Jan Sellers

Labyrinth Papers and Presentations

2017 “Hidden Treasures: Chapters about Labyrinths, in “Non-Labyrinth” Books” in Caerdroia 46. A PDF and supplement to this paper is available here.

2013 Workshop at Happenings and Knowledge Promenades: Working Cross Discipline. Arts University Bournemouth/Higher Education Academy. 17 December. http://aub.ac.uk/news/hea-workshop/

2013 Labyrinths and Learning. Presentation, Writtle Learning and Teaching Conference, Writtle College, 16 July.

2013 Contemplative Teaching, Contemplative Learning: A SEDA Day School (Staff and Educational Development Association) in collaboration with the University of Westminster. Guest speaker: Introducing the labyrinth as a contemplative resource for students and staff.  University of Westminster, London. 7 June.

2013 The Labyrinth in Britain, Past to Present: A Labyrinth Society event. Guest speaker, discussing the growing use of labyrinths in educational settings. Quiet View, Kingston, Canterbury, 25 May.

2013 MultipliCities. Cass Business School/MotiRoti. Guest speaker, exploring themes of walking, the city, the labyrinth and learning. March – April.

2012 Conference paper and labyrinth installation at: The Cave of the Heart: Contemplation, Mindfulness and Social Renewal. Conference. InSpiRe: Centre for Initiatives in Spirituality and Reconciliation, St. Mary’s College, Twickenham, Surrey. 29-30 June.

2012 ‘Supporting Student Transition: A labyrinth journey’. Workshop. SEDA Spring Teaching, Learning and Assessment Conference, Chester. 18 May. www.seda.ac.uk/resources/files/20_Sellers.pdf

2012 ‘Exploring the Labyrinth’. Workshop on behalf of the Retreat Association, Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmingham. 19 July.

2011. ‘Discovering the Labyrinth’. Workshop. Association for University and College Counselling, Annual Conference, Stone, Staffordshire. 24 June.

2011. ‘The Labyrinth: A pathway for our times’. Public lecture (guest speaker). St Giles Cripplegate Church, Barbican, City of London. 20 April.

2011. ‘Quiet Space: The labyrinth as a resource for student development’. Workshop and conference labyrinth installation, Student Lifewide Development Symposium, Aston University, Birmingham. Surrey Centre for Excellence in Professional Training/Centre for Recording Achievement. 1 March.

2010. ‘The Labyrinth: A reflective journey’. Paper and conference labyrinth installation. Higher Education Academy, Annual Conference, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield. (National Teaching Fellows’ strand). 22 June.

2010. ‘Teaching and Learning with the Labyrinth’. Poster and conference labyrinth installation. Association for Learning Development in Higher Education, 7th Annual Conference, Nottingham Trent University. 29-31 March. Video: www.aldinhe.ac.uk/symposium10

2009. ‘Walking the Labyrinth’. Workshop. Art, Design and Media Learning and Teaching Creative Practice, HEA-ADM Subject Centre: Learning and Teaching Day. Southampton Solent University Conference Centre. 9 July.

2009. ‘The Labyrinth as Journey’. Workshop with Patricia Debney. National Association of Writers in Education, Conference. Chilworth Manor, Southampton. 13-15 November.

2009. ‘Walking the Labyrinth: Exploring ways forward. Workshop and conference labyrinth installation, Middlesex University: The Dynamics of Difference, Learning and Teaching Conference. 1 July.

2009. ‘Quiet Time, Quiet Space: Use of the labyrinth to foster reflection’. Poster and workshop at: Association for Learning Development in Higher Education, Annual Conference, Bournemouth University.

2008. ‘At the Heart of the Labyrinth: Reflecting on our values’. Workshop and conference labyrinth installation. 13th Annual SEDA Conference, Aston University, Birmingham, 18-19 November.

2008: ‘Time and Space for Reflection: Bringing a Labyrinth to the University of Kent’. Poster. Learning Development in Higher Education Network Symposium, University of Bradford, March 17-18.