The 12th annual Caribbean Studies New College conference on Racism and National Consciousness: The Impossibility of a Self Caring Society under Capitalism

The 12th annual Caribbean Studies New College conference on Racism and National Consciousness

The 12th annual Caribbean Studies New College conference on Racism and National Consciousness will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 10 am – 5 pm at the William Doo Auditorium, 45 Willcocks Street at Spadina.

The theme of the conference: Towards a Self Caring Society
SPEAKERS: Filiberto Penados of the Institute for sustainable International Studies, Belize and Arnold Itwaru of the Caribbean Studies Unit, University of Toronto.

Their talks will focus on: The Impossibility of a Self Caring Society under Capitalism

PANEL: Worker Self Management as Self Care: Towards an Economics of Emancipation
with Ajamu Nangwaya, Network for Pan-Adrikan Solidarity
Adrian Worrell, co-host of CIUT’s 89.5 Vibe Collective
Reba Plummer, Secretary of the Canadian Worker Co-op Federation

The conference is Open to everyone – Lunch is provided
Please RSVP arnold.itwaru@utoronto.ca

GRAD SCHOOL 101: Tips for Surviving Grad School – PANEL DISCUSSION @YorkU

GRAD SCHOOL 101: Surviving Your 1st Year of Grad School - PANEL DISCUSSION @YorkU

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On Tuesday, October 8, 2013, ACE will host a panel discussion led by upper year York University grad students who will answer questions, share ideas, tips, information and advice they learned during their first year of grad school.

The seminar, which will be held in HNES 140 from 12:30pm – 2:30pm is geared towards incoming 1st year masters students and undergraduate students who would like to get a head start on preparing for grad school.

Some topics to be covered include:
• Relationship between POS, course work & GAship responsibilities
• Balancing course work and POS
• How to find used text books
• How, when and where to find funding
• Time management techniques
• Balancing graduate school and parenthood
• Finding alternative credit options (courses abroad, internships etc)
• Places to study, places to sit, places to breath on campus
• (dis)ability services
• FES involvement (committees, GESSA, ACE)
• Challenges specific for international students

This is a space to ask all your burning questions, get insight and meet other students.

Come out and ask your questions!
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