Queen’s University Fall Micro-Course (online): SCCS 821 (Resistance and Resurgence)

Open to graduate and upper-level undergraduate students from Queen’s or anywhere in the Archive/Counter Archive network*

Course title: Resistance and Resurgence: Indigenous Knowledges and the Organization of Collections

Course description: This course offers an in-depth, critical, examination of issues related to the ways Indigenous-related collections are organized in cultural institutions with a focus on issues of classification, re-naming, digital infrastructures, Indigenous data sovereignty, and the connection between storytelling and collections. The course will be remote. The course will comprise lecture/discussion sessions and opportunities for practical application of knowledge led by Indigenous librarians and artists.

Course instructor: Stacy Allison-Cassin, Associate Librarian, York University

Course dates/times: Oct. 7th – Nov. 11th, 2020 ; Wednesdays, 7-9 pm. 

*Students at Queen’s can register for this course as a credit course or as an auditor. Students outside of Queen’s can take the course as a “visitor.” We will explain the mechanics once you RSVP. Students in the A/CA network can arrange with their home supervisors to take this course as a part of a directed study at their home university.

If you are interested in the course, please fill out the RSVP form below by September 30th, 2020.



For more information or questions, please contact VMLab@queensu.ca 

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