“It’s important that we situate this issue within a broader context whenever we talk about it,” says Ayesha Chaudhry, associate professor of Islamic studies and gender studies at UBC and co-author of the paper. “Domestic violence isn’t just a Muslim problem.”
It’s strange watching this woman, my grandmother of the hunched back, chinaware bones and narrowing shoulders, this renegade who can count one more generation she has married off for every fold in her saree. All her expertise of life, death, marriage, rituals, food, kids, Vedanta now counter-balanced by finding late in her life its equal […]
May 15, 2017 Dr. Ayesha S. Chaudhry, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies in the Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies, and Professor at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, has been awarded a Canada Research Chair in Religion, Law and Social Justice. The Canada Research Chairs Program has awarded a […]
CampOUT! Camp Director, Anna White and Janice Stewart, Chair of Critical Studies in Sexuality join Janice and Cory to talk about CampOUT!. CampOUT! is a Social Justice summer camp for queer, trans, Two-Spirit and allied youth ages 14-21 from BC and the Yukon.
May 15, 2017 Our PhD Candidate, Guldana Salimjan, whose doctoral research focuses on ethnic Kazakhs’ lived experience of dispossession, resilience, and creative self-empowerment in China through oral tradition and storytelling, is this year’s recipient of the Charlotte Douglas Fee Graduate Award. The award recognizes both scholarly contributions and impact in the recipient’s field of research. […]
The Educational Innovations for Social Justice Initiative is intended to help UBC build upon its strong foundation in learning innovation, teaching excellence, and its deep commitment to fostering inclusive and respectful environments for student learning. Deadline February 28!