Lecture

White Fragility: Why it's so hard to for white people to talk about racism book coverIn September, Professor Frankie Condon, who has conducted extensive research in anti-racism rhetoric and anti-racism pedagogy, will lead the discussion of Robin DiAngelo’s, White Fragility (2018), the New York Times bestseller that gained international prominence in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd in the US.

Indigenous dancers in front of colourful animals

Join Alumni Tracy Primeau, BA ‘98, in a discussion about Indigenous Business and Leadership. Tracy Primeau is a shift manager at Bruce Power, and also member of many  organizations – she is a member of the Board of Directors of Women in Nuclear Canada, Chair of the Women’s House Serving Bruce and Grey, Executive of the Kincardine Bulldogs Hockey Club and sits on two Municipality of Kincardine Council committees.  

Explorations of Asian identity, perceptions and belonging. May 25, 2021. 1 - 2:30 p.m. Virtual panel discussion.

In honour of Asian heritage month the President's Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART) invites you to attend Explorations of Asian Identity, Perceptions and Belonging. The event will feature a robust panel discussion that explores Asian-Canadian identity and anti-Asian racism, particularly in light of the rise in hate crimes over the past year.

Jordan Williams White Eye is a passionate and dedicated Father from Bkejwanong First Nation. He is an Anishinaabe (Ojibway, Pottawatomi and Lenape) Spiritual Advisor, Knowledge Keeper, Pipe Carrier and Sweat Lodge Conductor, and he is the Caretaker/Leader of the Anishinaabe Thunderbird Sundance of Ontario. 

Through songs, stories, film, photos and music videos, NOMAD will take you on the journey of the Canadian Inuit over the last several thousand years shedding light on some of the psychological and cultural impacts of rapid change in the North.

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Emily S. Huff, Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry, Michigan State University, will present: A holistic approach to monitoring abrupt environmental shifts in the Kluane Lake region.

As part of the Water Institute's Webinar Series: The Value of Water in Canada, Marian Weber, Chief Environmental Economist and Unit Head, BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategies presents: Water ecosystem service valuation for watershed security – information gaps and policy needs.