Revisiting Critical Courses @ Carleton

A Symposium held in Ottawa, Canada, during June 20-22 2007, around the work done by participants in two courses at Carleton University, Ottawa, in the Fall Semester 2006 : Other Worlds, Other Globalisations, and Open Space, and : Dissent in Movement

List of Participants & Their Contributions

1. Lesley Abraham, Summer student, International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada; NPSIA student,

Papers read and commented on :

  • Chris Hurl – ‘Arguing with networks...’
  • Valentina Jovanovski – ‘Creating an Other World…’

2. Yasmeen Arif, Research scholar, New Delhi, India; Sawyer Seminar Fellow, H.H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change, University of Minnesota, USA; Special Guest Speaker at Public Lecture held along with the Symposium,

Papers read and commented on :

  • Althea Brown – ‘The precariousness of "civility and "incivility"…’
  • Valentina Jovanovski – ‘Creating an Other World…’
  • Mathew Nelson – ‘Taking Political Agency : 'No Border' / 'No One Is Illegal'..’

Public Lecture : ‘Towards Alternate Globalities : Mapping Dialogic Spaces amongst and between the “South”’

3. K Althea Brown, MA student, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, ,

Presented :

  • ‘The precariousness of ‘civility’ and ‘incivility’ in immigration policy as observed through the lens of governmentality’
  • ‘Dissent within Dissent : An Argument in favour of Consensus Decision-making Models in Social Movements’

Papers read and commented on :

  • Andrew Crosby – ‘The principles and values of Taiaiake Alfred’s Peace, Power, and Righteousness ..’
  • Valentina Jovanovski – ‘Creating an Other World…’
  • Mathew Nelson – ‘Taking Political Agency : 'No Border' / 'No One Is Illegal'..’

4. Sam Cartmell, MA student, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada; student volunteer at Symposium

Presented : ‘Myanmar Future Generations : Hip-hop globalization and localization in the Burmese diaspora’

Papers read and commented on :

  • Andrew Crosby – ‘The principles and values of Taiaiake Alfred’s Peace, Power, and Righteousness ..’
  • Emilie Hayes – ‘Wading into the Waves of Feminism: explorations in open space and dissent....’
  • Mathew Nelson – ‘Taking Political Agency : ‘No Border’ / ‘No One Is Illegal’..’

5. John Brown Childs, Professor, Sociology Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA; Special Guest Speaker at Public Lecture held along with the Symposium,

Papers read and commented on :

  • K Althea Brown – ‘Dissent within Dissent...’
  • Emilie Hayes – ‘Wading into the Waves of Feminism: explorations in open space and dissent....’
  • Chris Hurl – ‘Arguing with networks...’

Public Lecture : ‘Transcommunal Cooperation : The Diversity of Disagreements and the Disagreements of Diversity — Respect for Boundaries, the Coordination of Autonomy, and Constructive Dispute’

6. Lee Cormie, Faculty of Theology, University of St Michael's College, Toronto, Canada; Guest Speaker at Open Space and Dissent within Movement Session 8 on October 26 2006, on ‘Plurality and Power in Movement’. Guest Speaker at Symposium Workshop on ‘Drawing Theory from Research and Practice’,

Presented : ‘Another Knowledge Is Possible’

Papers read and commented on :

  • Andrew Crosby – ‘The principles and values of Taiaiake Alfred’s Peace, Power, and Righteousness ..’
  • Emilie Hayes – ‘Wading into the Waves of Feminism: explorations in open space and dissent....’
  • Chris Hurl – ‘Arguing with networks...’

7. Denyse Côté, Professor of Social Work, and Director of OREGAND – Observatory on regional development and differentiated analysis according to sex, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau, Canada. Guest Speaker at Symposium Workshop on ‘Drawing Theory from Research and Practice’,

Presented : Feminist research and networking

Papers read and commented on :

  • James Dooley - ‘Hip Hop World – Where the Local Meets the Global’
  • Emilie Hayes – ‘Wading into the Waves of Feminism..’

