Events

  • Dr Lily Wong – Sex Work, Media Networks, and Transpacific Histories of Affect

    Date: Sep 25th 2019 12:00pm
    Venue: Room 1099, Buchanan Tower

    The Social Justice Institute Noted Scholars Series presents: Dr. Lily Wong Associate Professor of Literature, American University “Sex Work, Media Networks, and Transpacific Histories of Affect WHEN & WHERE September 25, 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. The figure of the Chinese sex worker—who provokes both disdain and desire—has become a trope for both Asian...

  • Art + Memory + Justice Symposium

    Date: Sep 27th 2019 4:00pm
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  • Dr. Elliott H. Powell – Werk It!: Missy Elliott, Queer Hip Hop, and the Musical Aesthetics of Impropriety

    Date: Oct 9th 2019 12:00pm
    Venue: Room 1099, Buchanan Tower

    The Social Justice Institute Noted Scholars Series presents: Dr. Elliott H. Powell Assistant Professor of American Studies, University of Minnesota “Werk It!: Missy Elliott, Queer Hip Hop, and the Musical Aesthetics of Impropriety WHEN & WHERE October 9, 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. This talk examines the musical queer potentiality of African American female...

  • 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...