Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Panel discussions on citizenship

Just a reminder about the panel discussions on Wednesday and Thursday this week at Harbour Centre. Please note the change of room for these events. This event is free, but seating is limited. Reservations are recommended. E-mail cs_hc@sfu.ca or call 604-291-5100

An SFU Panel Discussion -- Citizenship and the Spiritual Sphere. Wednesday, November 8, 2006, SFU Harbour Centre Room 1600, 7:00 PM- 9:00 PM.

This panel discussion is the first evening public presentation of the Simons Student Citizenship Program. With the support of the Simons Foundation, SFU students were invited to submit written research proposals which focused on issues related to citizenship. The following panel discussion is the first public presentation of selected students' research work. SFU student panel presenters: Andrew Bingham, Eva Schubert, and Evan Smith Moderator: Douglas Todd, Ethics and Spirituality writer for the Vancouver Sun and previous Shadbolt Fellow in the Humanities at SFU. Invited speaker: Bonnelle Strikling, Department Head in the department of Philosophy at Langara College.

An SFU Panel Discussion: Citizenship and the Public Sphere. Thursday, November 9, 2006, SFU Harbour Centre Room 1600, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This panel discussion is the second evening public presentation of the Simons Student Citizenship Program. SFU student panel presenters: Amanda Cawston, Susan Pell, Stephen Fielding, and Brianna Turner. Moderator: Michael Clague, previous director of the Carnegie Centre, Vancouver, and recipient of the Thakore Visiting Scholar Award at SFU. Speaker:
Barbara Arneil, Professor Political Science at UBC.

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