An IATL and Feminist Dissent Web Seminar - 8th of May
The seminar is open to all University of Warwick students. Registered students will receive a certificate of participation. Places are limited. Please register to secure a place here.
This is the second of two interdisciplinary pilot seminars that draws its inspiration from the Warwick-based online peer-reviewed journal called Feminist Dissent. The module’s focus is to develop an understanding of a worldwide proliferation of fundamentalist religious movements and the global rise of conservative and racist populist movements taking place in the context of the ongoing crises of capitalism and resources.
Feminist Dissent: Theory, Practice and Resistance- Wed 5th December
Racism, feminism and the politics of fundamentalism in Britain is the first of two interdisciplinary pilot webinars that draws its inspiration from the Warwick-based online peer-reviewed journal called Feminist Dissent. Pragna Patel of Southall Black Sisters will lead the seminar which is open to all University of Warwick students.
The 2018 Education Conference will take place on Tuesday, 15th May. This conference will explore how we can work together to build upon and improve existing practices, as we secure Warwick’s reputation for high quality research-led education, strong disciplinary and interdisciplinary identities and pedagogies, inclusive and internationalised curricula. Click here to find out more and to register.
The sixth annual International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR) will be held on 25 & 26 September 2018 and is open to undergraduate researchers from any discipline. Submit your abstract of 250 words for the chance to present to an audience around the world. There are opportunities to find out more through informal sessions as well as workshops on writing your abstract, and intercultural communication. Click here to see the different training options.
Critical reflection on organisation practice at a UK university through scholarship of teaching and learning: measuring impact
Thursday 22 March 2018, 16:00-18:00 | Teaching Grid
This WIHEA seminar will be delivered by former IATL Director Paul Taylor, now a Pro Dean for Student Education at the University of Leeds. It will include critical accounts of work at Leeds, and new research exploring how ‘high impact experiences’ such as undergraduate research affect the world beyond the university.
Tuesday 13 February 2018, 14:00-16:00 | Collaboration Space, Teaching Grid (Library)
This workshop, by former IATL team member Phil Gaydon, will take radical virtue epistemology – which asserts that knowledge is not static, but a dramatic moment, a lived experience, and a passionate embodiment of our most deeply held values – and explore precisely what it entails for education, and its potential to engage students.
Wednesday 14 March 2018, 13:30-15:30 | Teaching Grid
This masterclass will be delivered by Dr Ruth Caleb, Head of Counselling at Brunel University London, and will provide an opportunity to discuss student mental health and wellbeing, including the national context and the challenges for academic staff. It was organised by IATL’s Elena Riva with funding from the Warwick International Higher Education Academy (WIHEA).
Community Engagement: Developing and Sustaining Community Partnerships for Student Participation in Community-Engaged Learning and Research
Monday 13 November 2017, 9:30–13:00 | Humanities Studio | free
This symposium/workshop will bring together teaching staff, researchers, practitioners and voluntary sector representatives from Warwick and elsewhere, to consider what works in student-community engagement, and how such engagement can best be developed and sustained in ways that benefit HE pedagogy, create knowledge, and have positive social impacts.
Tuesday 28 November 2017, 10:00-12:00 | Teaching Grid | free
In this interactive workshop, Dr Elena Riva (IATL) and Sally Tissington (Centre for Lifelong Learning), from science and arts backgrounds respectively, share their outlooks and experiences, both having worked with a wide range of students from diverse backgrounds.
Monday 30 – Tuesday 31 October 2017 | Warwick Arts Centre
A two-day festival that celebrates and continues to develop the exciting work of Warwick alumni theatre companies (including Clown Funeral, Barrel Organ, Emergency Chorus and Breach). Through panels, performances and discussions, Emerge 2017 addresses questions surrounding the complex world we live in today.