Keynote speakers - Bodily learning 2021
Dr. Alfdaniels Mabingo, University of Auckland, New Zealand
«Kinaesthetic Sociality as a System of Indigenous Thinking, Knowing, Being and Becoming»
Dr. Mabingo is Lecturer of Dance at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, where he also conducted his PhD in dance studies. He has previously served as Assistant Lecturer in the department of Performing Arts and Film at Makerere University in Uganda, faculty in the Dance Education Program at New York University in the U.S and Visiting Lecturer at Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Jamaica.
Dr. Camilla Groth, University of South-Eastern Norway
«Knowing through hands in the field of arts and crafts.»
Dr. Groth is Associate Professor in Arts, Design and Crafts at the University of South-Eastern Norway. She has a background in ceramic crafts with a PhD from the Aalto University in Finland. Her research interests revolve around experiential and embodied knowledge and materiality.
Karl M. Newell
Professor Karl M. Newell, University of Georgia, U.S.
«Decomposing the Learning of Movement Forms: The Exemplar of the High Bar Longswing in Gymnastics»
Dr. Newell’s completed graduate degrees in Physical Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). He was Professor and Head of Kinesiology at UIUC and later Professor and the Marie Underhill Noll Chair in the Department of Kinesiology at The Pennsylvania State University, USA. His research interest is based in human movement, specifically motor learning, motor control and motor development. Dr. Newell was an early investigator of the dynamical systems approach to human movement and has an extensive career record of publications. He is particularly well known for a 1986 paper ‘Constraints on the development of coordination’.