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Alice Pedersen presents "The Practices and Politics of Yoga"

Alice Pedersen

IAS faculty member Alice Pedersen attended the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education annual conference in San Jose, CA. This year's theme, "Radicalizing Contemplative Education: Compassion, Intersectionality, and Justice in Challenging Times" offered discussion and workshops on integrating social justice pedagogies with contemplative pedagogies. Pedersen presented ...

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Alice Pedersen at the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education Summer Institute

Alice Pedersen

IAS faculty member Alice Pedersen participated in the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education's Summer Session on Contemplative Learning, a one-week institute at Smith College in Northampton, MA. This year's theme focused on how to integrate contemplative pedagogy with social justice pedagogy. In particular, Pedersen focused on developing her course for the FYPP Discovery Core, The Politics and Practices of Yoga, which ...

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Alice Pedersen presents at the British Women Writers Conference

Alice Pedersen

IAS faculty member Alice Pedersen attended the British Women Writers Conference in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where she gave a talk entitled "What Tangled Skeins: Ann Radcliffe, Harriet Jacobs, and Genealogies of Feminist Writing," which explored the similarities between the British, 18th-century novelist Ann Radcliffe's scenes of maternal incarceration with ...

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Pedersen, Lambert, and Gustafson facilitate workshop at the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education national conference

photo of Pedersen, Gustafson, and Lambert

IAS faculty members Alice Pedersen, Amy Lambert, and Kristin Gustafson attended the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education national conference in Amherst, MA, where they facilitated a workshop entitled "Risk, Roles, Reflection in Contemplative Learning: Exploring via Liberating Structures." In the workshop, they reflected on the different ways their disciplines position them in relation with their objects of study, and ...

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"Contemplative Practice as Pedagogy" Research Interest Group Convenes at the Whiteley Center

photo of Pedersen, Gustafson, and Lambert

Members of the "Contemplative Practice as Pedagogy" Research Interest Group Alice PedersenKristin Gustafson, and Amy Lambert traveled to the Whiteley Center together in May as a culmination of the RIG's collaboration this year. They shared ...

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