Category Archives: Social Justice

Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women Symposium

EVENT: Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women Symposium
March 24-27, 2015,  University of Regina

Format: This 4-day event will include two panels from faculty on topics associated with Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women. The symposium will also include a student panel and a World Café Event.

The World Café (March 27 @ 9-3). This day-long event will encourage discussion, creativity, and action planning with individuals committed to social action. We imagine participation from members of the university community (staff, students and faculty) as well as the larger community of Regina and area.

Call for Presenters: Three 1-hour panels will be offered from March 24-26 (details below). Each panel will have 4-5 presenters. Each presenter will have 10 minutes to present. Presenters are invited to be creative (engage participants in an activity that you do in class; tell a story; offer a photo essay; or use power point or other tools).

Presenters will be asked to respond to one of the following questions:

  • Panel 1 (March 24 @ 1pm): How are we teaching about
    Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in the Liberal Arts?
  • Panel 2 (March 25 @ 11:30am):How are we teaching about
    Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in the Professional Programs?
  • Panel 3 (March 26 @ 2pm): How are we learning about
    Missing and Murdered Aboriginal women in our undergraduate and graduate studies? A student panel.

Responding to the Call for Presenters: Please send an email confirmation of your interest to present on a specific panel by  February 27 @ 3 pm to the Executive Lead: Indigenization, Shauneen.Pete@uregina.ca