ESRI Research Seminar Programme

Seminars Autumn Term 2018

Wednesday 26th September in Brooks 4.48
Dr Emilia Djonov, Macquarie University, Australia
Enhancing early literacy sessions at public libraries: A social semiotic framework.

Wednesday 10th October in Brooks 4.48
Dr Mia Perry, Glasgow University
Unpacking the imaginary, stepping into difference, and making literacy matter in pedagogies of globality and sustainability.

Wednesday 7th November in Brooks 4.48
Vic McEwan, The Cad Factory
The Butterfly Kiss: Exploring The Materiality, Affect and Performativity of contemporary arts practice within complex community settings.

Wednesday 28th November in Brooks 4.48
Dr Geoff Bright, Manchester Metropolitan University
“Being braver and more cowardly than we imagined”: New materialisms, activist practices, and social haunting.

ESRI occasional (double) seminar

Tuesday 10th July 3-5:30pm Room 2.04, Brooks Building

Jaye Johnson Thiel The University of Georgia
Rethinking and Restorying Bodies that Write
Lalitha Vasudevan Teachers College, Columbia University
Collage as a Mode of Coproduction with Youth

Seminars Summer Term 2018

Wednesday April 25th in Brooks G.16
Dr Pauliina Rautio, Faculty of Education, University of Oulu, Finland
Theory that Cats Have: An Exploration of (Posthuman) Literacies and Author Bodies

Thursday May 3rd in Brooks 2.52
Professor Karen Malone, Centre for Educational Research, Western Sydney University
Children in the Anthropocene: diffractive theorising performed as an affective turn, a ‘sensing ecologically’ as/with/in kin

Wednesday May 9th in Brooks G.16
Prof. Helen Lomax, University of Huddersfield
'That's me in the picture!' Ethics, agency and voice in visual research with children and young people

Thursday May 10th in Brooks 2.52
Professor Katherine Runswick-Cole & Professor Dan Goodley, University of Sheffield
The DisHuman Project: Engaging with dis/ability in posthuman materialist times

Wednesday May 23rd in Brooks G.16
Dr. Matthew Carlin, Manchester Metropolitan University
The Pedagogy of Work: Imagining a Workers Education in a Time of Social Fragmentation

Wednesday June 20th in Brooks G.16
Dr. David Cooper, Manchester Writing School
Creative Literary Geographies: Center Parcs & the Lake District, & the Mythologisation of Place

Seminars Spring Term 2018

Wednesday January 17th in Brooks Lecture Theatre 1: G.78
Mickey Vallee, Athabasca University, Canada
Intimacy in an Age of Ubiquitous Listening

Wednesday February 14th in Brooks G.16
Walter Gershon, Kent State University, USA
Sensing Scholarship: Sonic Methodologies for Social Justice Research with Vulnerable Populations

Monday February 26th in Brooks 2.12
Professor Jennifer Rowsell, Brock University
“This Documentary Actually Makes Welland Look Good”: A documentary film project with teenagers in Canada

Wednesday March 14th in Brooks G.16
Ricardo Nemirovsky, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Learning by Intertwining Mathematics/Body/Art/Materiality/Imagination