February 10th 9:30am – 2:30pm
Exploring Academic Careers with Indigenous Scholars at SFU Harbour Centre in Room (HC 2205)
Are you interested in learning more about how to plan for various academic roles and career pathways inside and outside academia? Our next SAGE meeting will be attended by four Indigenous academics who will discuss their roles and experiences in their current positions.
The intent of our session is to mutually explore the helpful and hindering aspects of academic career planning. Please come prepared to engage in dialogue and ask lots of questions. Lunch provided.
Dr. Verna Billy Minnibarriet (Secwepemc Nation) Educational Doctorate and is Vice President Academic & Strategic Partnerships at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology.
Dr. Jeannie Morgan (Nisga’a) Ph.D. in Sociology and is currently a lecturer in the First Nations Studies Department at SFU.
Dr. Amy Parent (Nisga’a) Ph.D. in Education, is an Assistant Professor of Education at SFU and a recent postdoctoral fellow from UBC.
Dr. Alannah Young (Opaskwayak Cree Nation, Treaty #5 and former member of Peguis Anishinaabe, Treaty #1, in Manitoba) Ph.D. in Education and is currently doing a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at UBC.
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We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!
We are revamping Coffee and Catch Up- it will now be known as Tea and Toast!
There will also be a new time of 1230-200pm at the Longhouse. We will still meet every week on Wednesdays, and tea, coffee, and toast will be provided. You are encouraged to bring your lunch and join us for some social time with other Indigenous graduate students!
Please invite other Indigenous graduate students if they don’t know about SAGE, and encourage them to sign up for the SAGE mailing list so they can stay informed about all the SAGE events.
Call for Proposals: International Globalization, Diversity, and Education Conference (Spokane, WA, USA), Due December 4, 2017
Please find attached the Call for Proposals for the 16th Annual Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium (IGSS), to be held Saturday, March 3rd at UBC Vancouver.
The deadline to submit proposals is December 22, 2017 and successful presenters will be notified by January 31, 2018.
Please share this poster with your networks!
Do you have questions about publishing? Would you like to learn about the submission process for journals and book chapters? Please join us for the November SAGE Saturday at the SFU Harbour Centre (515 West Hastings St. Vancouver, BC) from 10-4.
The event will be hosted as a workshop, allowing you to develop your potential publishing piece and create a plan for submission. Please email questions about the publishing process to Michelle_pidgeon@sfu.ca to help us develop the workshop ahead of time.
The 16th Annual Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium (IGSS) will be hosted at UBC Vancouver in the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people. The Call for Papers will be going out soon, with an anticipated submission deadline of January 15th, so save the date and start preparing your presentations!
If you are interested in helping to organize IGSS, please email SAGE at firstname.lastname@example.org The first planning meeting will occur Thursday November 16th at the UBC longhouse (joining via Skype is also an option), and we are always grateful for help on the day of the event.