In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Centre for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies at Waterford Institute of Technology is running a presentation which will focus on author of “The Right to Be Cold”; Sheila Watt-Cloutier, on her life, and her work to bring climate change in the Arctic to the world’s attention.
Presented by Prof. Renée Hulan, the current Craig Dobbin Professor of Canadian Studies at UCD, this talk is for anyone with an interest in Canadian Studies and climate change in the Arctic polar region.
Admission is free of charge and all are welcome. Please register for the event via the link below in advance to receive your Zoom link.
Professor Renée Hulan is the current Craig Dobbin Professor of Canadian Studies at University College Dublin. Her home institution is St Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The author of Climate Change and Writing the Canadian Arctic (Palgrave, 2018), Canadian Historical Writing: Reading the Remains (Palgrave, 2014) and Northern Experience and the Myths of Canadian Culture (McGill-Queens, 2002).
She has published in academic journals and reference works such as The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Literature and The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature. She edited Native North America: Critical and Cultural Perspectives (ECW, 1999) and, with Renate Eigenbrod, Aboriginal Oral Traditions: Theory, Practice, Ethics (Fernwood, 2008).
Centre for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies
The Centre for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies has been operating in Waterford Institute of Technology since 2002. The institute through the working of the centre have played a key role in maintaining and strengthening the links and unique connection between the communities of the South East region and Newfoundland and Labrador.