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Ecological Grief

Recorded: March 28 2019 We are living in a time of increasing ecological loss – with some being forced to feel it more acutely than others. For instance, temperatures are warming much faster in the north of Newfoundland and Labrador than in the rest of the world. And with the loss of sea ice, people’s home Continue Reading

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Kindness and Interconnectivity

Kindness and Interconnectivity

Recorded: February 14 2019 Set around a fireplace in Queen’s University’s Stauffer Library, this conversation addresses the relations between kindness and interconnectivity. Queen’s Jacqueline M. Davies (Professor in Philosophy) and Paul Grogan (Professor in Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology) consider, from different disciplinary perspectives, questions like: what does kindness and awareness of interconnection mean in the classroom?  The conversation begins and ends Continue Reading

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Laura Murray, Andra McCartney

Sounding Routes and Places

Recorded: November 16 2018 Speakers: Laura Murray (Professor, Department of English and Cultural Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Program and scholar on the History of colonialism, oral history, critical heritage, pedagogy) and Andra McCartney (Professor Emerita, Concordia University, Centre for Sensory Studies and scholar on Acoustics, soundwalks, culture, communication). A conversation between Laura Murray and Andra McCartney Continue Reading

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Barbara Crow and Dylan Robinson

Spaces and Places of Interdisciplinarity

Recorded: November 2 2018 Speakers: Barbara Crow (Professor, Department of Sociology and Dean of Arts and Science at Queen’s, scholar on Feminism, Aging, and Technology) and Dylan Robinson, (Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Arts, Indigenous Perspectives on Listening and Sensory Perception, Sound Studies) A conversation between Barbara Crow and Dylan Robinson that centers on potential Continue Reading

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A Room of One’s Own: Liberation and Confinement in the Single Room

Recorded:  March 27 2018 Speakers: Leslie Topp (Principal’s Development Fund International Visiting Scholar, Head, Department of History of Art, Reader in History of Architecture, Birkbeck, University of London) and Lisa Guenther (Professor, Department of Philosophy). Leslie Topp and Lisa Guenther consider spaces of incarceration and seclusion within institutions both historical and contemporary, focusing on the Continue Reading

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