Thursday, June 1, 2017
KHE-Kerr East 321C
Hosted by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences and open to all Congress attendees, this interdisciplinary session will feature presentations from three leading thinkers exploring how humanities and social science (HSS) scholars can ensure that their research respects and engages Indigenous perspectives and communities. The session will provide insight into the current state of HSS research on Indigenous issues, with a focus on the participation of Indigenous scholars and communities; discuss Indigenous methodologies; and offer strategies for conducting respectful, mutually beneficial research with Indigenous peoples.
Moderated by Peter H. Russel, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Toronto
Speakers: Margaret Kovach, Associate Professor, Educational Foundations, College of Education, University of Saskatchewan; Chelsea Gabel, Assistant Professor, Indigenous Studies Program and Department of Health Aging & Society, McMaster University; Heather Castleden, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Reconciling Relations for Health, Environments, and Communities, Queen’s University