Rural and regional work is critical to understanding people’s lives, according to Dr. Vicki Hallett of the Department of Gender Studies.
“We need to know what people on the ground are experiencing and the only way of doing that is to get out into the community and ask people what’s happening in their lives.”
The connection between language and place is inescapable but perhaps nowhere more so than in Labrador.
Dr. Marguerite MacKenzie of Memorial’s Department of Linguistics has had a huge impact on the preservation and promotion of the Innu language in the mainland part of the province during the last 40 years.
A unique collection of photographs is currently on exhibit on the 3rd floor of the Queen Elizabeth II Library.
E. Mary Schwall: Traveller, Mission Volunteer and Amateur Photographer is a series of black and white photographs taken in the summers of 1913 and 1915 when Mary Schwall was a volunteer for the Grenfell Mission.
Arts alumna Alan Doyle was one of the featured guests at the 14th annual Ottawa Affinity Dinner on Nov. 20 at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier.