Weissberg Fall Forum in Human Rights
Friday, September 18
[Fall forum 2014]4:30 pm: Career Panel on Human Rights, Science Center 150 - Porter-Brown Auditorium
These panels, held each year, help current students anticipate the kinds of courses and experiential activities they will want to pursue in order to prepare for careers related to human rights and identify post-graduation activities.
8:00 pm: Annual Lecture
"The Impact of Climate Change on Inuit People in Canada"
[Ashlee Cunsolo Willox]Ashlee Cunsolo Willox is a Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Healthy Communities and an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Nursing and Indigenous Studies at Cape Breton University in Unama’ki/Cape Breton. As a community-engaged social science and health researcher, working at the intersection of place,culture, health, and environment, she has a particular interest in the social, environmental, and cultural determinants of Indigenous health, capacity development, environmental ethics, and the social justice implications of social and health inequality. As a community-based researcher, Ashlee works collaboratively with Indigenous colleagues through community-led participatory research approaches and methods to identify community needs and priorities and work towards locally-appropriate and culturally-relevant adaptation strategies.