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Canadian Studies Graduate Affiliate Presents at Horizon House Retirement Home
Monday March 3, 2014
Ross Coen, Ph.D Student, Department of History
Canadian Studies Center
Ross Coen, Ph.D Student from the Department of History will lecture, "Alaska Oil Development and Canadian Sovereignty in the Arctic, 1968-1971" to the audience of Horizon House, a retirement home. The event is centered around the topic of international significance. To learn more about this event, please contact Joan Lawson at email@example.com.
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The Right to be Cold - Climate in Canada
Tuesday March 11, 2014
Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Former Chair, Inuit Circumpolar Conference
The Graduate School, UW Alumni Association, College of the Environment, Canadian Studies Center at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Polar Science Center at the Applied Physics Laboratory, Quaternary Research Center, Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, Department of American Indian Studies, Department of Communication, School of Art Photomedia Department
Kane Hall 130
Future of Ice Lecture Series
Climate change isn’t just about science and politics; it directly impacts the Inuit, whose culture is intertwined with Arctic’s environment. Sheila Watt-Cloutier will share the human story of the Arctic communities and their journeys through rapid change on the way to long-term sustainability.return to top
Teaching Canada, Civil Rights and the Common Good
Friday March 14, 2014 to Sunday March 16, 2014
Paulette Thompson, K-12 STUDY CANADA Teacher Associate
Canadian Studies Center, Washington State Council for Social Studies, and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Lake Chelan Leadership Retreat, Campbell's Resort and Conference Center
When Canadian local and national issues turn into global ones, they become teaching moments. Taking an integrated approach using Canadian literature and multimedia as text, we will examine and discuss the creation of "The Great Black North" from Africville in Nova Scotia to Hogan's Alley in Vancouver, B.C. Then we'll move on to the indigenous "Idle No More" movement that started a year ago and is spreading around the world. With keynote speakers, Dr. John Stokes who will describe being a plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education case and Dr. Errol Alexander who will share his personal experience in the Civil Rights Movement.
Paulette Thompson, a K-12 STUDY CANADA Teacher-Associate and Humanities (Social Studies and English Language Arts) and World Languages teacher at the Ida B. Wells School for Social Justice, a public high school on the UW-Seattle campus. The specific Date/Location/Time will be posted when the conference program is available. See below for further details.
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