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August 2020

Dawson’s New Faculty Orientation

August 25 @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm

Dawson’s New Faculty Orientation is designed to introduce new faculty to information about college services and procedures,  and teaching to course competencies. The agenda includes: A welcome from the Deans and Directors at Dawson An introduction to competency-based education and the program approach An explanation of the academic integrity policy and an outline of Dawson’s approach An overview of faculty roles and responsibilities Q&A This event is open to all Day and Continuing Education faculty. Please register via this link:…

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September 2020

Peace Week: Third Space Playback Theatre

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We invite you to join the opening event of Peace Week as we explore what it means to continue the conversation through this participatory performance with Third Space Playback Theatre Edmonton. We will be inviting attendees to share their stories of how they envision dismantling current social structures and recreate a world based on equity, justice and peace.

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Peace Week: Accessibility and Creative Movement

September 15 @ 1:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dawson College, 3040 Sherbrooke Street West
Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1A4 Canada
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Join Vanessa Furlong and Erin Ball in a workshop that explores a brief introduction to Disability theories and creative processes to incorporate accessibility and inclusion for audiences and performers.

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Peace Week: Truth and Reconciliation: The Power of Narratives & Storytelling

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Vanier Scholar Merelda Fiddler-Potter as she discusses the power of narrative and storytelling, and how it impacts Indigenous people and relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. She also breaks down how missing pieces of truth affect the way we perceive stories we see in the media.

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Peace Week: Coloniality, Gender, and the Making of the Americas

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Nanea and Daniel will look at the interrelationship between gender, colonialism, and coloniality through a series of case studies from different disciplinary formations, temporal settings, and geographic locations. By understanding that invasion and settler colonialism are not singular events, but rather systems and structures that continue to operate throughout the Americas, this talk will encourage attendees to un-settle relationships between colonialism and dominant understandings of gender.

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