Studies in National and International Development


National and International Development

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Welcome back! 

We are pleased to inform you that we will continue with our Studies in National and International Development Lecture Series in the 2020-2021 academic year. As of this year, all our events will take place over Zoom. 

Please mark in your calendar and join us for these upcoming talks:

September 17th, 1-2:20 pm

Imagining the University as a site of Black liberation. 

Dr. Katherine McKittrick (Queen’s University) and Dr. Kristin Moriah (Queen’s University). Chaired by Renee Whittaker (Representative of the Black Grad Student Caucus at Queen’s University).

(SNID Sponsored Event) Wednesday, October 7th, 6:30pm-8:00pm. Please click here to register.  

They Said This Would Be Fun: Race, Campus Life, and Growing Up.

Conversation with award winning author Eternity Martis (cohosting with KFPL and Black Luck Collective).  

October 15th, 1-2:20 pm

Uncle Tom and the Politics of Loyalty: The Mutation of a Literary Character into a Racial Epithet, 1852 to present. 

Dr. Cheryl Thompson (Ryerson University). 

November 5th, 1-2:20pm

Returning to a vibrant cultural life post-coronavirus.

Dr. Julia Brook (Queen’s U), Dr. Colleen Renihan (Queen’s U), Ben Schnitzer (PhD Student, Queen’s U). 

November 26th, 1-2:20 pm

Facets of uneven development in the European border regime: The economic geographies of migrant camps in Greece.

Dr. Panos Hatziprokopiou  (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki). 

We will circulate the Zoom details with the posters for the individual events (coming to your mailbox soon). Join our Listserv


SNID Co-chairs (2020-2021) 

Dr. Carolyn Prouse (Geography and Planning)
Dr. Ayca Tomac (Global Development Studies and Cultural Studies)

SNID Coordinator 

Dairon L Morejon Perez (Phd Student Geography and Planning)