The Geotechnical Politics of Ocean Frontiers: The Canadian North & the Indo-Pacific | An Interdisciplinary Workshop on Peace & Security

Friday, 28 April 2017 | 9am to 6:30pm | York University This workshop explores the politics of constructing ‘Peace’ and attaining ‘Security’ through interdisciplinary analytical frameworks of ‘Frontier Studies.’ The keynote address will be given by peace prize winning The Honourable Peggy Mason, former Canadian Ambassador and current President of the Rideau Institute. Investigating frontiers, […]

Canada Watch Spring 2017 - Canada: Homeland or Hostile Land?

We are proud to release this year's edition of Canada Watch "Canada: Homeland or Hostile Land?" This year's issue contains amazing works examining state oppression, critiquing Canadian multiculturalism, and analyzing the relationship between the Canadian state and 'outsiders.' The papers in this issue were written by the esteemed presenters from the 2016 Robarts Centre Annual Graduate […]

We are the Land: Jaime Black Artist Residency Opening Gathering

Winnipeg- based, Métis multidisciplinary artist Jaime Black will be introducing her week-long residency at WGSI (Women and Gender Studies Institute), University of Toronto. Co-produced by Dr. Karyn Recollet and Melissa Nesrallah, the residency which features the installations The REDress Project (2010) & Conversations with the Land (2016) explores the complexities of history, gender, place, identity and resistance through artistic mediums of photography, sculpture, […]

Event: The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair Public Lecture at York University

Annual Avie Bennett Historica Canada Public Lecture in Canadian History The annual Avie Benner Historica Canadian Public Lecture in Canadian History has announced this year's guest is the Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair, former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. The title of his talk is "Indigeneity, the World, and Canada." Date: Thursday, […]