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Castleden Participates in Panel Discussion on Reconciliation and Humanities and Social Science Research

Castleden Participates in Panel Discussion on Reconciliation and Humanities and Social Science Research

HEC Lab Director Dr. Heather Castleden recently participated in a panel discussion for the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). The panel, titled, Wise Research Practices: Reconciliation and HSS Research, was monitored by Dr. Peter H. Russel (University of Toronto) and hosted by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. The panel wasContinue Reading Castleden Participates in Panel Discussion on Reconciliation and Humanities and Social Science Research

The HEC Lab at the CAG Conference

The HEC Lab at the CAG Conference

HEC Lab Director, Dr. Heather Castleden, along with PhD Candidate Vanessa Sloan Morgan, and Master of Arts Candidate Marc Calabretta, traveled to York University in Toronto, Ontario to engage in academic discussions regarding their respective research. Heather Castleden chaired a round table session in which Vanessa Sloan Morgan was a participant. The session, titled, Making SpaceContinue Reading The HEC Lab at the CAG Conference

New Publication in Settler Colonial Studies for Vanessa Sloan Morgan

New Publication in Settler Colonial Studies for Vanessa Sloan Morgan

The HEC Lab’s Vanessa Sloan Morgan had her article published in Settler Colonial Studies. Her article, titled,  Moving from rights to responsibilities: Extending Hannah Arendt’s critique of collective responsibility to the settler colonial context of Canada, is available in full at: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/9p7zUryjKYfzPipm7DEm/full  Congratulations Vanessa!

Heather Castleden and colleagues receive Indigenous Mentorship Network Program Funding

Heather Castleden and colleagues receive Indigenous Mentorship Network Program Funding

HEC Lab Director, Dr. Heather Castleden, has received confirmation that two Indigenous Mentorship Network Program (IMNP) applications in which she is a project team member have received funding from CIHR. The two separate projects, led by Dr. Chantelle Richmond (Western University) and Debbie Martin (Dalhousie University) present a tremendous opportunity to undertake important research, andContinue Reading Heather Castleden and colleagues receive Indigenous Mentorship Network Program Funding

New CIHR Project Grant for Pictou Landing Native Women’s Group and Heather Castleden

New CIHR Project Grant for Pictou Landing Native Women’s Group and Heather Castleden

The HEC Lab is proud to announce that we have received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to continue working with the Pictou Landing Native Women’s Group to develop a documentary film about our research in the A’se’k (known in English as Boat Harbour) estuary. For the Mi’kmaq of Pictou Landing FirstContinue Reading New CIHR Project Grant for Pictou Landing Native Women’s Group and Heather Castleden

Heather Castleden featured in Queen’s Gazette for her role in research program: A SHARED Future

Heather Castleden featured in Queen’s Gazette for her role in research program: A SHARED Future

The HEC Lab is proud to announce that Heather Castleden, researcher and director, has been featured in the Queen’s Gazette for receiving a $2 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to establish an interdisciplinary research program – article found here. The program is titled, A SHARED Future: Achieving Strength, Health, and AutonomyContinue Reading Heather Castleden featured in Queen’s Gazette for her role in research program: A SHARED Future

“Our Journey, Our Choice, Our Future” Research Project Welcomes Three Huu-ay-aht University Students to the Research Team!

“Our Journey, Our Choice, Our Future” Research Project Welcomes Three Huu-ay-aht University Students to the Research Team!

The Queen’s University research team is delighted to welcome three Huu-ay-aht post-secondary students to join the project! Over the summer, Ayanna Clappis, Becki Nookemis, and Mikaela Petticrew will be helping with a ‘Photovoice” research project, which involves asking Huu-ay-aht citizens to take pictures and share stories about Treaty. This research will be going on fromContinue Reading “Our Journey, Our Choice, Our Future” Research Project Welcomes Three Huu-ay-aht University Students to the Research Team!