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Lecture series on Non‑traditional Scholarship and Traditional ways of knowing

  • Room 1028, Rowe Building, Dalhousie University 6100 University Avenue Halifax, NS, B3H 1W7 Canada (map)

The Office of the Vice-President Academic and Senate will be hosting a speaker series on how we recognize and assess different forms of scholarship within academia. The first speaker session is scheduled for November 30, 2-4 pm, Room 1028, Rowe building. Drs. Margaret Kovach, Shaun Murphy, and Carl James will speak about traditional ways of knowing and non-traditional scholarship.

Margaret Kovach is of Plains Cree and Saulteaux ancestry and a member of Pasqua First Nation located in southern Saskatchewan. She is currently a Professor at the College of Education, University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Kovach's work focuses on Indigenous research methodologies and Indigenous post-secondary education. In 2015, she was the planning co-chair of the University of Saskatchewan hosted National forum Building Reconciliation: Universities answering the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's calls to action.

Shaun Murphy is a Professor and the Department Head of Educational Foundations at the University of Saskatchewan. He was born and raised on Treaty Six territory, where he still works. He was an elementary school teacher in rural and urban settings for twenty years. His research interests are based in relational narrative inquiry and focuses on familial and school curriculum making; identity; rural education; the interwoven lives of children, families, and teachers; and teacher education.

Carl James holds the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora at York University, Toronto, where he is also the Affirmative Action, Equity & Inclusivity Officer. He teaches in the Faculty of Education and in the Graduate Programs in Sociology and Social and Political Thought. James' research includes: examination of how race, ethnicity, gender, class and citizenship/immigrant status intersect and affect accessible and equitable opportunities and outcomes in education, employment and well-being for marginalized/racialized people.



Starts: Friday November 30, 2018 - 02:00 PM 
Ends: Friday November 30, 2018 - 04:00 PM

Location: Room 1028, Rowe Building