We Too Are #IdleNoMore : UBC’s Non-Indigenous Scholars and the Politics of Engaging Indigeneity

by Stephen Petrina on May 18, 2013

We Too Are “Idle No More”:
UBC’s Non-Indigenous Scholars and the Politics of Engaging Indigeneity

May 27, 2013
8:30am to 5:30pm

FREE and open to the public

A Centre for Culture, Identity and Education (CCIE) Project; in collaboration with the Office of the Associate Dean of Indigenous Education

RSVP : http://tinyurl.com/cwvyqoy
DATE:  Monday, May 27, 2013
VENUE: University of British Columbia, Longhouse, Sty-Wet-Tan
1985 West Mall
Map: http://bit.ly/aiSPhB
TIME: 8:30am to 5:30pm, 5:30 – 6:30 Mingler and further discussion

Welcome:  Elder Larry Grant

Opening Plenary Panel: Blye Frank, Dean of Education & Jo-ann Archibald, Associate Dean of Indigenous Education.

Closing Plenary Panel: Anna Kindler- Vice Provost, Academic & Linc Kesler- Senior Advisor to President on Aboriginal Affairs

This symposium will involve plenary and regular panels composed of non-indigenous administrators, faculty, graduate students and staff from a variety of units across UBC addressing the details and politics of engaging Indigeneity, with responses from Indigenous administrator and scholar discussants. While the project originates from the Faculty of Education, the aim is to provide an overview and details of work on academic and administrative topics and projects on indigeneity across UBC.  

Symposium Details:

Co-sponsors: Faculty of Education – Year of Indigenous Education, Indigenous Education Institute of Canada, Department of Educational Studies, Department of Language and Literacy Education, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, First Nations Studies Program, Department of English, Department of Anthropology, Department of Art History Visual Art and Theory and Belkin Art Gallery, Office of the Provost and Vice President, Academic


Dawn courage POPATIA 05.24.13 at 10:30 am

I was not able to register when I tried

Stephen Petrina 05.26.13 at 1:37 pm

Hi, do you mean post a comment? Your Q came through so you can also post a comment.

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