Event Archive

Activity, Care & Well-being, Discussion, Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative, Humans in a More Than Human World
2:00-3:00pm CST Thursday, November 19, 2020 Online

The Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative is developing conversations around topics of common interest across disciplines and professions to respond to challenges related to health and well-being. This discussion, open to those interested, will focus on Climate & Health.

This is space is offered to help identify research opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration; learn about existing work; develop partnerships; and share resources.

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvf-moqDoiHNasG2ciffbmEYG7q8ZTl029

The Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative is a developing platform to:
Create connections across professionals and among researchers around affinities within the realm of health and wellness;
Connect researchers to funding opportunities around health and wellness; and
Offer a platform for collaboration around existing and emerging health-related challenges.

Activity, Care & Well-being, Discussion
12:00-1:00pm CST Thursday, November 19, 2020 Online
Hosted by The Commons, the IPSR Center for Compassionate and Sustainable Communities, and the Spencer Museum of Art; with support from the Environmental Studies Program, the Center for Teaching Excellence, and the Center for Faculty Development and Mentoring

This session features the work of artist Jill Downen, an associate professor of sculpture at the Kansas City Art Institute. Her current series, Speak Truth, interrogates the notion of ‘truth’ in 2020 and invites participants to offer sound clips of their personal truths. Downen creates original works on paper with these data, building a collaborative body of work, informed by many and diverse perspectives. Session attendees will consider personal truths and have a chance to discuss them in concert with voices shared through Downen’s series.

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEtf-CurTIvEtcO85SK4Xp6htYsSzGNWbPe

Care & Well-being, Discussion, Faculty Event, Graduate Student Event, Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative
12:00-1:00pm CST Friday, November 13, 2020 Online

The Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative is developing conversations around topics of common interest across disciplines and professions to respond to challenges related to health and well-being. This discussion, open to those interested, will focus on Climate & Health.

This is space is offered to help identify research opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration; learn about existing work; develop partnerships; and share resources.

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtdeqtrT4rGtWPEiPGrjcN69KBy9v3Wa7e

The Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative is a developing platform to:
Create connections across professionals and among researchers around affinities within the realm of health and wellness;
Connect researchers to funding opportunities around health and wellness; and
Offer a platform for collaboration around existing and emerging health-related challenges.

Activity, Care & Well-being, Discussion
12:00-1:00pm CST Thursday, November 12, 2020 Online
Hosted by The Commons, the IPSR Center for Compassionate and Sustainable Communities, and the Spencer Museum of Art; with support from the Environmental Studies Program, the Center for Teaching Excellence, and the Center for Faculty Development and Mentoring

This session features an opportunity to create an action plan for developing a climate of care. Led by Mary Fry, Professor in the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences, in the School of Education and Human Sciences, this session is an extension of Dr. Fry’s presentation from Oct. 29. Participants will have a chance to consider spaces in their lives where they can employ these strategies to foster positive growth and make a plan. It is not necessary for you to have attended Oct. 29.

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEtf-CurTIvEtcO85SK4Xp6htYsSzGNWbPe

Discussion, Faculty Event, Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative
12:00-1:00pm CST Friday, November 6, 2020 Online
Presented by the Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative

Led by Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and professor of Special Education, Kathleen Lane and Human Research Protection Program Administrator, Alyssa Haase

Learn about IRB protocols and procedures across disciplines. This session will provide context and tools for researchers working with human subjects and will introduce KU resources for ensuring compliance and approval.

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpduGrqD8sE92x597rWUe6aC3dwtMykNMO

Care & Well-being, Discussion
12:00-1:00pm CST Thursday, November 5, 2020 Online
Hosted by The Commons, the IPSR Center for Compassionate and Sustainable Communities, and the Spencer Museum of Art; with support from the Environmental Studies Program, the Center for Teaching Excellence, and the Center for Faculty Development and Mentoring

We’re holding space for a community check-in. This time is set aside for open discussion, related to the well-being and care of ourselves and the community.

