Events

  • Essence – art celebrating the roles, struggles, and triumphs of all women

    Date: Apr 26th 2018
    Venue: CityScape Community Art Space

    The North Vancouver Community Arts Council and MELD Arts are pleased to present: Essence – art celebrating the roles, struggles, and triumphs of all women Month long exhibition April 27 – May 26, 2018 Opening Reception: Thursday, April 26, 7-9pm CityScape Community Art Space 335 Lonsdale, North Vancouver, British Columbia Responding to violence and harassment of women amid continuing gender discrimination in the work place, Essence will ask these important questions: What is the essence...

  • The 9th Annual F-Word Conference // A Hostile Environment: An Intersectional Approach to Environmental Justice

    Date: Apr 28th 2018 9:15am
    Venue: Great Hall, The Nest (2nd Floor)

    The F-Word Conference showcases student-organized research and presentations as well as community collaboration across activist and academic disciplines. The conference provides a venue for feminist scholars, students, and community members to learn each other’s skills, knowledges, and experiences. The F-Word Conference is a day long conference, and includes presentations from students, community organization workshop, free meals and keynote speeches. 

  • Smiling to Their Faces: Race, Emotional Labour and the University

    Date: Apr 29th 2018 2:00pm
    Venue: Wosk Conference Centre, Strategy Room 420

    Join internationally renowned scholars, poets, artists, activists, and students for a conversation about the emotional labour that universities extract from people of colour in the university. You are invited to share your experiences, thoughts, feelings, dreams and imaginings with others in a community of practice.

  • Ninth Annual Evening In Support of CampOUT!

    Date: May 1st 2018 6:00pm
    Venue: Bruce Munro Wright’s False Creek home

    Each year CampOUT! provides a supportive space for LGBTQ2+ youth to be celebrated for who they are and become leaders for social change. Graciously hosted by Janice Stewart & Judith Paltin, Co-Chairs of UBC’s Critical Studies in Sexuality, and Art Philanthropist Bruce Munro Wright. Enjoy an intimate evening of fine food and wine, with great company, while learning more about this exceptional youth leadership program that is making a positive impact on the lives of LGBTQ2+ youth.