University of Regina Holds Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women Symposium

Media Advisory Release Date: March 23, 2015 2:30 p.m.

Media are invited to attend the University of Regina symposium on murdered and missing Aboriginal women March 24 – 27, 2015.

Three one hour symposium panels will examine how learning about issues related to missing and murdered Aboriginal women is being incorporated at the University.  A day long World Cafe on March 27 will bring together concerned organizations and individuals to examine current efforts and develop new recommendations and approaches to address this issue.

• Panel 1 (March 24 @ 1:00pm – 2:00pm) - How are we teaching about Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in the Liberal Arts? FNUniv Student Common Area, First Nations University of Canada
• Panel 2 (March 25 @ 11:30am – 12:30pm) – How are we teaching about Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in the Professional Programs? RC 286, Riddell Centre, University of Regina
• Panel 3 (March 26 @ 2:00pm – 3:00pm) – How are we learning about Missing and Murdered Aboriginal women in our Undergraduate and Graduate studies? A student panel.  CW 117, College West Building, University of Regina
• World Cafe Event (March 27 9:00am – 3:00pm) - This day-long event will encourage discussion, creativity, and action planning with community members and individuals committed to social action. Wesley United Church, 3913 Hillsdale Street 

For more information about the symposium visit: www.education.uregina.ca/edgradblog/?p=1777

 

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