Program

University programming

University programming

The University of Regina will present a wide range of events over the course of Congress 2018, ranging from interdisciplinary lectures to cultural programming, and more.

This series is free and open to all Congress registered attendees and the general public. Registration is not required. See more information about the registration access levels in About the fees.

Click on each date for more information.

Community Connections | Cultural Connections

Special events

Education: The key to reconciliation - National Chief Perry Bellegarde
Saturday, May 26 - 10:30 - 12:00

Jeffery Straker Concert 
Sunday, May 27 - 19:00 - 21:00 
Wednesday, May 30 - 19:00 - 21:00

Buffy Sainte-Marie Concert 
Monday, May 28 - 19:00 - 19:30

The decline of the West - Jennifer Welsh
Wednesday, May 30 - 16:00 - 17:30 

Community Connections

Community Connections events will engage researchers, students, and the public at large in issues of local, regional, or global significance. The series showcases the University of Regina’s strengths in the areas of research, community engagement, Indigenous scholarship, and more. The events highlight how humanities and social science scholarship can contribute to the needs of diverse communities, including Indigenous communities; the Fransaskois community; LGBTQ communities; and immigrant and refugee communities.

Queering the Queen City: An audio walking tour              
Saturday, May 26 - 08:00 - 23:00
Sunday, May 27 - 08:00 - 23:00
Monday, May 28 - 08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday, May 29 - 08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday, May 30 - 08:00 - 23:00
Thursday, May 31 - 08:00 - 23:00
Friday, June 1 - 08:00 - 23:00

University of Regina research strengths
Saturday, May 26 - 09:00 - 23:00
Sunday, May 27 - 09:00 - 23:00
Monday, May 28 - 09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday, May 29 - 09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday, May 30 - 09:00 - 23:00

Talkin' about school and society: How do we support gender and sexually diverse kids in a homophobic world?
Sunday, May 27 - 10:00 - 12:00

On board with community: Explore Regina’s diverse community-based research sites                   
Sunday, May 27 - 13:30 - 16:30  

Creative writing exhibition: Reading and activities
Sunday, May 27 - 19:00 - 21:00

Intercultural realities in Saskatchewan 
Monday, May 28 - 09:00 - 12:00

Successful aging for all
Monday, May 28 - 12:00 - 15:00                

Bringing higher education to prison
Tuesday, May 29 - 09:00 - 12:00

Learning from labour: Saskatchewan-led union education
Tuesday, May 29 - 14:00 - 16:00

Book launch for Kisiskâciwan
Tuesday, May 29 - 16:00 - 18:00

Talkin' about school and society: Navigating respect, trust, and ethics in Settler and Indigenous collaborations
Tuesday, May 29 - 18:00 - 20:00

Glimpsing the past: Saskatchewan Indigenous photo repatriation
Wednesday, May 30 - 13:30 - 16:30

Nation to Nation, City to City: Curating Communities, Gathering DiverS<>Cities
Wednesday, May 30 - 12:00 - 19:00         

Talkin' about school and society: Why is Canada still lagging in childcare and early learning?
Wednesday, May 30 - 16:30 - 18:30

Prairie beginnings: Newcomer settlement program
Thursday, May 31 - 09:00 - 12:00              

Cultural Connections

Cultural Connections events will enhance the Congress experience by providing opportunities for learning, reflection, networking, and entertainment for attendees: creatively bridging the social sciences, humanities, and the arts and building on the Congress theme, “Gathering diversities.” These events will showcase the University’s strengths in the areas of art and technology, music, theatre, film, and visual arts, and build connections with Regina’s arts community at large.

