I will select and have cataloged and digitized 1,500 images from a much larger collection. The images are of religious and architectural subjects, taken between 1983 and 2005, in South and Southeast Asia. The digitized images would be used in my course presentation and would also be donated, with partial transfer of copyright, to the university library.
Would you like to attend a conference in France, do research in Brazil, or fieldwork in China? And have it paid for by the University of California? Apply for a Professional Development Fund Grant and make it happen.
Applications are now being requested for PDF 2013 grant funding. Grants of $500 to $10,000 are available for teaching, research, and scholarship.
The goal of the Lecturers' Professional Development Fund is to support eligible Unit 18 non-Senate faculty by funding various forms of professional development activities that can enhance those faculty's scholarly and pedagogical endeavors. These endeavors include any intellectual and research activities that contribute to their scholarship and to their effectiveness as teachers and mentors.
Professional Development Fund Grants are open to all Unit 18 non-Senate faculty (lecturers and other instructors covered by the Unit 18 contract) with teaching appointments on the UC Berkeley campus. You are eligible if you had or have a lecture appointment during any of the following semesters:
Handouts for the October 10, 2012 presentation by Tony Di Grazia are attached below. If you have trouble accessing any of these documents, please ask Michelle (firstname.lastname@example.org) to email you a copy.
The following members were elected to serve on the Executive Board of UC-AFT Local 1474 Berkeley-San Francisco during the 2011-2012 academic year. Many thanks to all of them for their generous gift of time and attention for the coming year. Their candidates' statements are posted below their names.
Local 1474 Executive Board Candidates' Statements
Jonathan Lang, Lecturer, College Writing Programs, UCB
I am running for the Office of President of UC-AFT Local 1474.
I was hired as a part-time Lecturer in 1989 in the College Writing Programs (formerly Subject A). I have been teaching in CWP full-time for approximately 8 years.
I have held the following positions in this local: Chair of the Election Committee (3 years); current member of the Grievance Committee and appointed member of the Local Board (2011). In addition, I have participated in systemwide UC-AFT Council meetings for the past two years.