No Class on February 19th

February 14, 2007

This is just a reminder that there will be no class next Monday February 19th due to reading week. Classes will resume the following week on Monday February 26th with Sylvat Aziz on The political economy of the hijab.

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February 5th Class cancelled

February 5, 2007

Unfortunately the speaker has been detained due to a snowstorm and as a result class will be canceled on Monday February 5th. Stay tuned for more information about the possibility of rescheduling the class.

There will be no class next week due to Reading Week but classes will resume the following week with The political economy of the hijab with Sylvat Aziz on February 26th.

Correction: Class will resume next week with Demystifying Care-giving and Work Contradiction with Justyna Sempruch.

The Just City: A panel discussion

January 14, 2007

The School of Urban and Regional Planning presents The Just City: A panel discussion with Susan Fainstein on Wednesday January 24th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in Room 202 of the Policy Studies Building at Queen’s University. The discussion will be moderated by Sue Hendler from the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Queen’s and panelist include:

  • Susan S. Fainstein, Graduate School of Design, Harvard
  • Betsy Donald, Geography Department, Queen’s
  • Hok-Lin Leung, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Queen’s
  • Katherine McKittrick, Department of Women’s Studies, Queen’s
  • Mick Smith, Departments of Environmental Studies and Philosophy, Queen’s
  • Lance Thurston, Commissioner, Department of Community Development Services, City of Kingston

Light refreshments will be served. Financial support provided by the Principal’s Development Fund, Departments of Geography, Political Studies and Women’s Studies and the School of Urban and Regional Planning.

View PDF version of announcement.

Winter Term Course Update

December 18, 2006

The upcoming Winter Term course, titled What is Women’s Studies? will open for registration on Monday, January 8th, at 9 am. To register interested participants may contact the Equity Office by phone or email at (613) 533-2563 and equity@post.queensu.ca. Drop-ins are also welcome to Room 12 Richardson Hall, University Avenue. Registration will be conducted on a first-come first-served basis with a waiting list.

Course lecture topics include:

  • An Introduction to Gender & International Development
  • Social Justice, Women & Engineering
  • Demystifying Care-giving & Work Contradiction
  • Guy Things: Boys & Men Learning & Doing Masculinities
  • The space of Feminist Freedom: Ressentiment, Politics & War
  • Women, Gender & Music – What are the Connections?
  • Women & Poverty

This course will run Monday evenings from January 29th – March 26 2007 between 6:30 – 8:30 PM. The full schedule is available here.

Please see the updated Expectations page for the new Registration Policy and Attendance Policy.

Presentation from November 6th

November 13, 2006

The PowerPoint presentation from the sixth session, Health Planning with Paul Huras, are now available for download in PowerPoint and PDF format:

Adobe Reader is required for viewing the PDF version and a free copy of the reader can be downloaded here.

Class Notes for October 30th

November 13, 2006

Notes from the fifth session, Homelessness & Homeless Services in Kingston, are now available for download in PDF format:

Adobe Reader is required for viewing the notes and a free copy of the reader can be downloaded here.

Class Notes for October 16th

November 13, 2006

Notes from the third session, Modern Suburban Planning , are now available for download in PDF format:

Adobe Reader is required for viewing the notes and a free copy of the reader can be downloaded here.

Class Notes for September 25th

October 29, 2006

Notes from the second session, Planning Issues in Kingston – Past and Present Land Use and Otherwise, are now available for download in PDF format:

Planning Issues in Kingston – Past and Present Land Use and Otherwise with Helen Cooper (PDF)

Adobe Reader is required for viewing the notes and a free copy of the reader can be downloaded here.

Thanks to April for her great note taking skills!

Class Notes for September 18th

October 29, 2006

Notes from the first session, Land Use Planning in the City of Kingston, are now available for download in PDF format:

Notes for Land Use Planning in the City of Kingston (PDF)

Adobe Reader is required for viewing the notes and a free copy of the reader can be downloaded here.

Thanks to April for her great note taking skills!

Can new urbanism deliver on its promises?

October 25, 2006

Dr. Jill Grant, School of Planning, Dalhousie University, will present a talk entitled Can new urbanism deliver on its promises? on Thursday November 2nd, 2006 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. in Room 554 Policy Studies Building, Queen’s University. Everyone welcome.