September 27 Welcome meeting
October 18 “Relational Teaching, Contemplative Practice, and Identities: Bridging Social Identities and Spiritual Practice When Racism Becomes a Force in the Classroom” (Katja Hahn D’Errico, Civic Engagement & Service Learning and Terrell James, Anthropology),
November 22 NOTE: Location is Old Chapel, “Music Learning as Contemplative Practice” (Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, Music & Dance)
December 13 “Librarians & Labyrinths: Take a Walk on the Winding Side” (Madeleine Charney, UMass Libraries)
Free, four-session course open to all students. You will learn the skill of mindfulness and build the habit of using it in your life on a regular basis. Beyond simply decreasing your stress, this course offers an approach for finding greater satisfaction in your daily life.
More than 46 hours of video recordings from the Mindfulness at Work Summit (June 2018). Access is for members of the Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group at UMass Amherst. Contact Madeleine Charney for user name and password (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fall 2018. One credit, pass/fail seminar class on mindfulness communication that will allow you to practice Insight Dialogue on Tuesdays 2:30pm-3:45pm, 102 French Hall. Open to Sustainable Food and Farming majors at present, but Professor John Gerber can override you into the class. Send him your SPIRE ID: email@example.com