Events

In line with current protocols, all events will be held online in Term 2 (Jan – April 2021). Find the latest UBC updates on the “Coronavirus (COVID-19) and UBC’s response” webpage.

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.

  • “Algorithmic Protest and the Politics of Disaffection on TikTok” – Dr. Danielle Wong

    Date: Jan 27th, 2021 12:00pm
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    The Social Justice Institute Noted Scholars Series presents: Dr. Danielle Wong Assistant Professor of English Language and Literatures at the University of British Columbia   “Algorithmic Protest and Politics of Disaffection on TikTok“   Co-sponsored by the Department of Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies. WHEN & WHERE January 27th, 12-1pm on Zoom RSVP by January 27th by 10:00 AM RSVP All events are free and open to the public.    In August 2020, Donald Trump...

  • “Feminist Activism: From NGOs to Muslim Artists” – Dr. Alifa Bandali

    Date: Mar 10th, 2021 12:00pm
    Venue:

    The Social Justice Institute Noted Scholars Series presents: Dr. Alifa Bandali Lecturer at the Institute of Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia   “Feminist Activism: From NGOs to Muslim Artists”   WHEN & WHERE March 10th, 12-1pm on Zoom RSVP by March 10th by 10:00 AM RSVP All events are free and open to the public.    This paper thinks through feminist activism from institutional spaces to creative environments....

  • “Land, Servitude and Embodied Histories-of-the-Present: Troubling residential tourism space-making on the Panamanian Caribbean” – Dr. Sharlene Mollett

    Date: Mar 24th, 2021 12:00pm
    Venue:

    The Social Justice Institute Noted Scholars Series presents: Dr. Sharlene Mollett Lecturer at the Institute of Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia   “Feminist Activism: From NGOs to Muslim Artists”   Co-sponsor: Ecologies of Social Difference Thematic Network WHEN & WHERE March 24th, 12-1pm on Zoom RSVP by March 27th by 10:00 AM RSVP All events are free and open to the public.    In this address, I examine the...

 

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