2 PM, 119 Moses Hall. Blackfoot is an endangered Algonquian language spoken by several thousand people in Southern Alberta and Northern Montana. Most fluent speakers are now elderly and, with very few exceptions, young people no longer learn the language as a mother tongue in the home.
Millennials In Crisis: Myth Busting Millennial Debt Narratives
Professor Stephanie Ben-Ishai
Sproul Fellow with Canadian Studies and Visiting Scholar with Berkeley Law / York University Osgoode Hall Law School
This talk regards how intense pop-cultural commentary on millennial finances and indebtedness perpetuate t
Intergenerational mobility is about twice as great in Canada than in the United States, but varies significantly within each country. Our sub-national analysis of six different indicators finds that the national border only partially distinguishes the close to one thousand regions we analyze within these two countries. The Canada-US border clearly divides Central and Eastern Canada from the Great Lakes regions and the Northeast of the United States.
The 2017 Thomas Garden Barnes Lecture in honor of the founder of the Canadian Studies Program will be delivered by internationally renowned linguist and Order of Canada Recipient Dr. Keren Rice of the University of Toronto. 3 PM, Thursday February 2, 2017. 223 Moses Hall, University of California, Berkeley.
Gots’udi ní̜dé Dene xedə́ t’áodéʔa: Indigenous Language Resilience in Canada
Keren Rice, University of Toronto
Professor Rymhs will talk about the art of Kent Monkman, part of her new book-in-progress entitled "Directing Traffic: Roads, Mobility, and Violence in Indigenous Literature and Art."
Bio: Deena Rymhs is associate professor of English at the University of British Columbia where she teaches courses in Indigenous literatures and the environmental humanities. She is author of From the Iron House:...
His Excellency David MacNaughton, Ambassador of Canada
to the United States of America, Will speak at the University of California, Berkeley on the topic of: Prime Minister Trudeau’s New Agenda for Canada, with a particular focus on LGBTQ2S issues, Climate Change, and Trade.
Doors open at 11:00. Event begins at 11:30. (Free) Tickets required.
A Talk by Dr. Iain McKechnie
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Hakai Institute Scholar, University of Victoria, Canada
The maritime fur trade on the Pacific Coast of North America (ca. AD 1778-1850) was a historically consequential process that unfolded throughout the Indigenous territories of what is now called western Canada and the United States of America. Tens of thousands of...
Prof. Lee Gulyas, Western Washington University
Dr. Raul Pacheco-Vega will discuss the importance of self-care for academics.
In the pressure-cooker environment of a research university, it is vitally important for scholars to establish good self-care and stress management techniques.
In addition to being a renowned scholar in the field of resource governance, Dr. Raul Pacheco-Vega is known for his thoughtful and outspoken stance on...