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Who Do We Think We Are?

Event date
6 December 2019 - 12 December 2019
Status
Open
Who Do We Think We Are?


ONLY OPEN TO UAL STUDENTS AND STAFF

Who Do We Think We Are? An Academic Support event

This collaborative event between staff and students will take place over a week, starting on Friday 6 December with digital interactions, and following on with workshops, talks, reading groups, demonstrations and exhibitions. The week will culminate in a full day of discussions and key note speeches on 12 December, 2019.

Themes

  • Equality, social justice and criticality: how do we perpetuate structures of inequality in our practices?
  • Ethics and compassion: how do we create ethical and compassionate practice in our institutional structures and working practices?
  • Can we achieve common purposes?

Register for individual sessions on Academic Support Online now.


Programme

Friday 6 December

10.00am – 1.00pm: Towards an activist research - a Wikipedia edit-a-thon

2.00 – 4.00pm: Academic support pedagogy – emerging spaces and practices

Monday 9 December

10.00am – 12.00pm: The equality act 2010

12.00 – 1.00pm: A talk on assistive technology

12.00 – 2.00pm: Decolonising knowledge challenges and opportunities

2.00 – 3.00pm: Making intervention

2.00 – 4.00pm: Who do YOU think WE are? Zine-ing about equality, social justice and criticality at UAL

2.00 – 4.00pm: Walking tutorials

Tuesday 10 December

10.00 – 11.00am: Towards caring institutions? social reproduction theory and institutional change in the arts

10.00am – 12.00pm: Breaking into & out of academic writing

12.00 – 2.00pm: Writing with movement

1.30 – 2.30pm: The rhythms of North Indian music

2.00 – 4.00pm: Art psychotherapy

2.00 – 4.30pm: Listening to students’ experiences

2.00 – 5.00pm: Empathy and movement within creative practice

5.00 – 6.30pm: Exhibition opening event

Wednesday 11 December

10.00am – 12.00pm: Engendering ethics and compassion: a case study

10.00am – 12.30pm: Universal design for learning - an introduction

10.00am – 1.00pm: Walking tutorials

12.00 – 1.00pm: Creative mindsets

1.00 – 2.00pm: Conversations from Calais

2.00 – 4.00pm: Learning beyond the classroom

2.00 – 5.00pm: Learning in a digital age

Thursday 12 December

9.00am – 4.30pm: Conference

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