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Video recordings by Brad McDonald and Joe Norris and partially funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant and Brock University Faculty Association Please visit for more details & and for archived materials.

Program pdf: Program2nobio.pdf

Day 1 July 23, 2015

Vianne Timmons Jennifer Tupper Drummers

Vianne Timmons
Jennifer Tupper

Yvonna Lincoln

Commerce in the Academy:Audit Cultures and Neoliberalism’s Assault on Liberalism.

Marie Battiste

Regenerating Successes with Indigenous Knowledge:Possibilities, Practices, and Perplexities within Eurocentric Education

Budd Hall

Beyond Epistemicide:

Knowledge Democracy and Higher Education

Leigh Patel

Anti-colonial educational research: From property rights to answerability

Linda Tuhiwai Smith

The optimistic art of the impossible- measuring impact of indigenous research in the era of historic denial and evidence based policy in higher education

Day 2 July 24, 2015

David Malloy

David Malloy

Michelle Fine

Troubling calls for “evidence”: punitive accountability, disruptive innovation and neoliberal blues in the education deform project

Chad Gaffield

Why universities are losing the narrative and how we might get it back

Eve Tuck

Biting the hand that feeds you: Theories of change in the settler state and its universities

Joel Westheimer

Higher education or education for hire? Corporatization, fictive austerity and the threat to democratic thinking

Rosalind Gill

The quantified self of neoliberal academia

Peter McLaren

Comrade Jesus: The dialectic regained and the people unchained–towards a revolutionary critical pedagogy

Day 3 July 25, 2015

Shauneen Pete


Christopher Meyers

Public scholarship and tenure/promotion: “Rethinking teaching, scholarship and service”

Sandy Grande

Some of us are Braves: Settler universities and the politics of indigenous refusal

Charlene Bearhead

Journey to reconciliation: Following the path of truth through student research