I had a fantastic evening at the YorNight 2014 evening on 26th September, spending most of the evening listening to talks at the wonderful York Medical Society, slap bang in the middle of the city. 1,026 more words
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In his plenary address to the 2014 annual Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) called “Writing Program Faculty and Administrators as Public Intellectuals: Opportunities and Challenges.” Duane Roen encourages writing studies practitioners to consider taking on a more active role as public intellectuals. 841 more words
On Sunday 17th August, Thames 21 held the Love the Lea festival on Walthamstow Marshes to communicate and celebrate their work along the river.
As part of the festival, I held a day long public field recording workshop, where I worked with around 100 people – both children and adults – to make underwater recordings with hydrophones, and to talk generally about why and how we might want to record sound. 303 more words