Symposium Agenda

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Symposium Schedule, Tucson, AZ (Symposium schedule at a glance 1 page, Full agenda with abstracts)

Friday, April 1, 2016 at the Aloft Hotel, 1900 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719. There is plenty of free parking at the Aloft Hotel, off of Speedway and also behind the Hotel.




5 to 6pm

Registration, greetings and welcome


6 to 7pm

Keynote speaker-Contemplative Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning in Higher Education by Dan Barbezat

Keynote address audio only .mp3 file 54 Minutes

7 to 8pm

Meet and Greet Mixer in collaboration with the American Academy of Religion Western Region Annual meeting





Saturday, April 2, 2016-All Saturday sessions take place at the Modern Languages Building, the Campus of the University of Arizona. The parking garages on campus are free on the weekends, the Second Street garage is closest to the Modern Languages Building. Campus map.




8 to 9am

Registration coffee etc


9 to 10am

Stuart Moody- The Mindful Ambassadors Program at the University of Arizona

Presentation .pdf

10 to 10:30



10:30 to 11:30

Alison Jameson- Mandala, Rangoli, Gahuli: The Uses of Ephemeral Art in Higher Education


11:30 to 1pm

Lunch-On your own


1:30 to 2:30

Bonnie Colby- Classroom-Meditation for Honors Students and Other Specialized Student Populations


2:30 to 3pm



3 to 4pm

Bonnie J. Eckard- Contemplation and Creativity

Presentation .pdf

4:15 to 5pm

Roundtable Discussion-State Wide Consortium Al Kaszniak-Wrap up