The Indigenous Speaker Series presents Sylvia McAdam (Saysewahum) citizen of the nêhiyaw Nation and co-founder of the Idle No More movement. She is a recipient of numerous awards and remains active in the global grassroots Indigenous-led resistance.
P. Whitney Lackenbauer will moderate a discussion between fellow historians Patrice Dutil, Daniel Heidt, Marcel Martel, Robert Wardhaugh and political scientist Jacqueline Krikorian, around the major political agreements, battles and conflicting visions that surrounded each province’s entry into Confederation between 1865 and 1949.
Along the way, they will discuss the success and failure of these many visions, describe how they shaped present-day politics, and evaluate whether - and how - we should celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary.
Released just over 1 year ago, the 7-volume report as well as the Calls to Action of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission in many ways focused on language. In this talk, Dr. Jane Griffith will share her research on English language instruction in Indian residential schools, revealing attempts at linguicide--what Andrea Bear Nicholas defines as killing a language, not (necessarily) the speaker. Dr.
Join us at the Social Impact Showcase, where we will be celebrating the recipients of the Social Impact Fund, and announcing the winners of the Big Ideas Challenge! Don't miss it!
Please register in advance for this free event.
Refreshments will be served...
The Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience (WISIR) is honoured to host Vanessa Andreotti, Canada Research Chair in Race, Inequalities and Global Change, University of British Columbia.
The St. Jerome’s University HeForShe Committee in conjunction with SJU’s Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies presents a lecture:
The Critical Media Lab (Dept. of English Language and Literature) is pleased to announce our annual exhibition. The show is entitled “=SUM(Things)”, and will feature a large number of media and data-based projects and installations from students, staff, community members, and various universities.
Faculty members from Arts are invited to join members of local businesses, larger corporations, and the non-profit sector at THE MUSEUM to begin a dialogue to address common questions, solve problems, and together, build products and services that will make a meaningful difference to people and economies in Canada and the world.
Gallery One + Two: St Marie φ Walker | The Re-Examined Life
A built-in feature of any belief is that you believe it to be true, whether it is or not. Examining the human experience through a collaborative process St Marie φ Walker scrutinize their own conscious perceptions of being-in-the-world through fervent dialogical conversations.
Join the second Beyond 60 | GradTalks event where doctoral students explore one research theme from interdisciplinary perspectives.