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Tanya Golash-Boza
Tanya Golash-Boza
American Studies/Sociology

"Planning for Success: A Workshop for Faculty on How to be Productive & Have a Life Too"
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Thu., Feb. 10, 2011, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
RSVP required by February 7
Location: Hall Center Seminar Room

This event is rescheduled from February 1. Space is still available; all those interested RSVP to hallcenter@ku.edu or 785-864-4798.

In this workshop, faculty will learn long and short term planning strategies that facilitate scholarly productivity and help relieve some of the stress associated with balancing work and life. Specifically, we will discuss how to 1) create a five-year plan based on your goals and institutional priorities; 2) design a feasible semester plan; 3) plan out each workweek; and 4) implement these plans on a daily basis through daily writing. The philosophy behind this workshop is that working smarter, not harder, is the key to balancing productivity and personal life.

Tanya Golash-Boza is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and American Studies and recent winner of the Distinguished Early Career Award from the Racial and Ethnic Minorities Studies Section of the American Sociological Association. Her research focuses on racial identity, immigration, and deportation. She is author of Yo Soy Negro: Blackness in Peru (2011) and Immigration Nation: Raids, Detentions, and Deportations in Post-9/11 America (2011) in addition to over a dozen articles and book chapters. Tanya is a prolific blogger, the proud mother of three children, and spent the past year traveling on a Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Award that took her (and her family) to Brazil, Jamaica, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic.

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