Engaging with Meditative Inquiry in Teaching, Learning, and Research

Engaging with Meditative Inquiry in Teaching, Learning, and Research

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A Free International Online Conference

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Day 1: August 16th 2022

Morning Sessions

  • Land Acknowledgement and welcome
  • 9 am to 9:20 am | Opening Remarks | Jacqueline Gahagan (VP associate research), Antony Card (Dean of Education), Alice Salt (Editor at Routledge);
  • 9:20 am to 10: 20 am | Talk on Meditative Inquiry and Artist’s Statement on Illustrating Meditative Inquiry | Ashwani Kumar, Adam Garry Podolski ;
  • Break
  • 10:30 to noon | Keynote Panel 1 | The Contributions of Meditative Inquiry to the Field of Education | Michael Corbett, Kent den Heyer, Lisa Merriweather, Jack Miller.

Afternoon Sessions

  • 1 pm to 2 pm | A Conversation on Meditative Inquiry | Ashwani Kumar and William Pinar ;
  • 2:10 pm to 3:40 pm | Journal Editors’ Panel Meditative Inquiry and Holistic and Alternative Education Theories and Practices | Paul Freedman and Laurel Tien (Holistic Education Review), Helen Lees (Other Education), Teresa Strong-Wilson (McGill Journal of Education), Carlo Ricci (Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning);
  • 3:50 pm to 5:20 pm | Holistic and Contemplative Education Scholar’s Panel | Ehaab Abdou, Alexandra Fidyk, Darlene St. George, Martin Morrison.

Day 2: August 17th 2022

Morning Sessions

  • 9 am to 10:20 am | Book Contributors’ Panel 1 | Reflection, Contemplation, and Meditative Inquiry | Adrian Downey, Christina Flemming, Chris McCaw and John Quay ;
  • Break
  • 10:30 am to noon | Book Contributors’ Panel 2 | Dialogue and Meditative Inquiry | Vikas Baniwal, Michael Cosgrove and Shannon Power, Krista Ritchi and Paul Stemmler, Rajean Willis and Laura Leslie.

Afternoon Sessions

  • 1 pm to 2:20 pm | Book Contributors’ Panel 3 | Diverse Cultural Perspectives and Meditative Inquiry | Susan Brigham, Diane Obed , David Sable ;
  • Break
  • 2:30 pm to 3:50 pm | Book Contributors’ Panel 4 | Structure, Consciousness, and Change | Nayha Acharya, Mohamed Kharbach, Debra Wells-Hopey ;
  • Break
  • 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Holistic Teachers’ Panel on Meditative Inquiry | Alexandra Barclay, Dawn Erley, Carolyn Prest, Jack Ward.

Day 3: August 18th 2022

Morning Sessions

  • 9 am to 10: 20 am | Panel on Meditative Inquiry and Teaching and Learning in Higher Education | Angie Kolen, Leigh-Ann Macfarlane, Suzanne Le-May Sheffield ;
  • Break
  • 10:30 am to 11:50 am | Keynote Panel 2 | Interdisciplinary Exploration of Meditative Inquiry | Balaganapathi Devarakonda, Michael Fischer, Kelly Resmer ;

Afternoon Sessions

  • 1 pm to 2:30 pm | Practitioners’ Panel on Meditative Inquiry | Laurie Cook, Lindsay Leighton, Stephanie MacDonald, Cassy Palmer, Neeraj Verma ;
  • 2:35 pm to 3:15 pm | Closing Remarks | Antony Card (Dean of Education), Scott MacMillan (Coordinator of the Teaching and Learning Centre), The Conference Organizing Committee: Bonnie Petersen, Iain MacLeod, Alexandra Barclay, Conference Chair: Ashwani Kumar.

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