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News Archives for March 2017

Winter Warmer Series In The HIL

cover of book How Learning Works

7 principles – 7 presenters – 7 faculties


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning (CETL) is offering a new series of 7 sessions based on the book How Learning Works – Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching by Susan A. Ambrose et al. (San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2010).

Each session features one of the 7 principles. The 7 presenters come from 7  faculties, and each presenter is free to design the session as s/he wishes.

Find full details about the sessions, including descriptions and times.

All sessions will be in the Milham Room of the Harriet Irving Library.

Sessions are open and free, but pre-registration is required.

DocTalks 2017 Workshop

PARTICIPATORY FILMMAKING: A CASE STUDY

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MARCH 30th, 2017

UNB HARRIET IRVING LIBRARY,

MILHAM ROOM

Dr. Matt Rogers, Assistant Professor, UNB For this presentation, Dr. Rogers will share information about his current research partnership with the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre, which is focused on addressing cyber-violence with youth through participatory filmmaking.

Dr. Matt Rogers is an Assistant Professor in the UNB Faculty of Education and an Atlantic Canadian Filmmaker. His research focuses on youth-centered participatory filmmaking and documentary inquiry as a knowledge mobilization tool. Dr. Rogers’ personal film work, through the production company Frictive Pictures, has been internationally recognized with awards and nominations cinematography, editing, writing, and direction. Recently, he won Best Short Film Director for his film “a list,” at the Global Cinema Film Festival of Boston.

(bring brown bag lunch – refreshments provided)

Transgender Archives Exhibition

On Friday, March 31st, UNB Libraries will be participating in the first Queer Research Day, a bi-campus initiative between UNB and STU.  There will be presentations and panels by students and faculty from UNBSJ, UNBF, and St. Thomas.

The day will begin in Tilley Hall, and move in the afternoon to the Harriet Irving Library, where ARTS 3000 student Hannah Ruff will have an exhibit in the Stewart Room built around the University of Victoria’s Transgender Archive.  Head of Archives & Special Collections, Fran Holyoke, will be speaking about the exhibit.  Jeannie Bail, Director of Learning & Research Services, will then speak about libraries supporting LGBTQIA+  communities and the closing keynote and reception will both be held in the HIL:

3:45-4:00 TransArchive Exhibition
Remarks: Francesca Holyoke, Head of Archives & Special Collections (UNB)
HIL Stewart Room

4:00-4:15
Jeannie Bail (UNB) & Peggy McEachreon, “Libraries as Social Activists: Supporting LGBTQIA+ Communities”
HIL Milham Room

4:15-5:00
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Lucas Crawford (UNB) “Eating Out Queer Theory: elBulli Restaurant and the New Edible Modernism”
HIL Milham Room

5:00-6:00
Reception & Student Awards Ceremony
HIL Reading Room
The Queer Research Day is free to attend.  If you’re interested in coming, you can find the registration information here​.

Image by Hannah Ruff.