8. Andrew Crosby, MA student, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, in Political Science, focusing on International Relations; born and raised on Prince Edward Island in eastern Canada, did his undergraduate degree in Political Science and History at Saint Mary’s University; advocate of international social justice and equality, evident in his music and writing in the fringe punk rock scene. Student volunteer at Symposium,

Presented : ‘The Principles and Values of Taiaiake Alfred’s Peace, Power, Righteousness as a Global Model : Bolivia and Other Worlds’

Papers read and commented on :

  • Sam Cartmell – ‘Myanmar Future Generations…’
  • Ajay Parasram – ‘Child Labour and the Tectonics of Other Worlds..’

9. Jim Dooley, MA student, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada,

Presented : ‘Hip Hop World – Where the Local Meets the Global’

Papers read and commented on :

  • Sam Cartmell – ‘Myanmar Future Generations…’
  • Mathew Nelson – ‘Taking Political Agency : ‘No Border’ / ‘No One Is Illegal’..’

10. Emilie Hayes, MA student, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada; student volunteer at Symposium. Speaker at Symposium Workshop on ‘Drawing Theory from Research and Practice’, .

Presented :

  • ‘Wading into the Waves of Feminism : Explorations in open space and dissent in the second wave feminist movement and its contributions to the emergence of third wave feminism’
  • ‘Drawing Theory from Research and Practice : My personal reflections’

Presented, along with Mat Nelson and Jai Sen : ‘Engaging Critically : Some Reflections on the Pedagogical Aspects of Critical Courses @ Carleton’

Papers read and commented on :

  • James Dooley ‘Hip Hop World – Where the Local Meets the Global’
  • Mathew Nelson – ‘Taking Political Agency : ‘No Border’ / ‘No One Is Illegal’..’
  • Ajay Parasram – ‘Child Labour and the Tectonics of Other Worlds..’

11. Chris Hurl, PhD student, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada; student volunteer at Symposium. Speaker at Symposium Workshop on ‘Drawing Theory from Research and Practice’,

Presented :

  • ‘Arguing with Networks : Anti-Globalization?, Nongovernmental Organizations and Global Civil Society’
  • ‘Dilemmas in Social Movement Research : Ontological and Epistemological Dimensions’

Papers read and commented on :

  • Andrew Crosby – ‘The principles and values of Taiaiake Alfred’s Peace, Power, and Righteousness ..’
  • James Dooley - ‘Hip Hop World – Where the Local Meets the Global’
  • Ajay Parasram – ‘Child Labour and the Tectonics of Other Worlds..’

12. Parastoo Jamshidi, MA Student, University of Ottawa,

Papers read and commented on :

  • Emilie Hayes – ‘Wading into the Waves of Feminism: explorations in open space and dissent....’
  • Mathew Nelson – ‘Taking Political Agency : ‘No Border’ / ‘No One Is Illegal’..’
  • Ajay Parasram – ‘Child Labour and the Tectonics of Other Worlds..’

13. Valentina Jovanovski, BA in Political Science and Geography at the University of Toronto, Valentina is completing her Masters degree in Political Science at Carleton University,

Presented : ‘Creating an Other World : Restrictive Domestic Refugee and Asylum Policies’

Papers read and commented on :

  • Andrew Crosby – ‘The principles and values of Taiaiake Alfred’s Peace, Power, and Righteousness ..’
  • Chris Hurl – ‘Arguing with networks...’
  • Ajay Parasram – ‘Child Labour and the Tectonics of Other Worlds..

14. Charmain Levy, Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Sciences, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau, Québec, Canada; co-organiser of the Symposium,

Papers read and commented on :

  • Andrew Crosby – ‘The principles and values of Taiaiake Alfred’s Peace, Power, and Righteousness ..’
  • Chris Hurl – ‘Arguing with networks...’
  • Ajay Parasram – ‘Child Labour and the Tectonics of Other Worlds..’

15. Marie-Josée Massicotte, Assistant Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada,

Papers read and commented on :

  • Althea Brown – ‘Dissent within dissent’
  • Althea Brown – ‘The precariousness of "civility and "incivility"…
  • Chris Hurl – ‘Arguing with networks...’
  • Mathew Nelson – ‘Taking Political Agency : ‘No Border’ / ‘No One Is Illegal’..’

