Cultural Studies

Cultural Studies

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program

Cultural Studies

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program

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While you were away this summer, Cultural Studies went global! 

Natasha Stirrett participated in the Matariki network’s Inaugural Indigenous Student Mobility Programme at the University of Otago, New Zealand (photo right).

In China Emma Bass began her study of Buddhist material culture through a Mitacs GlobalLink Research Award. While she was there attended a lecture given by cultural studies director James Miller at Beijing Normal University. 

Before setting off to teach at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Pia Banzhaf used funding from the Canada Council for the Arts for a Newfoundland project on storytelling with puppets.

​Kristen Cochrane wrote about her study trip to Cuba for Amuse and then produced a think piece inspired by her visit, on the End to Authenticity

Kaziwa Dylan participated in the 5th International Network of Genocide Scholars in Israel.

Lois Klassen was artist in residence at the Santa Fe Art Institute where she developed a piece Reading the Migration Library.

In Bethlehem, Ellyn Walker participated in the Art and Resistance Conference at Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture.

Galen Watts presented at the British Association for the Study of Spirituality's conference in Manchester and attended a conference on A Postsecular Age? at Oxford. 

In Kelowna, BC, Aaron Franks participated in the participated in the O K'inadas Indigenous summer residency at UBC Okanagan.

Winner of the first ever David Edney Research Travel Award, Jamie Jelinski conducted research in Paris.

At the beginning of the summer Cultural Studies director James Miller gave a lecture in Beijing, and at the end of the summer he travelled to Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai to develop partnerships for Cultural Studies in India. 

And Cultural Studies graduate assistant Danielle Gugler sang in Paris with Cantabile Choirs!


Meanwhile here in Ontario

Stéfy McKnight participated in the Chipped Off Collective’s collage of theatre, poetry and multimedia Dionysus at the Isabel Bader Theatre 

Lib Spry was the consultant dramaturge for We Are All Pussy Riot at the Store Front Theatre Festival in Kingston.

Sarindar Dhaliwal had an exhibition at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa (photo right).

Ellyn Walker returned to Mississauga  where she curated a group exhibition as part of the CONTACT photography festival, receiving stellar reviews in Canadian Art and Akimbo.

Julia Chan co-presented with Nicole MacDougall on “Women and Consent in Online Spaces” at the inaugural Sexual Consent Conference in Peterborough, ON.

Natalia Equihua presented on Migration, Culture and Syncretism at the Queen’s Political Studies Graduate Conference before returning home to Mexico for the summer.

Yasmine Derbal co-organized a conference entitled Ontario Universities Taking Action Against Sexual Violence at Queen's on August 10th and 11th.