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Spring 2021

The calendar is constantly updated. Please check regularly! All events on the calendar count for PSY98 and 99 credit; please follow the instructions in Canvas to document your attendance and involvement in the events/workshops that you choose to attend.  

 

Microaggression Virtual Workshop

This workshop can be completed remotely on your own at any time and counts as an event for PSY9x advising courses; the reflection component must be uploaded to Canvas before the end of the course.

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FEBRUARY

February 10, 3-4pm: Green Dot Workshop with OAVI. Learn how to identify domestic/dating violence and how to intervene to de-escalate or prevent the violence. This workshop is interactive and will allow audience members to connect with one another to develop intervention strategies that work for our community. This year’s content will also include scenarios and intervention strategies you can use within a virtual setting. Join the workshop on Zoom.

February 12, 3:30-5:00pm: Teach-In with African American Studies. Three HSS faculty will present their current research as part of TCNJ’s Black History Month programming: Dr. Mitchell (AAS/CRI): “Pains of Imprisonment and Fatherhood: A Qualitative Exploration of Formerly Incarcerated Black Men”; Dr. Onyewuenyi (PSY/AAS): “We ain’t all the same: Complicating our understanding of Blackness at TCNJ”; and Dr. Khasawnih (WGSS/AAS) “Why graffiti matters?” Q&A will follow. Join the meeting on Zoom.

February 16, 12:30pm: The Struggle for Racial Equality and a Multiracial, Multiethnic American Democracy. This panel discussion is the first of three events intended to help us explore the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6th. This first discussion is moderated by President Foster and includes Drs. Zakiya Adair (Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies/African American Studies), Diane Bates (Sociology & Anthropology), Daniel Bowen (Political Science), and Christopher Fisher (History). Join the meeting on Zoom.

February 16, 5:00pm: Queering Valentine’s Day: Love is Love. AVI will facilitate a discussion about why images of LGB+ love are important to make all kinds of relationships visible and recognized on campus and in the world. Join the meeting on Zoom.

February 17, 11:00am-12:00pm: Neuroscience Club meeting. The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of a journal article found on the website linked above; you will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion, but you should feel free to attend and listen. Join the meeting on Zoom.

February 17, 4-5pm: Supporting Survivors Workshop with OAVI. Learn how to receive disclosures and show support for survivors of domestic/dating, even in a virtual setting. This workshop is interactive and helps audience members learn effective ways to respond, ways to support someone in the long-term, and to be aware of resources both on and off campus. Join the meeting on Zoom.

February 19, 12-1:30pm: Faculty presentation. Dr. Leigh-Anne Francis (AAS & WGSS) will present her work, “Racist Fictions: African Americans, Mass Incarceration and the Mainstreaming of White Supremacy”, as part of  TCNJ’s Black History Month programming. Join the presentation on Zoom.

February 19, 12:30-1:30pm: Invited talk, Rebecca Caughron Chalme. Rebecca, who is a TCNJ alumna and current PhD student at West Virginia University, will present on her research concerning the effects of CBD oil and cannabis as substitute treatments for benzodiazepines in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Join the presentation on Zoom.

February 22, 7:00-8:30pm: Escalation Workshop with OAVI. AVI has partnered with the One Love Foundation to host an Escalation Workshop this month. The workshop will feature a film entitled ‘Escalation’ and a facilitated discussion afterwards. Those who attend can expect to be able to identify signs of stalking, learn how to intervene when they see stalking, and how to support survivors. Join the meeting on Zoom.

February 23, 12:30-1:30pm: Recruiting visit from the Master’s in HR Management program at Rutgers. Learn about career opportunities in HR and Rutgers’ highly-ranked program, which accepts a variety of TCNJ courses for graduate credit. Zoom link.

February 24, 11:00am-12:00pm: Neuroscience Club meeting. The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. This meeting will focus on scholarly presentation tips and tricks. Join the meeting on Zoom.

February 24, 12:00pm: Candid Career Conversation – Social Work. The Office of Alumni Engagement and the Career Center’s “Candid Career Conversations” will provide an opportunity for students to have casual conversations with a few alumni working in particular industries. Join the conversation on Zoom.

February 26, 12:30-1:30pm: Presentation by Dr. Eddie Glaude (Princeton University). Dr. Glaude, the chairperson of African American Studies at Princeton, will present on his work concerning race and politics in America as the concluding event in TCNJ’s Black History month programming. Join the presentation on Zoom.

 

MARCH

March 2, 12:30-1:30pm: Presentation on animal-assisted interventions with Dr. Kirnan. Dr. Kirnan will present on her research and service with Cali, her golden retriever. Join the talk on Zoom.

March 3, 11:00am-12:00pm: Neuroscience Club meeting. The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of a journal article found on the website linked above; you will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion, but you should feel free to attend and listen. Join the meeting on Zoom.

March 3, 12:00pm: Candid Career Conversation – Non-profits. The Office of Alumni Engagement and the Career Center’s “Candid Career Conversations” will provide an opportunity for students to have casual conversations with a few alumni working in particular industries. Join the conversation on Zoom.

March 3, 12:30pm: Peace Corps presentation with TCNJ alums. Learn about the Peace Corps experience from TCNJ volunteers, including President Foster. Register to attend here.

March 9, 12:30-1:30pm: Presentation by the Romantic Relationships Research Lab. Dr. Feiring’s lab will present on their research concerning healthy romantic relationships. Join the talk on Zoom.

