Horizons Worth Pursuing: A Discussion on Metamodernism and its Applicability in Activist Discourse

Metamodernism, in the article “Notes on Metamodernism” by authors Timotheus Velmeulen and Robin van den Akker, is the title given to the post-postmodern view of the current generation. It is based on a concept of calculated idealism which shifts between, at times combines, and thereby diverges from modern pragmatism and utopism and postmodern nostalgia and…

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Prized Minds: Western Alumni offer Solutions to Indigenous and Employment Issues

Since September 2016, Ontario’s most creative minds have been developing solutions for challenges that face both Ontarian and Canadian society. The Lieutenant Governor Visionaries Prize, announced by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario in partnership with Walrus Foundation, provides these innovative thinkers the opportunity to present their solutions to Canada’s most pressing issues to a panel…

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