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Research Week - April 12th

Graduate Studies


Research Week Presentation


9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Religion & Culture (1L06)

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.        

Meet and greet

9:15 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.   
      
Heather Patrick (JMP Student) - Information and Question/Answer Session about the JMP program (including a discussion of opportunities afforded to students in the JMP program (Teaching/Research Assistantships, the benefits of being able to have contact with faculty from both universities, etc.). 

9:35 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.         

Greg Saar (JMP Student) - Greg will present a summary of research for his thesis: Reconciliation through Recognition and Respect: Understanding Traditional Indigenous Spiritual Approaches As a Foundation for Dialogue

9:50 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.       

Heather Patrick (JMP Student) - Heather will present a summary of research for her thesis: Conjuring Divine Authority: "The Myth of the Found or Recovered Text"

10:25 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.   

Greg Saar (JMP Research Assistantship Award recipient) - Greg will present a summary of the research he is doing for two of his supervisor’s (Dr. Mark Ruml) research projects: The first is for a book project, Dakota Wiconi (Dakota Life): Canadian Dakota (Sioux) Spirituality, Culture, and History. The other is for the development of a SSHRC Insight Grant Indigenous Spiritual Biography as the Matrix for Truth and Reconciliation.

10:45 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.     

Heather Patrick (JMP Research Assistantship Award recipient) - Heather will present a summary of the research she is doing for two of her supervisor’s (Dr. Carlos Colorado) research projects: The first is for a book project, Recovering Transcendence in a Secular Age. The other is for the development of a SSHRC Insight Grant Public Religion in Secular Canada.

11:05 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.     

TBA

Cultural Studies (1L08)

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Research Presentations Panel
Current Cultural Studies students will discuss a) the kind of courses they have taken/are taking, b) how their coursework has dovetailed with pre-existing research interests and/or propelled them toward a different set of questions altogether, and c) how the research they have conducted thus far has affected their development as scholars.

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.  

Coffee and Meet and Greet
Opportunity for Honours students and others to speak with panelists and faculty

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Research Assistantships Panel
Current Cultural Studies students will discuss the research work they have done with various faculty members.

There will be a Q & A after each panel.

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