Events and Conferences
President's Dream Colloquium Free Public Lectures, Spring 2015
If it's Thursday, it must be time for a President's Dream Colloquium lecture on campus.
Please join us for our upcoming free public lectures, taking place most Thursdays in the Spring 2015 term, WMC 3260, Burnaby campus.
- Thursday, January 8, 3:30 pm: Catherine Bell, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta
Indigenous Cultural Heritage: Issues of Canadian Law, Policy and Reform. See recording of lecture
- Thursday, January 15, 3:30 pm: Kimberley Brownlee, Warwick School of Law
The Philosophical Case for Civil Disobedience. Reserve online.
- Thursday, January 22, 3:30 pm: Ian Lilley, University of Queensland, Australia
Who Owns Native Culture? Intellectual Property Issues Associated with Indigenous Cultural Heritage Protection. Reserve online.
- Thursday, January 29, 3:30 pm: Kathryn Harrison, Political Science, UBC
The Impact of Civil Disobedience on Public Policy. Reserve online.
- Thursday, February 5, 3:30 pm: Larry Zimmerman, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
Protecting Indigenous Cultural Heritage: Ethics, Policy, and Practice.Reserve online.
- Thursday, February 19, 7 pm: Chris Hedges, Journalist, Pulitzer Prize award winner
The Rules of Revolt. Note: This lecture takes place at St. Andrews Wesley Church. Note: This is a Vancouver Speakers Series presented in partnership with SFU Public Square.
- Thursday, February 26, 3:30 pm: Rosita Worl, Sealaska Heritage Institute, USA
Heritage and Community Values, Benefits, and Sustainability. Reserve online.
- Thursday, March 5, 3:30 pm: Harsha Walia, Social Justice Activist
The Climate Justice Movement. Reserve online.
- Thursday, March 12, 3:30 pm: Grand Chief Edward John (Akile Ch'oh), Tl’azt’en Nation; United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Heritage and Politics: Sovereignty, Jurisdiction, and the Protection of Indigenous Culture. Reserve online.
- Thursday, March 19, 3:30 pm: John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria Law School, Anishinabe/Ojibway and a member of the Chippewa of the Nawash First Nation in Ontario, Canada
Living Indigenous Law and Climate Change. Reserve online.
- Wednesday, March 25, 7 pm / The Munro Lecture: Linda Tuhiwai Smith, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Heritage and Knowledge: Decolonizing the Research Process
This lecture takes place at the Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue, SFU. Reserve online.
Note: This is a Vancouver Speakers Series presented in partnership with SFU Public Square. The lecture is sold out; please add yourself to the waiting list.
- Thursday, April 9, 3:30 pm: Chaired by Brigette DePape, Council of Canadiansand
Tamo Campos, Beyond Boarding
Youth panel on Taking Action on Climate Change. Reserve online.
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