Refugee camp to university
Saturday, May 26 - 09:00 - 23:00
Sunday, May 27 - 09:00 - 23:00
Monday, May 28 - 09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday, May 29 - 09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday, May 30 - 09:00 - 23:00
Thursday, May 31 - 09:00 - 23:00
Friday, June 1 - 09:00 - 23:00

Beaded blanket collage
Saturday, May 26 - 10:00 - 14:00
Sunday, May 27 - 10:00 - 14:00
Monday, May 28 - 10:00 - 14:00
Tuesday, May 29 - 10:00 - 14:00
Wednesday, May 30 - 10:00 - 14:00
Thursday, May 31 - 10:00 - 14:00

MAD Music!
Saturday, May 26 - 10:00 - 11:00
Sunday, May 27 - 15:00 - 16:00
Monday, May 28 - 10:00 - 11:00
Tuesday, May 29 - 15:00 - 16:00
Wednesday, May 30 - 10:00 - 11:00
Thursday, May 31 - 15:00 - 16:00

Taiko performance
Saturday, May 26 - 10:30 - 11:30
Sunday, May 27 - 13:30 - 14:30

Bringing back the buffalo
Saturday, May 26 - 14:00 - 16:00
Sunday, May 27 - 14:00 - 16:00
Monday, May 28 - 14:00 - 16:00
Wednesday, May 30 - 14:00 - 16:00
Thursday, May 31 - 14:00 - 16:00
Friday, June 1 - 14:00 - 16:00

Indigenous space tours
Saturday, May 26 - 16:00 - 17:30
Monday, May 28 - 16:00 - 17:30
Wednesday, May 30 - 16:00 - 17:30
Friday, June 1 - 10:00 - 11:30

The Sabbatical
Saturday, May 26 - 18:30 - 21:00
Monday, May 28 - 20:30 - 22:00
Wednesday, May 30 - 20:30 - 22:00

"Shards of Memory": An Interactive App/Artwork
Saturday, May 26 - 15:00 - 16:30

Stonecuts and sealskins: Inuit work on paper from the President's Art Collection, Shumiatcher donation
Saturday, May 26 - 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday, May 27 - 11:00 - 16:00
Monday, May 28 - 11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday, May 29 - 11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday, May 30 - 11:00 - 16:00
Thursday, May 31 - 11:00 - 16:00
Friday, June 1 - 11:00 - 16:00

University of Regina President’s Art Collection online campus art guide
Saturday, May 26 - 07:00 - 23:00
Sunday, May 27 - 07:00 - 23:00
Monday, May 28 - 07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday, May 29 - 07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday, May 30 - 07:00 - 23:00
Thursday, May 31 - 07:00 - 23:00
Friday, June 1 - 07:00 - 23:00

Our Home and Native Land 
Sunday, May 27 - 15:00 - 15:30
Thursday, May 31 - 15:00 - 15:30

Jeffery Straker Concert
Sunday, May 27 - 19:00 - 21:00
Wednesday, May 30 - 19:00 - 21:00

Lost Stories Film Festival: The Lost Stories Project
Monday, May 28 - 17:00 - 18:30

The Recycled Orchestra of Cateura
Monday, May 28 - 17:00 to 18:30
Thursday, May 31 - 17:00 - 18:30

Introduction to Powwow
Monday, May 28 - 13:30 to 15:00
Wednesday, May 30 - 10:30 to 12:00

Buffy Sainte-Marie Concert
Monday, May 28 - 19:00 to 19:30

La Trahison/The Betrayal 
Tuesday, May 29 - 19:00 - 20:30

Bringing back the buffalo: Indigenizing Institutions through cultural practices with more-than-human relations
Tuesday, May 29 - 14:00 - 16:00

Saskatchewan medicinal plant and languages traditional knowledge residency
Sunday, May 27 - 10:30 - 12:00
Sunday, May 27 - 13:30 - 15:00
Monday, May 28 - 10:30 - 12:00
Monday, May 28 - 13:30 - 15:00
Tuesday, May 29 - 10:30 - 12:00
Tuesday, May 29 - 13:30 - 15:00
Wednesday, May 30 - 10:30 - 12:00
Wednesday, May 30 - 13:30 - 15:00
Thursday, May 31 - 10:30 - 12:00
Thursday, May 31 - 13:30 - 15:00