A manifesto for creativity and connection in the face of corporate values in higher education that emphasize efficiency, productivity, competition, and regulation.
“We believe that we can combat stress and cynicism – while keeping ourselves alive – by promoting a pedagogy of pleasure. Such a notion has the additional attraction of being antithetical to corporate values” (35).
The FDC will host several book discussions on The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy by Maggie Berg & Barbara Seeber (U Toronto P 2016). 90 pages.
Sojourner Truth Library call # LB2331.B45 2016 and via
eBook: Slow Professor
Some copies available via the FDC (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dates & Times: Monday, September 11, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m
Friday, September 15, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, September 20, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Location: FDC 113 College Hall
To propose additional meeting times, please contact Sarah Wyman (email@example.com).