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Media Advisory - New lecture series discusses Indigenous solidarity

Monday, January 6, 2020

KINGSTON – Queen’s University is hosting a new series of talks associated with Global Development Studies’ Principal’s Dream Course on Indigenous human ecology. The first public talk features Queen’s University instructor Robert Lovelace.

What

The public talks in the Indigenous Solidarity: A Conversation Series feature Global Development Studies instructor Ian Fanning (Algonquin) speaking with invited guests on topics that explore Indigenous solidarity and why it is needed at Queen’s and in the wider community.

Who

Robert Lovelace, the first speaker in the series, is a retired Chief of the Ardoch Algonquin First Nation. He lives in the Algonquin highlands at Eel Lake in the Ardoch Algonquin territory where he continues to offer traditional teaching and ceremony. Lovelace is a continuing adjunct lecturer at Queen’s and his work highlights Canadian Indigenous policy and international reluctance to challenge economic imperialism affecting Indigenous peoples around the world.

When/Where

The talk takes place Tuesday, January 7 from 10 am to 11 am in the Mitchell Hall Event Commons. The media are asked to confirm their attendance in advance.

Contact

Anne Craig, Media Relations Officer

613-533-2877 or anne.craig@queensu.ca

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