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2017/18 Seminar Series

SES seminars highlight interdisciplinary perspectives on environmental issues, hosting speakers from natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. All are welcome to attend. Seminars take place on Thursdays from 2:30 to 4:00 pm in Biosciences 1120 (unless otherwise indicated below). If you wish to host a speaker or give a seminar this coming term, please contact Graham Whitelaw.

2017/2018 Seminar Listing 

Date  Speaker  Affiliation    Title 
Friday, September 22, 2017
10:30am - 12:00pm
Richardson Labs (KGH), Room 104
Mark Zelinski

World renowned Canadian photographer

Presentation of his new book: "Heart of Turtle Island: The Niagara Escarpment"
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
3:00pm - 5:30pm
University Club
Helena Pedersen Critical Animal Pedagogy Animals in Science and Education Week
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
BioSciences 1102

(co-hosted with the Department of Geography and Planning)
Carolyn King Former elected Chief of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation The Moccasin Identifier Project
Thursday, November 2, 2017 Aric McBay Local author, farmer, and organizer Fight to Win: Building Environmental Movements

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
2:30pm - 4:00pm
BioSciences Rm. 1102


Dr. Stephan Schott School of Public Policy & Administration, Carleton University Food Security and Sustainable Fishery Development in the North: Apples, Oranges and Country Food
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Peter Graham PhD candidate, School of Environmental Studies, Queen's University

Does Material Engagement Theory have anything to offer Sustainability studies?

November 28, 2017
2:30pm - 4:00pm
BioSciences Rm. 3110

Scott Lougheed PhD candidate, School of Environmental Studies, Queen's University

Neoliberalism and the Governance of Municipal Solid Waste

Thursday, November 30, 2017 Paisley Thomson MES candidate, School of Environmental Studies, Queen's University Endocrine Disruption: Cattle Growth Promotants Affect Hormone Signaling in Frogs
Sunday, January 21, 2018, 4:00pm, Fort Henry Discovery Centre
(public lecture as part of the Queen's Sustainability Conference)
Simon Jackson Founder, Spirit Bear Youth Coalition Queen's Sustainability Conference
Monday, February 26, 2018
BioSciences 1120
Marie Bencze MES candidate, School of Environmental Studies, Queen's University A Listening Party: Highlighting Local Food Advocacy in the National Farmers Union
Thursday, March 1, 2018 Andrew McCann Sustainable Food System Activist and Thinker, Kingston Ontario What kind of boat are we all in together anyway? Climate Change, Rising Authoritarianism and the Evolution of Global Democracy
Thursday, March 8, 2018 Neil Hutchinson Hutchinson Environmental Sciences Ltd. Changing Pollutants - Changing Approaches - A Retrospective"
Thursday, March 15, 2018 Lise Jubinville Head, CITES Permit Policy and Operations Unit for Environment and Climate Change Canada TBA
March 22, 2018
Jerome Marty
(plus invited guests)
Project Director, Council of Canadian Academies Panel discussion on oil spill issues