Dr. Richard B. Splane Lecture in Social Policy

Online/Virtual Event

Reparations in Social Work: A Progressive Model for Change with Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard Black Canadians are owed reparations for the harms endured during enslavement and the harmful impacts that continue to haunt Black Communities. In this lecture, Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard address­es the often-asked question “How do we engage in meaningful reparations?” In 2020, […]


CGSHE Trainee Research Symposium

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The Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity is proud to present our next Trainee Research Symposium! The symposium will showcase ten-minute presentations by CGSHE trainees from UBC and SFU on intersectional approaches to gender equity and sexual health, followed by a Q&A session. Moderated by UBC Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. A.J. Lowik. The CGSHE Trainee […]

UBC 23 24 Indigenous Cultural Safety Program Community Building Event

First Nations Longhouse 1985 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, in-person, at the First Nations Longhouse Link to event: https://ubc2324.med.ubc.ca/event/ubc-23-24-students-facilitators-community-building-event/ The UBC 23 24 team is excited to invite the entire UBC 23 24 community to sit with us, share some food and get to know each other! This includes all UBC Health Professional students and leadership […]


Celebrating IBPOC Voices in Youth Climate Action

Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) 2260 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

What does it mean to celebrate diversity and incorporate cultural values and practices into climate action work? How can we better amplify the voices of Indigenous, Black and People of Colour (IBPOC) community members? If these are questions that spark your interest, our upcoming event is for you! 🎉Celebrating IBPOC Voices in Youth Climate Action […]


Trans Day of Visibility Gender-Affirmation Free Store

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*refreshments provided! We are hosting a FREE shopping experience in the SVPRO lounge, Orchard Commons, 4061, for all 2S, trans, nonbinary, and otherwise gender creative individuals! Come find your style!   Clothing Donations accepted until March 30th. Drop off at SVPRO, between 8:30-4:30 M-F.


Abolish Border Imperialism: Climate Migration, Racial Capitalism, and Empire

Liu Institute for Global Issues 6476 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia

We are pleased to welcome writer and organizer Harsha Walia on April 6th for a talk on climate migration, racial capitalism, and border imperialism. Harsha Walia has been involved in community-based grassroots migrant justice, feminist, anti-racist, abolitionist, anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist movements for over two decades, including No One Is Illegal, Defenders of the Land, and the DTES Women’s Memorial March Committee. She […]

What do East Asian Buddhists call their books and why?

C. K. Choi Building for the Institute of Asian Research 1855 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

Almost all scholars of East Asian Buddhism refer to Buddhists’ books as either the “Three Baskets” or the “canon”. But either term denotes a collection of thousands of individual books, whether in manuscript or printed form. Many premodern Japanese Buddhist temple librarians used another term, shōgyō 聖教 (shengjiao), possibly meaning the noble teachings. This presentation will explore […]


IBPOC Voices: A Conversation with Jorden Hendry

Online/Virtual Event

The Office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at the Faculty of Medicine invites you to join us in a conversation with Jorden Hendry. Jorden Hendry is Tsimshian/settler and a member of the Lax Kw’alaams band with nine years of experience contributing to reconciliation and anti-racism in the health and educational system. As a PhD student […]

Inclusive Teaching: Inclusive Syllabus Studio – April 19, 2023

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

Please note, this session will be held in-person in the IKBLC Seminar Room 2.22. Pre-registration is required.  Teaching inclusively involves supporting the success of a diverse mix of learners, with different social identities, life experiences and ways of knowing. A key aspect of inclusive teaching is supporting student’s sense of belonging within a program of […]