March 21st – Queen’s PhD Candidate Yasmine Djerbal (Cultural Studies) and anti-oppression facilitator Kayley Marsh come aboard to talk about the innovative Arts and Equity Project workshop series they are conducting in partnership with the Kingston Arts Council. We discuss intersectionality, diversity, inclusion, and the advancement of equity in the arts in Kingston. The Arts and Equity Project aims to introduce artists and arts organizations in Kingston to fundamental equity concepts, tools and frameworks and provide peer-to-peer learning opportunities and new connections.
March 14th – In this episode,
Deputy Provost (Academic Operations and Inclusion) Teri Shearer, Stephanie Simpson-Executive Director and University Advisor on Equity and Human Rights and Mona Rahman, Coordinator-Research Activities and Communications in the Office of the Vice Principal Research join us today. They discuss UCARE– the Queen’s University Council on Anti-Racism and Equity- its goals, initiatives, mandate and more.
Associate Dean (Graduate Studies and Research) Lynda Jessup and Kanonhsyonne (Janice Hill), inaugural Director of Indigenous Initiatives at Queen’s University joined us in studio on March 2nd, 2018. In this podcast, they discuss the Faculty of Arts and Science’s launch of the new Predoctoral Fellowship for Indigenous Students. The first of its kind in Canada, this unique program will help integrate Indigenous ways of knowing into the University’s curricula while providing prestigious credentials and valuable support to Indigenous PhD candidates in the final year of their programs.