Pre- and Post-Conference

The Pre- and Post-Conference events were made available from the generous support of LARC, TURN, and the University of Calgary’s Graduate College.

 

 

 

 

 



Pre-Conference | Friday, September 28

Crowsnest Hall, U of C main campus | 1 pm – 4:30 pm

  • Introductory remarks & lunch
  • Panel discussion on activism, academia, and politics (two themes, 45 min each):
    • How to be a critical scholar and thrive in a neoliberal academia
    • How can we challenge institutional injustices and the contradictions of neoliberal academia, while still being a part of it?
  • Ice breaker event

Conference |
Saturday, September 29

Welcoming Ceremony – Community Wise Resource Centre | 6 pm – late
223 12th Avenue SW

  • 6:00 pm – 6:40 pm: Welcome to the conference.
  • 6:40pm – 7:00pm: Blessing ceremony.
  • 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm: Keynote delivered by Tiffany Muller-Myrdhal

Main Conference – U of C downtown campus | 8:00 am – 5:30 pm 


Post-Conference
| Sunday, September 30

Downtown walking tour “Calgary’s Vacancy Crisis” | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hosted by TURN.



 

U of C’s Latin American Research Centre (LARC) are actively engaged members of this conference, and have generously provided financial support for our mission this year. LARC is a multi-disciplinary forum for students and scholars across North and South America, providing academic and public services across the community. For more information, please see: https://larc.ucalgary.ca

 

 

The Urban Research Network (TURN) has proudly endorsed our conference, and has generously provided their services for a downtown walking tour of ‘Calgary’s Vacancy Crisis’. This activity is directed towards an interdisciplinary, interactive, and educational experience for the conference attendees. TURN is an interdisciplinary student research network aiming to encourage a variety of theoretical perspectives and approaches to studying the urban existence. For more information, please see: http://turnucalgary.wixsite.com/turn

 

We are pleased to be working with the Graduate College of the University of Calgary, who have graciously provided Crowsnest Hall for the 2018 CGM-C pre- and post-conference social events. The Graduate College is a diverse network of graduate students from different faculties who are driven by a common vision of serving the communities that we are connected to, including the campus and the City of Calgary. For more information, please see: https://www.ucalgary.ca/gradcollege/