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2021‑22 Shaar Shalom Lecture at Dalhousie University featuring Cindy Blackstock, PhD

Posted by Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences on February 25, 2022 in General Announcements

The 2021-22 Shaar Shalom Lecture featuring Cindy Blackstock, PhD 
Thursday, March 3, 2022 
7:00 PM (AST) 

McInnes Room, 2nd Floor, Dalhousie Student Union Building 
Register here

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Office of Advancement invite you to please join us next Thursday, March 3 as we welcome Cindy Blackstock to deliver the 2021-22 Shaar Shalom Lecture at Dalhousie University.

Dr. Blackstock’s talk is titled: “Spirit Bear: Echoes of the Past”. The presentation will discuss engaging people in learning about the diverse history of First Nations to prepare them to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s calls to action and create an equitable future for all children.

Learn more about this year's keynote speaker in this Dal alumni story: Cindy Blackstock: Indigenous children worth fighting for 
This event is free and open to the public, but guests must register to attend in-person or to participate virtually via live stream.


Please note: We are currently monitoring the COVID situation in Nova Scotia and are taking guidance from the NS Government regarding gathering restrictions. Registration priority will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

In accordance with NS Public Health policy for events open to the public, proof of vaccination and photo ID must be presented before being admitted into the McInnes Room. Face masks are required inside all campus buildings. The Dalhousie Student Union Building is accessible with an elevator to the 2nd floor.

The Shaar Shalom Lecture at Dalhousie University is a significant annual lecture made possible through the generosity of the Shaar Shalom Synagogue of Halifax. The Shaar Shalom’s unique partnership with Dalhousie University seeks to explore the broad themes of tolerance, multiculturalism, diversity, and difference in contemporary society, and demonstrates our shared interest in bringing in-depth discussion of these themes to wider civil society.

Learn more about the annual Shaar Shalom Lectures that have taken place at Dalhousie.