It is the time of the year for our UWAS course 'Film, Work and Labour'. It is a University-wide Art Studies course we run for the second time with two of my colleagues. The approach is interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary or 'post-disciplinary' as the UWAS slogan states. UWAS courses can have a good mix of students … Continue reading Transdisciplinarity, me and my anchors
I started teaching when working on my doctoral dissertation. Teaching is one form of academic work that has thaught me a lot about myself and others.
The invisible side of teaching
My teaching for this autumn kicked off in early September. It was as great and thrilling as I suspected. In fact, I too had a dream the night before the first session. In my dream I was teaching but failing terribly and not being able to stick to my plan. The next day I was … Continue reading The invisible side of teaching
My (almost) reading pause for a week
I tried out a reading pause for one week, inspired by Julia Cameron and the Artist’s Way. For me a reading pause concerned anything I read for leisure, for instance newspapers, magazines, social media and online content. What did I do then? I spent time with family and friends, took photos, listened to music, kept … Continue reading My (almost) reading pause for a week
I went to School last Saturday
I went to School last Saturday and it was fun! The peer-learning festival was situated in an old hospital Lapinlahden sairaala (hospital) which was the first psychiatric hospital in Finland. A lovely spot despite the cultural connotation. The School had openly invited teachers from different domains. For instance flamenco, longboarding, doing things wrong, creative writing, recycling, making boots, … Continue reading I went to School last Saturday