Reading, Writing, Storytelling, Viewing: Researching How Cultural Forms Support Reconciliation

July 2, 2019 – July 5, 2019

This symposium aims at exploring and promoting reconciliation by connecting Canadian Indigenous scholars with international scholars concerned with the effects of reading literature, writing poetry, storytelling, and watching film on mental well-being and resilience. It will involve scholarly presentations, panel discussions, workshops, and a poster presentation session.


This symposium is a collaboration between Katherine Sinclair (Faculty of Arts and Science), Keestin O’Dell (kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre), Kevin Hood (Faculty of Health and Community Studies) and Paul Sopcak (Faculty of Arts and Science, Student Affairs).

Event Details

Date July 2, 2019 – July 5, 2019
Location Allard Hall
11110 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
Event Type Conference/Seminar
Contact Person Paul Sopcak
Contact Phone 780-633-3083
Contact Email
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