Yesterday in a meeting the topic of inter-disciplinarity came up. What did it mean to the upper administration, to the (large f) Faculty, to the instructors, to students? Was having the option of studying with varied approaches and values enough? Or should a course itself be interdisciplinary and what might that look like?
And of course like all meetings, there was much to cover, and we didn’t get a chance to explore that more.
But here is one comical option: http://xkcd.com/755/