CAC Spring 2018 Presentations

Spring 2018

The Wednesday Faculty Discussion Series
3-4 p.m.  •  E-202

Jan. 31 // Lori Hughes (English) and Panel

Sunny Zhao (Speech Communication, LSC-Montgomery)
Latoya Lewis (Dir. of Academic Initiatives & Partnerships, Instructor, Instructional Technologies, LSC-Tomball)
Ericka Landry (Dir. of Fac. Development, LSC-System Office)

3-4:30 p.m.
“Keeping Up in the 21st Century: Facilitating Learning with Instructional Technologies”

Presentation Documents: Adobe Spark Job Aid (pdf) , Getting Started with NearPod (YouTube)

Feb. 7 // Natalie Foreman (Education) 

“What are Our Biases as Educators, and How Do TheyAffect Our Students?”

Feb. 14 // Mark Whitten (Philosophy) and Panel

Karen Buckman (Psychology)
Sarah Chapman (Criminal Justice)

“The Culture of Narcissism: What is Happening in America?”

Feb. 21 // Patrick Barton

(Speech Communication, LSC-Tomball) “Make Mistakes Work for You”

Feb. 28 // Sarah Chapman

(Criminal Justice) “Inmate-Perpetrated Sexual Harassment: Exploring the Gender-Specific Experience of Female Correction Officers”

Mar. 7 // Laurie Boyd (Workforce Advising)

“How Faculty Made Me a Better Advisor”

Mar. 21 // Bill Dunn (Mathematics)

“The World’s Most Dangerous Book: The Battle to Publish James Joyce’s Novel, Ulysses

Presentation Documents: The Most Dangerous Book(publishing Ulysses) (pptx)


Mar. 28 // James Fons (English)

“Education Through Metaphor: The Paradox of Learning by Device”

Apr. 4 // Tony Fuller (Speech Communication)

“Houston to Mumbai and Back: Business on the Sub-Continent”

Apr. 11 // Ashley Sheffield (Art History)

“Born from Oil, Living as an Art Collector: How Dominique de Menil put Houston on the Map of the Art World”

Apr. 18 // Missy Dennis (English) 

“Civic Engagement and Real-World Writing: An English 1301 Project”

Apr. 25 // Angela Colmenares (Library)

“Appreciating Cyberpunk: Why You (Did Not) Like Blade Runner”

For information about the Annual CAC Student Presentation Conference, LSC-Montgomery information contact Roy Turner (English), org. committee chair. To access the nomination form visit

For information about The WAC Journal and to access submission and release forms contact Martina Kusi-Mensah (English), co-editor. To access the forms visit

For information and to make proposals for the Wednesday CAC Faculty/Staff Discussion Series contact Ron Heckelman (English), or Habib Far (Math),