Presentations

Conference Presentations (Invited)

Lam, M. (2022, March). Invited Keynote Presentation. Anti-racism through film: How sharing stories connects us all. The Prairies and Northern Territories Small Centre Conference.

Di Muro, M., Kirk, J., Lam, M., & Spence, S. (2021, September). Digital realities in rural Manitoba. The New Normal School Conference.

Kirk J., & Lam, M. (2021, September). Podcasting in the classroom. The New Normal School Conference.

Lam, M. (2020, March). Teaching civil society through game. Joint Canadian-German Research Workshop, Winnipeg, MB. *Cancelled due to Covid-19.

Conference Presentations (Peer-Reviewed)

 Di Muro, M., Lam, M., Watson, E., Kasamali, Z., & Stouffer, J. (2022, February). Unfriended: Digital misinformation’s impact on relationships. BYTE Conference, Brandon University.

Lam, M., Humphreys, D., Mayuom, A., & Spence, S. (2021, October). Reconceptualizing the role of belonging in Canadian identity. Multiculturalism @50: Diversity, Inclusion and Eliminating Racism conference.

Lam, M., Humphreys, D., Mayuom, A., & Spence, S. (2021, October). Anti-racist video creation based on stories shared by 500 Manitoba residents. Multiculturalism @50: Diversity, Inclusion and Eliminating Racism conference.

Lam, M. (2021, June). Education that moves people forward: Challenging the invisibilizing of race in a rural community. Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) annual conference.

Lam, M. (2021, June). How rurality and identity affect the decision to become more climate-conscious. Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) annual conference.

Moura, G., Ofwono, N., Spence, S., Lam, M., Kirk, J., Smith, C., (2021, March). Shifts in rural education during COVID-19: Policies, practices, and knowledge mobilization in Manitoba. National Congress on Rural Education in Canada, University of Saskatchewan, SK.

Lam, M. (2021, March). Rural integration and settlement: The Refugee Journeys Board Game tool. National Congress on Rural Education in Canada, University of Saskatchewan, SK.

Lam, M. (2020, June). Measuring the impact of anti-racist educational interventions. Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) annual conference, London, ON. *Cancelled due to COVID-19.

Lam, M. (2020, March). Why ideological conformity is not the answer: Lessons learned from three anti-racist, community-based initiatives designed for reconciliation, empathy-building, and education. Migration in Rural and Remote Areas Small Centres Pre-conference Workshop, Winnipeg, MB. *Cancelled due to COVID-19.

Lam, M. (2019, June). Educating the “helpers”: Using community education to increase empathy and knowledge. Metropolis International Conference, Ottawa, ON.

Lam, M. (2019, June). Challenges and opportunities of immigration in rural areas and the role of educational institutions. Metropolis International Conference, Ottawa, ON.

Lam, M. (2019, March). Educating K–12 English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners in Canada: An overview of research, policy approaches, and classroom practices. Graduate Student Research Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.

Lam, M. (2019, February). Connecting across cultures: What happens when people play the Refugee Journeys Board Game? WestCAST Conference, Calgary, AB.

Lam, M. (2018, November). Increasing empathy and awareness of diversity: The efficacy of Refugee Journeys Board Game Training Tool. Enhancing Inclusivity in Rural Canada, Camrose, AB.

Lam, M., Schmidt, C., Gagne, A., Ntelioglou, N., & Stille, S. (2018, May). Refugees and education: Perspectives on integration and politics of teacher education. Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) annual conference, Regina, SK.

Lam, M. (2018, March). Documenting the process and impact of an interactive refugee integration experience learning tool [Poster presentation]. Metropolis Conference, Calgary, AB.

Ellis, T., Kolomic, E., Kouritzin, S., Lam, M., Osiname, A., Sagenes, E., & Saleheen, S. (2018, February). Decolonizing methodologies. Graduate Student Research Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.

Lam, M., & Schmidt, C. (2018, February). Effectively engaging refugee students, parents and community members. WestCAST Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Lam, M., & Rempel, K. (2017, September). 2012–2016 Trends and projections of Westman Immigrant Services. Board of Directors and Organizational Meeting, Westman Immigrant Services, Brandon, MB.

Community Presentations (Invited)

Lam, M. (2021, March). Pieces for peace. Winnipeg Peace Days. Online event.

Lam, M. (2019, September). Pieces for peace. Rotary Club Peace Days, Across the Board Game Café, Winnipeg, MB.

Lam, M. (2019, May). Friendship without borders. Chai Immigrant Centre, Winnipeg, MB. 

Lam, M. (2019, May). Refugee Journeys Board Game Tool for EAL consultants. Manitoba EAL Divisional Network Meeting, Brandon, MB.

Lam, M. (2018, October). Peace building workshop. Rotary Club of Winnipeg. Winnipeg, MB.

Lam, M. (2018, September). Resilience and refuge in Manitoba. Instruction, Curriculum and Assessment Branch Professional Development Day, Winnipeg, MB.

Broadcast Interviews 

2021, January A Brandon University researcher is collecting stories of racism as part of a new study, CBC Radio Interview
2021, January Interview about anti-racism research, CBC Winnipeg News
2021, January Researcher aims to combat racism by highlighting stories of discrimination in Manitoba by Rachel Bergen, CBC Manitoba News
2020, October Brandon University gets federal support to study racism in Manitoba by Nicole Wong, Winnipeg Sun
2019, September Peace days and Refugee Journeys Board Game, CBC Radio Interview
2018, May Doctoral research and activities at the University of Manitoba, Grad Talks, UMFM

 Print Interviews

2021, January Researcher elicits individuals’ experiences to battle racism by Julia-Simone Rutgers, Winnipeg Press
2021, January Brandon University gets federal support to study racism in Manitoba by Nicole Wong, Winnipeg Sun
2020, October Deconstructing privilege by Sean Moore, UM Today https://news.umanitoba.ca/deconstructing-privilege
2018, April Researcher profiles: Michelle Lam, University of Manitoba Graduate Student Association
2017, April Expanded perspectives: TESOL training at ACC, Surien Fourie, Learning for a Lifetime