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GALA conference: registration

GALA conference: registration

Creative Research in the Liberal Arts GALA 2018 conference Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Concordia University, Montreal 25–27 July 2018

Conference registration for this July’s GALA conference in Concordia, Montreal, Canada, is now open:

https://goo.gl/forms/2P6KGd7oz7wk08RD3

I can also confirm that the opening keynote lecture will be delivered by Professor Caitlin Fisher who holds a Canada Research Chair in Digital Culture in the Department of Film at York University, Toronto.

http://www.yorku.ca/caitlin/home/

Best wishes,

Ian Gadd

Creative Research in the Liberal Arts GALA 2018 conference Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Concordia University, Montreal 25–27 July 2018

Draft programme

Wednesday 25 July

14:00 Governance and Strategy meeting [separate registration] 17:00 Welcome 17:15 Keynote lecture: Caitlin Fisher (York University) [title to be confirmed] followed by drinks reception
20.00-21.00 Private tour of MAC [optional; to be confirmed]

Thursday 26 July

8:00 Breakfast welcome & photograph
9:00 Opening & Introductions
:30 Lecture [details to be confirmed] 10:45 Break
11:00 Panel 1: Teaching creativity/creative teaching Merel van Goch (Utrecht University): Creativity in liberal education before and after study commencement June Bianchi (Bath Spa): Developing Creative and Professional Practice through Flipped Learning Rebecca Digby (Bath Spa): Video Reflective Dialogues: sense seeking through entangled perspectives
12:30 Lunch
14:00​ Panel 2: The politics of the liberal arts Kristin Doern: [title to be confirmed] Iftikhar Malik (Bath Spa): Studying Reformation and the Enlightenment: Imperatives for new Intellectual Perspectives on ’Non-West’ Laura Purcell-Gates (Bath Spa): ​[title to be confirmed] 15:30 Break
16:00 Panel 3: Rethinking the liberal arts curriculum A panel/roundtable involving presentations from RANEPA (Evgeny Mironov) and Geneseo (Stacey Robertson)
17.30 Conference day ends
19:00 GALA dinner & Blue Met Festival

Friday 27 July

Summer school students involved for day

9:00 Panel 4: society and environment Constance Lafontaine (Concordia University): [ACT project—title to be confirmed] Eric Freedman (Columbia College, Chicago): Civic Media: A Community Based Approach
Claudia Egerer (Stockholm University): Imag(in)ing a Poetics of Planetary Consciousness
10:30 Break
11:00 Panel 5: Writing, music, art Kate Pullinger (Bath Spa University): Writing the Ambient: notes from the Ambient Literature Research Project Gary Sangster (Bath Spa): [title to be confirmed] Luca Cossettini (Udine University): Musical creativity and electronic media. Understanding and teaching an artistic revolution.
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Tour of studios Summer school students in separate session summer school session
1.30-3 15:00 Break
15:30 Student presentations
16:30 Planning
18:00 Conference ends

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