Conference Program 2002


Sponsored by the College of Education, University of Saskatchewan
Friday and Saturday, March 15 &  16, 2002

Friday, March 15 - 7:30pm
College of Commerce, Georgia Goodspeed Theatre (Room 18)

Mr. Joe Arvay Q.C.

Saturday, March 16, 2002
Physics 103
Morning Program - 9:00am
  • Welcome from the University: Associate Dean Vivian Hajnal, College of Education
  • Interactive Theatre led by Warren Linds: Act One
  • Saskatchewan Premiere of NFB’s new video "Sticks and Stones" with Director Jan Padgett
     Cultural Diversity LogoNFB Logo  
  • Panel: The Report of the Adhoc Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Issues

The Voices of Students

Chair: Donna Scott, Chief Commissioner, Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission
Panel:Sigrid Hansen, Dave Glaze, and Paul Jacoby

Lunch: 12:00-1:30
Afternoon program - 1:30-2:30 and 2:45-3:45

Concurrent Sessions

  • Andre Grace and Kris Wells, “Getting an Education in Edmonton, Alberta: The Case of Queer Youth”
  • Saskatchewan Premiere of the new NFB video In "Other Words" with Director Jan Padgett
    Cultural Diversity LogoNFB Logo  
  • James McNinch, “It’s a drag doing drag in teacher education”
  • Cheryl Erlandson, introducing two new STF documents: Uncovering the stones: Addressing issues of equity in the staffroom (a practical guide containing workshop ideas for developing awareness, recognition, and appreciation of diversity) and safe schools: Supporting sexual difference (presenting stories of gay, lesbian, and trans-gendered students in Saskatchewan schools with suggestions for creating a supportive school environment for all students).
  • Kim Tadei, “Are you brave enough to put this book in your school library?”
    This session will include round-table discussion, sharing books with a gay and lesbian theme, sharing annotated bibliographies, and showing teacher librarians how to find support for the purchase of these books.

4:00 - Interactive Theatre directed by Warren Linds, – Act Two in Physics 103