Reconciliation and its Discontents: An inquiry into the politics of sympathy

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Event date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 18:00
Name of Organization: 
Indigenous Speakers Series
Contact Email: 
McNally Auditorium, Saint Mary's University, 923 Robie Street, Halifax
The Indigenous Speakers Series is back for a second year, and we're thrilled! We've added some new members to the organizing committee and have another great lineup of events. 
Last years inaugural series attracted nearly 700 people for six events, and we're pleased to build on the excitement from last year. 
This year's Series has received generous financial support from both the Office of the Vice-President Academic and Research at Saint Mary's University and the Office of the Vice-President Academic at Dalhousie University. 
Our first event features the world-renowned Mohawk theorist and academic, Dr. Audra Simpson, who'll be talking about and criticizing the ways in which "reconciliation" has been conceived by Canadian governments and institutions.
Indigenous Speakers Series 2015-2016
Organizing Committee
  • Dr. Val Marie Johnson (Criminology and Women & Gender Studies, SMU)
  • Dr. Darryl Leroux (Sociology and Atlantic Canada Studies, SMU)
  • Dr. Debbie Martin [Inuk] (Health & Human Performance, Dalhousie)
  • Kara Paul [Mi'kmaw] (Aboriginal Health Research Initiative, Dalhousie)
  • Dr. Carla Taunton (NSCAD)
  • Dr. Martha Walls (History, MSVU)
  • Brad Wuetherick [Red River Métis] (Centre for Teaching and Learning, Dalhousie)