The 7th International Conference on Arts and Humanities 2020 was successfully held from 17th -18th September 2020 virtually under the theme “Imagination and Freedom”. The Conference Convener Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Co-Founder & Managing Director – The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka) put the welcome remarks. The conference was also addressed by Conference Chair Dr. Eldad Tsabary (Concordia University, Canada) and Co – Hosting Partners Mr. LI Siu Kit (Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong) and Associate Professor Dr.Tazul Izan Tajuddin (Dean, Faculty of Music, University Technology MARA, Malaysia)

KEYNOTE FORUM

The keynote speech titled “Creative Practice as Reflexivity in Action” was delivered by Dr Jennifer Wicks (Concordia University, Canada) and Dr Aileen Pugliese Castro (Concordia University, Canada) delivered the speech under the title “Seeing Beyond Wt haWe See”: The role Picture Book Illustrators Play in the Development of a Child’s Imagination””.

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JENNIFER WICKS


Department of Art Education
Concordia University,
Canada

Speech Title : “Creative Practice as Reflexivity in Action” 

aileen pugliese castro

AILEEN PUGLIESE CASTRO


Senior Lecturer, Department of Art Education
Concordia University,
Canada.

Speech Title: “Seeing beyond what we see”: The role picture book illustrators play in the development of a child’s imagination

PLENARY FORUM

The first plenary speech was delivered by Professor Steven J. Zani (American University of Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates) under the title “Romanticism, Modernism, and the History of Imaginative Expression in the West: “I’m No Art Critic, but I Know What I Hate” and Assoc. Professor Gabriela Pérez-Acosta (National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico) delivered the speech titled “What Can Neuroscience Tell Us About Musical Imagination?”. Dr Golam Sarwar Chowdhury (Notre Dame University, Bangladesh) delivered the speech titled “Literature Over the Centuries”.

Professor Steven J Zani

PROFESSOR STEVEN J ZANI


American University of Ras al Khaimah,
United Arab Emirates.

Speech Title : “Romanticism, Modernism, and the History of Imaginative Expression in the West: “I’m No Art Critic, But i Know What i Hate.”” 

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ASSOC. PROFESSOR GABRIELA PÉREZ-ACOSTA


Faculty of Music
National Autonomous University of Mexico,
Mexico.

Speech Title : “What can neuroscience tell us about musical imagination?” 

Prof. Golam Sarwar Chowdhury

PROF. GOLAM SARWAR CHOWDHURY


Notre Dame University,
Bangladesh

Speech Title : “Literature Over the Centuries” 

TECHNICAL SESSIONS

The conference consisted of ten (10) technical sessions under the following themes:

  1. Art and Mind
  2. Musical Imagination
  3. Imagination and Social Justice
  4. Imagination in Education I
  5. Imagination, Society, and Policy
  6. Story and Language
  7. Music and Culture I
  8. Imagination in Education II
  9. Music and Culture II
  10. Imagination, Art, Technology

FEATURED WORKSHOP

As a follow-up to the keynote presentation on “Seeing beyond what we see”: The role picture book illustrators play in the development of a child’s imagination””, this workshop was moderated by Dr Aileen Pugliese Castro (Concordia University, Canada). The interactive workshop provided the participants an opportunity to test their imagination as they reflect on their life history and the experiences that foster their imagination. Through a hands-on art making activity, participants were able to produce a paper book and illustrate their book exploring the possibilities of imagination.

aileen pugliese castro

AILEEN PUGLIESE CASTRO


Senior Lecturer, Department of Art Education
Concordia University,
Canada.

CLOSING REMARKS

The conference closing remarks were formally by Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Co-Founder & Managing Director – The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka).

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MR. ISANKA P. GAMAGE


(Co-Founder & Managing Director – The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM)),
Sri Lanka

PUBLICATION IN PROGRESS

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS


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All full papers sent for conference proceedings will be subjected to double-blind reviewing process and will be published electronically with an ISSN 2357-2744 in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

KnowEx Social Sciences
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Online ISSN ISSN 2705-9901 (Online)
Editor in Chief Prof. Siri Hettige
Publisher TIIKM Publishing

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The Social Science Journal

social science journalOnline ISSN ISSN 1873-5355
Editors Krista Lynn Minnotte, University of North Dakota
Daphne E. Pedersen, University of North Dakota
Publisher Taylor & Francis

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A Journal of Performance and Art

Online ISSN 2040-0934
Print ISSN 1537-9477
Editor in Chief Dr. Bonnie Marranca
Publisher MIT Press

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SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

  • Dr. António Costa Valente, Portugal
  • Prof. Dr. Zeynep ERDOGAN, Ankara University, Turkey
  • Dr. LI Siu Kit, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong
  • Dr. Anusha Jayasiri, University of Visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Mrudula Lakkaraju, Osmania University, India
  • Dr. Priyantha Udagedara, University of Visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka
  • Indrani Edirisooriya, University of Visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Ceren Karadeniz, Ankara University, Turkey
  • Dr. Margaret Thomas, Stella Maris College, India
  • Dr. S.A. Shanavas, University of Kerala, India
  • Dr. S. Anuzsiya, South Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. LEE Chi Kuen Martin, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong
  • Dr. K.P.L. Nishantha, Sabaragamuwa University, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. MIM. Jazeel, South Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Rose Mary A, University of Keral, India
  • Dr. Mangala Katugampola, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Prof. Ricardo Dal Farra, Concordia University, Canada
  • Dr. W. A. Premakumara Wickramasinghe, University of Visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka
  • Kamani Samarasinghe, University of Visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Lishanthi Wijewardene, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Ali Saberi, Iranian Researchers Network, Iran
  • Assoc. Prof. Aysem Yanar,Ankara University, Turkey
  • Dr. LI Kin Ling, Michelle, Caritas Institute of Higher Education,Hongkong
  • Dr. Chamba Nana, Institute of Fine Arts, Cameroon
  • Prof. Golam Sarwar Chowdhury, Notre Dame University, Bangladesh

ORGANIZERS AND PARTNERS

Co-hosting Partner

School of Humanities and Languages, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong"

School of Humanities and Languages, Caritas Institute of Higher Education,
Hong Kong

Co-hosting Partner

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Faculty of Fine Arts
Concordia University
Canada

Co-hosting Partner

faculty of music, universiti teknologi mara, malaysia

Faculty of Music
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Malaysia

Academic partner

School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia,
Malaysia

Academic Partner

ankara university conference on arts and humanitiesFaculty of Fine Arts
Ankara University
Turkey

Media Partner

GIBF media partner

GIBF

Organized By

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The International Institute of
Knowledge Management
(TIIKM)

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