Coming in 2023 | International Symposium: What are Universities For?


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SYMPOSIUM (fee-based; registrations are capped)

“What are Universities For?
Exploring roles, challenges, conflicting tensions and promising re-imaginings

May 4-6, 2023 

University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan

PRE-SYMPOSIUM PANEL – May 3, 2023 (free registration but spots are limited)

  • Free public pre-symposium event at Darke Hall, May 3rd, 2023, hosted by President Jeff Keshen, moderated by the award-winning journalist, Nahlah Ayed, and recorded for CBC IDEAS.
  • Pre-Symposium PANELISTS:

• Dr. Jonathan R. Cole, John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University & Provost and Dean of Faculties, Emeritus at Columbia University
• Dr. Malinda Smith, Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President Research (Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) at the University of Calgary
• Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith, CNZM Distinguished Professor – Rangahau and Mātauranga Capability at Te Whare Wänanga o Awanuiärangi
• Dr. Joel Westheimer, University Research Chair in Democracy and Education at the University of Ottawa

Full Symposium details & Registration links:

Symposium registration is $325 & includes breakfast, lunch, & dinner for each day (May 4,5, & 6)

Symposium at a glance:

The Presidents’ Panel assembles each of the Tri-Council (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) funding agency presidents, along with the Presidents of UnivCan and the CAUT.

A few symposium speakers:

Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings

Dr. Sajeev John

Dr. Morgan Ndlovu

Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith

Full list of symposium participants (to date) avail here:

A detailed symposium schedule will be posted in January 2023.

Don’t be disappointed register today!

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