Research Week 2018: Closing Event and Discussion

May 7th, 2018

By Jeff Green

Research Week 2018: Closing Event and Discussion

Join us for Research Week 2018 closing event and discussion focused on the following question: If you could envision a perfect relationship between Memorial University’s researchers and Indigenous communities, what would it look like and how do we get there?

Date: Thursday, May 17
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Room PE-2001, Physical Education Building, St. John's Campus
Parking: Available in Lot 18.

Catharyn Andersen, Special Advisor to the President on Aboriginal Affairs, will be moderating the conversation and will be joined by the following panel members:

  • Marguerite MacKenzie, professor emerita, Department of Linguistics;
  • Carolyn Sturge Sparks, co-ordinator, Aboriginal Health Initiative, Division of Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine;
  • Kelly Ann Butler, student affairs officer, Aboriginal Affairs, Grenfell Campus;
  • Amy Hudson, manager, Research, Education and Culture, NunatuKavut; and
  • Scott Neilsen, assistant professor, Department of Archaeology/Labrador Institute

full schedule of other events taking place during Research Week 2018 is online.

Participants can also join this event virtually. Please follow these instructions:

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Meeting ID : 193189701

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