In conjunction with Waterloo Architecture’s 50th Anniversary lecture series and exhibition, several student initiatives will be hosting a lunchtime conversation series at the Design at Riverside gallery. Following the theme of Questioning the Canon, this conversation series invites alumni and guests to address the overarching question: In a world of unprecedented possibilities and unforeseen brutalities what can architectural education do?
On March 12, Lori Campbell, director of the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre, will be in conversation with Treaty Lands, Global Stories on practice in education. The event will be held at Design at Riverside gallery beginning at 12:30pm. Coffee and snacks will be available.
Lori Campbell is Nitāpihtākosisān, Métis: Nēhiyaw (Cree) and Scottish. Her relatives are from Treaty 6 territory in northern Saskatchewan. She holds undergraduate degrees in indigenous studies and psychology, a Master’s degree in adult education from First Nations University of Canada, and is currently working towards a PhD in social justice education at the University of Toronto.
Lori is the current director of the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre. She brings a background that includes a blend of student services, teaching, research and administration. Previous to her role as director, Lori lectured at the University of Regina, First Nations University of Canada, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic. She was the Coordinator of the Indigenous Students’ Centre and was awarded the Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development, in partnership with the United Nations University for her work in indigenization.
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