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Arthur Frank & Harry Lafond, Theology in the City Public Lecture

Exploring the power of oral storytelling

DATE & TIME
Friday, September 30, 2022
6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Registration is closed

SPEAKER(S)

Arthur Frank, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Calgary; Harry Lafond, Indigenous Education Scholar, St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan

COST

This event is free

WHERE

F. C. Smith Building
7141 Sherbrooke W.
Loyola Chapel

Room 110

WHEEL CHAIR ACCESSIBLE

No

Harry Lafond, on the left, stands in front of a gray background. He wears a black leather jacket over a burnt orange button-up t-shirt. He has short brown hair. Arthur Frank, on the right, is outside with plants and grass in the background. He wears a navy blue sweater over a collared shirt and wears wire-rimmed glasses. He has gray hair. From L to R: Harry Lafond, Indigenous Education Scholar, St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan; Arthur Frank, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Calgary

Arthur Frank is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Calgary. In "Stories, Generations, and Choices," Frank will share five stories, showing different relationships between stories, those who tell them, and those who decide how to listen.

Harry Lafond is an Indigenous Education Scholar at the University of Saskatchewan. In "achimowina: Today," Lafond discusses the importance of oral storytelling and what it can teach us about Canadian settler society and the potential for reconciliation.


This event is part of:

Legacy: Wisdom, Experience, Knowledge

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