Taking its cue from the work of the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Committee, scholars in this interdisciplinary group are interested in the impact of traumatic events on the individual, on society, and on marginalized groups within society. It also seeks to explore ways in which our responses to trauma can be used to heal, reconcile, and empower.
Researchers in the Cluster
Margo Tamez (Indigenous Studies, American Studies, Poetry)
Bonar Buffam (Sociology)
Allison Hargreaves (Critical Studies, English),
Catherine Higgs (History)