Interdisciplinary Dialogue Student Conference 2017Vol. 1 No. 1 (2017)
The first Interdisciplinary Dialogue Student Conference took place at MacEwan University on April 25th, 2017, and was part of the interdisciplinary teaching and learning pilot project on the Global Refugee Crisis.
This student learning conference afforded students an opportunity to learn about themselves, appreciate different perspectives, and develop an understanding of the complexities of this important global issue.
Interdisciplinary Dialogue Student Work 2019Vol. 3 No. 1 (2019)
The Spirit Bear Dialogues ᐊᐦᒑᐦᐠ ᒪᐢᑲᐧ ᐅᓯᐦᒋᑫᐃᐧᓂ ᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ, the name of the 2019 Interdisciplinary Dialogue Project, was an interdisciplinary partnership between MacEwan University and University nuhelot’įne thaiyots’į nistameyimâkanak Blue Quills, under the guidance of kihêw waciston, exploring the topic of Indigenous research.
Throughout the Winter 2019 semester, students from across the University participated in educational forums and online discussions relating to the impact of harmful colonial research practices, past and present, Indigenous research methodologies, and the importance of building respectful, reciprocal relationships with Indigenous communities. Interdisciplinary Dialogue students shared their work as part of MacEwan University Student Research Day on April 23, 2019.
Interdisciplinary Dialogue Student Conference 2018Vol. 2 No. 1 (2018)
The 2018 Interdisciplinary Dialogue Student Learning Symposium took place at MacEwan University on April 21st, 2018 as part of an interdisciplinary teaching and learning project focusing on Truth and Reconciliation.
Throughout the Winter 2018 semester, students from eight different disciplines participated in educational forums and discussions surrounding Indigenous ways of knowing, colonialism and the Canadian justice system, and working together in allyship. The student learning conference afforded students an opportunity to continue their learning by sharing scholarly and creative works inspired by the project.
Interdisciplinary Dialogue Project Student WorkVol. 4 No. No. 1 (2021)
After a year away in 2020, the Interdisciplinary Dialogue Project is excited to publish this 4th issue celebrating student work generated through the project in 2021.
The topic of the Winter 2021 Interdisciplinary Dialogue was COVID-19’s Calls to Reimagine Relations. Throughout the Winter 2021 semester, students from across the University participated in educational forums and online discussions as they explored this topic from the perspectives of history, misinformation, racism, decolonization, arts creation, and more. Interdisciplinary Dialogue students responded through course work, created and ran a student photo contest, and shared their work as part of MacEwan University Student Research Day on April 26, 2021.
Submissions to the Interdisciplinary Dialogue Student Photo Contest, Finding Connection in the Age of Disconnect, are included in this issue, although not all the students who submitted photos were participants in the ID project. The Student Photo Contest ran from February 1st - March 5th, 2021 and was open to students of all disciplines at MacEwan University.