The IFNTF Executive is delighted to announce the IFNTF Global Seminar Series providing an opportunity to; hear from the world’s award winning higher education teachers, to share pedagogy and research and join a global community of scholars.
IFNTF Third Seminar (19/20 May 2021)
Professor Elizabeth Wells and Professor Toni Roberts Mount Allison University, Canada will deliver the third talk in our seminar series:
“The Feminist Classroom”
When: 19th/20th May 2021
We have tried to identify a time for the seminar that is accessible to all our members around the globe as follows:
Time: 1 hour @ 19th May UK 8 PM | 19th May North America Eastern 3 PM | 20th May New Zealand 7 AM | 20th May Australian Eastern Daylight Time 5 AM
You can register to attend what is sure to be a fascinating 1 hour talk at this link:
The Feminist Classroom takes an intersectional approach to issues of gender/sex, sexuality, racialization, class, mental health and so on in the classroom. We consider how these social categories impacts students' experience of learning, engagement, and success. Exploring how learning is impacted by these social categories and how we can respond to them in practical ways in central to this session. The Feminist Classroom is a classroom committed to equality and inclusion, embracing diversity as central to the learning of all students in positive and impactful ways.
Elizabeth A. Wells completed her doctorate in musicology at the Eastman School of Music and is now Dean of Arts and Pickard-Bell Chair in Music at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick. Her book on West Side Story was published won the AMS Music in American Culture Award. She has won national teaching awards and has presented over 20 papers on pedagogy. Her research interests include Leonard Bernstein, musical theatre at mid-century, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.
Toni (Anthony) Roberts has been teaching for 20 years in PSE. Toni's educational background is diverse, ranging from Chemistry to Women's Studies. Toni currently teaches in both Sociology and Psychology and has a passion for teaching courses on structural inequality such as Sociology of Sex and Sexuality, Gender Relations, Queer Studies and Human Sexuality. Toni brings this commitment to addressing structural inequality to their classroom in various strategies that incorporate universal design, feminist principles and technological innovation.