Events

Upcoming Events

In addition to our special events, UDARF regularly holds three types of events:

 


Quarterly Luncheons

Click here for the online reservation form for the next luncheon

The deadline for reservations and cancellations is one week prior to the event.

The luncheon cost for 2018-2019 is $23/meal.

Remember that online registrants must pay by check at the door. Because UDARF is charged by the food providers for the number registered one week before the event, we have no alternative but to charge you for the lunch should you not attend.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Speaker: Dr. John Pelesko, Interim Dean, Arts & Sciences, UD
Topic: TBD
120 Clayton Hall
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Speaker: Mr. Sanford (Sandy) Robbins, Producing Artistic Director, Theater, UD
Topic: TBD
120 Clayton Hall
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Speaker: Dr. James M. Jones, Trustees’ Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Africana Studies, UD
Topic: TBD
120 Clayton Hall
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2019
Speaker: Dr. Dennis AssanisPresident, UD (invited)
120 Clayton Hall
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


My Intellectual Journey Series

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019
Speaker: Dr. Margaret Anderson, Edward F. & Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor Emerita, Sociology, UD
Title: TBD
Courtyard By Marriott – Newark
Begins at 4:00 p.m.
(Wine and cheese reception to follow)
There is no charge and reservations are not required.

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Joann Browning, Professor Emerita, Theater, UD
Title: TBD
Courtyard By Marriott – Newark
Begins at 4:00 p.m.
(Wine and cheese reception to follow)
There is no charge and reservations are not required.


Executive Committee Meetings

Visitors are welcome.

Please contact Dana Brittingham Perry (at 302-831-2101) if you wish to attend.
Courtyard By Marriott – Newark. Meetings start at 2 p.m. in Room 106
Dates for 2019-2020: Sep 10 (Tues), Nov 19 (Tues), Feb 18 (Tues) and Apr 21 (Tues).

 


Previous Years’ Events

Luncheons 2018-2019

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Robert L. Hampel, Professor, School of Education, UD
Topic: Fast and Curious: a history of American shortcuts to education and culture

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Robin W. Morgan, Provost, UD
Topic: 2020 and Beyond: Investing in UD’s Intellectual and Physical Capital

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Speaker: Dr. David P. Redlawsk,James R. Soles Professor and Chair, Political Science & International Relations, UD
Topic: How Foundational are Moral Foundations: Examining the Effects of Partisanship on Violations of Moral Values

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Speaker: Dr. Dennis AssanisPresident, UD


My Intellectual Journey Series 2018-2019

Thursday, January 31, 2018 
Speaker: Dr. Robert J. Taggart,Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Education, UD
Title: Thirty-Eight Years of Teaching, Research and “Politics”

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Speaker: Dr. Marian L. Palley, Professor Emerita, Political Science and International Relations, UD
Title: My Academic Journey


Luncheons 2017-2018

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Patricia Sloane-White, Professor of Anthropology and Chair, Women and Gender Studies, UD
Topic: Corporate Islam: Sharia in the Modern Islamic Workplace

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Michael D. Greenberg Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering, UD
Topic: From Neurons to Matisse

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Speaker: Ms. Julie NishimuraFaculty Accompanist (Piano), Music, UD and Co-Founder/Director, Distant Voices Touring Theatre
Topic: A Glimpse into Distant Voices Touring Theatre (talk & performance)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Dennis AssanisPresident, UD


My Intellectual Journey Series 2017-2018

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Speaker: Dr. M. Sandra CarberryProfessor, Computer and Information Sciences, UD
Title: No One is an Island

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Jay L. HalioProfessor Emeritus, English, UD
Title: Jay Halio’s Intellectual Journey, 1946-present