Doctoral Defence

Upcoming Final Doctoral Examinations

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Rhonda Elaine Elser
Department: Educational Studies
Aboriginal Parental Engagement in Calgary Catholic Schooling

WEDNESDAY, 28 SEPTEMBER 2016 – 12:30PM – ROOM 200

Sara Florence Davidson
Department: Language and Literacy Education
Following the Song of k’aad’aww (Dogfish Mother): Adolescent perspectives on English 10 First Peoples, Writing, and Identity

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Tuesday, 9 August 2016 – 4:00pm – Room 200

Mascha Gugganig
Department: Anthropology
Learnscapes on Kaua’i: Education at a Hawaiian-Focused Charter School, a Food Sovereignty Movement, and the Agricultural Biotechnology Industry

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 – 12:30pm – Room 200

Brooke Madden
Department: Curriculum and Pedagogy
(Un)Becoming Teacher of School-Based Aboriginal Education: Early Career Teachers, Teacher Identity, and Aboriginal Education Across Institutions

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Wednesday, 13 April 2016 – 12:30pm – Room 200

Chris A Arnett
Department: Anthropology
Rock Art of Nlaka’pamux: Indigenous Theory and Practice on the British Columbia Plateau

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 – 12:30pm – Room 200

Cathrena Narcisse
Department: Anthropology
Indigenous Perspectives on the Outstanding Land Issue in British Columbia: “We deny their right to it”

Graduate Pathways to Success Sessions: Submitting your Thesis, Doctoral Exam Preparation and Copyright

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There is still space in this week’s series:

Submitting your Thesis

In-person: April 7 | 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM:

Webinar: April 7 | 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM:


Doctoral Exam Preparation

In-person: April 7 | 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM:

Webinar: April 7 | 2:30 PM – 3:45 PM:


Copyright for your Thesis: how to use images and other material

April 7 | 12:30 – 2:00 PM:


See the community event calendar for upcoming events by the GSS, Enrolment Services Professionals and Career Services, including:

Program Completion + Finances, April 5th, 2 – 3 PM,

US Student Loans & Budgeting for Graduate Students (webinar), April 6th, 4 – 5 PM PST

Masters/PhD Career Skills, April 28th 1 – 2 PM


Check out the community forum for events such as Ecoscope’s R series:

Special Topics in R Statistics Workshop Series

Upcoming Doctoral Defences

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  • Jeff Jordan Baker, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy

    Supervisor:  Professor Cynthia Nicol
    Learning to Relate: An Exploration of Indigenous Science Education
    Wednesday, January 27, 2016 – 1:30 p.m. – Boardroom, First Nations Longhouse, 1985 West Mall

  • Rheanna Robinson, Department of Educational Studies
    Supervisor: Jo-ann Archibald
    Weaving Indigenous Knowledge into the Academy: Promises and Challenges from the Perspective of Three Aboriginal Post-Secondary Institutes in British Columbia
    Friday, January 29, 2016 | 9:30 a.m. | First Nations Longhouse, Boardroom, 1985 West Mall