Registration for the 7th Aboriginal Math Symposium is now open. Registration link: tinyurl.com/7thAboriginalMathSymposium
Please join us for the 7th Aboriginal Math Symposium
Date: Thursday, May 11 2017
Venue: Sty-Wet-Tan Hall First Nations Longhouse UBC
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Registration: $30 includes nourishment (continental breakfast, refreshments throughout the day, and an delicious lunch) and activity materials
Please direct questions about the symposium to: Kwesi Yaro: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have food allergies or special requests please direct these to Kwesi Yaro before May 1 2017.
Please check the blog for updates:
Registration closes May 7 2017
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Thank you to our sponsors: First Nations House of Learning, UBC Indigenous Teacher Education Program (NITEP), Actuarial Foundation of Canada, Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), UBC Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Indigenous Education Institute of Canada.
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The First Nations and Indigenous Studies program would like to congratulate June Scudeler and Lindsay Lachance as the successful applicants for the 2016 Summer Sessional Lectureships in the teaching of the following FNIS courses:
FNIS 210 003 (3) Indigenous Politics and Self-Determination
Term 1 (May – June, 2016)
FNIS 220 003 (3) Representation and Indigenous Cultural Politics
Term 2 (July – August, 2016)
Original Post at First Nations & Indigenous Studies (Facebook Page)
CALL FOR PAPERS
CONCEPTUALIZING CHILDREN AND YOUTH CONFERENCE
Brock University – October 12-14, 2016
Brock University’s Department of Child and Youth Studies announces “Conceptualizing Children and Youth” a multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary conference. All disciplines, multidisciplinary, and transdisciplinary approaches to research within Child and Youth Studies are welcome. The Conference will be held October 12-14, 2016 at Brock University in St. Catharines Ontario.
The conference will include keynote speakers, special evening events, networking opportunities, and graduate student events. There will be highlighted sessions on child and youth engagement in sport/performance; child and youth health/mental health; diverse children and youth; education contexts; Indigenous children and youth research; social issues facing children and youth; transdisciplinary in child and youth research. There will also be additional dissemination opportunities.
To submit please complete the attached abstract form to email@example.com by April 28, 2016. Submissions may take the form of posters, individual papers, symposiums, or workshops. Notification of results will be communicated by June 30, 2016.
Dawn Zinga, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Child and Youth Studies, Brock University 905-688-5550, ext.3152, Cairns 325
Speakers will include:
- Dr. Cindy Blackstock – Reconciliation Means Not Saying Sorry Twice: Remedying Contemporary Inequalities in First Nations Children’s Health and Wellbeing
- Dr. Barry Lavallee – Removing Culture from Cultural Safety: Structural Challenges to Addressing Indigenous Health in Canada
- Dr. Ian Mosby – Hunger, Human Experimentation and the Legacy of Residential Schools
Friday, 18 March 2016 – 9:00am – Room 200
Thursday, 24 March 2016 – 9:30am – Board Room, First Nations Longhouse, 1985 West Mall
Call for Abstracts
Indigenous Studies Area – Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O¹Hare from Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9.
Abstract Proposal deadline: April 30, 2016
The Indigenous Studies Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panels and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, to be at the Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O¹Hare (847-678-4488) from Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9.
Papers may address any aspect of Aboriginal, First Nations, Maori, Sami, and other Indigenous popular cultures. In addition, the area highly encourages comparative papers between Indigenous and, say, Asian, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, or African popular cultures. Topics might address, but are not in any way limited to the following:
Video Games, Blogging, YouTube
Theater, Festivals, Spectacles, and Ceremonies
250 word abstracts may be submitted before or by April 30, 2016. Submissions should be made electronically via our online submission system, http://submissions.mpcaaca.org.
Send questions and inquiries to the Area Chair, Anthony Adah at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the conference, including how to submit to a different area, please visit the conference website at http://www.mpcaaca.org/conference.