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The question of Holocaust humour: 2019‑20 Spatz Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies to explore genocide, culture and comedy
Read our Q&A with Philosopher Lissa Skitolsky, the Simon and Riva Spatz Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies for the 2019-20 year, as she prepares for her first public lecture this week on "Holocaust Humour and our Sensibility of Anti-Black Violence."
Brand versus reality: Trudeau’s style of governing must now change
Justin Trudeau will have change his style of governing in the new minority government, writes Political Science PhD student Julia Rodgers. Working in a co-operative government with other political parties could diminish executive dominance.
Taking stock of the Cuban Revolution, 60 years later
Some of the world's most renowned Cuba experts gather at Dalhousie next week to explore the Cuban Revolution and its continued impacts on the island country and the world today.
Justin Trudeau’s job just got a lot more complicated
The urgent issues facing Canada during the election are not less urgent now that the election is over, writes assisant professor Ajay Parasram. The prime minister is going to have to reinvent himself and commit to some important compromises.
News from FASS
FASS women in research featured on Dal YouTube
FASS researchers featured in YouTube videos celebrating Women's History Month
Response to the Scholarly Panel to Examine Lord Dalhousie’s History on Slavery and Race
Dalhousie University’s response to the report of the Scholarly Panel to Examine Lord Dalhousie’s History on Slavery and Race is now available online. You can find it alongside the full report at the Lord Dalhousie Panel’s website: dal.ca/LordDalPanel.
Edward Snowden to discuss global privacy at Dal Alumni Days event ‑ May 30
FASS Dean Frank Harvey to moderate the talk
Winners of the 2019 FASS Essay Competition
This year's winners are students from the departments of History and Sociology & Social Anthropology
Halifax International Security Forum public panel discussion - Populism Peaked: The Future of Democracy
November 21, 2019 7:00 PM
Stokes Seminar: "The Iconography of Comfort: Picturing House Energy Transitions"
November 22, 2019 3:30 PM
Stokes Seminar: "Freedom's Carceral Landscape: Counter-Insurgency, Incarceration, and Race after the Civil War"
November 29, 2019 3:30 PM
Stokes Seminar: "A Social History of Logic"
December 6, 2019 3:30 PM