March 9, 12:30pm: Violence, Whiteness, and White Supremacy. This panel discussion is the second of three events intended to help us explore the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6th. Panelists for this discussion are Drs. Janet Gray (Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies), Craig Hollander (History), Marcia O’Connell (Biology), and Shaun Wiley (Psychology). Join the discussion on Zoom.

March 10, 11:00am-12:00pm: Neuroscience Club meeting. The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. This meeting will focus on a roundtable discussion of professional development topics. Join the meeting on Zoom.

March 10, 12:00pm: Candid Career Conversation – Law. The Office of Alumni Engagement and the Career Center’s “Candid Career Conversations” will provide an opportunity for students to have casual conversations with a few alumni working in particular industries. Join the conversation on Zoom.

March 10, 2-3pm: Psychology Club meeting on registration advice. Learn about Psychology Club, our general-interest student group, and get advice from other students about the registration process in general, and potential PSY courses to take in fall 2021. Join the meeting on Zoom.

March 12, 12:30-1:30: Talk by Dr. Paul Martinetti on alternative careers in medicine. Learn more about non-traditional medical careers aside from standard patient-facing work. Join the talk on Zoom.

March 16, 12:30-1:30: Talk by Dr. Ruscio on sports analytics and decision-making. Join the talk on Zoom.

March 17, 11:00am-12:00pm: Neuroscience Club meeting. The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of a journal article found on the website linked above; you will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion, but you should feel free to attend and listen. Join the meeting on Zoom.

March 17, 12:00pm: Candid Career Conversation – Recruiting. The Office of Alumni Engagement and the Career Center’s “Candid Career Conversations” will provide an opportunity for students to have casual conversations with a few alumni working in particular industries. Join the conversation on Zoom.

March 23, 12:30-1:30pm: Career Choices and Planning workshop. Dr. Feiring will lead a guided discussion on different career paths in Psychology and how to make effective career decisions. Zoom link TBA.

March 31, 12:00pm: Candid Career Conversation – Non-Traditional Careers with an HSS Degree. The Office of Alumni Engagement and the Career Center’s “Candid Career Conversations” will provide an opportunity for students to have casual conversations with a few alumni working in particular industries. Join the conversation on Zoom.

APRIL

April 7, 11:00am-12:00pm: Neuroscience Club meeting. The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of a journal article found on the website linked above; you will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion, but you should feel free to attend and listen. Join the meeting on Zoom.

April 7, 2:30-4:00pm: Invited talk by Dr. Phil Goff (Yale University), A Discussion of Race & Policing. Abstract and Zoom link TBA.

April 9, 12:30pm: The Rise of Authoritarianism and the Failure of American Political Institutions. This panel discussion is the third of three events intended to help us explore the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6th. Panelists for this discussion are Drs. Sarah Chartock (Political Science), Jarret Crawford (Psychology), Emilie Lounsberry (Journalism and Professional Writing), and Nicholas Toloudis (Political Science and International Studies). Join the discussion on Zoom.

April 13, 12:30-1:50pm: Alumni presentation by Dr. Richard Addante, hosted by the Neuroscience Club. Dr. Addante will present on his neuroscience research at CSU San Bernardino. Join the meeting on Zoom and email club president Maya Nandy (nandym1@tcnj.edu) for the meeting password.

April 21, 12:00pm: Candid Career Conversation – Government. The Office of Alumni Engagement and the Career Center’s “Candid Career Conversations” will provide an opportunity for students to have casual conversations with a few alumni working in particular industries. Join the conversation on Zoom.

April 22, 6:30-8:30pm: DMAX Foundation‘s 7th annual event “Racism and Mental Health: Conversations That Matter”. On college campuses, systemic racism creates barriers and disparity for students of color and causes increased mental health concerns. According to Dr. David Williams, Chair of Harvard’s Department of Social and Behavioral Science, students of color experience “high levels of fear, high levels of threat, high levels of hopelessness, low perceived economic opportunity …and uncertainty about the future, ”  factors which he named “a recipe for mental health challenges”. This event will look at the impact of racism on mental health, particularly for young people and from the point of view of those that experience racism and those that perpetrate it, sometimes unknowingly. Register to attend ahead of the event at the link above.

April 22, 7pm: Psi Chi hosted panel, The Value of Diversity in Clinical Psychology. This Q&A panel featuring various clinicians from the surrounding community will discuss the impact and importance of race/ethnicity, LGBTQIA+ identification, and dis/ability status in the practice of clinical psychology. It will focus on diversity and the value of tailoring treatment for different groups of people. Join the meeting on Zoom (passcode: psichi). Thursday, 7pm.

April 30, 3:30pm: Senior research presentation by Samantha Phillips. Samantha will present her research conducted with Dr. Bireta on serial killers. Join the meeting on Zoom.

 

MAY

May 5, times TBA: Celebration of Student Achievement. Any one-hour block of talks counts as one event for the purposes of PSY98 or 99; be sure to clarify in your submission which talks you attended and briefly state what you learned from each.

May 5, 9:30-10:50am: Dr. Barnack-Tavlaris’ 49X students will be presenting their capstone papers during their final lab meeting. This meeting is open for anyone to attend, and 09X credit will be offered. Please use the following zoom link to join the meeting.

May 5, 2-3pm: Psychology Club de-stressing event. Learn about our general-interest student group and engage in some much-needed de-stressing prior to exams! Join the Zoom meeting here.

 

 

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