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Queen's Global Summer Inauguration

Monday, July 4, 2022
6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
The Malting Tower, The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning - 370 King Street West Kingston, ON ON K7L 2X
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You are cordially invited to the inauguration of the Queen’s Global Summer on 4 July 2022. The Queen’s Global Summer is a panoply of academic courses, events, and activities woven around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with a focus on issues of global significance and global challenges.

The dominant theme for the inaugural event on July 4th is gender equality. Following introductory remarks by Dr. Amitava Chowdhury, Project Leader of the Queen’s Global Summer, and Dr. Barbara Crow, Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Science, Dr. Laina Bay-Cheng of the University of Buffalo will deliver a keynote lecture entitled, “Dignifying Girls: Making Sexual and Social Worlds Worthy of Young Women.” The lecture will be followed by a performance byby Tsiokeriio (Diio) Hagen  who will tell stories through songs, which has been part of an oral tradition for many years. Each song has an origin story, relating to the creation of life.

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