Colloquium: Lunch Talk | February 19 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room | Note change in location
Dr. Selena Couture, University of Alberta
Dr. Couture's talk will discuss the increasingly frequent practice of Indigenous land acknowledgments in Canadian society and what implications this might have for local practices in the Bay Area. Through an engagement with methods and theoretical understandings from the field of performance studies, she examines when and how land acknowledgments can be decolonizing and when they can contribute... More >
Colloquium: Lunch Talk | February 26 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Peter Loewen, University of Toronto
The 2015 Canadian federal election was a dynamic affair. Each of the three major parties held the lead in polls at some point in the campaign. However, by the end of the campaign the Tories finished where they started, the Liberals pulled far ahead, and the NDP saw all their previous gains fall away. Why did this happen?