An Event of the Diversity Lunch Talk Series
Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Time: 11:30AM to 1:00PM
Location: Campus Center 917
- Become more familiar with the Autism Spectrum and Neurodiversity in academia.
- Explore the benefits of critical and creative interdisciplinarity and dialogism in teaching and learning.
- Gain more complex and empathic views of intersectional identities, especially regarding invisible or less visible differences
Presenter Information: Anne Ciecko, Ph.D., is an interdisciplinary educator, researcher, writer, curator, and advocate. An Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, she is also a core faculty member in the Interdepartmental Film Studies Program and director of the interdisciplinary Graduate Film certificate. She is also the founder of Neurodiversity University, an extra-institutional initiative to promote awareness and appreciation of invisible and less visible difference in academia and beyond.
This event is part of the monthly Diversity Lunch Talks offered by The Institute for Teaching Excellence & Faculty Development (TEFD) through its Diversity & Inclusive Teaching Professional Development Series.
More information on Diversity Lunch Talks offered by TEFD