Brock researcher looking for Canada Games stories

Brock researcher looking for Canada Games stories

Brock University press release – Canadians across the country are invited to share their Canada Games story as part of a new crowd-sourced digital history project. The Canada Games Collection, spearheaded by Brock University Associate Professor of History Elizabeth Vlossak, will be a publicly available collection of diverse stories of people’s experiences of past Canada Games. […]

Ahead of Emancipation Day, Brock and FirstOntario PAC hosting screenings of It Takes a Riot

Ahead of Emancipation Day, Brock and FirstOntario PAC hosting screenings of It Takes a Riot

Brock University press release – A weekend of Emancipation Day events online and in downtown St. Catharines will include two screenings and a panel discussion of an acclaimed documentary of the 1992 Yonge Street Uprising. Brock University and the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre are joining together for a community event to present It Takes A Riot: […]

Brock prof says amid online criticism, companies must sometimes ‘offend people’ to stand by values

Brock prof says amid online criticism, companies must sometimes ‘offend people’ to stand by values

Brock University press release – For the second time this year, Hallmark Channel is facing a boycott by angry viewers. Brock University Assistant Professor of Marketing Joachim Scholz says it’s OK for companies to take a moral stand, even if that means offending some people. After teasing their Christmas movies earlier this month, Hallmark Channel […]

Return of sports positive for fans if athletes can stay healthy: Brock prof

Return of sports positive for fans if athletes can stay healthy: Brock prof

Brock University press release – As many North American sports leagues resume play in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Brock University Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine says their return provides a welcome distraction for a population dealing with pandemic fatigue — but that return may not be indefinite. “It’s not unsurprising […]

Brock to launch Minor in Africana Studies this fall

Brock to launch Minor in Africana Studies this fall

Brock University press release – Brock University students will have the opportunity to pursue a Minor in Africana Studies in addition to their degrees starting this September. The new program, housed in the Faculty of Social Science’s Department of Sociology, is spearheaded by Associate Professor of Sociology Tamari Kitossa, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, Literature […]

Brock President to discuss corporate social responsibility in era of Black Lives Matter

Brock President to discuss corporate social responsibility in era of Black Lives Matter

Brock University press release – The Black Lives Matter movement has opened the world’s eyes to the systemic barriers affecting those who are Black, Indigenous and People of Colour. It has already led to some movement and dialogue around advancing change for more inclusion and equity initiatives within society. During this time of social movement, […]

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