Blogs

(Re)Narrating Settler Colonialism in the Stories we tell Ourselves and Others

A blog by Daniel MacKinnon. Moving to Nova Scotia to attend university forced me to present a personal narrative. I was an outsider. But I had an answer ready:...

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Entities of Land and Water: Teaching against a Terrible Fate

A blog By Patrick Phillips. In 2019 Dr. Erica Dodds, chief operating officer at the Foundation for Climate Restoration, ran a “climate reality” workshop for a Washington, D.C. high...

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Taking ‘Care’ in Curriculum

A reader’s response to Dr. Hongyu Wang’s nonviolent relationality by Patrick Phillips. I, like others in our immediate (EDU6102) writing community, approached Dr. Hongyu Wang’s alignment with Jungian psychoanalytic...

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Fetishized Facts and Figures in B-Flat Minor

A blog by Sarah Schmidt. Facts and figures allow us to compartmentalize our understanding and relation to acts of evil. By summarizing horrific and complicated events into an accessible...

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Consciously Unconscious Contributions of Inequity

A blog by Sarah Schmidt. As a person of white privilege, working in a female and white-dominated profession of librarianship, listening and reading Vidya Shah while reflecting on the...

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Anti-Black Racism in Nursing Education

A blog by Bahareh Samsamiardekani. Canada’s first nursing school opened in 1874 in Ontario. The first baccalaureate nursing programs began in 1919 at the university of British Columbia. Black...

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