Join Dr. Lisa Cooke for a small group discussion around if TRU is ready for a mandatory Indigenization course on Wednesday, Oct. 13 between 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. PST. This discussion is part of the TRU Students’ Union’s Breaking Bread seriesto connect small groups of students with community leaders to share perspectives, foster connections, and build community.
Dr. Lisa Cooke does research and teaches at TRU in the department of Sociology and Anthropology as well as administers the Aboriginal Studies Certificate. Lisa’s research and teaching primarily revolves around Indigenous-Settler relations, contemporary colonial cultural forms, and the anthropology of space and place.
This discussion will cover a wide area of topics based on participants’ interests. Topics may include:
What has been the history of work to do this at TRU?
What do you think is the best way to do this at TRU?
Do you think TRU is ready for a mandatory indigenization course? Why or why not?
And other questions based on interest!
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