Igniting Intellectual Discussions and Engagement

SPARK exists to channel scholarly events to a common place on the Rider website, in order to build awareness among faculty and students. To be listed on the SPARK calendar, your event must be open to the public and involve some form of scholarly activity.
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Moderated by Dr. Donald C. Ambrose

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March 25, 2014

Leading thinkers in multiple academic disciplines have argued that dogmatism (rigid, narrow-minded, shortsighted, superficial thinking) is at least partially responsible for some of our most serious problems (e.g., rigid adherence to a particular inquiry paradigm or theory; unscrupulous...

March 17, 2014

Currently, Dr. Burton is working on several projects, including posthumanity in pop music and culture, collaborative relationships in music sampling and ethical questions that results, an edited collection of hip hop essays, and the transformative nature of water as it is portrayed and sounded...

March 11, 2014

Amanda Quist: "Path to Discovery: Programming for Women's Chorus with Orchestra," featured in the December, 2013 edition of the Choral Journal, the official publication of the American Choral Directors Association.

Tom Shelton: Cangia, cangia tue voglie
G.B. Fasolo (1598-1694)/arr....

January 29, 2014

SPARK (Sharing Pedagogy, the Arts, Research, and Knowledge) exists to channel scholarly events to a common place on the Rider website, in order to build awareness among faculty and students. To be listed on the SPARK calendar, your...