Earth Week 2017 – Workshops, presentations & Prizes for your Acts of Green!

March 27th, 2017

This year the DSU, Peace Centre & Sustainable Dawson have all teamed up to bring you a most excellent week dedicated to environmentalism. In particular don’t miss out on our Acts of Green campaign that will have daily prizes for those who participate as well a very coveted big prize (to be revealed soon) on […]

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Speakers for Peace April 10th- 13th

March 21st, 2017

Do not miss the incredible line up of speakers for this year’s edition of Speakers for Peace, April 10th-13th Monday, April 10th at 10am in 5B.16 Adeela Arshad-Ayaz “Can new participatory media provide a transnational space for global civic engagement, social justice, and peace?” Monday, April 10th at 2:30pm in 5B.16 Jennifer Reynolds “Harnessing institutional food […]

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Fear, Faith & Freedom: Islam as the Rhetorical Other

March 21st, 2017

Save the dates March 27th & 30th, come join us for Fear, Faith & Freedom: Islam as the Rhetorical Other. The increasingly fear based rhetoric against Muslims in North America and in Europe will be questioned, rejected, analysed and challenged in a series of talks, a panel, photo exhibit and human library event. All events […]

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Daughters of the Vote

March 9th, 2017

One of Dawson College’s students is represented at this amazing event, and of course is a Peace Studies student and member of the MSA! Congrats Lina! Check out the article in the CBC here   

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Women’s week at Dawson

March 2nd, 2017

This is just a reminder that Women’s/Gender Studies will be occupying Conrod’s from March 6 – 8, and you are all welcome to join us. Students, faculty and staff have been working hard to get everything organized and ready for next week. I can’t tell you how excited I am by this strong group of people […]

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Winter Clothing Drive

February 23rd, 2017

The Tupper Street YMCA Residence is responding to the needs of newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers. The Residence is currently looking for the following items. Items must be clean and in good condition: Winter boots for adults and children Winter coats/outerwear for all ages Baby winter clothes Baby strollers Please drop off donations in […]

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Conférence: La première paix mondiale 15 février

February 3rd, 2017

February 15th in 5B.16th at 7 pm, The Dawson College Peace Centre is proud to partner with Femmes Internationales Murs Brisé to bring you  “La première paid mondiale” Face aux guerres qui désorientent le monde, osons une paix qui oriente le coeur. Et si la paix que nous espérons tant pour le monde commençait en […]

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February 8th Kate Bateman – Youth Upliftment International – Making a Difference

February 3rd, 2017

As a part of Social Science Week, on February 8th, at 4pm in 5B.16, Kate Bateman- President of Youth Upliftment International, will speak at this year’s 2017 Social Science Week.  In 2008, at the age of 17 Kate was confronted with one of the realities of this world – impoverished disenfranchised Haitian children living in […]

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Yoga for Peace Winter 2017

February 2nd, 2017

The Peace Centre is excited to announce that alongside guided meditation in the Warren G Flowers Gallery 5 days a week, we will be offering Yoga sessions in collaboration with CLL. The session is at no cost, however, we ask that each participant donate a small amount towards the Peace Centre & Peace Studies Certificate […]

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DSU & Muslim Student Association Leaders in Hope

January 31st, 2017

At Dawson College despite the cold many students, employees and community members came together to pay respect to the Muslim community members in Ste Foy.  However, this was much more than paying respects. This was a show by the students and the employees that we will not stand for hatred, we will not enable persecution […]

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