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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Come one, come all. This is YOUR Congress.

Join scholars, artists, students, performers and researchers and take advantage of one of Canada’s most important university conferences being in Fredericton.

Of the many events open to the public, highlights include the world-class Big Thinking lecture series, including former Governor General of Canada the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Shawn Atleo, and writers Antonine Maillet and David Adams Richards. The lectures are free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of the Association of Universities and College of Canada.

You can also choose from hundreds of presentations on sociology, history, religion or theatre, to name but a few areas. You can use the online program calendar to find sessions that match your interests. A Congress Community Pass is your ticket to the best in Canadian scholarship, research and ideas.

Community passes can be purchased for $15/day at the Currie Center on the University of New Brunswick campus.

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Big Thinking Lectures

The Big Thinking lectures bring together leading researchers and influential intellectuals from Canada and around the world to explore...

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Come one, come all. This is YOUR Congress.

The Congress is also open to the community! Want to attend? Come and visit the Currie Center.

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Get ready for Career Corner at Congress 2011

Click on the career Career Corner category in the Congress program calendar for a full listing.

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Rest Assured! There are hundreds of rooms available on each night during Congress.

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Airport Shuttle Service

Reservations for shuttle service must be made in advance of your arrival.

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