Spotlight on upcoming uOttawa events: Migration, Representation and Stereotypes

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017

 

Here are some of the events taking place at the University of Ottawa this week.  

Friday April 28

How can students prepare for a stay abroad?

2:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community Engagement

Details:

  • When travelling for an international volunteer placement, students need to be prepared to live in a new culture, face ethical questions and dilemmas, adapt to new and challenging situations, and much more;
  • The Center for Global Community Engagement will offer tips and tools to prepare students for their role as an international volunteers.

 

Migration, Representation and Stereotypes - Conference

From April 28 until April 30

Department of Theatre

Details:

  • Migration and stereotypes in everyday social media and education;
  • Misrepresentation of migration in governmental laws and political discourses;
  • Representation of migration and stereotypes in fine arts, literature, film, drama, and performance;
  • Communal living in the past and in the age of mobility.

 

Saturday, 29 April

Department of History 60th Anniversary

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Faculty of Arts

Details:

  • Whether it’s shared, shaped, discovered or interpreted, history attracts and divides us. University of Ottawa experts have delved into the past for 60 years.

Panel members:

  • Jeannine Ritchot, Executive Director, Regulatory Cooperation, Regulatory Affairs Sector, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • Suzanne Beauvais, Assistant Curator, Canada Science and Technology Museum
  • Christian Brideau, Whip's Assistant, NDP

 

Media inquiries

Sarah Foster
Media Relations Officer
613-762-2908
sarah.foster@uOttawa.ca

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