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Power Lines and the Power of Lines: Electricity, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Thinking
The Reilly Center hosted Jennifer Lieberman, an assistant professor of English at the University of North Florida on February 8-9, 2018. Dr. Lieberman is the author of Power Lines: Electricity in American Life and Letters, 1882-1952. On Thursday February 8th she will held a workshop, titled Strategies for Interdisciplinary Writing and Publication, followed by a talk on Friday, Power Lines and the Power of Lines: Electricity, and Interdisciplinary Thinking.
In 2009, Isabelle Bour and Judith Zinsser published a partial translation of Émilie Du Châtelet’s Foundations of Physics. Since 2014, faculty and students at the University of Notre Dame have worked to complete the translation, the completion of which they will celebrate at a conference April 26-28.
The conference will feature talks, presentations, and discussions of the text, its philosophical and historical context and significance, and ways of incorporating Du Châtelet’s philosophy into undergraduate teaching.
The Reilly Center and Aeon Magazine have formed a new strategic partnership that will allow Center faculty, staff, students, and alumni/ae to reach Aeon's global audience of over one million unique users per month. The partnership formally began Tuesday, June 13, 2017 with an article from outreach coordinator Dr. Jessica Baron titled "White coats and mild manners: how to style a good doctor" and acting director Phil Mirowski will release an article later in June about the citizen science movement. Read more >