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Lecture series: Decolonization in the Information Professions
The following lectures and seminars are open virtual classrooms taking place as part of the courses, INF06610 Information Policy (Fall 2021) and INFO6850 Antiracism & Diversity in
Information Professions (Winter 2022) taught by Dr. Jamila Ghaddar, Assistant Professor in Dal SIM. This speaker series has been generously sponsored by the Master of Information (MI) and the Master of Information Management (MIM) programs at Dal’s School
of Information Management.
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Register for as few or as many of the lectures as you prefer (see full list below). A link will be sent to all registrants prior to each event.
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Full details on each event can be found at this
- Wednesday, February 9 @ 10am AST: “Hidden
Voices - The Plurality of Provenance & the Deconstruction of Colonial ‘Truth’” with Jesse Boiteau, Senior Archivist, National Centre for Truth & Reconciliation
- Wednesday, February 16 @ 10am AST: “Identity
Captured in the Archives” with Elder Harry Bone, Elder Florence Paynter and Raymond Frogner (Head of Archives) from the National Centre for Truth & Reconciliation
- Wednesday, March 9 @ 10am AST: “Trans-feminist/Queer
Praxis in the Information Fields”, a conversation with Dr. Rebecca Noone (Postdoctoral Fellow, University College of London), Mariam Karim (Doctoral Candidate, University of Toronto), Dr. Danielle Allard
(Assistant Professor, University of Alberta) and Carina (Islandia) Guzmán (Doctoral Candidate, University of Toronto)
- Wednesday, March 16 @ 10am AST: “Confronting
Historical Metadata Debt", with Itza A. Carbajal, PhD Student, Information School, The University of Washington Seattle
- Wednesday, March 23 @ 10am AST: “Provenance
as Whiteness? Colonialism and the ‘Migrated Archives’ Problem”, with Riley Linebaugh (PhD), Research Associate, Leibniz Institute for European History
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