Updated Biography: Charles Dumais

Mr. Charles L. Dumais, Founder and Chairman ©Integrating Horizons is a foundation that seeks to promote and incorporate diverse philosophical perspectives and combine them with social justice campaigns in order to examine but also cultivate and foster interdisciplinary cultures, self-respect, and fair dialogues when exploring the inherent diversity of our shared global, social problems and solutions. We seek in other words to nurture a critical awareness in the meeting between the value of philosophical self-reflection and the problems identified in social justice campaigns. Our integrating contexts series will seek to organize a… Read More

Integrating Technology Series: R.I.S.E App

In this Integrating Technology Series, we look at apps that speak not only to important interdisciplinary themes but also practical social justice campaigns by putting the spotlight on how technologies can be revolutionized and integrated into our lives in new ways, exploring their practical impacts as well as their moral and existential purposes. In this entry, we take a look at a social media app designed to help prevent incidents of sexual violence and support those around subject to gender-based discrimination around you. This is R.I.S.E. RISE, or ‘React, Intervene, Support and… Read More

Upcoming Reviews: J.G.A. Pocock’s Political Thought and History (2009) –

The following introduction is for the current paper that I have been working on of late. I intend to submit a shortened version as a book review and deliver the full length version as a conference paper. In the mean time, I wanted to publish it to spur dialogue and attention to the topics of the study of what it means to have a history. That question will be for the coming fall term a particular focus at ©Integrating Horizons along with reflections of what it means to be at home in the world.  “The essays republished… Read More

Professor Norman Cornett: “Since when do we divorce the right answer from an honest answer?” (2009)

In the following feature presentation of the National Film Board of Canada, First Nations filmmaker Dr. Alanis Obomsawin narrates and produced a forcefully inspiring documentary on the unorthodox McGill Professor Norman Cornett and the injustices of his abrupt dismissal at McGill University in 2007. The documentary entitled “Professor Norman Cornett: ‘Since when do we divorce the right answer from an honest answer?’” chronicles the life-changing and student-centric pedagogical approaches Professor Cornett employed to release his students from the regurgitative type of academic study onto an academic study that tapped into their own… Read More

Journal: A new look for the fall

The month of September is just around the corner and new faces are abound as students from all over the world set up in Halifax, Nova Scotia and its numerous universities and colleges. And ©Integrating Horizons is right there at the center of all the action in note taking at conferences, interviewing leading intellectual figures and local students, and also participating in local community and ceremonial events! Despite our optimism and our relentless drive, we’re still hard at work on our new look with some serious major house cleaning still on the books but do make sure to take a sneak peek… Read More