Canada Seminar

Oct 20

Canada Seminar

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Belfer Case Study Room, S020

"Are the Negotiations for a Global Climate Change Agreement Stalled? If So, What Can Be Done?"

Speaker:

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Member of Parliament, Canada.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

Oct 16

Canada Seminar

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

"Sanitizing Montreal: Cleaning up the 'City of Sin' in the 1960s"

Speaker:

Will Straw, Professor and Chair, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
canada@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-3671

Apr 21

Canada Seminar

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Room 4

"Canadian Poetry Quartet"

Speakers:

Jan Zwicky, Poet.

Roo Borson, Poet.

Joseph Clifton, Poet.

George Elliott Clarke, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program. E.J. Pratt Professor of Canadian Literature, Department of English, University of Toronto.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

Apr 14

Canada Seminar

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

"Feminism in Black and White: A Canadian Conversation"

Speakers:

Jackie Barkley, Community Organizer.

Sylvia Hamilton, Filmmaker and Writer.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

Apr 16

Canada Program Special Seminar

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

"From the Maple Spring to the Charter of Values: Quebec Politics in an Age of Cynicism and Hope"

Speaker:

Ethan Cox, Journalist and Political Analyst.

Chair:

Jacob Remes, William Lyon Mackenzie King Research Fellow, Canada Program. Assistant Professor of Public Affairs and History, State University of New York, Empire State College.

A light lunch will be available - please RSVP to Professor Remes at Jremes@wcfia.harvard.edu.

Mar 31

Canada Seminar

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

"From Urban Renewal to Negro Removal to Vancouverism: Hogan's Alley and the Legacy of the Black Community of Vancouver's East End"

Speaker:

Wayde Compton, Author.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
canada@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-3671

Mar 03

Canada Seminar

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

"Striving for Freedom: The Black Nova Scotian Struggle and Ideas of Self-Determination—A Contribution to Pan Africanism"

Speaker:

Isaac Saney, Professor of History, Dalhousie University and Saint Mary's University.

"Twenty Feet from Stardom: Observing the 1960s Black Revolution in Nova Scotia"

Speaker:

James Walker, Professor of History, University of Waterloo.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
canada@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-3671

Mar 10

Canada Seminar

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

"Memento Mori: Writing against the Dead Queer Stereotype in Monoceros, a Novel about Suicide"

Speaker:

Suzette Mayr, Author; Instructor of Creative Writing, University of Calgary.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
canada@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-3671

Feb 24

Canada Seminar

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

"The (Revolving) Door of No Return: Memory, Migration, and Magical Thinking"

Speaker:

Zetta Elliott, Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, Borough of Manhattan Community College.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
canada@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-3671

Feb 10

Canada Seminar

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Belfer Case Study Room (S020)

"A Discussion: Africville"

Speaker:

George Boyd, Playwright and Journalist.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
canada@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-3671

Dec 02

Canada Seminar

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Thompson Reading Room

"Why Not an 'African-Canadian' Epic? Lessons from Pound, Pratt, and Walcott"

Speaker:

George Elliott Clarke, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, WCFIA Canada Program; E. J. Pratt Professor of Literature, University of Toronto.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
canada@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-3671

Nov 19

Canada Seminar

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S030

"The Defining Characteristics of Leadership"

Speaker:

Dalton McGuinty, Politician, Lawyer, and Former Premier of Ontario.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
canada@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-3671

Nov 18

Canada Seminar

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

"Readings from 'Beauty and Sadness' and 'A'"

Speaker:

Andre Alexis, Author.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
canada@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-3671

Nov 04

Canada Seminar

11:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K450

"Combating the Tragic Flaw in Global Governance, Human Rights and International Law: Canada and the Canadian Champions"

Speaker:

Errol Mendes, Lawyer, Author, Professor.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
canada@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-3671

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