Join the Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, UBC Okanagan on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 for a panel discussion that provides Indigenous perspectives on science and systemic racism.
Provost’s Speaker Series on Systemic Racism
“The anti-systemic racism work shared here is inspired by the 2020 global protests against anti-black racism. We are engaging in difficult, bold conversations, acknowledging the work that needs to be done, and trying to find a way forward.”
-Ananya Mukherjee Reed, Provost and Vice-President Academic
On November 26 the UBC community joined together for the first of a three-part series discussing systemic racism in science. This discussion explored institutional responses to systemic racism, with panelists from NSERC, Nature & UBC.
On October 23rd, 2020 the UBC community joined together for a conversation with Professor Andrea A. Davis, York University and Professor Handel Kashope Wright, UBC Vancouver
On September 17th 2020 the UBC community joined together with Professor Anthony Stewart, John P. Crozer Chair of English Literature, Bucknell University, Pennsylvania, USA for a conversation about the experiences of people of colour in the university.
On June 11th, 2020 the UBC community joined together for a conversation inspired by the global anti-racism protests and BC’s #DifferentTogether pledge with the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
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About the Office
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Working with the deans of the eight faculties and the portfolio units, the Provost implements strategic initiatives that advance UBC’s Strategic Plan and Outlook 2040.
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