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEtf-CurTIvEtcO85SK4Xp6htYsSzGNWbPe

Care & Well-being, Discussion, Faculty Event, Graduate Student Event, Undergraduate Student Event
12:00-1:00pm CDT Thursday, October 29, 2020 Online
Hosted by The Commons, the IPSR Center for Compassionate and Sustainable Communities, and the Spencer Museum of Art; with support from the Environmental Studies Program, the Center for Teaching Excellence, and the Center for Faculty Development and Mentoring

This session features a presentation by Mary Fry, Professor in the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences, in the School of Education and Human Sciences. Dr Fry’s work focuses on 1) helping coaches and fitness professionals  create a caring and task-involving physical-activity environment, and 2) examining the social, psychological, and physical benefits that occur when individuals experience this climate. Participants will have a chance to consider spaces in their lives where they can employ these strategies to foster positive growth.

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEtf-CurTIvEtcO85SK4Xp6htYsSzGNWbPe

Faculty Event, Red Hot Research, Research Communication
4:00-5:00pm CDT Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Online

Red Hot Research is intended to bring together scholars from all disciplines, to reveal overlaps and connections across areas of interesting and methodological approaches. The format of these sessions is inspired by Pecha Kucha, which features short, slide-based talks that introduce audiences to a topic. Each installment features researchers, speaking for six minutes each. Audience members are encouraged to connect with the speakers (and each other) during breaks. We hope that through these sessions, the University will have a venue for cross-disciplinary partnering and exploration. 

This session is presented as part of a series of events the University of Kansas has planned to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and invited guest, internationally recognized disability rights leader and activist, Judith Heumann.

Presenters:
Nilou Vakil, Architecture, Visually Impaired, Learning Spaces, Sensory, Participatory Design
Jean Hall, Applied Behavioral Science / Institute for Health and Disability Policy Studies, Language, Person First, Identity First, Disability Pride
Ray Pence, American Studies, Multiple Sclerosis, Intersectionality, Episodic Disability, Comedy, Performance
Ken Fischer, Mechanical Engineering / Bioengineering, Assistive Devices, Enabling Independence, Improving Access
Evan Dean, KU Center on Developmental Disabilities, Supporting Decision Making, Self-Determination, Disability

Emcee: Dot Nary, Research and Training Center on Independent Living

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqdOuopzopE9eJ1JrPWoe8AhkLD_DICI2U

Public Event
12:00-1:00pm CDT Tuesday, October 13, 2020, Tuesday, October 20, 2020, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Online / By Phone
Hosted by The Commons, the Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity, the Center for Service Learning, the KU Libraries, the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and the Douglas County Clerk’s Office

Civic Engagement Office Hours offers a weekly opportunity to get answers to your questions about the 2020 General Election in Douglas County.

Curious to learn how you can help?
Seeking clarification on the process?
Wanting information to share with others?
Looking for a reliable source for information?
Wondering how things will be different this year?

These sessions offer a weekly Zoom drop-in space for questions about local voting procedures this year. Questions can be posed to Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew. KU staff members will assist as needed to help provide credible sources and answers so that our communities can vote confidently and safely.

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMsc-qhpj8sH9OQdfSlHcBEPjdu9zat1INn

Faculty Event, Red Hot Research, Research Communication
4:00-5:00pm Friday, October 23, 2020 The Commons

Red Hot Research is intended to bring together scholars from all disciplines, to reveal overlaps and connections across areas of interesting and methodological approaches. The format of these sessions is inspired by Pecha Kucha, which features short, slide-based talks that introduce audiences to a topic. Each installment features researchers, speaking for six minutes each. Audience members are encouraged to connect with the speakers (and each other) during breaks. We hope that through these sessions, the University will have a venue for cross-disciplinary partnering and exploration.  

Presenters:

Rene Jamison, Center for Child Health and Development, KU Medical Center - Pediatrics, Gender, Autism, Disparity, Social-Emotional Health
Ever Josue Figueroa, Journalism & Mass Communications, E-sports, Sports Media, and Video Games
Marta Vicente, History / Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Transgender, Confessions, Sex, Gender, Medicine, Law
Sarah Gross, Visual Art, Visual Art, Ceramics, Sculpture
Darci Fulcher, Theatre & Dance, Consensual Creation, Embodied Performance in Film & Theatre

Emcee: Katie Rhine, African and African-American Studies / Geography & Atmospheric Science

Register here: https://kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ofuigqDMsH9Txx2BXnfHIg5OIwBHpb5PP

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