Congratulations to the following six students on their recent convocation:
Alison Creba – her MRP title: ON SITE: A Heritage Approach to Working With and Working Through the Demolition/Deconstruction Site: The Case of Honest Ed’s/Mirvish Village
Casey Gray – his MRP title: Sites of Grave Meaning: The Heritage of Human Remains on the Rideau Canal
Casey completed his MA in Canadian Studies as part of the Heritage Conservation stream at SICS. He also earned a concurrent graduate diploma in Curatorial Studies through the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture. During his degree, Casey took part in organizing SICS’ annual Heritage Conservation Symposium, presented in conferences in Montreal and Nanaimo, and completed a research internship at the Canadian Museum of History.
Shane Polson – BA General
Maria Walt – her thesis title: Equity in International Education: An Authoethnographic Exploration of Intercultural Competence and the Experiences of International Students in Canada
Darren Zanussi – his MRP title: Podcasts as Pedagogy: Irreconcilable Indigeneity and Conciliation through Digital Spaces
Darren Zanussi’s Major Research Paper (MRP) was supervised by Doctor Kahente Horn-Miller. Darren’s studies and MRP concentrated on Indigenous-settler relations through an anti-colonial lens. In support of this research he was awarded the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and Ontario Graduate Scholarships. In addition, Darren presented at the 2017 British Association of Canadian Studies annual conference in London, England and received the Jody Robson award for best Master’s level paper.