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Schedule 2016

Date: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18
Date Time Type Details Venue
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 1:30PM - 3:00PM RAP SESSION

Rap Session with Deputy Deans for Graduate Studies

OGSR Graduate Lounge
Activity: Rap Session with Deputy Deans for Graduate Studies – Faculties of Medical Sciences and Science and Technology
Overview: Graduate Students in the FMS and FST rap directly with their respective Deputy Deans.
Speakers: Professor Minerva Thame and Dr. Marcia Roye

Lawn adjacent to the Office of Graduate Studies and Research
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:00PM - 3:00PM INTERACTIVE SESSION

All will be moving with the Xbox Kinect filled with popular music.

School of Physical Therapy
Title: Dance Exercise!
Overview: All will be moving with the Xbox Kinect filled with popular music.
Meeting Point: Outside Lobby

FMS Teaching & Research Complex Exhibition Room
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:00PM POETRY CLASH

Competition featuring performance of original poetry by visiting poets and the wider UWI Community with cash prizes.

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Department of Literatures in English
Title: Poetry Clash 2016 Overview: Competition featuring performance of original
poetry by visiting poets and the wider UWI Community with cash prizes.

Faculty Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:00PM - 3:00PM FACULTY TOURS

Laboratory Tours

Department of Chemistry
Laboratory Tours
Overview: Potential clients/ investors will be given an opportunity to visit the labs which are capable of contract research / commercial testing.

Pesticide Research Lab, NMR & Central Analytical Lab
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:00PM POETRY CLASH

Department of Literatures in English

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Department of Literatures in English
Title: Poetry Clash 2016
Overview: Competition featuring performance of original poetry by  visiting poets and the wider UWI Community with cash prizes. 

Faculty Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:00PM POETRY CLASH

Poetry Clash 2016

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Department of Literatures in English
Title: Poetry Clash 2016
Overview: Competition featuring performance of original poetry by  visiting poets and the wider UWI Community with cash prizes.

Faculty Courtyard

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