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GALA conference 2017: Call for papers

GALA conference 2017: Call for papers

GALA 2017 Meeting: “Curating the Future”   5–7 July 2017   Centro Studi e Archivio della Comunicazione (CSAC), University of Parma The 2017 GALA conference at the University of Parma aims to open up spaces of discussion about the concept of ‘curating’ in theory and practice, whether it is ‘curating’ human knowledge, the natural environment, or the digital world. ‘Curating’ can be understood both a...

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GALA conference 5-7 July 2017: Curating the Future

GALA conference 5-7 July 2017: Curating the Future

“Curating the Future” 5-7 July 2017   The 2017 GALA conference at the University of Parma aims to open up spaces of discussion about the concept of ‘curating’ in theory and practice, whether it is ‘curating’ human knowledge, the natural environment, or the digital world. ‘Curating’ can be understood both as a metaphor and as a methodology, and the organisers invite participants to reflect on ...

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Global Citizenship chapter in UCR book: Going Glocal

Global Citizenship chapter in UCR book: Going Glocal

A book edited by academics(Drs John Friedman, Vicki Haverkate, Barbara Oomen, Eri Park and Marcin Sklad) at University College Roosevelt, Going Glocal in Higher Education: The Theory, Teaching and Measurement of Global Citizenship was launched at a Human Rights in Education Conference. A pdf of the chapter titled Towards a unified vision and assessment of the multifaceted construct of global gitiz...

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GALA conference 2016 hosted by Tec de Monterrey

GALA conference 2016 hosted by Tec de Monterrey

GALA partners from Queensland University of Technology (Australia), Parma University (Italy), Claremont Graduate University (USA), Tec de Monterrey (Mexico), Bath Spa University (UK), State University New York Geneseo (USA) and RANEPA (Russia) gathered in Mexico for the 2016 conference hosted by Alejandra María Vilalta Perdomo at Tec de Monterrey. The GALA opening event was held on 25 May on the t...

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Liberal Arts Roundtable at Bath Spa University

Liberal Arts Roundtable at Bath Spa University

A Liberal Arts roundtable discussion was hosted by Bath Spa University and moderated by Professor John Strachan to discuss the role of liberal arts in the modern university with distinguished guests from four perspectives relating the liberal arts to university education in the broadest sense (Professor Grayling), a specific liberal arts programme (Professor Zorin), interdisciplinarity between the...

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Liberal Arts Roundtable with Professor AC Grayling, Dr Jennifer Rohn, Dr Shirley Thompson and Professor Andrei Zorin

Liberal Arts Roundtable with Professor AC Grayling, Dr Jennifer Rohn, Dr Shirley Thompson and Professor Andrei Zorin

The Liberal Arts and the Modern University: The ‘liberal arts’ may not yet be a term as familiar in Britain as it is in the USA with its many liberal arts colleges but an increasing number of British universities are now offering liberal arts degrees. There is also growing interest in the liberal arts among universities and colleges elsewhere in the world especially in Europe and Asia. A liberal a...

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In the news: Concordia’s Kelly Thompson’s media wall display at BSU

In the news: Concordia’s Kelly Thompson’s media wall display at BSU

Concordia’s Associate Professor, Kelly Thompson launched her work, Fluid Data, on Bath Spa University’s Media Wall in December. This work is part of an on-going project, Material Codes: Ephemeral Traces, with research assistant Sophia Borowska. For more background on the project and the display, read this news story: https://www.concordia.ca/finearts/finearts/studio-arts/cunews/main/st...

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Claremont & Bath-Spa Exchange Course goes to youtube!

Further to Rebecca McGuire-Snieckus June 30, 2015 posting on the Claremont Graduate University and University of Bath Spa exchange course, here is a taste of what it was like: https://youtu.be/k5i7tX-0vBs Patricia Easton Claremont Graduate University

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GALA conference at Communications University China

GALA conference at Communications University China

The Global Academy of Liberal Arts (GALA) enjoyed a very successful conference, ‘Communication Without Borders‘ hosted by Communications University China in Beijing on 6-7 July. This two day conference brought together partners from countries including Russia, USA, Australia, UK, Italy, China and Mexico to investigate the ways in which international collaboration can transform our acti...

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Communication without Borders at CUC

Communication without Borders at CUC

The GALA conference, Communication without Borders, will be held at the Communication University of China, Beijing on 6-7 July, 2015 bringing together GALA partners to investigate the ways in which international collaboration can transform our activities as scholars, teachers and students. Contact: Rebecca McGuire-Snieckus: r.mcguire-snieckus@bathspa.ac.uk

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