Starting elementary school can be a challenging experience. Many children struggle with the transition, especially in neighbourhoods such as Ottawa’s Centretown, which has a large population of low-income, single-parent and immigrant families. Stefania Maggi, an epidemiologist and psychologist at... More
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The Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) is the home of six interdisciplinary programs of study: Child Studies (CHST), Human Rights (HUMR), Directed Interdisciplinary Studies (DIST) (which is a program that allows you to design your own degree), and Minors in: Disability Studies (DBST), Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) and Sexuality Studies (SXST). We also offer two first year courses in South Asian Studies (SAST) and one second year course in Migration & Diaspora Studies (MGDS). IIS brings together faculty and students from across the campus who share research interests that cut across traditional disciplinary boundaries, in the arts, social and natural sciences.
Carleton’s Katherine Arnup to Launch New Book on Caring for Elderly Parents Carleton University’s Katherine Arnup, retired associate professor of Canadian Studies, will be launching her new book, “I don’t have time for this!” A Compassionate Guide to Caring for Your Parents and Yourself,... More
The Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies and the Human Rights Program are pleased to announce the winner of the Hanson Award in Human Rights: Emily Chan. Emily’s paper is titled: “Exploring the Hamitic Hypothesis construction of race and gender in the Rwandan Genocide.” The annual prize is... More
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