Our current and upcoming initiatives

Sidecar Courses

Sidecar Courses

An innovative curricular initiative, conceived of and organized by the IDEAS fellowship, sidecar courses bring together two faculty members who are teaching courses in different departments and on different topics to teach a short interdisciplinary class that focuses on a point of connection.

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Interdisciplinary Teaching Fellow

Interdisciplinary Teaching Fellow

This opportunity provides a full time Emory College faculty member with a full academic year immersed in the ILA, engaging in innovative and inclusive interdisciplinary practices in and out of the classroom. The Fellow will be released from teaching and service responsibilities in the home department.

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LINC Courses

LINC Courses

This initiative leverages existing courses offerings by preparing faculty pairs from different disciplines to create points of intersection, or links, between two courses that encourage a diverse range of perspectives and thus lead to a more inclusive classroom.

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Crossroads Courses

Crossroads Courses

Crossroads courses are team-taught by two graduate instructors approaching a specific question, issue or problem from an interdisciplinary perspective. These courses are developed out of the annual Empowering Interdisciplinary Teaching & Scholarship graduate workshop.

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Empowering Interdisciplinarity Graduate Workshop

Empowering Interdisciplinarity Graduate Workshop

Participation in this workshop will enhance a student’s own professional development, and provide opportunities to develop new interdisciplinary courses that will continue to enhance their ongoing trajectories.

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Robertson Graduate Fellow in Science & Society

Robertson Graduate Fellow in Science & Society

The awardee, a current PhD student in any LGS program, will work with the faculty in the ILA to both facilitate a pre-existing course and develop new projects and programs, building on the fellow’s own research interests, that integrate across the sciences, social sciences, humanities and arts.

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Stories from the Pandemic

Stories from the Pandemic

Emory Telling and Hearing our Stories (ETHOS) and Emory’s Oral History Program are leveraging the power of stories to create a shared personal and intellectual experience that will help the Emory community understand and cope with the COVID-19 crisis

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