Get those synapses snapping with UFV microlectures

Lectures run Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. to noon in Roadrunner lounge

How would you like to know more about invasive knotweed, flipped mathematics, intentional mental illness, queer ecology, and censorship of soldiers in one hour or less?

UFV is presenting microlectures by faculty members Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. in the Roadrunner lounge in Building A of the Abbotsford campus.

Come find out what UFV faculty are up to in their research and learn about more than a dozen topics in under an hour. Each researcher takes the stage for a maximum of two minutes and speaks about findings and implications of their research.

 

List of speakers:

• Jim Daems
English

Queer Ecology? — William Bradford’s Of Plymouth Plantation

 

• Darrell Fox
Social work and human services

Power relations and specific advocacy approaches in family group conferencing with children and young people

 

• Sharon Gillies
Biology

Invasive knotweeds: The Godzilla of Plants

 

• Aleksandra Idzior
Visual arts/arts history

War and photography: Teresa Zarnower’s response to a catastrophe

 

• Marcella LaFever
Communications

Undergraduate research at a teaching-intensive university: the relationship of gender and year of study to student motivations

 

• Judy Larsen
Upgrading and university preparation

Student autonomy in a flipped mathematics classroom

 

• Seonaigh MacPherson
Adult education

Integration, achievement, or sustainability? Interpretations of diversity education in Canada, the U.S.A., and India

 

• Linda Pardy
Communications

Higher learning and radical integration: connecting disciplines and helping students juggle it all

 

• Prabhjot Parmar
English/SCMS

The letter that never reached: Censorship and Indian soldier in France during the Great War

 

• Peter Raabe
Philosophy

Intentional mental illness

See www.ufv.ca/research/news-and-events/microlecture-series/ for more information.

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