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Barnor Hesse - Raceocracy: How the Racial Exception Proves the Racial Rule
Barnor Hesse - Raceocracy: How the Racial Exception Proves the Racial Rule
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by Green College. Dr. Barnor Hesse. Associate Professor of African American Studies, Political Science and Sociology, Department of African American Studies, Northwestern University. 'Raceocracy: How the racial state of exception proves the racial rule'. The talk is based on the forthcoming: 'Creolizing the Political: Race Go...
UBCevents with The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean
UBCevents with The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean
Sarah Chow had a chance to sit down with The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean after her speech at the 2013 Arts Last Lecture. Michaëlle speaks to Sarah about her experiences as a student and the defining moment that helped shape her career.
Marine conservation and fisheries management under climate change - Dr. William Cheung
Marine conservation and fisheries management under climate change - Dr. William Cheung
Dr. Cheung's research program addresses climate change and the effect it has on the abiotic and biotic properties of the ocean by developing theoretical and empirical understanding of the vulnerability and responses of marine ecosystems and human society to climate change and other human stressors. The ultimate goal is to explore options for effective fisheries management and marine conservation,...
This Week At UBC - March 3 - March 9th, 2013
This Week At UBC - March 3 - March 9th, 2013
This week Gandalf and Sailor Mercury join Lee to tell you about the Cosplay Cafe, Green College's The Tempest, and the #itallcounts pop-up gallery at IKBLC. Links: -UBC Anime Club Cosplay Cafe: http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4Ht -The Green College Players Present: Shakespeare's The Tempest: http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4Hs -#itallcounts Pop-Up Gallery: http://students.ubc.ca/car...
"Ask and Expert" - How to innovate sustainability education & curriculum
Learn from the experiences of a successful sustainability educator, troubleshoot your personal changes and brainstorm new ways to integrate sustainability into your curriculum.
Anatoliy Gruzd - Automated Discover and Visualization of Communication Networks from Social Media
Anatoliy Gruzd - Automated Discover and Visualization of Communication Networks from Social Media
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies (SLAIS). As social creatures, our online lives just like our offline lives are intertwined with others within a wide variety of social networks. Each retweet on Twitter, comment on a blog or link to a Youtube video explicitly or implicitly connects one online participant...
Carol Tilley - Children, Comics, Critics, and the Researcher
Carol Tilley - Children, Comics, Critics, and the Researcher
"Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies (SLAIS). In April 1953, eleven-year old Brian McLaughlin wrote to psychiatrist Fredric Wertham in response to the latter's article in Reader's Digest, "Comic Books -- Blueprints for Delinquency." The boy asserted confidently: "Anybody that goes out and kills someone bec...
This Week At UBC - February 23 - March 2, 2013
This Week At UBC - February 23 - March 2, 2013
Facebook break-ups, Quinoa, and Arts Last Lecture with Michaëlle Jean are all happening this week at UBC. Links: -Arts Last Lecture: http://aus.arts.ubc.ca/2013/02/01/the-arts-last-lecture-presents-in-conversation-with-michaelle-jean-2/ -Quinoa Salad Anyone? http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4G8 -The Downside of Online Social Capital: Romantic Break-ups and Facebook: http://www.calendar.even...
This Week At UBC - February 17 - February 23, 2013
This Week At UBC - February 17 - February 23, 2013
Liam tries to figure out his plans for Reading Week by using his phone to help in the search. Links: Why Smart Women Should Speak Up: http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4Cy Hacking Health Vancouver: http://hackinghealth.ca/events/vancouver Robson Reading Series Presents Walid Bitar, Basma Kavanagh, and Missy Marston: http://www.robsonreadingseries.ubc.ca/walid-bitar-and-missy-marston/