October 14’s Wednesday Noon Hours was A Tribute to Hanz-Karl Piltz featuring Marina Thibeault , as well as UBC String Division faculty duo partners David Gillham, Eric Wilson and Jasper Wood (Violin).
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Kent Monkman, an internationally renowned Cree artist, set out to share the Indigenous perspective of Canada’s colonization.
After talks featuring Jesmyn Ward and Ibram X. Kendi were cancelled in March, the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs plans to host them virtually this November.
COVID-19 challenged the way everything occupies space. For the Hatch, AMS’ student-run art gallery, navigating the running of an art gallery in light of physical distancing restrictions means determining how exhibitions and collections could be displayed in a distant manner, whether in person or virtually.
While COVID-19 has uncovered many seismic changes in our society, ARTIVISM and its process of adjustment feels incredibly fitting for its time.
Ultimately Orange Shirt Day is a time for all of us to educate ourselves, not just as a country but as a UBC Community. Turpel-Lafond is asking us not to forget.
Though we are unable to physically gather, Homecoming has figured out a way to stay connected and celebrate what it is that makes UBC’s community so great.
Mosely is an artist with a talent for uplifting which he puts into his music as well as his activism. His energetic performance both as a performer and speaker made him so engaging. Yet, during his performance, he acknowledged his growing years.
Compiled by Shyla Gheek, a second-year student at UBC, Isolating with Our Minds an anthology raising funds for the Indian relief fund of the COVID-19 hit the anthology bestsellers list on its first day.
Row on row of classroom desks sit empty, with darkened overheads, the noisy banter signalling a lecture’s end not soon to be heard.
At the event, I found myself in an environment where I didn’t feel as though I was being ‘othered.’ I didn’t have to politely explain why I speak English so well or brush off prolonged awkward stares. It was one of the first experiences that helped me believe that I and had a role to play on this campus.
When a group of Theatre and Film students asked their department what steps would be taken after they posted a black square on Instagram, they were met with silence. This prompted them to take the lead on solving problems of racial inequality in their own department.
As the federal government continues to inform Canadians of their response to COVID-19, the collective hosted a teach-in series centring on the need for an intersectional approach to data collection.
At UBC, DJs, musicians and performers have had to adjust to a life without live-music venues and clubs. For some, performing was their main source of income.
On July 16, Equity and Inclusion hosted a virtual chat with author Eternity Martis. The centre of this event was her novel which shares her experiences at Western University as a Black woman.