Events

The Social Justice Institute is eager to involve students, faculty, and members of the UBC and wider community in the research and teaching activities that we offer. Each year, the Institute hosts several scholarly and social events that we encourage anyone interested to attend. Past events can be viewed here.

  • Dr. Ayesha Chaudhry – The Politics of Memoir Writing for Marginalized Peoples

    Date: Oct 23rd, 2019 12:00pm
    Venue: Room 1099, Buchanan Tower

    The Social Justice Institute Noted Scholars Series presents: Dr. Ayesha Chauhdry Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Religion, Law and Social Justice Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, UBC The Politics of Memoir Writing for Marginalized Peoples WHEN & WHERE October 23, 12-1pm 1099 Buchanan Tower 1873 East Mall, UBC RSVP All events are free and open to the public. RSVP’s are not required to attend, only encouraged. Dr. Chaudhry will read from The Color of God, her...

  • Dr. Christine Kim – Foreign Intimacies, Diasporic Nostalgias, and North Korea

    Date: Nov 6th, 2019 12:00pm
    Venue: Room 1099, Buchanan Tower

    The Social Justice Institute Noted Scholars Series presents: Dr. Christine Kim Associate Professor, English, Simon Fraser University Foreign Intimacies, Diasporic Nostalgias, and North Korea WHEN & WHERE November 6, 12-1pm 1099 Buchanan Tower 1873 East Mall, UBC RSVP All events are free and open to the public. RSVP’s are not required to attend, only encouraged. As a reminder of the disruptions and traumas caused by the Korean War, North Korea is a complex site of...

  • Dr. Michelle McGeough – The Indigenous Sovereign Body

    Date: Nov 20th, 2019 12:00pm
    Venue: Room 1099, Buchanan Tower

    The Social Justice Institute Noted Scholars Series presents: Dr. Michelle McGeough Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, UBC   “The Indigenous Sovereign Body: Gender, Sexuality and Performance WHEN & WHERE November 20, 12-1pm 1099 Buchanan Tower 1873 East Mall, UBC RSVP All events are free and open to the public. RSVP’s are not required to attend, only encouraged. Settler colonialism has had a profound effect on the transmission of...

 

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