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2007 Speakers Series: Schedule of Events
February 3, 2007
Dr. Claude Baillargeon
Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
Susan Gibson Garvey
, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
Dr. Claude Baillargeon speaks about developing the thesis and selecting the artwork for the exhibition Imaging a Shattering Earth: Photography and the Environmental Debate. This speaker event is part of a symposium titled Art, Activism and Agency at the Dalhousie Art Gallery. Dr. Baillargeon will also participate in the public forum following the symposium and lead a guided tour of the exhibition. Dr. Baillargeon is professor of Art and Art History at Oakland University, Michigan.
September 14, 2007
Dr. Normand Wener, Sociology, and Dr. Gilbert Leclerc
Bas-Caraquet, New Brunswick
, Director General, Association acadienne et francophone des aînés et aînées du Nouveau-Brunswick, Richibucto, New Brunswick.
Dr. Normand Wener, Sociology, and Dr. Gilbert Leclerc, Education (Andragogy) and Theology, speak at the Acadian Seniors Congress in Bas-Caraquet, New Brunswick.
The Power to Age Well
presents the new reality and challenges to ensure a better understanding and greater participation of seniors in their sociocultural environment;
Life Style and Genetics
describes the results of a few important studies on successful ageing and talks about strategies that everyone can use to age well. The activity brings together 175 francophone representatives from New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
October 3, 2007
Sackville, New Brunswick
, Mi'kmaq/Maliseet BSW Program, joint program of Dalhousie and Saint Thomas universities
Barbara Waterfall, a Metis/Ojbiwa from Ontario and Associate Professor at Brandon University, speaks at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, about
The Tree of Life: A framework for Decolonizing Indigenous Social Work Practice
. The event will enable participants to develop a practical understanding on how to navigate around dominating government policy and funding requirements, with the objective of developing programs and services that are centered in Indigenous world views and ways of practice. Professor Waterfall has published work pertaining to critiquing Indigenous child welfare practices, developing anti-colonial social work practices, decolonizing Indigenous social work education, and the inclusion of spirituality within the educational context.
October 3, 2007
Bible Hill, Nova Scotia
, Literacy Nova Scotia, Truro, NS
Dr. Ron Faris speaks about the Learning Community Model of community development on Oct 3, 2007, 1-3 pm, at the Riverview Room, Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Bible Hill, Nova Scotia. Dr. Faris has had a long and varied career as an adult educator, and in recent years he has focused on community development through learning opportunities offered within communities. This speaker event is part of a 2-day Learning Community Symposium offered by Literacy Nova Scotia. As well as Dr. Faris's talk, the symposium includes an evening showcase and panel discussion to highlight local examples of learning communities, and a full-day workshop for registered participants on October 4 at the Debert Hospitality Centre. There is a registration fee for the workshop. Dr. Faris' talk is free of charge and open to the public.
November 22, 2007
Mme Michèle Provost
Halifax, Nova Scotia
, Dalhousie Art Gallery
Mme Michèle Provost, a textile/mixed media artist from the Ottawa/Montreal area, was a guest speaker at the Dalhousie Art Gallery Thursday, November 22, 2007. Mme Provost discussed her participation to the exhibit Close to You: contemporary textiles, intimacy and popular culture. Following her speech, she participated in a panel presentation about the relevance of socially engaged art practices. This event is scheduled to take place the night before the international NeoCraft conference to be held in Halifax.
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The Adult Learning Knowledge Centre, speakers program 2007, partnership, learning organizations, Canada, innovative, informed speakers, wide-ranging issues, contribute, events, free, open to the public
Le programme Place aux conférenciers 2007, le Centre du savoir sur l'apprentissage chez les adultes, collaboration, les organismes , Canada , les conférenciers novateurs, les questions reliées, contribuer à la culture, les conférences, gratuites,ouvertes au public.
The Adult Learning Knowledge Centre’s speakers program is an innovative program offered in partnership with adult learning organizations across Canada. The program is designed to bring innovative and informed speakers to address the general public about wide-ranging adult learning issues and to contribute to the culture of adult learning. The events are free and open to the public.
Le programme Place aux conférenciers du Centre du savoir sur l'apprentissage chez les adultes est un programme novateur offert en collaboration avec les organismes situés dans tout le Canada dont les domaines d'intérêt englobent l'apprentissage chez les adultes.
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