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This workshop will provide you with some of the fundamentals in the interdisciplinary field of oral history. Participants will learn about an oral history approach to interviewing, ethics in research, and the many ways that oral histories are shared with the public. This workshop is strongly recommended to all new affiliates, as it is intended to present the methodology and ethics followed by our Centre.
In this talk, Sowparnika Balaswaminathan will juxtapose the intimate and the political in a particular ethnographic collection at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), and ask what narratives are made possible when ethnography is unanchored from its “culture area” setting.
- Lamine Barry (Statut pour les Guinéens)
- Sophie Toupin (Amandla! Radio)
- Stefan Christoff (CKUT Radio)
- Mohamed Barry (Statut pour les guinéens)
- Marisa Berry Méndez (Amnistie internationale Canada francophone)
Liz Howard and Juliane Okot Bitek will read from their work and participate in a discussion on new directions in Canadian writing and in the teaching of creative writing.
Liz Howard is a poet, editor, and educator. Her first collection, Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent, won the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize and was shortlisted for the 2015 Governor General's Award for Poetry. Her second collection, Letters in a Bruised Cosmos, was shortlisted for the 2022 Griffin Poetry Prize and the Trillium Poetry Prize. Note that capacity for this event is limited to 30. All are welcome. Please RVSP using the form.
Alison Karasz practicing clinical psychologist and Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School. A cultural-clinical psychologist and expert in qualitative and mixed methods, she conducts a research program on culture, health and mental health.
Fr. Anthony Chukwuemeka Atansi is a priest from Awka, Nigeria. His doctoral dissertation (KU Leuven, Belgium, 2020) is entitled "Christ, the Image of Social Transformation: Towards a Transformative Christology in the African Context". He was a Research Fellow at the Centre for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology of DePaul University, Chicago, USA. He currently serves as chaplain and interim director at the Newman Centre, and as ajdunct professor at the School of Religious Studies, McGill University.
Join us as we delve into the world of African Christian art and discover its power to inspire and connect people across cultures, traditions, and beliefs.
This talk focuses on the South Korean borderlands, along the Korean Demilitarized Zone, which has separated the two Koreas since the end of the Korean War (1950-53).
QUESCREN Lunch & Learn by Dr. Dorothy Williams Dîner-causerie QUESCREN de Dorothy Williams, Ph.D.
Marisa Casillas' research explores how cognitive and social processes shape the ways in which we learn, perceive, and produce language.
- Peter Dietsch (University of Victoria)
- Pablo Gilabert (Concordia University)
- Jan Kandiyali (Durham University)
- Martin O’Neill (University of York)
- Avia Pasternak (University of Toronto)
- Sabine Tsuruda (Queen’s University)
- Åsbjørn Melkevik (Queen’s University)
- Louis-Philippe Hodgson (York University)
- Will Roberts (McGill University)
- Eleni Schirmer (Concordia University)
- Sylvie Loriaux (Université Laval)
- Denise Celentano (Université de Montréal)
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