Summer Symposium - Collaborative for Interdisciplinary and Integrative Studies at The Quinnipiac University
The Collaborative for Interdisciplinary and Integrative Studies at Quinnipiac University announces its Summer Symposium on interdisciplinary pedagogy and research on June 1-2, 2018 in Hamden, Connecticut.
The Collaborative for Interdisciplinary/Integrative Studies is a signature program of the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University, launched in 2016 with generous support from the Davis Educational Foundation. Its mission is to afford students and faculty opportunities to put into practice the relevance and value of the arts and sciences for their everyday lives. The Collaborative oversees the administration of interdisciplinary programs, supports the development of interdisciplinary curricula and initiatives, and promotes collaboration among faculty in teaching and research.
Quinnipiac University has a vibrant interdisciplinary culture spanning the College of Arts and Sciences and 8 professional schools. University is excited to partner with the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies to host faculty in interdisciplinary studies from across the region at this symposium.
Plenary Speakers (watch this space for updates):
Kwami Coleman is an Assistant Professor at New York University. He is a musician, composer, and musicologist specializing in improvised music. His research interests include histories of experimentalism in music, jazz historiography, the music of the African diaspora, music aesthetics and technology, political economy, and cultural studies. Dr. Coleman is a founding member of the Afro-Latin@ Forum, a non-profit organization devoted to the study and increased visibility of Latinos of African descent in the United States, affiliated with NYU’s Steinhardt School. In 2017, he released his debut album -- Local Music.
Robert Frodeman is a Professor of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Texas, where he is the Founding Director of the Center for Study of Interdisciplinarity. He is the author of several articles and books on interdisciplinarity, including Sustainable Knowledge: A Theory of Interdisciplinarity (2013) and editor-in-chief of the Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity (2017), now in its second edition. In addition to the theory and practice of interdisciplinarity, Dr. Frodeman’s research interests include continental philosophy, environmental ethics and philosophy, philosophy of science policy, and science and technology studies.
SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION AND CALL FOR PAPERS / PRESENTATIONS
Please register for the Summer Symposium online. The registration fee is $100, and registration is available through May 1, 2018. Meals are included with the registration fee.
Symposium invites submissions for papers, presentations, or panels on all aspects of interdisciplinary pedagogy and research. Possible topics include emerging critical theories in interdisciplinary studies, interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and research, digital humanities, interdisciplinary studies and evolving institutional cultures, new directions in interdisciplinary studies curricula, and experiential learning/project-based learning.
To propose a paper, presentation, or panel discussion for the symposium, please submit an abstract of up to 750 words for blind review using the link by February 16th, 2018. Committee will announce selected papers by March 2nd, and draft versions of the selected papers will be available for attendees by May 18.
A block of rooms has been set aside at a special rate at the Best Western North Haven. Participants should contact the hotel to make a reservation and mention the Quinnipiac Summer Symposium for the special rate.
The Summer Symposium is funded by a generous grant from the Davis Educational Foundation, established by Stanton and Elisabeth Davis after Mr. Davis’s retirement as chairman of Shaw’s Supermarkets, Inc.
For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.