Swarthmore College
This is a dinner party, Swarthmore-style…

The Aydelotte Foundation continues its support of an initiative that helps faculty get to know their colleagues’ scholarly work more deeply. Faculty Dinner Discussions occur several times a semester. At these dinners, a small group of faculty gathers to discuss a topic or short piece of published work by a colleague. Dinner conversation includes a brief presentation followed by questions posed by the group.

Faculty dinners were suspended 2020-2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic but will be resuming in the fall of 2023 in collaboration with the Teaching & Learning Commons. Please check back here for more updates as the schedule develops.

The schedule from fall 2019, convened by Professor Grace Ledbetter (Classics and Philosophy)provides a sample of the type of work that was presented and discussed in the past: