Hall Center For The Humanities


Tanya Golash-Boza - CANCELLED
American Studies/Sociology

"Planning for Success: A Workshop for Faculty on How to be Productive & Have a Life Too"

Tue., Feb. 1, 2011, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
RSVP required by January 27
Location: Hall Center Seminar Room

This workshop has been cancelled due to inclement weather. We apologize for any inconvenience. We are working to reschedule this event as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.


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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