“The classroom, with all its limitations, remains a location of possibility.” (bell hooks, 1994) By Martha McAlister For the faculty book club this fall, we just finished reading “Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom” by bells hooks. She passed away last year, sparking us to revisit her seminal work. Though this book was written in 1994, it’s … [Read more...] about New Confluence Feature: Spotlight on Literature – Member Book Review
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Arts & Science Students & Faculty Fundraiser School of Arts and Science Kenyan Women & Children Fundraising Join the School of Arts & Science for their Kenyan Women and Children Fundraiser Event, on November 4 and 7; 11:00am to 2:00pm in the Fisher Foyer. We are hosting Fundraiser for the Ngoswani School for Kenyan women and children to … [Read more...] about Kenyan Women and Children
Attention Camosun College Faculty Association Members, your Fall General Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 3, 2022, from 3:00 to 4:30 PM. Please check your Outlook Calendar to make sure you've received our invite and link. If you haven't gotten an invite, please contact us. This is an important meeting for all Term AND Continuing Faculty members … [Read more...] about 2022 Fall GM – Thursday, November 3, 3:00-4:30 PM – Online
MAKING IT FAIR FOR CONTRACT ACADEMIC STAFF October 17-21 is Fair Employment Week, the Canadian Association of University Teachers' annual campaign to raise awareness about precarious employment on campuses and support local organizing to improve the working conditions of contract academic staff. For us here at Camosun College that's our many Term, Contract, … [Read more...] about Fair Employment Week 2022
I hadn't, and I'm usually pretty observant! So you can imagine my surprise when, during the October Board of Governor's (BoG) meeting, I learned that it was due to be approved next month for adoption in January. Hang on. What? That's right. The thing that will guide, direct, and affect each of our working lives over the next five years, that we were promised to be … [Read more...] about Have You Seen the New 2023-2028 Strat Plan Draft for Camosun College?