Brandon Stewart (Dalhousie) and Lynda Collins (Ottawa) are inviting people to join in on June 1, 2021 from 1:00-3:35pm EST for an online symposium on Teaching Wellbeing in the Law.
Speakers will include:
- Professor Marilyn Poitras (University of Saskatchewan), who created Canada’s first law school course in “Happiness and the Law” and now directs the Indigenous Law Centre at the University of Saskatchewan
- Professor Rhonda Magee (University of San Francisco), author of The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming our Communities through Mindfulness
- Professor Thomas Telfer (Western University), who teaches “Mindfulness and the Legal Profession”
- Daniel Lussier-Meek (University of Ottawa), Director of Indigenous and Community Relations
- Professor Brandon Stewart (Dalhousie University), co-author of “Engendering Hope in Environmental Law Students”
- Professor Jordana Confino (Fordham University), who teaches a course on Positive Lawyering
- Professor Karen Ragoonaden (University of British Columbia), who is an expert in Mindful Approaches to Anti-Oppression Pedagogy
- Professor Lynda Collins (University of Ottawa), who teaches “Happiness and the Law”
- Heather Cross, Appellate lawyer and teacher of “Mindfulness in the Law”
Below you can find both connection information and a working program. Please direct any questions related to the symposium to [email protected]Read more
We are delighted to confirm that the virtual conference will take place over four days, from Monday 7 June to Thursday 11 June. Two sessions will be offered on each day, as well as the CALT AGM on Tuesday 8 June. A ‘program-in-brief’ is now available on our website here.
Sessions will be conducted via Zoom, hosted by Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University. Registration will be required, but there will be no registration fee. An Eventbrite registration page is coming soon and will be the source for further program information. For any questions, please contact us at [email protected]
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We are pleased to release the Call for Proposals for the 2021 annual conference of the Canadian Association of Law Teachers (CALT). The conference will be held in a virtual online format throughout the week of 7 to 11 June (which is the week following the virtual gathering of the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities).
We are pleased to announce that the Canadian Association of Law Teacher’s annual conference is resuming in 2021. The conference will be held in a virtual online format throughout the week of 7 to 11 June (which is the week following the virtual gathering of the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities). A Call for Proposals will be issued soon. The CALT AGM will also be held during that week. See the Conference page for more information.
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