Outweek is just around the corner! Check out their Facebook page for a list of all the events happening at UBC from Feb 4-9, including a workshop by Our City of Colours, a storytelling workshop, HIV & STI rapid testing, and more. There are two events that might be of particular interest to grad students:
Outweek – Grad Student Board Games Night
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 7th, 7-11pm
Each February, UBC raises the Rainbow Flag in support of LGBQTTI students, faculty, and staff. Check our the Facebook event page here for a schedule of events organized by Pride UBC. [The Network] is hosting Board Games Night for grad students on Thursday, February 7th, 2013. We will have lots of games of various genres, from The Settlers of Catan to Scrabble to Taboo to Storming the Castle (the Princess Bride-themed board game…). Bring a few dollars if you want to share pizza. Friends and partners are welcome. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the address!
Outweek – Queer U conference
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 9th, 9-6pm
A graduate student conference showcasing the research being done on gender(s) and sexuality(ies). Come support fellow grad students presenting their research, and/or learn more about what people are thinking right now on these topics… Bobby Noble is presenting as a keynote. See the website for a full schedule.
The conference is followed by a wine and cheese reception!