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Vancouver faces stark contrasts between funding for K to 12 and university

Vancouver faces stark contrasts between funding for K to 12 and university Vancouver Observer October 7, 2016 Vancouver, the city of disparities, is faced with polar opposites in its educational system. The contrast between K-12 schools and the university in … Continue reading

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(Un)Learning Anthropocentrism: An Ecocritical Framework for Teaching to Resist Human-Supremacy in Curriculum and Pedagogy

UBC Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy 2016-2017 Seminar Series (Un)Learning Anthropocentrism: An Ecocritical Framework for Teaching to Resist Human-Supremacy in Curriculum and Pedagogy John Lupinacci, PhD Cultural Studies & Social Thought in Education College of Education Washington State University October … Continue reading

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EDCP Seminar: Abraham DeLeon “A Schizophrenic Scholar out for Stroll: Multiplicities, Becomings, Conjurings”

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Comments on Academic Freedom at the University of British Columbia

Comments on Academic Freedom at the University of British Columbia Delivered at “Breakfast with the Dean” panel April 21, 2016 E. Wayne Ross, PhD Professor Faculty of Education University of British Columbia First of all I would like to thank … Continue reading

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Be Realistic Demand the Impossible: A Rejoinder to Peter Seixas [updated with video]

“Be Realistic Demand the Impossible”[1] Rejoinder to Peter Siexas’s Dangerous indeed: A response to E. Wayne Ross’ ‘Courage of hopelessness’ University of British Columbia Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy Seminar Series: Diverse Perspectives on Curriculum & Pedagogy February 26, 2016 … Continue reading

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Peter Seixas talk: Dangerous indeed: A response to Wayne Ross’ “Courage of hopelessness”

Date: Friday, February 26th 2016 Venue: Scarfe Room 310 Time: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Title: Dangerous indeed: A response to Wayne Ross’ “Courage of hopelessness” Speaker: Dr. Peter Seixas, Professor, EDCP Light lunch served at noon outside Scarfe room 310. … Continue reading

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Vancouver Observer: Professors blast UBC’s “failures of governance”

The Vancouver Observer recently published a commentary co-authored by Sandra Mathison, Stephen Petrina and myself (co-directors of the Institute for Critical Education Studies) on the recent failures of governance at the University of British Columbia. Read the piece on the … Continue reading

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Student workshop on writing conference proposals & abstracts

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UBC Faculty Association and student society call for external review of Board of Governors; Momentum gathers among faculty for UBCBoG no-confidence vote

With UBC’s crisis of administration and legitimacy growing worse, the Faculty Association has re-issued its call for an external review of the Board of Governors and its operations. Clearly, there are failures of governance and shadow systems of decision-making from the ranks … Continue reading

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UBC faculty, staff, and students protest Board of Governors meeting #UBCClean [UPDATED]

UBC faculty are not generally a rowdy bunch, but there were a couple of hundred out today protesting the Board of Governors meeting and demanding UBC management and Board accountability. UBC faculty, staff and students were protesting the UBC Board of Governors … Continue reading

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