pm Leave a comment

CTE: Streamline Your Scholarly Publishing: Strategic Workshop for Faculty

The Center for Teaching Excellence is holding a half-day publishing workshop on Friday, April 12th from 9am-12:30pm featuring Georgetown University’s Director of Scholarly Publications, Carole Sargent. Breakfast, Lunch, and books will be provided.

For more details on this workshop, go here.

To RSVP, please email Christina DiRico at

Topics: Scholarship, Teaching News

April 2, 2013 at 7:42 pm Leave a comment

The Center for Teaching Excellence at Suffolk University is holding a workshop for tips and strategies on effective grading on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 from 1-2:30 pm

To RSVP, go here.

Topics: Teaching News, Scholarship

April 2, 2013 at 7:35 pm Leave a comment

CTE: Faculty Lunch Series

Looking for a great way to meet your fellow faculty members? Enjoy an informal lunch at the CTE. They’ll provide the food and you provide the conversation! Drop in anytime between 12-2pm on Thursday, April 11.

To RSVP, go here.

Topics: Scholarship; Teaching News

April 2, 2013 at 7:30 pm Leave a comment

Conferences and Symposia: 2nd Annual Lynton Colloquium on Scholarship of Engagement

The New England Resource Center for Higher Education is hosting the Second Annual Lynton Colloquium on the Scholarship of Engagement on Monday, September 30, 2012.  The event will be held at the University of Massachusetts Boston, Campus Center Ballroom (3rd floor, room 3550) from 9:00am – 3:30pm.

More information will be available soon, but for information on last year’s colloquium, go here. Or feel free to contact NERCHE at (617) 287-7740 or

Topics: Conferences and Symposia, Scholarship, Teaching News

February 15, 2013 at 4:35 pm Leave a comment

Center for Teaching Excellence Writing Lockdown

Suffolk University’s Center for Teaching Excellence is hosting a Writing Lockdown Program for faculty writers on March 8th and April 26th.

To sign up, please contact Christina DiRico at  For more information, go here.

Topics: Legal Writing, Scholarship, Teaching News

February 15, 2013 at 3:27 pm Leave a comment

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