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This Week at UBC

This Week at UBC: February 17–23

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This Week at UBC

This Week at UBC: February 17–23

The University of British Columbia

UBC Connects SVG
with Tarana Burke

presented by Professor Santa J. Ono

A movement that empowers: “Me too” and the role of empathy in healing and change

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Kelowna Community Theatre

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February 24, 2019

No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks

This stunning production that celebrates Brooks’ radical life was written by Eve L. Ewing and Nate Marshall with a live score by Ayanna Woods and Jamila Woods, and brought to life onstage by multimedia troupe Manual Cinema.

February 25, 2019

Witness the Raising of the Musqueam Indian Band Flag at UBC’s Vancouver Campus

All are welcome to attend. This flag will be a constant reminder of UBC’s relationship and ongoing partnership with the Musqueam people.

February 26, 2019

Polish Film Club: Gods by Łukasz Palkowski

The UBC Polish Film Club and UBC Polish Student Club presents Gods, a film by Łukasz Palkowski. The film and post-film discussion will be in English, and everyone is welcome to attend.

February 28, 2019

Afro Festival 2019

The Afro Festival is a celebration of the diversity of people with African ancestry and will feature an exhibition of the cultural scene that exists in Africa, the Caribbean, North America and larger diaspora.



March Highlights

Mar 1UBC Recreation: Howl at the Moon Volleyball
Mar 1Opera Ball Fundraiser with members of the Dal Richards Orchestra
Mar 2Ladysmith Black Mambazo with Habib Koité and Bassekou Kouyate
Mar 22019 Annual British Columbia Japanese Speech Contest
Mar 2Civility and Partisanship: How We Can Train Future Politicians
Mar 52019 Asian Studies Annual Careers Night
Mar 5“Asperger’s Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna” Lecture by Edith Sheffer
Mar 6Language Science Talks! Misinformation Managed: How to Have Healthy Conversations Online
Mar 6UBC Farm: Making Leather from Salmon Skin
Mar 6We All Live From the Land: Seeds of Recognition, Recognition of Seeds with Dr. Harriet Friedman
Mar 7Reach Out And Run (ROAR)
Mar 8Follow the Leader: Lessons from Female CIOs in Higher Education
Mar 9UBC Recreation: Tri Du
Mar 9What’s Behind the Techlash? How Silicon Valley Went from Disruptive Innovation To Undermining Democracy (And What To Do About It)
Mar 10PRM Gala Concert – A Night with Steinway
Mar 12The Phil Lind Initiative: Winona Duke
Mar 13UBC Farm: Basics of Herbal Medicine
Mar 13Lunch talk: Venelin Kokalov
Mar 15UBC Symphony Orchestra
Mar 15Articulations of Identity in the Iranian Diaspora
Mar 16Stefan Molyneux Live
Mar 16An Evening with Carol Off
Mar 18Carrying a Basket of Gold: A Historical Reflection on Buddhist Concepts and Ethics in Bhutan
Mar 20Lunch talk: Shauna Johnson
Mar 21UBC Farm: Introduction to Aquaponics
Mar 21Film Screening: The Music of Strangers
Mar 21UBC Farm Community Kitchen
Mar 22-Mar 23Vancouver Symphony Orchestra with Otto Tausk
Mar 22StringFest!
Mar 22Safavid Women in Persian Literature
Mar 23A Cure for Environmental Doom And Gloom
Mar 24-Mar 27UBC Recreation: Storm the Wall
Mar 28UBC Farm Community Kitchen
Mar 30UBC Farm: Winter Foraging
Mar 30Hunting Girls: Sexual Violence from The Hunger Games to Campus Rape