The ICLAST interdisciplinary research discussion series is designed to encourage research collaborations and to disseminate research to faculty, post doctoral fellows, and masters and undergraduate students across the College and campus. Panelists from different Georgia Tech units present their research on a common topic linking the liberal arts, sciences, and technology. A 30-minute general discussion will follow.
Fridays, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Stephen C. Hall Building, Room 102
Lunch is provided free of charge, but an RSVP is required. ICLAST events will be posted in the Ivan Allen College calender with a link to RSVP.
August 28: Technology to Broaden Education
Jason Freeman (Music); Mark Guzdial (Computer Science), Michael Hoffman (Public Policy,) and Nathan Moon (Public Policy)
September 11: Bioethics
Jennifer Singh (History and Sociology); Aaron Levine, (Public Policy); Justin Biddle (Public Policy)
Discussant: Roberta Berry (Public Policy)
September 25: Big Data
Diana Hicks (Public Policy); Jan Youtie (Public Policy) (Director of Policy Research Services, Enterprise Innovation Institute); Melissa R. Banzhaf (Administrator, Atlanta Census Research Data Center, U.S. Census Bureau); Chris Forman (Business)
October 16: Media, Democracy, and Technology
Paul Alonso (Modern Languages); Juan Carlos Rodriguez (Modern Languages); Jin Liu (Modern Languages); Nihad Farooq (Literature, Media, and Communication)
October 23: Sports
Mary McDonald (History and Sociology); Kirk Bowman (International Affairs); Benjamin Flowers (Architecture); Mindy Millard-Stafford (Applied Physiology)
October 30: Nonhuman Present: Science and Fiction
Dina Khapaeva (Modern Languages); Carol Senf (Literature, Media, and Communication)
Facilitator: Lisa Yaszek (Literature, Media, and Communication)
ICLAST is funded by a GT-FIRE Transformative Research and Education grant
Carol Colatrella (PI), Ken Knoespel, Janet Murray, Michael Nitsche, Anne Pollock, Richard Utz