News & Events
Congratulations to Y-Dang Troeung on being selected as Peter Wall Institute Scholar for 2020-2021. Wall Research Scholars are chosen among leading UBC researchers from all academic disciplines, with the objective of creating a dynamic and diverse intellectual community at the Institute.[Read more]
"Thinking While Black" is the theme of the 2020 Phil Lind Initiative dialogue series and course (January - April 2020). Led by Dr. Phanuel Antwi, the seminar series brings lectures, panels, and workshops that explore how Blackness manifests in often unconnected guises that can be tracked through the event of racial violence, and what can be done about it. [Read more...]
"A Queer Century: 1869-1969," an exhibit of rare books, flyers, postcards and pamphlets is now on display at UBC Okanagan. The exhibit's curators are Gregory Mackie (UBC English) and Kyle Frackman (UBC Central, Eastern & Northern European Studies). The exhibit, first shown at UBC Vancouver earlier this year, highlights some of the changing perceptions of gender and sexuality between 1869 to 1969.