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Biography

Sarah Williamson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Development at the University of Huddersfield. She specialises in the arts and teacher education for the post-compulsory sector and teaches on undergraduate, postgraduate and Master’s level courses. In collaboration with partners including the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (HCMF), as part of her PGCE students’ training, Sarah has developed a series of ‘Pop-Up Art Schools’ which have offered temporary, exciting and informal creative experiences in communities, art galleries and schools. Sarah researches the transformative impact of the arts in professional education, and she has published and presented in the field of arts, society and education. She is an invited member of an international research team funded by 2 Canadian SSHRC grants to investigate and develop pedagogic and research practices in galleries and museums.

In 2018, Sarah was one of 6 lecturers shortlisted from UK universities for the Times Higher Education 'Most Innovative Teacher' award

Biography

Google Scholar Profile

https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?hl=en&user=1xQg560AAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate

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Research Output 2013 2019

  • 4 Chapter
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 2 Article
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Cabinets of Curiosities: Playing with Artefacts in Professional Teacher Education

Williamson, S., 2018, (Accepted/In press) The Power of Play in Higher Education: Creativity in Tertiary Learning. James, A. & Nerantzi, C. (eds.). 1st ed. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

artifact
teacher
creativity
education
resources

'Deeper, Quicker': Critical consciousness in the art gallery

Williamson, S. & Clover, D., May 2018, CASAE 2018 conference proceedings: Proceedings of the 37th CASAE/ACEEA Annual Conference. McGray, R. & Woloshyn, V. (eds.). Canadian Association for Studies in Adult Education (CASAE) , p. 259-263 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Art
Consciousness
Authority
Acceptance
Defiance

Feminist interrogations and creative teaching in art galleries and museums

Clover, D., Sanford, K., Taber, N. & Williamson, S., May 2018, Proceedings of the 37th CASAE/ACEEA Annual Conference. McGray, R. & Woloshyn, V. (eds.). Canadian Association for Studies in Adult Education (CASAE) , p. 36-41 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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museum
art
Teaching
adult educator
patriarchy

Pop-Up Art Schools and the ‘Carnivalesque'

Williamson, S., 2017, Informal Learning: Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities. Rutherford, S. (ed.). Nova Science Publishers Inc

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

art
creativity
school
informal learning
chaos

Activities 2017 2018

  • 3 Oral presentation

Seeing Beyond Belief: The Feminist Museum Hack as a Practice of Hope

Sarah Williamson (Speaker), Darlene Clover (Speaker)
18 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Times Higher Education LIVE World Summit Series

Sarah Williamson (Speaker)
29 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Witness/Eyewitness: Exploring the Transformative Potential of Photography to Develop an Inclusive View of the World and Society

Sarah Williamson (Speaker)
4 Jul 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation