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Teaching Africa 2021 Teachers' Huddle

This "What Works and Whatnot" Conference takes place virtually on June 4th. As a confab initiative, it offers an opportunity for a reflective but relaxing get-together to discuss our pedagogy and practice, as well as our recent experiences as teachers of Africa or of Africa’s history. 

REEL POLITICS: Film, Radical Politics, and Solidarity.

Film and filmmakers have been instrumental in articulating radical political discourses since the early 20th century.  As a tool of representing revolutionary struggles, as a form of activism, or as a means of critique, film is a medium of political praxis which presents diverse images of potential worlds, be they cautionary or aspirational.  Reel Politics asks how film can function to galvanize forms of resistance and to build solidarity in audiences by contextualizing important political moments and by making them real.
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REEL POLITICS: Film, Radical Politics, and Solidarity.

Film and filmmakers have been instrumental in articulating radical political discourses since the early 20th century.  As a tool of representing revolutionary struggles, as a form of activism, or as a means of critique, film is a medium of political praxis which presents diverse images of potential worlds, be they cautionary or aspirational.  Reel Politics asks how film can function to galvanize forms of resistance and to build solidarity in audiences by contextualizing important political moments and by making them real.

'From Our Mothers' Kitchens': Cooking in Rural Canada - Digital Exhibition Launch

Curated by students in Dr. Rebecca Beausaert's Food History class at the University of Guelph, the exhibit highlights how rural and agrarian areas in Canada have shaped Canadian food trends and preferences over the past 160 years. The exhibit is part of the What Canada Ate site, which was developed by Archival & Special Collections and the History Department at the University of Guelph. The site provides free access to nearly 300 complete digital facsimiles of Canadian cookbooks from McLaughlin Library's extensive Culinary Collection.
Poster of Carlos Daniel Munoz Chamorro's master thesis defence

Thesis Defence by Carlos Daniel Munoz Chamorro

Join the School of Literatures and Languages as LACS+IDEV Master of Arts thesis candidate, Carlos Daniel Munoz Chamorro, discuss "The right to prior consultation and the incorporation of international treaties: the dynamic analysis of constitutional precedents in Colombia." All are welcome to attend the Zoom presentation.  

The Curious Career of Peter Williamson: Dr. Timothy Shannon - Scottish Studies virtual talk

The Centre for Scottish Studies presents a virtual talk on 13 April 2021, 7:30-8:30 PM Professor Timothy Shannon, Gettysburg College: "The Curious Career of Peter Williamson, or How a Scottish Indentured Servant in America Became Edinburgh's 'King of the Indians'." The Centre is hosting evening talks throughout March and April. Email us with questions at scottish@uoguelph.ca 

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