The Caged Bird

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Was very taken by this from Joel Saarda, writing about his inspiration for photography as part of Week 2, Interdisciplinary. Joel was referring to Maya Angelou’s “Caged Bird” from Shaker, Why Don’t You Sing? in the Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou (Random House Inc., 1994) “I also see the photographer as a caged bird. One who desperately wishes to convey something, freely share their song …

Interdisciplinarity

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The theme of Week Two is close to my heart, as I am Visiting Professor at the Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre of Excellence for Teaching and Learning (IDEA CETL) at the University of Leeds. In 1985, I was also one of Procter & Gamble’s first General Managers leading a multinational team across Europe, which included multiple disciplines – marketing, finance, manufacturing, …