Beverley Diamond


“Re” Thinking: Revitalization, Return, and Reconciliation in Contemporary Indigenous Expressive Culture.


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Michaëlle Jean and Jean-Daniel Lafond


TO THE ARTS, CITIZENS! : Social Mediation through the Arts


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Dr. Kwame Anthony Appiah


Society Matters: why should we value the Humanities?


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James Bartleman


Residential Schools: Have we forgotten our responsibility?


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Weaver, Johnson and Chuenpagdee


How Do We Build Resilient Communities in the Face of Climate Change?


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Gérard Bouchard and Graham Fraser


Pluralist Societies: what's their future?


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David Adams Richards


Threatened Identity: what do we lose when we lose the sense of place?


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Chief Shawn Atleo


First Nations Education: Can we afford to miss out?


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Antonine Maillet


Giving voice: Who speaks for the forgotten?


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Andrew Weaver, climatologist


How can Canadians keep their cool in a warming world?


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Media

The Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences represents a rich opportunity for journalists to engage with researchers in the social sciences and humanities.

We are now accepting applications for media accreditation for Congress 2011. Please simply fill out this simple online form or email media@fedcan.ca.

What to expect at Congress 2011:

  • Access to world-class research in disciplines across the humanities and social sciences.
  • Support from the Congress media team to track down researchers, scope out topics of interest.
  • An opportunity to see leading scholars and public figures featured in the Big Thinking keynote series.
  • A fully staffed media room with interview room, access to telephone, and Internet connections

Are you interested in gaining access to the best in Canadian research but are unable to attend Congress 2011 in-person?  Simply contact our media team for support in setting up telephone briefings, accessing Congress abstracts or follow us online with blogs and podcasts from Congress.

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Lady Gaga Projecting Positive Values

Zorianna Zurba explains how Telephone speaks to the values of the young people who are Lady Gaga’s core fans.

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Dr. Dale Dewar speaks to the Canadain Peace Research Association (Photo: Matthew Sheriko)

War as a Disease

If there’s only one constant in human history, it’s the occurrence of war.

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Mothers, Teachers, and Ambassadors

Pinar Kocak explores why some Alberta mothers are compelled to homeschool their ADHD children.

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Launch of Accord on Research in Education

Putting the Evidence Back into Evidence-Based Policy Making for Underachieving Students.

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Taking Leave of Your Census

Dr. Monica Boyd explains why a voluntary Long form census will be damaging to Canada

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