16. Laura Macdonald, Professor and Director, Department of Political Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada; ; co-organiser of the Symposium,

17. Judy Meltzer, PhD student, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, and research assistant to Laura Macdonald, Carleton University; coordination assistant to the Symposium,

Papers read and commented on :

  • Althea Brown - 'Dissent within dissent’
  • Althea Brown - 'The precariousness of "civility and "incivility"…

18. Matthew Morgan, BA in political science at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada; starting MA in fall 2007,

19. Brian K Murphy, Activist, author, and policy analyst in global development issues, Ottawa, Canada; earlier with the Canadian international social justice organisation Inter Pares. Guest Speaker at Symposium Workshop on ‘Drawing Theory from Research and Practice’,

Presented : ‘Migration to another world is possible / Migration to “Another World is Possible”’’

Papers read and commented on :

  • Althea Brown – ‘Dissent within dissent’
  • Althea Brown – ‘The precariousness of ‘civility’ and ‘incivility’…’
  • Emilie Hayes – ‘Wading into the Waves of Feminism..’
  • Chris Hurl – ‘Arguing with Networks…’
  • Valentina Jovanovski – ‘Creating an Other World’
  • Mathew Nelson – ‘Taking Political Agency’

20. Mat Nelson, MA student, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada,

Presented : ‘Taking Political Agency : ‘No Border’ / ‘No One Is Illegal’ Politics in Canada’

Presented, along with Emilie Hayes and Jai Sen : ‘Engaging Critically : Some Reflections on the Pedagogical Aspects of Critical Courses @ Carleton’

Papers read and commented on :

  • Andrew Crosby – ‘The principles and values of Taiaiake Alfred’s Peace, Power, and Righteousness ..’
  • Emilie Hayes – ‘Wading into the Waves of Feminism: explorations in open space and dissent....’
  • Valentina Jovanovski – ‘Creating an Other World…’

21. Lungisile Ntsebeza, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; Special Guest Speaker at Public Lecture held along with the Symposium,

Papers read and commented on :

  • K Althea Brown – ‘Dissent within dissent..’
  • Andrew Crosby – ‘The principles and values of Taiaiake Alfred’s Peace, Power, and Righteousness ..’
  • Chris Hurl – ‘Arguing with networks…’

Public Lecture : ‘The politics of land reform in South Africa’

22. Ajay Parasram, An Ottawa-based researcher, emphasising South and Southeast Asian International Relations, Ajay writes a column on International Affairs for Hotlikepepperradio.com and is an MA candidate at Carleton University. Student volunteer at Symposium,

Presented : ‘Child Labour and the Tectonics of Other Worlds : Making Space for Earth’s Most Exploited Citizens’

Papers read and commented on :

  • Andrew Crosby – ‘The principles and values of Taiaiake Alfred’s Peace, Power, and Righteousness ..’
  • Valentina Jovanovski – ‘Creating an Other World…’
  • Mathew Nelson – ‘Taking Political Agency : ‘No Border’ / ‘No One Is Illegal’..’

23. Kari Polanyi Levitt, Honorary President, Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada; chair at public lecture,

Papers read and commented on :

  • Andrew Crosby – ‘The principles and values of Taiaiake Alfred’s Peace, Power, and Righteousness ..’
  • Chris Hurl - ‘Arguing with networks...’

24. Jai Sen, Independent researcher and installation architect, CACIM, New Delhi, India; course instructor / facilitator, Critical Courses @ Carleton, Other Worlds Other Globalisations and Open Space and Dissent within Movement; co-organiser of the Symposium,

Presented, along with Emilie Hayes and Mat Nelson : ‘Engaging Critically : Some Reflections on the Pedagogical Aspects of Critical Courses @ Carleton’

Papers read and commented on :

  • Sam Cartmell – ‘Myanmar Future Generations…’
  • James Dooley - ‘Hip Hop World – Where the Local Meets the Global’
  • Valentina Jovanovski – ‘Creating an Other World…’

Also attended:

25. Brian Given, Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology, and Undergraduate Coordinator in Anthropology, Carleton University, Ottawa, and Ottawa coordinator of volunteers for H.H. the Dalai Lama's 2004 visit to Ottawa and formerly President of the Ottawa branch of the Canada Tibet Committee; and now writing a book about the Tibetan-Canadian? community.

Guest Speaker at Other Worlds Other Globalisations Session 4, on October 3 2006, on ‘Imagined communities : Migration, memories, and globalisation’, speaking on ‘The Tibetan Diaspora in Canada’


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