"Everyday Transgressions: Domestic Workers’ Transnational Challenge to International Labor Law"
Adelle Blackett, Professor of Law and Canada Research Chair in Transnational Labour Law and Development, Faculty of Law, McGill University.
Ronald Niezen, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program. Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy, Faculties of Law and of Arts, McGill University.
Doris and Ted Lee Gathering Room (Room SO30), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street
Film Screening: Colonization Road
In conversation with Ryan McMahon, Anishinaabe comedian, writer, media maker, and community activator. With Charmaine Nelson, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program. Professor of Art History, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University and Eli Nelson, Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University.
"The Canadian Model of Diversity: Contemporary Challenges and Opportunities"
Canadian society has several aspects that make study of it crucial to understanding global challenges in the twenty-first century. These include migration issues, religious diversity, and the struggle of Aboriginal peoples and minority nations in quest for recognition. The aim of this conference is to analyze the Canadian experience through all its diversity, and to emphasize the decisive contributions of Canadian scholars in these different fields.
Please visit the conference website for additional details including the schedule and full list of speakers.
Paul May, William Lyon Mackenzie King Postdoctoral Fellow, Canada Program. PhD, Political Science, Écoles des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris.
Michèle Lamont, Center Director; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion. Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies; Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Departments of Sociology and African and African American Studies, Harvard University.