Center for Faculty Innovation

Disability and Bioethics Faculty Roundtable

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Location:  Rose Library room 5211; lunch will be provided at 12. If you plan to attend, and would like to join us for lunch, please register on or before Monday, March 25.

This event is offered as part of Disability Awareness Week.


Join Dr. Alex Lubet to explore the implications of disability studies and bioethics in teaching.  In addition to his position as Professor of Music at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Lubet is an affiliate faculty member in the U of M’s Center for Bioethics, where he offers courses in “Disability Ethics” and “Music, Disability, and Society.”

Facilitator: Alex Lubet, Ph.D., School of Music, University of Minnesota.

Partner/Sponsor: Office of Disability Services.

Faculty participants will make progress toward this program outcome:

  • Understanding the implications of disability studies and bioethics in teaching.

Faculty participants will make progress toward these teaching outcomes:

  • Appreciating pedagogy—the art and science of teaching and learning--as a significant higher education endeavor;
  • Identifying factors that influence pedagogical choices.

We want this program to be welcoming, accessible, and inclusive for all of our participants. Please reach out to us at cfi@jmu.edu or (568-4846) with any considerations (e.g., disability, wellness, cultural, dietary, etc.) you want us to know about.

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