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Thursday 13 April 2017

 

 

14.30 - 17.00 How Can Transdisciplinarity Enrich Undergraduate Learning?

This is a workshop designed to engage faculty, staff and other interested parties in transdisciplinary thinking. It will also highlight some of the challenges of and findings from our recent co-curricular module with undergraduate students from different disciplines.
Curriculum integration in its purest form requires a paradigm shift. Such a shift cannot be accepted without both theory and evidence (through application) being presented effectively. The move from subject-based teaching to one of integration requires a framework of understanding and practical guidance.

Faculty are being asked more and more to function in a multidisciplinary environment. They cannot be expected to intuitively understand integration and must have a strong understanding of the theoretical underpinnings and ‘buy in’ to the theory of integration in order to advance their students’ engagement. This workshop can be the first step toward helping faculty make these shifts and provides them with the opportunity to explore the broad scope of curriculum integration in both their teaching and research. This workshop is designed to foster an open, creative and collaborative spirit in problem-solving, while exposing faculty to cross-curricular approaches.

Venue: Innovation Academy, Foster Place

This free event is open to the public, booking is required: click here to book

 

16.00 - 18.30 Transgender Education in the Healthcare Service

This student-led event consists of an interactive session between healthcare professionals and users. The Human Library portion of the evening is a non-judgemental Q&A session facilitated by members of the Trans community. The event will conclude with a panel discussion on the work Trinity has done to date for Trans rights, and a look to the future and where to next.

Venue: Stanley Quek Theatre, TBSI, 152-160 Pearse Street
For full details on this event, including the running order, please click here.

This free event is open to the public, booking is required: click here to book

 

11.00 - 18.30 Remapping Trinity: A Literary Atlas of the University

This unique two-day event will explore ideas of place and space through exploring Trinity itself, and the buildings, objects, and stories which have shaped it. The programme includes workshops, roundtable discussions, an original promenade performance and a specially curated audio tour.

11am-1pm: Writing Place: a workshop with Dr Nathan O’Donnell
2-4pm: Audio tour: various locations across campus. Assemble outside the Hub at 2pm
4.30-6.30pm: Remapping Trinity: Literature & Culture: a roundtable discussion with Professor Gerald Dawe, Catherine Giltrap, and Rachel McIntyre
6.30pm: closing reception

All events are free, and take place in the Neill Lecture Theatre in the Trinity Long Room Hub unless otherwise stated. For more details please visit https://remappingtrinity.wordpress.com/, or contact Dr Julie Bates or Dr Rosie Lavan in the School of English: batesj@tcd.ie / lavanro@tcd.ie. This event has been generously supported by the Strategic Fund of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and the School of English.