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Fourth Annual Trent-Carleton Graduate Student Conference at Trent University November 9-10


“Canada: Who? Why? How?” Aims to Encourage Discussion about Canada’s Identities, Moralities, Institutions and Processes

Wednesday, November 7, 2007, Peterborough

Graduate students from across Canada will be at Trent University’s Traill College for two days this weekend on Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10, for the fourth annual Trent-Carleton Graduate Student Conference.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Canada: Who? Why? How?”. Presentations by graduate students from a number of Canadian universities will aim to encourage discussion about Canada’s identities, moralities, institutions and processes.

Highlights of the conference include a free screening of Redskins, Tricksters and Puppy Stew, a documentary on Native humour directed by Drew Hayden Taylor, an Ojibway from the Curve Lake First Nation, on Friday at 5 p.m. in the Traill College Lecture Hall. Mr. Taylor will deliver the conference’s keynote address, entitled “Around the World in a Canoe: How the World Views Canada's First Nations and How the First Nations View the World“ on Friday evening at 7:30 p.m.

For more information, including a full schedule of events, please visit the conference website. Registration is free and everyone is welcome to attend all presentations and discussions.


For more information, please contact:
Kathryn McLeod, conference co-chair
(705) 874-8985