Author: Iain Sellers, Arts & Culture Editor

“Everyone thinks that culture is this thing that’s on the side that doesn’t have much impact but, it contributes 3.4 billion dollars to the local economy.”—M. Sharon Jeannotte, a Senior Fellow at the Centre on Governance of the University of Ottawa, and co-chair of the Ottawa Culture Research Group.

“I think, (that) looking at the multi-dimensional aspect of being an athlete, and what it means to be an athlete contemporarily, is the kind of space that I want to explore as an anthropology student.”—Lucas Mollame, a fourth-year anthropology student, and a team member of CAM/MAC.

“Ottawa is really uniquely situated because (you can go exploring) within an hour-drive from downtown. You can be climbing in Calabogie, running in Gatineau Park, skiing in Chelsea, or whitewater kayaking on the Ottawa River,” — Jordan Kent, film festival organizer.

“(I) started writing it down, and … started composing. It’s kind of like one thing led to another. With time, I started making a living off of it, and people started commissioning me to write pieces.”

Susam-Saraeva explained to the audience that pregnancy and parturition is almost treated like a disease in Turkey—birth in Turkey is something that women fear—which is what she tried to reflect in her translation.

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