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Celebrating student leadership

Every year, Queen’s Student Affairs celebrates extraordinary contributions made by student leaders at Queen’s to support their peers, and local community members and initiatives.

Unique conference examines Indigenous cinema

Cancelled for the past two years because of the global pandemic, the Revisioning the Americas Through Indigenous Cinema conference is returning to Montreal and Kahnawà:ke as part of the Montréal First Peoples Festival.

FAS students tackle local food security issues

A group of fourth year environmental studies students were challenged by Professor Kristen Lowitt to address food security issues within the local Kingston community as part of the Special Topics in Environmental Science course.

Prepping for academic life with FAS

Student Academic Support Services (SASS) , in collaboration with FAS, has created a unique resource to help prepare incoming students for the transition to university and academic life. Academics 101 is an engaging and interactive resource that introduces students to the key learning and writing skills they’ll need to succeed at Queen’s University.

Professor gives a voice to Canadian Indigenous poet

These haunting words come from Mi’kmaw poet Rita Joe, who passed away in her home community of Eskasoni in 2007. During a recent keynote lecture, Songs of Hope from a Mi’kmaw Community, by Faculty of Arts and Science Professor Gordon E. Smith (Dan School of Drama and Music) at the Canadian University Music Society conference at Acadia University situated on Mi’kmaki, the traditional territory of the Mi’kmaq, he talked about Rita Joe and the impact of her poetry, especially in the seven years since the publication of the federal government’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) report.