Event

Feb.29 Starting a Conversation with Fernanda Novoa – My community-based research journey: Navigating research, advocacy and allyship with the community of Mexican migrant agricultural workers in the Okanagan.

Thursday, February 29 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm (PST) Abstract: My research explores the experiences of Mexican migrant agricultural workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Okanagan. This community plays a vital role for ensuring Canadian food security; however, they experience numerous health inequities, many of which were exacerbated during the pandemic. In this conversation […]

Nov. 30 The big, scary what-If: What happens to your community engaged research (CER), if something happens to you?

Nov. 30 The big, scary what-If: What happens to your community engaged research (CER), if something happens to you?

  ICER is hosting a one hour discussion that explores the question: What happens to your Community Engaged Research, if something happens to you? Thursday, Nov. 30 2:30 to 3:30 pm Arts 368 or via Zoom Please email icer.ok@ubc.ca to register either in-person or for the Zoom link. While this topic is geared towards current […]

Nov.29 Starting a Conversation with Cara Basil: My Journey as an Indigenous Student Researcher: Partnering with Esk’etemc to Explore Esk’etemc Ways of Caring for One Another through Illness

Nov.29 Starting a Conversation with Cara Basil: My Journey as an Indigenous Student Researcher: Partnering with Esk’etemc to Explore Esk’etemc Ways of Caring for One Another through Illness

Join us for the next Starting the Conversation with Cara Basil! Wednesday, Nov. 29 12:30 to 1:30 pm Arts 368  in person, UBC Okanagan or via Zoom (e-mail icer.ok@ubc.ca) for the link   Abstract Research with Indigenous communities is a sacred journey and require meaningful partnerships that benefit the community. Graduate student Cara Basil will […]

Nov. 2 – Starting the Conversation* with Rachel McGraw

Relationships, respect, and listening in sociolinguistic research with Totonac communities in Mexico Rachel McGraw, Sessional Lecturer CCGS, PhD Candidate in Linguistics University of Alberta Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023 3:00 to 4:00 pm (pdt) In Person: Arts 368 (ICER) or via Zoom. Please email: icer.ok@ubc.ca for the link Abstract: In this discussion I explore the importance […]

How to do Meaningful Work in times of Constant Crisis: Navigating Feelings of Guilt and Despair

How to do Meaningful Work in times of Constant Crisis: Navigating Feelings of Guilt and Despair

Thursday Nov. 2nd 11:30 – 1:3o, In person (Arts 368) and Zoom  Join us for a conversation with people inside and outside Academia about all the feelings involved in doing Community Engaged Work in this era of constant crises. What does it mean to work with hope, care, effectiveness, and longevity?  In the current context […]

Oct. 17 – CER Storytelling Series featuring Dr. Leyton Schnellert in Conversation with Dr. Christine Schreyer

Oct. 17 – CER Storytelling Series featuring Dr. Leyton Schnellert in Conversation with Dr. Christine Schreyer

Join us for the inaugural Community Engaged Research (CER) Storyteller session! Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023 10:00 am to 11:00 am pst Arts 368, UBC Okanagan, in person Or via Zoom  Staring in the fall of 2023, each semester, the director of the Institute for Community Engaged Research will invite a colleague to share about how […]

June 15th – Lunch and Livestream of the Partnering in Research Conference Keynote and Plenary

June 15th – Lunch and Livestream of the Partnering in Research Conference Keynote and Plenary

The Institute for Community Engaged Research and The Canadian Institute for Inclusion and Citizenship, with support from the VPRI Office, UBC Okanagan, are delighted to host a lunch and livestream of the Partnering in Research Conference at UBC Vancouver, and organized by the UBC Knowledge Exchange and the UBC Community Engagement Office. June 15th 9:15 […]

Apr.4 – Starting a Conversation with Pegah Behroozi Nobar: Dispossession of Baha’is in Iran

Apr.4 – Starting a Conversation with Pegah Behroozi Nobar: Dispossession of Baha’is in Iran

Join PhD candidate Pegah Behroozi Nobar for the next Starting a Conversation Tuesday, April 4 12:00 to 1:00 pm (PST) Arts 368 | Zoom E:mail: icer.ok@ubc.ca for the Zoom link Abstract: The talk will highlight the struggles of the Baha’i community in Iran, with a pivotal focus on dispossession of assets and properties belonging to […]

Jan. 25 – Starting a Conversation with Hanna Paul: Metis Moon Time and Decolonizing Women’s Body Image

Jan. 25 – Starting a Conversation with Hanna Paul: Metis Moon Time and Decolonizing Women’s Body Image

Join MA student Hanna Paul for the next Starting a Conversation Wednesday, Jan. 25 12:00 to 1:00 pm Arts 368 | Zoom Abstract: My MA thesis centers Métis women and youth of the North Vermilion Settlement (Buttertown), Alberta and their embodied experiences with moon time (menstruation) in relation to body confidence. My aunties expressed that […]

Jan. 17 – Starting a Conversation with Dr. Farrah Bérubé: Intercultural Communication in the Digital Age

Jan. 17 – Starting a Conversation with Dr. Farrah Bérubé: Intercultural Communication in the Digital Age

Join visiting scholar, Dr. Farrah Bérubé for the next Starting a Conversation. Tuesday, Jan. 17 12:00 to 1:00 pm Arts 368 | Zoom As an associate professor, I supervise more and more graduate students who are interested in the many and varied issues of intercultural communication. I have observed that my students are increasingly choosing […]