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Starts with Youth and the Pathy Fellowship

In this epsiode, we are joined by Prishni Seyone, ArtSci ’21 and founder of the new Starts with Youth Initiative with the Pathy Foundation Fellowship program.  Jessica Franko, Program Assistant for Pathy also joins us.  Seyone talks about herself, how her project germinated while a student at Queen’s University, what her innovative project’s mission is […]

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Intimate Recollections of Black Lives

Artist Oluseye’s sculptural Eminado or talismans reside within an inner chamber of With Opened Mouths. In this episode, he talks with Qanita Lilla about his enduring ties to Africa, to black rubber and to things that give both pleasure and pain. Oluseye’s “diasporic debris” are not only the generative materials used to conjure Black journeys […]

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Accented English

We all speak with an accent, but how does your unique accent affect your identity and how others perceive you? On this week’s episode, hear stories from the Queen’s community about accented English, and learn about resources available to support you. Guests Emina Arase & Janki Patel Speak Up: Academic Speaking Skills Lab – https://sass.queensu.ca/eal/#SPEAK […]

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New Internship in Art Conservation and Homecoming Ramp Up!

In this episode, we feature two guests chatting about exciting Queen’s University initiatives and events. In the first segment, we chat with Patricia Smithen, Director, Master of Art Conservation program at Queen’s.   She shares much with us about Art Conservation, the art of the science, conservators’ roles in the translation of cultural artifacts, and of […]

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Murakami Wood on Frances Haugen and the Beginning of the End of Surveillance Capitalism

“With every prominent whistleblower and every firing of those who speak out, we are getting closer to the beginning of the end for ‘surveillance capitalism’,” says Dr. David Murakami Wood (Associate Professor, Sociology and Director of the Surveillance Studies Centre at Queen’s University).  Surveillance capitalism is “the model that has driven the rise of platform […]

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Cars 4

Titane, the much talked about film, will finally be discussed! Mike and Taylor give their thoughts and we welcome back Nicole, our TIFF correspondent, for more thoughts on the film. No spoilers! We feel this is a film you have to go into without much to begin with, so this will be a no spoiler […]

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Diversity is a Strength

What does diversity mean to you? On this week’s episode, hear stories about racism and diversity, equity, and inclusion, from the Queen’s community. Also, learn about resources and support available to you if you experience discrimination at Queen’s. Guests Mingyuan Li Ning Feng Resources Human Rights and Equity Office – https://www.queensu.ca/hreo/home

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Legal Geographies of Global Vaccine (In)Equity

Join SNID for a panel discussion about intellectual property rights and global vaccine (in)equity. Our speakers will discuss: how transnational trade law and the World Trade Organization’s TRIPS (Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) shape the availability, pricing, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines; the proposed TRIPS waiver and its potential impact on vaccine equity; and […]

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