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.
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.
From May 11 to 15, 2021, the RWSA is hosting their 14th Triennial Conference, Kitchen Table Talk To Global Forum Virtual Conference at the University of Guelph.
The Centre for Scottish Studies presents a virtual talk on 27 April 2021, 7:30-8:30 PM Amy Beingessner, University of Guelph: "Highwaymen, Scandal, and Haggis Recipes from the Cleikum Inn" The Centre is hosting evening talks throughout March and April. Email us with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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 email@example.com
Gender Pronouns, Teaching and Learning, and Cultures of Respect
The Centre for Scottish Studies presents a virtual talk on 24 March 2021, 7-8 PM Professor Tanja Bueltmann, Strathclyde University: "Global Scotland: Migration, Ethnic Association, and the Making of the Scottish Diaspora" The Centre is hosting evening talks throughout March and April. Email us with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us for a virtual conversation with award-winning journalist and author Eternity Martis in conversation with Laila El Mugammar about Martis' bestselling memoir, They Said This Would Be Fun. Martis' book offers a crucial depiction of racism and sexism on Canadian campuses. Brought to you in partnership with the Guelph Black Students Association and the College of Arts.