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Indigeneity, Inclusion, and Equity Series

The Faculty of Education is committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive community. To support our mission of developing progressive, ethical, competent, and thoughtful leaders in education, and in response to the PICRDI and TRCTF Final Report, we established the Indigeneity, Inclusion and Equity Series (IIE). This ongoing series aims to provide resources, training, and spaces to share ideas and concerns around these issues for students, faculty, and staff.

To recognize our community’s commitment and participation, after five IIE workshops or lectures students, staff, and faculty are eligible to receive a Certificate of Participation. Please email rebecca.carnevale@queensu.ca with any questions.

Events


Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Task Force Report Information Session

Haley Cochrane from the Office of Indigenous Initiatives will be speaking about the role of her office as well as the “Yakwanastahentéha Aankenjigemi Extending the Rafters: Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force Final Report”. She will be discussing the report and its implications for faculty, staff, and students at Queen’s.

Date: Postponed until 2019
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Vernon Ready Room (A115), Duncan McArthur Hall (west campus)
This event is open to all.

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Orange shirt day - Truth and Reconciliation at Queen's

Ask Me Anything! Diversity and Inclusivity Roundtable

The newly formed Teacher Candidates of Colour (TCC) would like to invite you to our first official event, Ask Me Anything! Diversity and Inclusivity Roundtable. TCC is a group dedicated to informing teacher candidates on topics of culturally responsive teaching and providing a safe space for teacher candidates of colour. The roundtable provides students with the opportunity to literally ASK ANYTHING from unpacking situations during prac to creating safe and inclusive spaces for racial minorities.

Date: Monday, December 10th
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Room A241/242, Duncan McArthur Hall
This event is open to all.

Learn more about submit anonymous questions at:

Teacher Candidates of Colour Group 2018

Ghosted Legacies

In 1918, Queen’s University officially barred black students from enrolling in the Faculty of Medicine. The policy was in effect until 1965 and formally rescinded in 2018. For 100 years, the remarkable legacies of more than 50 black medical alumni who attended in the early part of the 20th Century were forgotten. Queen’s alumnus Edward Thomas presents his research examining the far-reaching consequences to our understanding of Black History at Queen’s.

Date: Tuesday, December 4th
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: A343, Duncan McArthur Hall (west campus)
This event is open to all.

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New Medical Building, Queen's University Archives photo

Enriching Your Students’ Experience: Practical Ways to Support Our EAL Learners

This workshop will explore strategies to support English as an Additional Language (EAL) Learners through the many challenges they face and to facilitate their successful inclusion in the classroom.

Date: Friday, November 23rd
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Mezzanine Classroom
This event is open to all.

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Intercultural Awareness

Participants will be introduced to basic concepts of intercultural learning, with an emphasis on gaining knowledge of one’s own cultural self and how we respond to difference as a means to understanding and appreciating the culture of others.

Date: Monday, November 19th
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Room A341
This event is open to all students.

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Concerning Intercultural – Toward more Competent Interactions

In this workshop, participants will examine their own cultural selves, be introduced to some of the dimensions of culture that define them (and others), as well as one theory of how we interact with cultural commonality and difference. They will apply what they have learned to some case studies, explaining the cultural elements and how those involved could interact in a more culturally competent way.

Date: Monday, November 12th
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room A341
This event is open to all.

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Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and transphobia in Canadian Catholic schools

Dr. Tonya Callaghan (University of Calgary) will present on her new book, Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and transphobia in Canadian Catholic schools.

Date: Wednesday, October 3rd
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Biosciences Auditorium, 116 Barrie Street (main campus)
This event is open to all.

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Dr. Tonya Callaghan (University of Calgary)