Advancing Faculty Leadership

  Department X frees time to ignite teachers’ imaginations.   Just a mile from the CA campus, across from the Old North Bridge, stands an unassuming, wood-timbered farmhouse filled with little-known history. A mere 544 square feet, the Robbins House was home to three generations of free African...

  Sarah Yeh, of the History Department, envisions an archaeology course that would give students the chance to dig into the very soils of history, right in our own backyard. Along the northern banks of the Assabet River, about two miles from campus, sits the former...

  A summer sabbatical for teachers teaching Shakespeare.   Plummet into the Elizabethan era of Shakespeare’s performances, fall through the heavens of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, and land on the stage. Hell lies below you, next to you are the engaged and brawling townspeople, and in front of...

  Technology, Community, and the Self is one of several new class offerings this year. What inspired the English Department’s Nick Hiebert to delve into questions about communication and technology? Here, he explains the big ideas behind the class and his hopes for group discussions. ...