Cultural Studies

Cultural Studies

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program

Cultural Studies

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program

site header

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.

Sep 13

MC B125​

Meet Cultural Studies

  • Barrington Walker, Cultural Studies and History 
  • Sharday Mosurinjohn, Cultural Studies and School of Religion
  • Patricia Salah, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies

Sep 20

MC B125

CUST802/902 Introductory Session

Sep 27

2:30 pm-
5:30 pm

Art Centre

Curating Cultural Diplomacy

Roundtable discussion to launch a special issue of the Journal of Curatorial Studies – Curating Cultural Diplomacy. The round table will include:

  • Norman Vorano, Agnes Etherington Art Centre and Department of Art, Queen’s University
  • Asa McKercher, Department of History, Royal Military College
  • Sascha Priewe, Royal Ontario Museum
  • Lynda Jessup, Cultural Studies, Queen’s University
  • Sarah E.K. Smith, Communication and Media Studies, Carleton University

 Co-sponsored by the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University’s Cultural Studies Program, and the North American Cultural Diplomacy Platform.

Oct 4

4:30 pm-
6:00 pm 

Sutherland Hall

Chancellor Dunning Trust Lectureship: ‘The Arts as a Human Right’          

Jenny Sealey, Artistic Director, Graeae Theatre, London, UK

Open event, ASL interpreted, reception to follow                                                             

Oct 11 MC B125

Applying to SSHRC: Tricks of the Trade

Oct 18
6:30 pm
Art Centre

Golden USB

Lorna Brown in Conversation with Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens​

Co-sponsored by the Agnes Etherington Art Centre and Queen’s University’s Cultural Studies Program

Oct 25 MC B125

2:30 pm -3:30 pm - How to Create an Indigenous University
Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Department of Native Studies, University of Manitoba

3:30 pm -5:30 pm SSHRC Workshop

Nov 1 MC B125

Course debrief and class discussion 

Open to 802/902 students only

Nov 8 MC B125

Meet Cultural Studies - Student Edition

  • Sunny Kerr, PhD candidate, Cultural Studies, and Curator of Contemporary Art, Agnes Etherington Art Centre
  • James Kwateng-Yeboah, PhD candidate Cultural Studies
  • Taylor Currie, PhD candidate Cultural Studies                                                    

Nov 16
1:00 pm-
2:20 pm

MC B201

Guest Lecture with Amahl Bishara
Co-sponsored by SNID and Cultural Studies

Nov 22 MC B125

Panel Discussion: Mobilizing Local Histories

  • Laura Murray, Professor, Cultural Studies and English, Queen’s University, Founder and Director of Swamp Ward and Inner Harbour History Project
  • Mariah Horner, Founder and Artistic Producer of Cellar Door Project
  • Bronwyn Jaques, PhD candidate, Cultural Studies, and Oral History Coordinator, In Our Own Words: The Links Between Kingston's Heritage and its Penitentiaries
  • Carina Magazzeni, Curatorial Assistant, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, open up the archives: on incarceration


NOV 29

MC B125

Monsoon in Mumbai: Sharing Community-based Research Methodology between the Global South & North  CANCELLED