The 100th Anniversary of the founding of St. Thomas University presents an occasion to take stock and look forward at the issues and challenges that Liberal Arts Universities and Colleges will encounter over the next 100 years.
Abstract submissions are invited for an academic paper, poster or experiential workshop. Proposals from students are welcome. Please submit abstracts by November 1, 2009
Submissions are invited on diverse topics related to the conference theme, such as:
1. Corporatization on campus-- a problem for the Liberal Arts?
2. Rationalization, degradation and prospects of public funding for the Liberal Arts.
3. Students at stake-- participation, governance and the commoditization of learning.
4. Diversity, Inclusivity and changes in the student body
5. Shaping the Liberal Arts curriculum.
6. Professional education and the Liberal Arts.
7. Ideals and realities of academic freedom in the Liberal Arts tradition.
8. What place for the Liberal Arts in a global environment?
9. Labouring in the academy-- unionization and the Liberal Arts campus.
10. Religious traditions-- what role on the Liberal Arts campus?
11. The place of research in the Liberal Arts
12. Fine Arts and the Liberal Arts
Dr. John Coates
St Thomas University
Department of Social Work
Brian Mulroney Hall
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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