Global citizenship at the heart of talks to be held at Bishop’s University
On February 6th 2016, Bishop's University will host TEDxBishopsU, a multidisciplinary event that will feature speakers drawn from the talented pool of students, faculty, alumni, community members, and staff from Acadia, Bishop’s, Mount Allison and St. Francis Xavier’s universities.
Each talk will focus on an aspect of higher education – either inside or outside the classroom – that fostered social justice, advocated for human rights, or facilitated a transformative experience that led to an enhanced sense of global citizenship.
Speakers include: Dr. Alice Cohen, Assistant Professor, Environmental & Sustainability Studies, Acadia University,
Liam St. Louis, Student speaker, Mount Allison University,
Dr. Michele Murray, Dean of Arts & Science, Bishop’s University,
Reverend John C. Perkin, University Chaplain, Adjunct Professor, Religious Studies, Mount Allison University,
Matthew Robinson, Student speaker, Bishop’s University,
Dr. Rhonda Semple, Associate Professor, Department of History, St. Francis Xavier,
Reverend Heather Thomson, Campus Minister, BU/ CRC, Refugee Coordinator, Bishop’s University,
Emma- Lynn Wallace, Student speaker, Acadia University. More information
Attendance is free. The event will take place between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. in Bandeen Hall on the Bishop’s University campus.
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/ events/153610751663881/