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Black Artistic Expressions in B.C.

Black Artistic Expressions in B.C.

Black Artistic Expressions in B.C. is a community-university collaboration developed in partnership between local Black artists, IBPOC Connections: Staff and Faculty, and the Centre for Culture, Identity and Education at the University of British Columbia. 

Black Artistic Expressions in BC: Shad

Black Artistic Expressions in BC: Shad

On November 18, join us as we welcome Shad as our third guest performer in a four-part virtual series of events centred on joy and resilience, fun, and activism that bears witness to what it means to be Black in BC.

Black Artistic Expressions in BC: Dawn Pemberton

Black Artistic Expressions in BC: Dawn Pemberton

On December 16th, join us as Dawn Pemberton helps us round-off our four-part virtual series of events centred on joy and resilience, fun, and activism that bears witness to what it means to be Black in BC.

Coldsnap Music Festival Prince George

Black Artistic Expressions in BC: Tonye Aganaba

On October 21, join us as we welcome Tonye Aganaba as our second guest performer in a four-part virtual series of events centred on joy and resilience, fun, and activism that bears witness to what it means to be Black in BC.

Black Artistic Expressions in BC: Marcus Mosely

Black Artistic Expressions in BC: Marcus Mosely

On September 16, join us as we welcome Marcus Mosely for a virtual performance and a Q&A – a first in a four part series of events about joy and resilience, fun, and activism that bears witness to what it means to be Black in B.C.

Black Activism in Education and Community: Asserting Black Presence in Canada with OmiSoore Dryden

Black Activism in Education and Community: Asserting Black Presence in Canada with OmiSoore Dryden

Dr. OmiSoore Dryden, James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies in the Faculty of Medicine and an associate professor in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at Dalhousie University. will be initiating the conversation on efforts on the part of colleges, universities and communities across Canada to assert Black presence and work towards systemic change.

Black Activism in Education and Community: Exposing Anti-Black Racism in Vancouver with Shelby McPhee

Black Activism in Education and Community: Exposing Anti-Black Racism in Vancouver with Shelby McPhee

Our special guest for this event is Shelby McPhee will share stories and comments on how to recognize and address anti-Black racism. Shelby McPhee is a recent graduate of Acadia University who has been speaking out publicly on Anti-Black racism after he was racially profiled at Congress 2019 held at UBC last summer.

CCIE’s first Trilogy: 3 films by Senegalese filmmaker Djibril Diop Mambéty

CCIE’s first Trilogy: 3 films by Senegalese filmmaker Djibril Diop Mambéty

TRILOGIES: Intersections of culture, identity and education in cinema (Organized by André Elias Mazawi)
“Trilogies” is a CCIE initiative that brings together three narrative films, each time by the same director, and focussing on the intersections of culture, politics, identity, and education.
Each screening is followed by a facilitated discussion which will examine intersections of culture, identity and education issues reflected in the screenings.
The first Trilogy includes three films by pioneer Senegalese filmmaker Djibril Diop Mambéty (Colobane, Senegal 1945 – Paris, France 1998).

Poetry rendition and African storytelling

Poetry rendition and African storytelling

Poetry reading by Neal Hall (international award-winning poet) & African storytelling by Comfort Ero (African Stage Association), presented by the African Studies Program and the Centre for Culture, Identity and Education (CCIE), University of British Columbia. #African-Canadian #African-American #Poetry #Storytelling #Performative #Antiracism Education

History’s Schools/Today’s Struggles: Why Activist Learning and Struggle Knowledge Matters

History’s Schools/Today’s Struggles: Why Activist Learning and Struggle Knowledge Matters

Seminar with Dr. Aziz Choudry, Canada Research Chair in social movement learning and knowledge production, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University; Visiting Professor at the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation, Faculty of Education, University of Johannesburg. #Social Movements #Activist Learning #History #Everyday Struggles #Knowledge Production #Social Justice