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Where are all the Black People?

The purpose of this speaker series is to foreground Black voices in fields where Blackness is particularly underrepresented, and provide actionable and measurable strategies to UBC to increase Black representation and Black excellence in these fields. Speakers from Canada and abroad will be highlighted.

February 7–13, 2021

Black History Month

Black History Month

Black History Month is an opportunity for a focused, intentional, and elevated reflection and recognition of Black history and achievement – and the many contributions of Black Canadians, Black British Columbians, and Black students, faculty and staff at UBC.

December 13-19, 2020

Transgender Day of Remembrance at UBC

Transgender Day of Remembrance at UBC

On November 20th, we honour those who have been lost to or suffered violence as a result of transphobia, as well as recognize the ongoing violence and oppression that trans people continue to face.


James Makokis and Anthony Johnson

“Our Existences Are Political”: Identity and History as Pathways for Transformation

September 6–12, 2020


Vandana Shiva

The Future of Food and Farming in a Pandemic World

Jun 14-20, 2020

Mar 8-14, 2020


Bassem Youssef

The Middle Eastern Monologues