Cultural Studies

Cultural Studies

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program

Cultural Studies

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program

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Cultural Studies Speaks

Cultural Studies Speaks is a speaker series open to all members of Queen’s and Kingston communities. It is a subset of the events of CUST802 (which also includes workshops offered only to students); Speaks runs on selected Wednesdays 2:30-4, usually in Mackintosh-Corry Hall B125 lecture theatre.

Speaks is convened by Cultural Studies Program Co-ordinator Jeffrey Brison, assisted by MA student Lauren Jaques.

Jan 10th

​2:30 pm-
5:30 pm

Isabel Bader Centre 
for the Performing
Arts (Rm 222)

Artist’s TalkCultural Studies Speaks Presents Daniel Peltz

Jan 13th

​2:00 pm-
4:00 pm

Agnes
Etherington
Art Centre

Panel Discussion: Can Artists Really Save the World? Exhibitions, Exchanges and Other Moments in Trojan-horse Diplomacy

Moderated by Lynda Jessup and Sarah E.K. Smith

Panellists: Nadia Myre, Richard Hill, Gerald McMaster, and Kelly Langgard.

Co-hosted with the Agnes Etherington Art Centre and the North American Cultural Diplomacy initiative (NACDi)

Jan 17th

2:30 pm-
4:00 pm

MC B125

Workshop, Applying for an Ontario Graduate Fellowship

Jan 24th

2:30 pm-
3:45 pm 

MC B125

Guest Speaker, Lisa Guenther, Prison Beds and Compensated Man-Days: The Spatio-Temporal Order of Carceral Neoliberalism

                                                        

Jan 27th

1:00 pm-
4:00 pm 

Agnes
Etherington
Art Centre

Research-Creation Roundtable Conversation

Panellists: Sylvat Aziz, Leah Decter, Sydney Hart, Lois Klassen, Stefy McKnight, Dorit Naaman, Lorinda Petersen and Amanda White.

Hosted by the Cultural Studies Research-Creation Committee

Jan 31st

2:30 pm-
4:00 pm

Isabel Bader Centre 
for the Performing
Arts 

Artist’s Walkthrough, Leah Decter, Per/forming Memoration

Feb 7th

2:30 pm-
4:00 pm

MC B125

Workshop, Presenting Papers at Conferences: Perils and Possibilities

Feb 9th

1:00 pm-
2:30 pm

MC B125

Workshop, General Research Ethics Board (GREB) Application 

Feb 14th

6:30 pm-
8:00 pm

Isabel Bader Centre 
for the Performing
Arts 

Guest Talk, Sovereign Voices Speaker Series

Opening address by Kanonhsyonne Janice Hill

Participants: Asinnajaq, Camille Usher, and Geraldine King                                                

Feb 15th

6:30 pm-
8:00 pm

Agnes
Etherington
Art Centre

Guest Talk, Sovereign Voices Speaker Series

Opening address by Mishiikenh Vernon Altiman

Participants: Billy-Ray Belcourt, Arielle Twist, Erica Violet Lee

Feb 28th

2:30 pm-
3:45 pm

MC B125

Cultural Studies Meets, Lee Airton (Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education, Faculty of Education)

Mar 7th

2:30 pm-
5:00 pm

MC B125

Guest Talk, Professor Mario Masvidal Saavedra (Instituto Superior de Arte/University of Havana): Art and Politics in Cuba

Mar 13th

4:00 pm-
6:00 pm

Agnes
Etherington
Art Centre
Guest Talk, Professor Robert Bird (University of Chicago): Soviet Cinema in the 1930s and Themes from “Revolution Every Day” Exhibition
at the Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago

Mar 14th

2:30 pm-
5:00 pm

MC B125

"Cultural Studies as Media Studies" 

Mar 21st

2:30 pm-
4:00 pm

MC B125 Guest Talk, Dr. Jennifer Robinson (Postdoctoral Fellow, Creative Conciliations/Queen’s University)

Mar 28th

5:00 pm-
7:00 pm

TBA

Guest Talk, Dr. Leslie Topp (Birkbeck, University of London), When Room Becomes Cell: Solitude and Isolation in Nineteenth-Century Asylum Spaces

Apr 4th

2:30 pm-
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MC B125 End of the Year 802/902 Party