Macnamara-Bregman Lecture

The annual Macnamara-Bregman Lecture is held in honor of John Macnamara's (1929-1996) scientific and academic contributions.

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2021-2022 Macnamara-Bregman Lecture:
Dr. Cindy Blackstock

Please join us (virtually) for the inaugural Macnamara-Bregman Lecture of the Department of Psychology at McGill.

Friday, March 18th, 2022 at 15:30

Zoom link:

Dr Cindy Blackstock, Associate Professor, School of Social Work & Director of The Caring Soc (First Nations Children’s Action Research and Education Service)

Title: Reconciliation: Is it what you thought?

Description: This talk will provide an in depth look at inequality, mythology, discrimination and action, as well as the importance of history and learning while working toward reconciliation.

About Dr. Blackstock:

A member of the Gitksan First Nation with 25 years of social work experience in child protection and indigenous children’s rights. Dr. Blackstock’s research interests are indigenous theory and the identification & remediation of structural inequalities affecting First Nations children, youth & families.

Dr. Blackstock, the executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and a professor at McGill University's School of Social Work, has made it her mission to make sure First Nations kids get the care that matches up with care received by other kids in Canada.

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