Starting a Conversation

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]