Connects

Desmond Cole and Robyn Maynard

Desmond Cole and Robyn Maynard

Beyond the Police state: a conversation with Desmond Cole and Robyn Maynard


Desmond Cole and Robyn Maynard Student Event

Desmond Cole and Robyn Maynard Student Event

Jump-start your mind and heart Join your peers at UBC Connects for Students, for a unique opportunity to connect with some of the world’s most esteemed thought leaders in an intimate and interactive setting. UBC connects the dots — and people — to shed light on the world’s most pressing issues. Featured Speakers Desmond Cole […]


Kevin Kwan

Kevin Kwan

Represent, Represent: The stories we tell change the world around us


Justice

Justice Edwin Cameron

Justice: A View from South Africa


Justice Edwin Cameron Student Event

Justice Edwin Cameron Student Event

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Identity

James Makokis and Anthony Johnson

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


James Makokis and Anthony Johnson Student Event

James Makokis and Anthony Johnson Student Event

Jump-start your mind and heart Join your peers at UBC Connects for Students, for a unique opportunity to connect with some of the world’s most esteemed thought leaders in an intimate and interactive setting. UBC connects the dots — and people — to shed light on the world’s most pressing issues. Featured Speakers James Makokis […]


Biodiversity

Vandana Shiva

The Future of Food and Farming in a Pandemic World


Freedom

Bassem Youssef

The Middle Eastern Monologues


Bassem Youssef Student Event

Bassem Youssef Student Event

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Physics

Donna Strickland

Laser Focus: Insight from a Nobel Laureate


Donna Strickland Student Event

Donna Strickland Student Event

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Science

Ziya Tong

Blind Spots: Rethinking Your Reality


Ziya Tong Student Event

Ziya Tong Student Event

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Love

Helen Fisher

Swipe, Right?: The Future of Romantic Relationships in the Digital Age


Helen Fisher

Helen Fisher Student Event

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Author

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an award-winning Nigerian author whose work has been translated into over thirty languages.


Activist

Tarana Burke

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


Chimamanda Student Event

Chimamanda Student Event

Jump-start your mind and heart Join your peers at UBC Connects for Students, for a unique opportunity to connect with some of the world’s most esteemed thought leaders in an intimate and interactive setting. UBC connects the dots — and people — to shed light on the world’s most pressing issues. Featured Speaker Chimamanda Ngozi […]


Politician

John Kasich

Two-term former Ohio Governor John R. Kasich is a politician, a New York Times best-selling author, and a Senior Political Commentator for CNN.


Plants

Michael Pollan

Food, plants and psychedelics: Revolutionary approaches to human health and well-being


Plants

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Literature

Isabel Allende

The Alchemy of Truth: The power of story to change the world


LITERATURE

On becoming a writer

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Physics

Michio Kaku

The Universe in a Nutshell: Why physics is the key to pretty much everything