Faculty of Graduate Studies

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2018 PhDs Go Public: Sarah Shamash
2018 PhDs Go Public: Sarah Shamash
“My research explores the potential of the cinematic form, not only as a means of expanding the field of film studies, but also as a public resource and educational emphasis on the importance of a heterogeneous understanding of Indigeneity, knowledge production, and media plurality,” said #UBCPSI scholar Sarah Shamash, who is exploring cinema’s potential to transform public consciousness on Indige...
2018 PhDs Go Public: Sonia Medel
2018 PhDs Go Public: Sonia Medel
Doctoral student Sonia Medel’s study provides greater insight into a population of dancers on whom research is lacking—racialized and minoritized women, unpacking the complex and diverse choreographies and relationships of dance that these women engage in; and how their experiences can inform multiculturalism and policy (re)visioning. Learn more about Sonia’s research: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/ca...
2018 PhDs Go Public: Colleen Lanki
2018 PhDs Go Public: Colleen Lanki
#UBCPSI scholar Colleen Lanki’s research focuses on the playwright and director Kishida Rio and her impact in Japanese avant-garde theatre and beyond. “One of my primary goals is to help establish Kishida Rio’s work in the canon of contemporary theatre texts and to make sure she is never again left out of a published compilation that includes Contemporary Japanese theatre. Knowledge of strong fem...
2018 PhDs Go Public: Katrina Dunn
2018 PhDs Go Public: Katrina Dunn
“Many of us pursuing graduate degrees in Theatre are both practitioners and researchers, myself included. My PhD work expands my network outside of professional theatre, and I look forward to making use of that expanded network as I continue professional practice and research beyond graduate school,” said Katrina Dunn, whose research investigates what performance venues can tell us about Vancouver...
2018 3MT: Rajat Jain (Runner-Up)
2018 3MT: Rajat Jain (Runner-Up)
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that assists current graduate students with fostering effective presentation and communication skills. Participants have just three minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research project to a non-specialist audience. UBC was one of the first universities in North America to host a 3MT competition, when it held the inaugur...
2018 3MT: Christopher Mann (Finalist)
2018 3MT: Christopher Mann (Finalist)
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that assists current graduate students with fostering effective presentation and communication skills. Participants have just three minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research project to a non-specialist audience. UBC was one of the first universities in North America to host a 3MT competition, when it held the inaugur...
2018 3MT: Khalid Saad El Din (Finalist)
2018 3MT: Khalid Saad El Din (Finalist)
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that assists current graduate students with fostering effective presentation and communication skills. Participants have just three minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research project to a non-specialist audience. UBC was one of the first universities in North America to host a 3MT competition, when it held the inaugur...
2018 3MT: Zoltan Mityok (Semi-Finalist)
2018 3MT: Zoltan Mityok (Semi-Finalist)
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that assists current graduate students with fostering effective presentation and communication skills. Participants have just three minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research project to a non-specialist audience. UBC was one of the first universities in North America to host a 3MT competition, when it held the inaugur...
2018 3MT: Sumreen Javed (Semi-Finalist)
2018 3MT: Sumreen Javed (Semi-Finalist)
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that assists current graduate students with fostering effective presentation and communication skills. Participants have just three minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research project to a non-specialist audience. UBC was one of the first universities in North America to host a 3MT competition, when it held the inaugur...
2018 3MT: Saori Ogura (Semi-Finalist)
2018 3MT: Saori Ogura (Semi-Finalist)
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that assists current graduate students with fostering effective presentation and communication skills. Participants have just three minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research project to a non-specialist audience. UBC was one of the first universities in North America to host a 3MT competition, when it held the inaugur...