Social Justice Round Table Discussions

Event Date: 
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay Art Gallery - 1080 Keewatin St.

Lakehead University and the Thunder Bay Art Gallery are very pleased to present a special event devoted to the discussion of contemporary issues in research related to social justice. To mark the opening of Lakehead’s 2016 Research and Innovation Week, we are featuring two round table discussions at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery on Monday, March 7, 2016.

This event is made possible with the generous support from: the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, the Faculty of Education, the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Office of Aboriginal Initiatives, the Departments of Anthropology, English, History, Indigenous Learning, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, and Women’s Studies, as well as the Thunder Bay Multicultural Association and Diversity Thunder Bay.

  •  Refreshments will be served at the end of each round table.

Session 1:  Reconciliation as Pathway for Meaningful Relationships with Indigenous Peoples

Location:  Thunder Bay Art Gallery

Time:  2pm to 4pm

About the Session - Coming Soon

  • Moderator: Christopher Mushquash
  • Participants:
    • Sam Achneepineskum
    • Denise Baxter
    • Lorena Fontaine
    • Ry Moran
    • Robert Robson
  • In addition, poster presentations by the students of the Department of Indigenous Learning will be on display, with the following students present to talk about their research:
    • Sarah Nelson
    • April Head
    • Stan Legarde


Session 2:  Understanding Refugees in Crisis:  Community and Citizenship

Location:  Thunder Bay Art Gallery

Time:  7pm to 9pm

About the Session - Coming Soon

  • Moderator: Batia Stolar
  •  Participants:
    • Sam Achneepineskum
    • Taina Chahal
    • Miriam Cohen
    • Steve Jobbitt
    • Liane Boyer McLean
    • Farhan Yousaf