Brown Bag Lunch Club

Remember, it’s only brown bag if you don’t RSVP on time!

Upcoming Events


Stay tuned for more Brown Bag Lunch Club meetings this semester!


Past Events

Monday, September 17: Navigating academic relationships
Thursday, November 15: How to prepare a syllabus

Tuesday, April 11: Writing for Publication
Thursday, Dec. 1 @ noon: Writing Studio workshop
Thursday, Oct. 20 @ noon: How to Grad School

Wednesday, Oct. 21 @ noon: Job Search
Thursday, Oct. 9 @ 4:00 – The End is Near: Jobs, Fellowships, and a 6th year
Thursday, Oct. 2 @ noon: Travel and Reimbursement BBLC [handout]
Tuesday, Sept. 2 @ noon: Representatives from the IRB will join us for an information session and Q&A.

10/3/13 – Peabody technology resources (w/ special guest Brian Smokler)
10/15/13 – Create your website
1/23/14 – Student handbook revision BBLC w/ Melissa
2/3/14 – New professor (and post doc) BBLC w/ Annie, Erica, Eve, Katie, Min-joung, & Nate, (aka same as 2/24/12)

8/31/12 – Wiki in the university
9/25/12 – How do I write this Thing (aka the dissertation)?
11/1/12 – IRB BBLC
11/15/12 – Departmental supports for doc students (aka LEAF), Dean Craig Anne Hefflinger guest
1/30/13 – Tech Tools (citation software presentation & peer knowledge sharing)
4/3/13 – Job Seeker BBLC

12/9/11 – Marta Kobiela presents Drs. Paul Cobb, Rogers Hall, and Kevin Leander:  “Applying for Jobs and Reading Job Opening Postings”
11/9/11 – Katie Taylor (guest Jen Holt):  “Academic Writing”
10/11/11 – Marta Kobiela (guests Dr. Leona Schauble and Dr. Debbie Rowe):  “CVs and Cover Letters”
2/24/12 – “What’s on the other side?: Leaving Vanderbilt and going to work”
3/14/12 – Professors talk about their writing
4/5/12 – Tech Tools

Wednesday, April 6, 12pm:  Blaine Smith and Dr. Derek Bruff in Rotunda:  “Visual Tools for Presenting Ideas to Students or Colleagues”  [resources]
Thursday, March 3, 12pm in Wyatt 164:  Marta Kobiela:  “Transcription and Video Analysis Software”
Wednesday, February 9, 11:30am in Wyatt 344:  Tanya Flushman and Jasmine Ma: “IRB!”
Thursday, November 4, 12pm in Wyatt 164:  Jasmine Ma:  “Technology Tips”

Wednesday, May 12, 12pm in Wyatt 264:  “CV BBLC”
Thursday, April 8, 1pm in Wyatt 344:  BBLC Q&A edition
Wednesday, October 14, 11:30am at Wyatt 344: Kara Jackson and Amy Cassata-Widera: “What’s this post-doc business all about?”

Thursday, April 9, 11:15am at Wyatt 164:  Julie Justice: “What I know now:  Looking back at grad school as a new faculty member”
Thursday, March 19, 11am at Wyatt 164: Jasmine Ma: “Technology Show and Tell” [Resources] [pdf]
Tuesday, February 10, 12pm at Wyatt 264: Jud Laughter: “Teaching Teachers to be Change Agents”
Tuesday, January 20, 12pm at Wyatt 164:  Tara Alvey and Chris Keyes: “Cases that follow cases for building pedagogical knowledge: Constructing meaning in multimedia case reports”
Thursday, November 6, 12pm at Wyatt 164: Patrick Tiedemann shares his proposal topic, “Literacy as negotiation: Conceptualizing the network of negotiations that comprise 21st century literacy”
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 11:30am – 1st and 2nd year project review

Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 10am – Hosted by Dennis Davis
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 – Hosted by Betsy Watson, Tanya Flushman, Brian Rose, and Mikel Cole: “I didn’t know you studied that!”
Thursday, February 28, 2008 – Hosted by Julie Justice and Kerry Hofer: “Understanding the Job Search Process So That You Can Be Doing Now What Will Land You Your Dream Job Several Years From Now ”
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 – Hosted by Chuck Munter: “A Collaborative Interaction Analysis of Video Data”
Friday, February 1, 2008 – Jasmine Ma, Technology Edition [pdf]
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 – Sue Ganguly