Scheduled Academic Colloquia

Scheduled Academic Colloquia

This program is on hiatus.
Below, you can find examples of previous academic colloquia.

Scheduled Colloquia

"Projects and Perspectives, Painting and Printmaking: A discussion of Art and Art-Making with JS Bird and Susan Lowdermilk"

Monday, April 11, 4:00 p.m. in 10/108 with reception to follow in 10/105

JS and Susan will present artwork their artistic processes and experiences from recent sabbaticals. Both artists developed new work with unexpected results during sabbatical artist residencies. The presentation will include images and actual art pieces, and will focus on the process of art-making as much as the result of that process.

View the flyer for Projects and Perspectives... event.

Past Academic Colloquia

"To Sir with Love: Blue Eyed Soul in Lulu's London"

Friday, February 12, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m., 6/125 with reception to follow in 6/126

A tribute to singer Lulu Kennedy-Cairns, this presentation explores the influence of African-American culture on British youth during the Sixties and offers a behind the scenes look at the studio musicians responsible for creating the exciting sounds heard on the recordings at the top of Britain’s pop charts during that time. 

An opening lecture will 1) Devote time to the career of Lulu Kennedy-Cairns, 2) The influence of African American Soul music on British Youth Culture in the ‘60s, and 3) An in-studio performance will demonstrate the inner working of a recording session.

Vocalist Siri Vik will be accompanied by additional LCC Music faculty including guitarist Mike Denny, Seth Mulvihill on keyboards, Olem Alves, guitar, Randy Rollofson, drums and Nathan Waddell, bass. Music Lab coordinator, Alberto Redondo, will engineer the recording of the concert.

"A brighter future for community colleges, faculty, and student learning is within our grasp"

Tuesday, November 10, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., CML 225

LCC colleague Dennis Gilbert spent his spring sabbatical investigating the many-faceted infrastructure needed to support faculty scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). His good fortune was to spend weeks at the research-centered Catalyst Center at Cal State Fullerton; the large CNDLS (Center for New Directions in Learning & Scholarship) at Georgetown University; CNDLS' 4-day Teaching, Learning & Innovation Summer Institute for the Georgetown faculty. In addition, he spent time talking to Physics Education Researchers to understand the potential for community college faculty collaboration with discipline-based education researchers; and time with lobbyists, innovation funders and other potential sources of support.

An "encore" presentation of "Sustainability: Surviving and Thriving in a Changing World," is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 7 at Lane's Florence Center in Room 103 with faculty member, Margaret Robertson, ASLA. Refreshments will be served, and a reception with book sale and signing will follow the presentation.

"Sustainability: Surviving and Thriving in a Changing World," will be presented by Margaret Robertson, ASLA, at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Lane's new Downtown Center, Room 112. Refreshments will be served and a reception and book signing will follow the presentation.

"Celebrate the Literary Works of Lane Faculty Members, Adrienne Mitchell and Steve McQuiddy" 

When: Wednesday February 26th, 5:30—6:30pm (with book signing to follow)
Where: Lane's Downtown Center, Room 114
Refreshments will be served.

McQuiddy Mitchell Colloquia Flier Feb. 20th

"A Cinema of Solidarity: Contemporary Labor through Independent Film," presented by Polina Kroik, LLC. March 1st, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in CML, room 225.

"Experiences at the American Academy of Rome," presented by Jerry Ross, CIT, with co-presenter, Angela Ross. May 19th, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. in CML, room 225.

"East Meets West/ Muslim meets Christian World: Perspectives from CIEE experience," presented by Karen Krumrey, Speech. February 17th, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. in CML, room 214.

Sabbatical Presentations:

"China -- Its Food & Culture, 2010: Perspectives from Sabbatical" presented by faculty member, Joe McCully, Culinary and Hospitality.

"You Only Need to Exercise on the Days You Eat & Other Tips for Optimal Health" presented by faculty member, Wendy Simmons, Wellness and

"Can Literary Theory be Good for One's Health Too?" presented by faculty member, Michael McDonald, English

These two sabbatical presentations will be February, 3, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. in CML, room 214 with a reception to follow.

"Biology Down Under: Exploring the Australian Landscape" presented by faculty member, Gail Baker, Science.

This sabbatical presentation will be January 21, 2010 at 5:15 p.m. in Building 16, room 115 with an hors d'oeuvres reception. The flyer for this event will be available soon.

"Prime, Perfect, and Sierpinski Numbers" Phil Moore, Math faculty member will present April 9, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. in CML, room 220 with a reception to follow.

"Approaching the 400th Anniversary of Galileo's Discovery of Moons Around Jupiter; Implications for the Center of the Universe, the Cuban Five, and the Centrality of the War on Terror"

Dennis Gilbert, Science faculty member will present January 20, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. in CML, room 214 with a reception to follow.

"A Painter's Notebook: 19th Century Italian Artists, the Risorgimento, and the Early Beginnings of Modernism"

Jerry Ross, CIT faculty member and artist will present January 23, 2008 with a reception beginning at 2:30 p.m. in CML, room 226.