Well-known Franco-Ontarian journalist Chantal Hébert has graciously agreed to give the 2017 Bronfman lecture, a prestigious annual lectureship organized by the Institute of Canadian and Aboriginal Studies. The event will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017, in the evening. Hébert will make her speech in French, and will take questions from the audience in both English and French. Hébert is expected to speak on some aspect of her speciality, the dynamics of politics in Canada, as is only fitting in light of this year’s marking of the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation.
The Indigenous Studies Program at McGill University is seeking applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Researcher. The position is designed to contribute to McGill University’s commitment to increasing the presence of Indigenous faculty, staff, and students on campus in addition to expanding its Indigenous content and student mentoring.
Review of applications will begin May, 26 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
Emma Anderson, the director of the Institute of Canadian and Aboriginal Studies (ICAS), talked about First Nations culture and discussed the accomplishments of the year by making a return on key events. Click here for the online version.
At Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation, we need to discover a new way of talking, thinking and acting together so that Canada’s religious diversity can become a resource for our collective advancement. This conference will build on years of experience in interfaith and religious-secular dialogue to convene a range of fresh perspectives that will help us to think about how to build our whole society and promote a more active Canadian citizenry.