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Social Science Week

February 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

8:30 am A New Deal for Refugees
Denise Otis (UNHCR), Protection Officer, Protection Office

10:00 am Counternarratives of 1990
Donna Goodleaf, PhD, Centre for Teaching and Learning at Concordia
Isabelle St Amand, PhD
*Sponsored by Dawson College First People’s Centre and the Peace Centre

11:30 am The Problem with Pursuing Happiness and What You Really Need to Know About Creating a Good Life
Melanie Doyle, Dawson Psychology Professor

1:00 pm “I was Born Four Times”
Leslie Vertes, Holocaust Survivor, Governor General Caring Award (2015), YMCA Peace Medal
(2015), Author of “Can You Stop the Wing”(Concordia University 2001), Author of the Memoir “Alone In the Storm”, published by the Azrieli Foundation in 2015.
*Sponsored by the Psychology Profile

2:30 pm Cannabis, Establishing the Safety for Clinical Use
Dr. Graham Wood, PhD, Chief R&D Officer, Altasciences Clinical Research
*Sponsored by the Psychology Profile

4:00 pm Reminiscences, Ideas and Discoveries
Dr. Steven Pinker, Harvard University, Dawson Alumnus, Author

6:30 pm (*Continuing Education Session)
You Are on Indian Land – Film Screening (37 minutes)
Director Michael Kanentakeron Mitchell (1969)
Organized by Dawson College’s First People’s Initiative and Cinema Politica

Incident at Restigouche – Film Screening (45 minutes)
Director Alanis Obomsawin (1984)
Organized by Dawson College’s First People’s Initiative and Cinema Politica

Organizers

Nancy Rebelo
Vivien Watson

Venue

5B.16, Multi Purpose Room
3040 Sherbrooke St. W
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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