Glendon hosts bilingual Innovation at Glendon Research Colloquium and Principal’s Awards Reception

Glendon College will host the Innovation@Glendon Research Colloquium on Linguistic Diversity and Principal’s Awards Reception on Monday, April 3 at 1pm in the BMO Conference Centre.

The reception will take place at 3pm in the Canadian Language Museum next door (former Glendon Gallery) in Glendon Hall.

The half-day event begins with a bilingual colloquium and panel discussion on linguistic diversity, a dynamic topic explored by many Glendon faculty members.

Following opening remarks from Principal Donald Ipperciel, guests will hear from:
• Guillaume Bernardi (Drama Studies), “From Past to present: Performing Baroque Opera for Canada”;
• Lyse Hébert (School of Translation), “Notes toward a Canadian translation policy”;
• Ian Martin (English and Linguistics & Language Studies), “Reconciling Indigenous and Settler Language interests in the Wake of the TRC Report”;
• Gertrude Mianda (Gender & Women’s Studies), “Bilinguisme: un atout? L’expérience d’intégration des immigrants » francophones originaires de l’Afrique sub-saharienne en contexte minoritaire-Toronto”; and
• Muriel Péguret (French Studies and Faculty of Education), “Le fossé entre le français langue seconde à l’école secondaire et à l’université : défis et pistes de recherche.”

Willem Maas (Political Science) will moderate the panel.

After the panel discussion, attendees are invited to join Ipperciel at a reception at 3pm where the recipients of the Principal’s Awards for Research & Teaching will be honoured. Refreshments will be served.

RSVP your attendance by March 27 to research@glendon.yorku.ca.

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