[Sust-mar] PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES: Capital and Power: Exploring Canada's Role in an Imperialist Global Order

Tamara Lorincz tlorincz at dal.ca
Thu Mar 15 00:33:08 EDT 2012

Please spread the word about these important talks taking place in Halifax
and Wolfville at the end of the month!



Dr. Todd Gordon, York University, Political Science

Dr. Gordon exposes Canada's imperialist past and present, at home and across
the globe. He interweaves histories of indigenous dispossession in Canada
with the cold facts of Canadian capital's oppression of peoples in the
global South. He digs beneath the surface of Canada's image as global
peacekeeper and promoter of human rights, revealing the links between the
corporate pursuit of profit and Canadian foreign and domestic policy.
Drawing on examples from Colombia, the Congo, Sudan, Haiti and elsewhere, he
makes a passionate plea for greater critical attention to Canada's role in
the global order. Dr. Gordon teaches political science at York University in
Toronto. He is the author of the books: Imperialist Canada (Arbeiter Ring,
2010) and Cops, Crime and Capitalism: The Law-and-Order Agenda in Canada
(Fernwood, 2006).

Free public talks. All welcome. 

. Wednesday, March 28 - HALIFAX
7:30-9:00 p.m., Room 305, Weldon Law Building, Dalhousie University, 6061
University Avenue, Halifax.

. Thursday, March 29 - HALIFAX
12:30-2:00 p.m., Lord Dalhousie Room, Henry Hicks Building, Dalhousie
University, 6299 South Street, Halifax. 
Co-sponsored by the Centre for Foreign Policy Studies.

. Thursday, March 29 - WOLFVILLE
7:30-9:00 p.m. KCIC Auditorium, Acadia University, 32 University Avenue,
Co-sponsored by the Departments of Sociology and Political Science. 

. Friday, March 30 - HALIFAX
12:00-1:30 p.m. Room 227, McNally Main Building, Saint Mary's University,
923 Robie St., Halifax. 
Co-sponsored by the Departments of International Development Studies and
Political Science. 

Note: Dr. Gordon's latest book Imperialist Canada will be available for sale
at these events.

Organized by the Halifax Peace Coalition . 
For more information, 
(Web) www.halifaxpeacecoalition.ca (Email) halifaxpeacecoalition AT gmail
"." com (Facebook) "Halifax Peace Coalition"

Co-sponsors: Acadia University, Saint Mary's University, the Centre for
Foreign Policy Studies (Dalhousie University), and the Nova Scotia Public
Interest Research Group (NSPIRG).


Thank you!


Tamara Lorincz
55 Willowbend Court
Halifax, NS CANADA B3M 3L3
Phone: (902) 443-2423
Cell: (902) 478-1379
tlorincz at dal.ca
ECJ: http://www.ecojustice.ca
GN: http://www.space4peace.org/
HPC: http://www.halifaxpeacecoalition.ca/
NSEN: http://www.nsen.ca
"A better world is possible"

"Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary
spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility
to poverty, racism, and militarism." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1967

"Without a doubt, military spending represents the single most significant
perversion of worldwide priorities known today." Former President of Costa
Rica and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Oscar Arias, 1999

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