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Reconciliation: Taking Stock, Moving Forward

The Provost's Lecture Series
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Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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The Provost's Lecture Series

James Cullingham is an award winning documentary filmmaker, historian, journalist and president of Tamarack Productions. He was a professor of journalism and English and Liberal Studies at Seneca College (Seneca@York) in Toronto from 2002 - 2018. Cullingham was coordinator of the Journalism programme at Seneca  2004 - 2011. He has also served as an executive producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and has made documentaries in Canada, the United States, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Pakistan. Cullingham launched the media production company Tamarack Productions in 1989. His documentary films have been screened around the world. Cullingham has been published by Canada’s leading newspapers and magazines. 

Cullingham was born in Toronto in 1954. He grew up there, in Florida and Switzerland where he completed high-school. He completed his undergraduate studies with an Honour’s Degree in 1980 from Trent University concentrating in Native Studies and French. After twenty years of international experience in broadcasting, journalism and filmmaking, Cullingham undertook graduate studies in 2003. In 2005, he earned a Masters degree in history at the University of Toronto. In June 2014, he was granted his PhD in history from York University in Toronto. His dissertation is entitled, “Scars of Empire: A Juxtaposition of Duncan Campbell Scott and Jacques Soustelle.” Cullingham is an accomplished wilderness canoeist and avid hiker.  He is fluent in French and has a working knowledge of Spanish. 

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Posted on January 11, 2019