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Black Underrepresentation in Art History

Black Underrepresentation in Art History

Where are all the Black people? Join us at this webinar series on the underrepresentation of Black people in the academy. Each session will focus on a field or discipline. 

June 10, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. PDT

Speakers: Dr. Charmaine Nelson, Mr. Alistair Watkins

Description: Dr. Nelson and Mr. Watkins will shed light on the issue based on their experiences as a faculty member and student perspectives.

Black Underrepresentation in the Academy: Speaker Series

Black Underrepresentation in the Academy: Speaker Series

The presence of Blackness in Canadian academia exists on a continuum of underrepresented, significantly underrepresented, to negligible. 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 increase Black representation and Black excellence in these fields.
Find out more and register at events.ubc.ca/where-are-all-the-black-people/

Black Underrepresentation in Business

Black Underrepresentation in Business

May 19, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. PDT

Speakers: Dr. June Francis, Ms. Dahabo Ahmed-Omer

Description: Dr. Francis and Ms. Ahmed Omer bring extensive experiences that span from the private sector, civil movement, to academic to speak about the underrepresentation of Black people in Business.

Black Women in the Academy

Black Women in the Academy

June 23, 2021 9:30am – 11:00am PDT

Speakers: Dr. Veronica Fynn Bruey, Dr. Juliet Daniel

Description: Dr. Fynn Bruey and Dr. Daniel will speak from their journey and rich experiences in the academy, offer their insights about the challenges, and share their wisdom on the important topic.

Black Futures

Black Futures

Jul 5, 2021 11:00am – 12:30pm PDT

Speaker: Ms. Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Dr. Wisdom Tettey, Dean Donna E. Young

Description: In the finale session of the series, Ms. Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Dr. Wisdom Tettey, Dean Donna E. Young will draw from their rich and wide experiences and share their thoughts, insights, and advice on Black Futures.

The Urgency of Black Studies and the Insufficiency of Anti-Racism

The Urgency of Black Studies and the Insufficiency of Anti-Racism

Professor Handel Kashope Wright delivers the keynote at the Virtual Symposium: Activism and Solidarity Post-Script to the “Scholar Strike Canada” on October 29, 2020. Keynote Title: “The Urgency of Black Studies and the Insufficiency of Anti-Racism”.

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.

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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.