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'Queering your classroom' among topics at Teaching Commons

This online Lakehead University event takes place from Oct. 26-30

Lakehead University’s Teaching Commons, in collaboration with Lakehead International, will host its annual Teaching & Learning Week from Monday, Oct. 26 to Friday, Oct. 30.

This year’s theme is Anti-Racism and Pedagogies of Inclusion. The week will feature guest speakers on topics including Indigegogy, Cultural Intelligence, Queering your Classroom, Inclusive Language, and Anti-racist pedagogies.

All events will be hosted online, beginning with opening ceremonies and a keynote speaker on Monday, Oct. 26 from 1 - 3 p.m. and closing on Friday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. with a celebration of our teaching award winners and the Distinguished Instructor Award lecture.

The Teaching Commons with Lakehead International invite you to this informative and transformative learning experience!

Monday, Oct. 26

1 - 1:30 p.m.: Opening Ceremonies and Welcome to Teaching and Learning Week 2020

1:30 - 3 p.m. Experiences of International, Racialized and Underrepresented Students

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Tuesday, Oct. 27

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.: EDI in Pedagogy Host: Office of Human Rights and Equity

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1 - 2:30 p.m.: Keynote Address on Indigegogy Dr. Kathy Absolon-King, Associate Professor and Director, Centre for Indigegogy, Laurier University

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Wednesday, Oct. 28

10 - 11:30 a.m.: Pedagogy for Teaching Inclusivity to Students

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1 - 2:30 p.m.: Keynote Address on Anti-Racism Pedagogy – Dr. Carl E. James, Senior Advisor on Equity and Representation, York University

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Thursday, Oct. 29

10 - 11 a.m.: Queering your Classroom

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1 - 2:30 p.m.: Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Training

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Friday, Oct. 30

10 - 12 p.m.: Closing ceremonies and Distinguished Instructor Award Winner Keynote Address – Dr. Alice den Otter, Associate Professor, Lakehead University

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