One Day International Symposium on Immigration, Migration, and Refugees in Europe and Canada: Social Challenges and Issues of Representation

Dates

Wed, 03/21/2018

Type of event

Symposium

Location

University of Regina, Regina, Canada

About

Title One Day International Symposium on Immigration, Migration, and Refugees in Europe and Canada: Social Challenges and Issues of Representation

Date Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. CT

Location University of Regina, Canada

Panels

  • The Plight of Immigrants and Refugees From Sociological and Media Perspective (1:00 - 2:00)
    • Dr. Judy White, Dean, Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina
      ​Opening our eyes to refugee and migrant women's multidimensional identities
    • Dr. Linda Badley, Media and Film Professor Emerita, Middle Tennessee State University
      Nazis, Immigrants, and Gypsies in Nordic Cinema
  • Experiences of Newcomers with Childcare, Education, and Employment in Regina (2:00 - 3:30)
    • Dr. Daniel Kuklwe, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work
      Socio-economic survival: Hopes and fears for Newcomers in Regina, Saskatchewan
    • Dr. Christine Massig, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education
      Complexities around access to childcare in Regina: The experiences of Newcomers
    • Needal Ghad, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Education
      Newcomer students' post-secondary experiences in Regina
  • Representing Emigration & Immigration in Eastern and Western European Cinema (3:30 -5:00)
    • Dr. Doru Pop, Professor, Faculty of Theater and Television, Babes Bolyai University
      Representing Emigration and Immigration in Eastern and Western European cinema
    • Dr. Christina Stojanova, Associate Professor, Department of Film
      Issues of Representation: Imagining the Immigrant Experience as 'Self' and 'Other'

 

The University of Regina will host an international symposium on social challenges and issues of representation regarding refugees and other migrants in Canada and Europe. The panels will discuss how migrants are represented in cinema and media, but also the challenges migrants are facing at arrival based on the example of Regina.

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