Misinformation: Where It Comes from and How to Deal with It, Part I

Titchener Building Room 101

How has the problem of misinformation changed over the years? Do we have an ethical duty to truth and clarity? How do the economics of media incentivize misinformation? This initial panel on misinformation will address questions like these with guests Professor Steven Call, Professor I.J. Byrnes and Professor Nicholas Bongiorno Faculty Discussion Leaders

The Trial of Susan B. Anthony: Film Screening and Discussion

Titchener Building Room 101

Watch a 29-minute film to discover critical details regarding the trial of Susan B. Anthony who was indicted for attempting to vote in a federal election in Rochester, NY. Anthony was a leader in the women’s suffrage movement. Sponsored by the Women’s Discussion Group. Faculty Presenter: I.J. Byrnes and the student leaders of the Women’s […]

Mass Shootings/Gun Violence

Titchener Building Room 101

How should the epidemic of mass shootings and gun violence in American public life be addressed? Are our public spaces no longer safe? Why does U.S. culture, among developed high-tech countries, seem uniquely prone to this issue? Attend this Common Hour for a lively discussion on this significant issue. Faculty Presenter: Carla Michalak

ChatGPT and AI

Titchener Building Room 101

The first major public facing AI has become available for use. Ask it anything and it will create or answer you in real-time. Need a recipe? A fantasy bedtime story to tell your kids that's never been told? A paper written? How will this new form of communication disrupt or improve our classrooms, our lives at home, and how do […]

Censorship, Literature and Cultural Conflict

Titchener Building Room 101

Join an English Department faculty member for a discussion of censorship and literary art, focusing on law, culture, and aesthetics alike. How does the history of literary freedom as an artistic and legal inform our understanding of high-stakes censorship controversies in 21st-century America? Faculty Presenter: Andrew Haggerty

Scholarships for SUNY Broome Students

Titchener Building Room 101

Join  an administrator from our campus Foundation to find out how you can become a candidate for one of many scholarships offered by the college and its four academic divisions. Contact Administrator Amy Englehart at englehartad@sunybroome.edu  with any questions. Sponsored by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Foundation Presenter: Amy Englehart

SBFA Welcome Back Meeting

Titchener Building Room 101

The SUNY Broome Faculty Association’s Welcome Back meeting will be held on: Date: Thursday, January 19, 2023 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: TH 101 Please join us for updates on events from fall and what to look forward to this spring. Bring your ideas and questions. Submitted by: SBFA

Guitar Music from Latin America: Performance

Titchener Building Room 101

Join a member of our music faculty for a live performance of music from Latin America. What better way to celebrate another successful semester? Contact Professor Paul Sweeny at sweenypm@sunybroome.edu with any questions. Faculty Presenter: Paul Sweeny

New Lessons in Self-Management

Titchener Building Room 101

Join our Business Division faculty member as he discusses new material from the second edition of his book (soon to be published by SUNY Press) on how self-management can revolutionize your success at work and home. Faculty Presenter: Gian Roma

Mindfulness

Titchener Building Room 101

Join our faculty member for insight into achieving mindfulness in your daily routines and in enhancing your performance. Contact Professor Katchuk with any questions at katchukai@sunybroome.edu . Faculty Presenter: Alexis Katchuk

Method and Madness: Connecting Creativity and Mental Health

Titchener Building Room 101

It’s been said there is a fine line between genius and insanity but where does that line lie? Are creative people at a greater risk for mental illness? What are the unique psychological challenges faced by creatively gifted people? Is divergent thinking a help or a hindrance? Can creativity be boosted by improving mental health, […]

Lincoln Loses the Election

Titchener Building Room 101

Join Dr. Call’s history class as they debate what U.S. history would have been like if President Lincoln had not been re-elected. Does the Confederacy become independent? Does slavery continue? Presenters: Steve Call and Students from HIS 187 This lively session will have you re-thinking our history.

Thirty-three Cecils author/screenwriter to speak at SUNY Broome

Titchener Building Room 101

Everett De Morier, author and screenwriter of Thirty-three Cecils, will be speaking about the art of scriptwriting on Wednesday March 16 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm on the campus of SUNY Broome. Mr. De Morier’s presentation will begin at 3:00 pm in Titchener Hall room 101. He will be joined by Kelly Fancher who […]

New York Post Media Columnist Keith Kelly: Public Relations, Fake News and the Assault on Truth

Titchener Building Room 101

Recently retired, New York Post Media Columnist, Keith Kelly, has had his pulse on the NYC and national media establishment for over 23 years. On his retirement in 2021, The New York Times wrote, “His column, Media Ink, appeared on Wednesdays and Fridays and became a must-read for many in Manhattan, especially those in magazine […]

Learning and Unlearning: Creativity, Cognition and Critical Thinking

Titchener Building Room 101

Trending now in education is the concept of “unlearning:” the notion that cognitive growth is the result not only of knowledge gained but knowledge intentionally shed. What aspects of ourselves are things we’d like to lose? Is it possible to “undo” knowledge or to reframe our lived experiences? Drawing on philosophy of mind, cognitive science, […]

Ukraine in Peril/ Conversation with the Audience

Titchener Building Room 101

Ukraine in Peril / Conversation with the Audience Are we on the cusp of a major war in Europe or is Vladimir Putin engaging in high-stakes blackmail? Join our panel discussion by faculty members from the History, Philosophy and Social Sciences Department at this critical moment when history is being made: On February 8, faculty […]