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Peace Week 2021

August 31st, 2021

The 6th Annual Peace Week starts September 13th running until September 22nd. Events will range from in-person in the Dawson College urban gardens to virtual, hybrid speakers, and workshops focused on the theme of Legacies and Futures. How do we look at our legacy, political, social, legal, educational? What does it say about who we…

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Peace & Sustainability

August 31st, 2021

Haciendo camino al investigar y actuar Small Towns with Big Ideas

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Immigrant Settler Responsibilities to Indigenous Peoples in the time of Reconciliation

March 29th, 2021

Immigrant Settler Responsibilities to Indigenous Peoples in the time of Reconciliation When: March 30th at 2:30 pm Sponsored by First Peoples Week & the Peace Centre Where: Zoom – https://dawsoncollege.zoom.us/j/99231183673 Beginning with a discussion of how immigrants are initiated into setter colonial logics and our learned relationships with the land, panellists explore the challenges and…

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April 6th, 5:30 PM Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

February 16th, 2021

Join us for the final speaker of the Indigenous Climate Justice and Action, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson on April 6th, at 5:30 pm. Details for the virtual link will be provided closer to the date of the talk. This series seeks to launch an ongoing discussion around climate injustice. Focusing on Indigenous climate action and pursuits…

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February 18th, 10 am Student Panel on the Climate Crisis

February 15th, 2021

Come join us on February 18th at 10 am to hear the perspectives of our students who mobilized and took part in the Climate Action in 2019. This event is open to all students & employees. Students will discuss their role in the mobilization, showcased in a recent documentary by the Nature of Things, about…

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Free Meditation Sessions

February 4th, 2021

Winter 2021 semester When: Every Monday from 12:30-1:00 Where: Zoom Click HERE to enter Who: Daniel Goldsmith, Peace Studies Certificate Faculty member & Humanities Prof When: Every Wednesday from 12:30-1:00 Where: Zoom Click HERE to enter Who: Ivan Freud, Peace Studies Certificate Coordinator & Religion Chairperson Don’t miss out on your opportunity to stop, breathe…

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Session II: Curating and Contextualizing Contentious Classroom Materials and Challenging Conversations

February 3rd, 2021

March 25th, 2:00 pm Session II: Curating and Contextualizing Contentious Classroom Materials and Challenging Conversations When: March 25th, 2 pm Venue: Zoom Click Here Join in a conversation with David Austin (John Abbott College) and Shana Haines (Tidewater Community College), moderated by Sabrina Jafralie (McGill University), where they will share tools and resources that can…

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Speaker March 18th, 10:00 am, Is the Sun Setting on Western Epistemologies?

February 3rd, 2021

 Is the Sun Setting on Western Epistemologies? When: March 18th, 10:00 am  Venue: Zoom Click here to join Audience: Faculty & Staff         Who: Nisha Toomey, OISE  Here in Canada, the “Western canon” (Western literature, philosophy, science, arts and music) has been favoured in our curricula at every level. This means that students enter…

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Feb 15th, Speaker Nisha Toomey -U of T, OISE: Sticky Settler Colonialism

February 3rd, 2021

Sticky Settler Colonialism: From Asia to Turtle Island When: Monday, February 15th – 9:00 am – 11:00 am Audience: Student, Staff, faculty Venue: Zoom – Click HERE Speaker: Nisha Toomey What is settler colonialism, and why does it “stick” as a logic and set of practices? Nisha Toomey’s research in Myanmar examines how the theft…

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Resistance and Resilience–On Now!

October 8th, 2020

It’s on! The Peace Centre, in collaboration with Warren G Flowers Art Gallery, is pleased to officially launch Resistance and Resilience! Check out our website http://resistanceresilience.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/ and join us for our Vernissage (zoom link on the website).

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