Starting a Conversation

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 […]

Nov.17 – Characterizing Brain Injury in 2S/LGBTQIA+ Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence  with Tori Stranges

Nov.17 – Characterizing Brain Injury in 2S/LGBTQIA+ Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence with Tori Stranges

Starting a Conversation with Tori Stranges Thursday, Nov.17 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm Arts 368 / Zoom  Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a public and personal health epidemic. Statistics Canada (2011) and the World Health Organization (2021) note that one in three identifying-women experience IPV in their lifetime. IPV is defined as physical, sexual, emotional, […]

Oct. 28 – Transit, Community and the Power of a Strike w. Kristin Pulles and Eric Solland

The next Starting a Conversation Friday, Oct. 28 11:00 am to 12:00 noon Arts 368 (ICER) Zoom What can we achieve when unions and communities align to fight for climate justice? Join Eric Solland (ATU Local 1722) and Kirstin Pulles (MA Student, Community Engagement, Social Change, and Equity) to learn more about the recent transit […]

March 10, Starting a Conversation with Bryony Onciul – An Introduction to Renewing Relations: Indigenous Heritage Rights and (Re)conciliation in Northwest Coast Canada

Join us for the next Starting a Conversation with Professor Bryony Onciul from 12:00 to 1:00 pm, Thursday, March 10, 2022. This will be a hybrid event. Join us in person in Arts 368, or email: icer.ok@ubc.ca for the Zoom link. Abstract: Dr Bryony Onciul will present an overview of her new AHRC Fellowship project […]

March 24, Starting a Conversation with Madelaine Lekei – Digitally Bound: Following the Threads of Digital Communities

March 24, Noon to 1 pm WATCH LIVE Abstract How do we bring community engaged methods to digital spaces? How can we approach community when participants are digitally and geographically dispersed? What does it look and feel like to work with vulnerability in a pandemic? In this conversation, I take these questions as starting points […]

Mar. 17, Starting a Conversation with Adam Kunis – Navigating Uncharted Terrain: Key Strategies for Disaster Recovery

Join us for the next Starting a Conversation talk with MA candidate – Adam Kunis on Thursday, March 14, 2022, from 12 noon to 1pm. The goal of this research is to understand how tourism destinations were affected by COVID-19. This research took place in Canada’s Thompson Okanagan, an important tourism region in British Columbia’s […]

Feb. 17, Starting a Conversation with Madeline Donald – Corrugating Attentiveness: A Presearch Methodology

12:00 to 1:00 pm Join Zoom Meeting https://ubc.zoom.us/j/65652630418?pwd=VTNSdFYvSXhHNmdQOUlkT3Qydk5Vdz09 The education of attention and perception takes time and repetition. Corrugation, as defined here, is a dance between attention, memory, and the passage of time: experience folds into ideas folding into experience. I will speak to my experience of corrugating relations in some of the riparian habitats […]

Nov. 24, Starting a Conversation with Bethany Presley – How do smaller Canadian cities address homelessness with limited funding and resources?

Please join us for the next Starting a Conversation discussion series! These noon hour discussions are an informal opportunity for presenters and audiences to explore a variety of topics and works-in-process. Everyone is welcome! To receive the Zoom link, please email: icer.ok@ubc.ca Abstract: Homelessness is growing in smaller cities across Canada. Planning to tackle homelessness […]

Apr. 21 – Starting a Conversation with Alanna Coady

How do shame and social support impact depressive symptoms for people living with chronic pain? Wednesday, April 21, 12 Noon – 1 pm Please join us for the next Starting a Conversation discussion series! These noon hour discussions are an informal opportunity for presenters to and audiences to explore a variety of topics and works-in-process. […]

Feb. 9, 2021 – Starting a Conversation with Kelly Panchyshyn: Can food foraging offer avenues for advancing community cohesion?

Join us on Tuesday, Feb.9, from noon to 1 pm for our next Starting the Conversation discussion. This will be an online Zoom event, so please email icer.ok@ubc.ca to register. The question for discussion: Can food foraging offer avenues for advancing community cohesion? Abstract The practice of harvesting wild plants and fungi is an integral […]