February is Black History Month

Learn more: Black History in Canada Education Guide from the The Historica-Dominion Institute.


Community, Race, Class and Schooling: A Conversation with Dr. Carl E. James

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To celebrate Black History Month, Dr. Ryuko Kubota and Sara Schroeter will host a conversation with Dr. Carl E. James on his latest book, “Life at the Intersection: Community, Class and Schooling”, and his work regarding race, equity and education.

Friday, February 8, 2013 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
1961 East Mall, Dodson Room

Learn more about the event and RSVP here

Co-Sponsored by the Faculty of Education and the Department of Language and Literacy Education (LLED)

Putting Whiteness in Crisis: White Gazes, Black Bodies

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Join George Yancy, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Duquesne University and Coordinator of the Critical Race Theory Speaker Series, as he discusses how the white gaze is a site of violence and caricature vis-a-vis the Black body.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Multipurpose Room, Liu Institute for Global Issues6476 Marine Drive (UBC Campus)

Co-Sponsors: Society, Culture and Politics in Education program; David Lam Chair; Department of Philosophy; Centre for Cross-Faculty Inquiry in Education; Centre for Culture, Identity, and Education