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March 20, 2017: Troubling Time/s and Ecologies of Nothingness

March 20, 2017: Troubling Time/s and Ecologies of Nothingness

Speaker: Karen Barad “Troubling Time/s and Ecologies of Nothingness: Re-turning, Re-membering, and Facing the Incalculable” World Art Centre 20 March 2017 at 6 pm Free and open to the public Reception to follow  In this public talk, Karen Barad diffractively reads insights from quantum theory and Kyoko Hayashi’s first-hand accounts of Nagasaki bombing through one […]

March 23, 2017: Anecdotal Evidence – Stories About Science  Proceeds go to Inland Refugee Society

March 23, 2017: Anecdotal Evidence – Stories About Science
Proceeds go to Inland Refugee Society

Make sure to get your tickets early! We sold out our last three shows. Online tickets are selling for $7.50 a piece in advance: https://www.picatic.com/event14890100312783 We will be terminating online sales at noon Thursday. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the door for $10 on a first come first served basis. Invite your friends […]

April 2, 2017: HERRING PEOPLE An Arts-Based Initiative  Speakers: James Hart, April White, Tom Hackett & Mimi Lam

April 2, 2017: HERRING PEOPLE An Arts-Based Initiative
Speakers: James Hart, April White, Tom Hackett & Mimi Lam

Sunday, April 2, 2017 Bill Reid Gallery, 639 Hornby St. Vancouver, BC Reception: 3:00 – 3:30 pm Event: 3:30 – 5:00 pm This public event aims to raise awareness of Pacific herring’s role in BC marine ecosystems, aboriginal communities, and commercial fisheries. Hereditary Chief and master carver James Hart will speak about reconciliation in the […]

March 23, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar  Speaker: Bejoy Thomas

March 23, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Bejoy Thomas

This is a joint event with UBC IRES and UBC Farm. Photo credit: Photo credit: ACCUWa project team

Canada Graduate Scholarship – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements, Fall 2016 Competition

August 22, 2016 The Canada Graduate Scholarship – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students pursuing exceptional research experiences at research institutions outside of Canada. This program is available to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who hold a Vanier CGS or a Tri-Agency CGS at the Master’s or doctoral level. […]

UBC Access and Diversity looking for UBC graduate students for part-time invigilator positions

August 22, 2016 We are looking for graduate students for part-time invigilator positions with UBC Access and Diversity.   The posting is on the Student Careers website https://ubc-csm.symplicity.com/students/index.php/pid772090?mode=form&id=50d6d1479863b3652572c1a158d12874&s=jobs&ss=jobs Interested students should apply through the website. Application deadline: August 31, 2016.

National Communications Manager maternity leave position available at the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

August 22, 2016 The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) has a National Communications Manager maternity leave position available. Application deadline: Sept. 16, 2016, 11:59 PM EDT Click here for more information.

Critical Food Justice Issues (UBC PLAN 548Z)

Critical Food Justice Issues (UBC PLAN 548Z)

An interesting graduate course offered in 2016 Winter Term 1. Photo credit: Ronnie from flickr/Creative Commons