Islands of Decolonial Love: Exploring Love On Occupied Land
The Carol Shields Lecture
Writer, Storyteller and Activist
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
Sponsored by the Carol Shields Literary Trust
Jarrett Martineau is a Cree/Dene scholar, media producer, musician, and community organizer from Frog Lake First Nation in Alberta. He is a PhD candidate in Indigenous Governance at the University of Victoria. Jarrett has worked at the intersection of art, media, and activism for many years, and his research examines the role of art and creativity in advancing Indigenous nationhood and decolonization. He is the co-founder and Creative Producer of Revolutions Per Minute (RPM.fm), a new music platform to promote Indigenous music culture; an organizer with the Indigenous Nationhood Movement; and a founding director of the New Forms Festival, an annual festival focusing on contemporary art, culture, and electronic music held in Vancouver.
The Carol Shields Lecture is generously sponsored by The Carol Shields Literary Trust. The Lecture honours the wit, wry critique, perceptive language and fierce intelligence of Carol Shields's novels, plays, poetry, and criticism.