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Thinking Spaces: Karamjeet Dhillon, “The Body as Knowledge Incubator: Creativity, Improvisation & Embodiment”

October 2, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Karamjeet Dhillon graphic for Thinking Spaces. Black and white photo of Dr. Dhillon wearing a scarf around her neck. Colourful squiggles and dots decorate the graphic. Thinking Spaces: The Body as Knowledge Incubator: Creativity, Improisation & Embodiment. Karamjeet Dhillon. Monday, October 2, 2 pm ET.

Thinking Spaces, “The Body as Knowledge Incubator: Creativity, Improvisation & Embodiment” is presented by Dr. Karamjeet Dhillon, RISE-R project manager at the Centre for School Mental Health at Western University and independent scholar, and takes place Monday, October 2 at 2pm ET. The talk includes a presentation followed by a guided Q&A and conversation period. 

For our fourth Thinking Spaces session, we are excited to welcome Dr. Karamjeet Dhillon. Join us on Monday October 2 2023, 2:00PM-3:30PM to listen to this award-winning scholar discuss and share ideas about embodied ways of sensing, knowing and being in the world. This talk takes place in-person in ImprovLab, University of Guelph. Registration is required to attend. Sign up now!

More about the speaker:

Dr. Dhillon keenly documents the nature of lived experience through sensory ethnography and post-intentionality phenomenology. Her arts-based approaches include visual research within the framework of physical activity. Moreover, her philosophical practices are identified at the intersections of inclusive inquiry through methodologies and pedagogies. She locates her work at the juncture of qualitative investigations, theoretical frameworks and applied research. She is passionate about researching real-world settings and working with underserved populations such as immigrants and refugees, 2SLGBTQIA+, global indigenous cultures and neuro-diverse populations. Dr. Dhillon has over a decade of experience in program evaluation, organizational change management, community curriculum programming and project development. She has actively supported local organizations to receive substantial grants to accomplish their important work.


October 2, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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