What is interdisciplinarity?

York’s Division of Social Science is hosting a Roundtable on Interdisciplinarity this afternoon.

Participants are invited to share ideas about what interdisciplinarity means, how to do interdisciplinarity in teaching and research, and the challenges raised by doing interdisciplinary work.

This roundtable brings together a number of dedicated interdisciplinary scholars from different areas of study at York to address these important and timely questions. The audience is encouraged to participate.

Presenters are:
John Spencer, Chair of York’s Centre for Academic Writing;
George Fallis, economics professor, Division of Social Science;
Nalini Persram, professor of social & political thought, Division of Social Science;
Andrea Davis, humanities professor, coordinator of the Latin American & Caribbean Studies and associated with the Centre for Research on Latin America & the Caribbean and the Centre for the Study of Black Cultures in Canada;
Pablo Idahosa, coordinator of the African Studies Program, Division of Social Science;
Harriet Rosenberg, professor in the Health & Society Program, Division of Social Science.

The roundtable will take place today in the Faculty Lounge, Division of Social Science, S752 Ross, 2:15-4:30pm. Food and refreshments will be served. All members of the York community are welcome to attend.