Faculty News

Dr. Henry Srebrnik (Political Science) presented “A Constellation of One’s Own: Canadian Jewish Communists and their Mass Organizations” at the conference “Di Linke: the Yiddish Immigrant Left from Popular Front to Cold War,” held virtually at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, in December 2020. More than 500 people attended various sessions of the six-day event via Zoom.

Through the pandemic year, Dr. Shannon Murray (English) has been invited to participate in a number of webinars and panels: “The future of Undergraduate Education after COVID” for Universities Canada’s Presidents series; “Taking Stock of the state of research in higher education”; “Naming, Claiming, and Aiming our Teaching Discomforts” for the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education;  “Naming Claiming and Aiming” with Drs. Lisa Dickson (UNBC) and Jessica Riddell (Bishop’s University) for the “Maple League” of universities;  “Developing Short-term International Study Abroad Opportunities for Your Course: Sharing Lessons Learned”  for Windsor University; “Pandemic Pedagogy and Active Learning,” an invited workshop for Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey; and a workshop for the University of New Brunswick entitled “The Struggles and Compromises of Active Learning in Crisis Remote Teaching.” She will deliver a workshop on “Creating Rich and Comprehensive Teaching Dossiers” for the University of the West Indies in early June.