New Seminar this Fall: Alternative Facts in a Post-Truth Century

Trump and post-truth

Interested in exploring the world of "post-truth" and "alternative facts"? This fall, the Faculty of Graduate Studies and its Master of Arts — Integrated Studies (MA-IS) program are inviting you to join in attending an exciting and timely seminar (MAIS 752) led by AU’s resident MA-IS teacher and scholar Dr. Paul Kellogg. Entitled “Alternative Facts in a Post-Truth Century,” … [Read more...]

Actions & Words: Three years since the TRC

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If you are in Edmonton this Thursday evening, pop by City Hall from 6 to 8 p.m. for Actions and Words, a free event sponsored by Athabasca University Press, Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton (RISE)  and the City of Edmonton. RISE Book Club On its Facebook page, RISE describes itself as “a group of citizens in the Edmonton region committed to supporting reconciliation in words … [Read more...]

Truthful Grit: AU’s Tracey Lindberg makes stunning debut as fiction novelist.

Dr. Tracey Lindberg, professor of law at Athabasca University's Centre for World Indigenous Thought and Research (where she is also a Canada Research chair) Ottawa. She's the recipient of a Governor General Award,  a Harvard law graduate and now, new novelist with her recently debuted book Birdie. [Photo Caption: Stacy Swanson, for Harper Collins]

One of Athabasca University’s own is making waves in the Canadian literary scene. Dr. Tracey Lindberg is a professor of Indigenous Studies in the Centre for World Indigenous Knowledge and Research (where she is also a Canada Research chair), and a professor of law at the University of Ottawa. She's the recipient of a Governor General Award and is a Harvard law graduate. Now … [Read more...]