Events

  • Thinking About the Anthropocene as Ecologies of Social Difference

    Date: Mar 27th 2019 2:00pm
    Venue:

    Thinking About the Anthropocene as Ecologies of Social Difference March 27, 2-5 pm   ||   Geography room 100, 1984 West Mall, UBC 2-2:50 Lecture/Q&A with Juno S. Parreñas (Ohio State): Properties of Multispecies Injustice: Indigenous Wildlife, Ownership, and Arrested Decolonization in Southeast Asia and East Africa 3-3:50 panel with Michelle Daigle (UBC), Rosemary Collard (SFU) & Juno S. Parreñas (OSU) 3:50-5:50 reception with food and drinks in Room 112  

  • Asli Zengin: “Mortal Intimacies: Muslim Transgender Funerals, Abandonment and Caring for the Dead in Turkey”

    Date: Mar 28th 2019 12:00pm
    Venue: Room 1099, Buchanan Tower

    The Social Justice Institute Noted Scholars Series presents: Dr. Asli Zengin Assistant Professor, Brown University “Mortal Intimacies: Muslim Transgender Funerals, Abandonment and Caring for the Dead in Turkey” WHEN & WHERE March 28, 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.   Family, gender, and sexual difference play a significant role in the organization of Muslim rituals of...

  • “Eutonia Practice Workshop: Touch and Hapticality” with Ana Dupas

    Date: Mar 29th 2019 10:00am
    Venue:

    Join Ana Dupas, SJI’s Artist-in-Residence, for her last two studio workshops this March! The Social Justice Institute’s Artist-in-Residence Ana Dupas invites you for two sessions of a practice that investigates touching and the sense of hapticality using tools from Eutonia*. Part of the practice is a collective reading and listening to the excerpt “Hapticality, or Love”, by Fred Moten and Stefano Harney (at pages 97 – 99 of “The Undercommons”. You can find the text...