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Multicultural Days
An International Perspective
June 23 - 25, 2005
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Conference Program

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Thursday June 23, 2005
Registration Academic South Hallway 8:00 - 9:00
Breakfast DeCew Residence 7:30 - 8:30
Opening Remarks Academic South 203 8:45 - 9:15
Plenary Session A Academic South 203 9:15 - 11:20
  • John Berry, Queen's University
    Adaptation Among Ethnocultural Groups: An International Perspective
  • Jean Phinney, California State University
    The Development and Significance of Ethnic Identity in Multicultural Contexts
  • Esther Geva, The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto
    Language and literacy development in English-as-a-second language children: Research findings and implications for assessment
Lunch DeCew Residence 11:30 - 12:20
Parallel Symposium Session A 12:30 - 2:30
Symposium 1 Academic South 215 Conceptualizing Multiculturalism
Symposium 2 Academic South 216 The Impact of 9/11 on International Relations and the Experiences of Muslims
Symposium 3 Academic South 217 Youth in Education and the Workforce
Workshop 1 Academic South 202 Redefining Canadian, Redefining Media
Parallel Symposium Session B 2:45 - 4:45
Symposium 4 Academic South 202 Cross-Cultural Complexities in Children's Mental Health
Symposium 5 Academic South 215 Multicultural Issues and Training in Multiple Contexts
Symposium 6 Academic South 216 Experiences of Black Canadians
Symposium 7 Academic South 217 Issues in Acculturation: Employment and Social Inclusion
Niagara Falls Illumination Tour 5:30 - 10:30

Friday June 24, 2005
Registration Academic South Hallway 8:00 - 9:00
Breakfast DeCew Residence 7:30 - 9:00
Plenary Session B Academic South 203 9:15 - 11:20
  • Hardin Coleman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Minority Student Achievement: A Resilient Outcome?
  • Michael Mobley, University of Missouri-Columbia
    Application of the Self-Empowerment Theory of Achievement
  • Christine Yeh, Columbia University
    Asian immigrant cultural negotiations across interpersonal contexts
Lunch DeCew Residence 11:30 - 12:20
Parallel Symposium Session C 12:30 - 2:30
Symposium 8 Academic South 215 Development and Acculturation: Chinese Families
Symposium 9 Academic South 216 Issues in Multiculturalism and Citizenship
Symposium 10 Academic South 217 Youth Cultures
Workshop 2 Academic South 202 Considering Both Power and Culture in Mental Health Practice: Towards a Model of Cultural Empowerment
Parallel Symposium Session D 2:45 - 4:25
Symposium 11 Academic South 215 Indigenous Knowledges and Spirituality
Symposium 12 Academic South 216 Just Society: Balancing Multiple Objectives
Symposium 13 Academic South 202 Language and Education
Niagara-on-the-Lake & Shaw Festival 5:30 - 11:00

Saturday June 25, 2005
Registration Academic South Hallway 8:00 - 9:00
Breakfast DeCew Residence 7:30 - 9:00
Plenary Session C Academic South 203 9:15 - 11:20
  • Michael Bond, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    School as a Cultural System within a Cultural System
  • Richard Pearce, University of Bath
    Schools without Contexts; The International School as a Culture Laboratory
  • Ingrid Johnston, University of Alberta
    Exploring the Entanglements of Cultural Identity and Teacher Identity Formation in Multicultural and Anti-Racist Education
Lunch DeCew Residence 11:30 - 12:20
Parallel Symposium Session E 12:30 - 2:30
Symposium 14 Academic South 215 International Perspectives on Education and Diversity
Symposium 15 Academic South 216 Cultural Elements of Health: Practice, Care and Behaviour
Symposium 16 Academic South 217 Multicultural Issues within University Settings
Workshop 3 Academic South 202 Practices, policies and procedures regarding holidays and celebration: An inclusive non-biased approach regarding content and implementation
Parallel Symposium Session F 2:45 - 4:45
Symposium 17 Academic South 215 Multiculturalism in Educational Settings
Symposium 18 Academic South 216 Perspectives from Caribbean Immigrants╣ Experiences
Symposium 19 Academic South 217 Linguistic Diversity
Symposium 20 Academic South 202 Aboriginal Perspectives
Niagara-on-the-Lake Winery Tour & End of Conference Dinner 6:00 - 11:00