Film Screening of Migrant Dreams and Keynote Lecture by Min Sook Lee


Migrant Dreams: A powerful feature documentary by multiple award-winning director Min Sook Lee

 
DateThursday, November 16, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Cost

Free Public Event.

Email

minsooklee@faculty.ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2nd-annual-kerry-preibisch-lecture-series-film-screening-of-migrant-dreamsa-film-by-min-sook-lee-tickets-38048319548

Location

Balsillie School of International Affairs: Multipurpose Room 67 Erb Street West Waterloo, ON

2nd Annual Kerry Preibisch Lecture Series; Film Screening of Migrant Dreams and Keynote Lecture by Min Sook Lee.  Presented by the International Migration Research Centre.

This event is the Second Annual Dr. Kerry Preibisch Global Social Justice and Migration Lecture Series organized by the International Migration Research Centre. Dr. Kerry Preibisch was a prolific scholar in the area of social justice and migration, who died of cancer in January, 2016, at the height of her career. The intention of this annual memorial lecture/event will be to add to the myriad ways that scholars and students can keep her research and vision of promoting migrants’ human rights alive into the future. Invited speakers must bring a global social justice perspective to their lecture pertaining to migration, and are encouraged to engage directly with Kerry’s work.

Migrant Dreams: A powerful feature documentary by multiple award-winning director Min Sook Lee (El Contrato, Hogtown, Tiger Spirit) tells the undertold story of migrant agricultural workers struggling against Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) that treats foreign workers as modern-day indentured labourers. Migrant workers who deserve basic labour and human rights. Canada it seems, has failed them.

Free Public Event.

DATE AND TIME

Thu, 16 November 2017

7:00 PM – 9:30 PM EST

LOCATION

Balsillie School of International Affairs: Multipurpose Room

67 Erb Street West

Waterloo, ON N2L 6C2

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2nd-annual-kerry-preibisch-lecture-series-film-screening-of-migrant-dreamsa-film-by-min-sook-lee-tickets-38048319548

 

 

 



screening poster with event details
DateThursday, November 16, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Cost

Free Public Event.

Email

minsooklee@faculty.ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2nd-annual-kerry-preibisch-lecture-series-film-screening-of-migrant-dreamsa-film-by-min-sook-lee-tickets-38048319548

Location

Balsillie School of International Affairs: Multipurpose Room 67 Erb Street West Waterloo, ON

Dr. Toon Calders (University of Antwerp) presents Machine Learning: Bias In, Bias Out. Artificial intelligence is more and more responsible for decisions that have a huge impact on our lives. But predictions made using data mining and algorithms can affect population subgroups differently. Academic researchers and journalists have shown that decisions taken by predictive algorithms sometimes lead to biased outcomes, reproducing inequalities already present in society. Is it possible to make a fairness-aware data mining process? Are algorithms biased because people are too? Or is it how machine learning works at the most fundamental level?
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

2nd Annual Kerry Preibisch Lecture Series; Film Screening of Migrant Dreams and Keynote Lecture by Min Sook Lee.  Presented by the International Migration Research Centre.

This event is the Second Annual Dr. Kerry Preibisch Global Social Justice and Migration Lecture Series organized by the International Migration Research Centre. Dr. Kerry Preibisch was a prolific scholar in the area of social justice and migration, who died of cancer in January, 2016, at the height of her career. The intention of this annual memorial lecture/event will be to add to the myriad ways that scholars and students can keep her research and vision of promoting migrants’ human rights alive into the future. Invited speakers must bring a global social justice perspective to their lecture pertaining to migration, and are encouraged to engage directly with Kerry’s work.

Migrant Dreams: A powerful feature documentary by multiple award-winning director Min Sook Lee (El Contrato, Hogtown, Tiger Spirit) tells the undertold story of migrant agricultural workers struggling against Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) that treats foreign workers as modern-day indentured labourers. Migrant workers who deserve basic labour and human rights. Canada it seems, has failed them.

Free Public Event.

DATE AND TIME

Thu, 16 November 2017

7:00 PM – 9:30 PM EST

LOCATION

Balsillie School of International Affairs: Multipurpose Room

67 Erb Street West

Waterloo, ON N2L 6C2

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2nd-annual-kerry-preibisch-lecture-series-film-screening-of-migrant-dreamsa-film-by-min-sook-lee-tickets-38048319548

 

 

 

Venue & Address: 
Balsillie School of International Affairs: Multipurpose Room 67 Erb Street West Waterloo, ON
Website: 
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2nd-annual-kerry-preibisch-lecture-series-film-screening-of-migrant-dreamsa-film-by-min-sook-lee-tickets-38048319548
Email: 
minsooklee@faculty.ocadu.ca
Cost: 
Free Public Event.
screening poster with event details
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