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Schedule 2016

Date: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18
Date Time Type Details Venue
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 12:00PM - 2:00PM SPEAKERS CORNER

Public Speaking students to deliver excerpt

Department of Language Linguistics and Philosophy
Title:
Speakers’ Corner
Overview: Public Speaking students to deliver excerpt from already presented speeches. Audience to be invited to make impromptu speeches on select topics 
Presenter: Caroline Dyche

Faculty Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 12:00PM - 12:45PM LIBRARY TOURS

Tour highlights key spaces, services

Guided Tour of the Main Library
Overview: Tour highlights key spaces, services and resources in the Main Library
Meeting point: The Catalogue Hall, Main Library, UWI Mona

UWI Mona Main Library
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 12:00PM - 12:45PM DAILY CONCERT

Lunch Hour Concert

Lunch Hour Concert

The Undercroft, Senate Building
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 12:30PM - 1:30PM INTERACTIVE SESSION

Graduate Student and Supervisor Relationships

OGSR Graduate Lounge
Activity: Graduate Student and Supervisor Relationships
Overview: An exploration of relationships between students and supervisors (best practices, challenges, solutions)
Speaker: Professor Denise Eldemire-Shearer/Professor Dale Webber

Lawn adjacent to the Office of Graduate Studies and Research
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 1:00PM - 2:00PM BOOK LAUNCH

Colour for Colour Skin for Skin: Marching with the Ancestral Spirits into War Oh at Morant Bay.

Department of Government
Department Book Launch Book
Title: Colour for Colour Skin for Skin: Marching with the Ancestral Spirits into War Oh at Morant Bay.
Author: Dr. Clinton Hutton
Overview: This book examines the social, economic, spiritual and ideological bases of the Morant Bay Uprising.

Department of Government Department Book Launch Book Title: Colour for Colour Skin for Skin: Marching with the Ancestral Spirits into War Oh at Morant Bay. Author: Dr. Clinton Hutton Overview: This book examines the social, economic, spiritual and ideolog
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 1:00PM - 2:00PM DEPARTMENT COURTYARD EXHIBIT

Writing for Stage and Screen

Department of Literatures in English
Title:
Writing for Stage and Screen
Overview: Staged readings of some of the best scripts from Amba Chevannes’  “Writing For the Stage & Screen” creative writing class.

Faculty Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM SEMINAR

The SPSW Derek Gordon Research Seminar

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work
The SPSW Derek Gordon Research Seminar - "Re-thinking
Caribbean Futures: Perspectives from the Social Sciences"
Overview: This seminar will feature a keynote presentation, art exhibition, and 3 panels exploring issues in regional development, research challenges, and the work of social scientists with people and communities.
Guest Speaker: Dr Honor Ford-Smith, Assistant Professor, Community Arts Practice, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada.
Guest Speaker's Presentation: Haunting Acts and Future Possibilities: Performing Caribbean Radical Imagination in the Present ”

UWI Regional Headquarters
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 1:00pm-2:30pm WORKSHOP

Plagiarism & EndNote

The UWI Library Workshop Series
Topic: Plagiarism & EndNote
Overview: Workshop on Plagiarism & EndNote for graduate students
Presenter: Mrs. Karlene Nelson, Librarian, Loan & Reference

UWI Mona Science Branch Library PGLC Computer Lab
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 1:00PM - 3:00PM LECTURE PRESENTATION

The lecture will focus on the barriers to gender

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Title: “Gender Equity in ICT”
Overview: The lecture will focus on the barriers to gender equality for women, youths, unattached males and persons with disabilities and the identification of strategies to increase opportunities and access to education, training, and employment in the ICT industry
Presenter: Miss Ayanna Samuels, Independent ICT for Development Consultant/Entrepreneur and Technology Policy Consultant.

Multi-functional Room, UWI Main Library
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 1:00PM - 3:00PM LECTURE PRESENTATION

“Gender Equity in ICT”

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Title: “Gender Equity in ICT”
Overview: The lecture will focus on the barriers to gender equality for women, youths, unattached males and persons with disabilities and the identification of strategies to increase opportunities and access to education, training, and employment in the ICT industry
Presenter: Miss Ayanna Samuels, Independent ICT for Development Consultant/Entrepreneur and Technology Policy Consultant. 

Multi-functional Room, UWI Main Library

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