Webinar: Creating & supporting a women and gender non-binary audio network

Fri. 27 Mar 2020

Webinar: Creating & supporting a women and gender non-binary audio network

Online

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  • Webinar: Creating & supporting a women and gender non-binary audio network
  • Fri. 27 Mar 2020
  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Free, booking essential
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A webinar on supporting learning in music technology using strategies derived from social psychology and education research.

This free event is aimed at anyone who is facilitating informal knowledge and skills-sharing workshops amongst girls, women and gender non-binary people. The webinar will explore strategies for supporting learning in music technology that draw on social psychology and education research.

Aims

To share and explore ‘Permission to Play’ Practice Principles: a social psychology approach to supporting learning and creativity within music technology.
To discuss issues relating to organising and delivering feminist sound collectives, with particular attention to the challenges and tensions around agency, institutional (Higher Education) positioning and support.
To share experience in music technology education.
• To share information about Yorkshire Sound Women Network and different types of collectives and organisations.
To facilitate networking and new contacts.

Content

• An introduction to the emergence, journey and current work of Yorkshire Sound Women Network.
• An introduction to diverse approaches for organising all women and gender non-binary interventions.
• A seminar on Permission to Play’ Practice Principles: a social psychology approach to supporting learning and creativity within music technology.

After the webinar you will receive a pack of resources, including further reading and a copy of the notes developed collectively during this session. As the webinar is designed to be interactive there are no more than 10 participants.

If you book and find that you cannot attend please notify us immediately so that we can ensure there aren’t any empty places.

Technical requirements

You need to make sure that Flash is ‘active’ in your browser. This workshop is delivered using Adobe Connect so you will be asked to click on a url taking you to our virtual seminar room (you will be sent a link nearer the time). You need a web camera and audio. If you have any difficulties email e.d.dobson@hud.ac.uk for a document that explains how to set this up.

Technical support

Please log in to this test area to check that Flash is working: http://uniconnect.hud.ac.uk/flashtest/

If you cannot activate Flash or have other technical issues, there are staff available to assist. Please email our team MHM.IT-AV.Techs@hud.ac.uk with details if you have any trouble getting set up. Do give them plenty of time though as they will not reply evenings or weekends.

Facilitator

The webinar will be facilitated by Liz Dobson, a co-founder and director of Yorkshire Sound Women Network. She has seen YSWN grow from a grassroots organisation to a Community Interest Company and understands some of the challenges faced by this process. Liz is also a music technology lecturer (since 1998) who has worked at Leeds College of Music and the University of Huddersfield. She has delivered YSWN workshops for girls and women, managed projects delivering music technology education for girls (11+), and has her own practice in modular synthesis. Her PhD is in Education and social psychology of creativity and learning music technology.

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