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Queen's Reads Blog

Our Queen's Reads blog is an online space for students, staff, faculty, and community to further engage with the themes present in The Break. Written by a variety of members of our university community, blog posts will provide individual perspectives on themes including identity, diversity, resilience, Indigenous culture, and sexual violence, through the lens of our campus community.

All members of the Queen’s community are encouraged to contribute content to the blog. Please reach out to if you are interested in contributing.

by SEO Staff

Read the winning entries of the Queen's Reads Creative Contest! Three winners were chosen: A Puzzle in Progress by Zier Zhou, How to exist in between by Danny McLaren, and This is the Break by Emma Leishman. Read the full post. 

by SEO Student Staff
Having trouble sleeping? It could have something to do with your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Find out about healthy sleep habits and the value of reading before bed.. Read the full post.

What does it mean to be Canadian display board

by Julia Witmer, Student Coordinator, Community Engagement
The Queen's Reads panel on "What It Means to Be Canadian" sparked lots of conversation and thought. One student was left with more questions than answers. Read the full post.

Sexual Violence Awareness Week

by Ramna Safeer, Alma Mater Society Social Issues Commissioner
Sexual Violence Awareness Week will be held from November 20 to 24th. Find out more about the week and the programming being offered. Read the full post

Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre

by Vanessa McCourt, Aboriginal Advisor, Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre
Interested in engaging in Indigenous issues? Here are a few ways of how you can be a great ally in your relationships with Indigenous people. Read the full post

Student reading in the City Park Garden

by Student Experience Office Staff
Tired of reading and studying in your room and at Stauffer, but haven’t yet found any of the other cool, hidden reading and study spots that are out there? We can help! Read the full post

What's In Store for Queen's Reads

by Carolyn Thompson, Queen's Reads Student Coordinator

Queen’s Reads is back and revamped for the 2017–18 academic year! Keep an eye on this blog to find out more about what’s in store for the year, how to get your free copy of the book and how you can take part in the campus wide conversation. Read the full post