May 18, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Sam Rocha!

Congratulations to Dr. Sam Rocha, who’s submission to the journal Visual Arts Research, “A Tale of Three Cubicles” (Vol. 41, 2, issue 81) , was selected as the outstanding contribution of 2015. Dr. Rocha has been invited to speak at the 2017 National Art Education Association conference in New York. Visual Arts Research provides a forum for historical, […]


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May 12, 2016

Michelle Stack and Bathseba Opini Interviewed on Roundhouse Radio

EDST’s Dr. Michelle Stack and Dr. Bathseba Opini discuss issues related to disability, and what assumptions people make around the world about this complex issue. The interview took place on May 6th, 2016 on Sense of Place with Minelle Mahtani. Listen here


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April 28, 2016

Adaptive Education: An Inquiry-Based Institution

EDST Associate Professor Dr. Robert VanWynsberghe’s new book, Adaptive Education: An Inquiry-Based Institution has been published. Visit the University of Toronto Press website here for more information.  


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April 22, 2016

Photo Exhibit

You are invited to a photo exhibit that is part of a research project. The project involved a research team of 24 people including 21 high school students and 3 UBC researchers (Genevieve Creighton, Fei Wang and Michelle Stack). High school students at two Richmond schools took images that represent or capture what it means […]


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April 11, 2016

Summer Institute 2016

Going Public: Building Capacity for Knowledge Translation Through the Media Summer Institute 2016 Click here to visit the course page and register. For more information contact


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April 5, 2016

Dr. Handel Wright interviewed for CBC News

Dr. Handel Wright was interviewed for CBC News as part of their February Black History Month series, where he discusses Black History Month and black identity in Vancouver. Dr. Wright is a professor at EDST and director of UBC’s Centre for Culture, Identity, and Education. Click here for the full interview.


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March 30, 2016

Hallmarks: The Culture Politics and Public Pedagogies of Stuart Hall

Hallmarks: The Culture Politics and Public Pedagogies of Stuart Hall This new anthology in cultural studies and education has been published by Routledge and edited by Dr. Leslie Roman. About the Book This provocative, interdisciplinary, and transnational collection delves deeply into the educational and public intellectual hallmarks of Stuart M. Hall, a core figure in the […]


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March 18, 2016

2016 Buttedahl Memorial Lecture

  On Thursday, March 10th, Shelagh Day gave a talk about The National Inquiry on Murders and Disappearances of Indigenous Women as our keynote speaker for the 2016 Buttedahl Memorial Lecture. To review the presentation, please click here. Shelagh also prepared these additional resources. To make a donation to the Buttedahl Memorial Fund, please go […]


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MA student Ryan van den Berg selected for Parliamentary Internship Programme

Ryan van den Berg, MA student, has been selected for the 2016-2017 Parliamentary Internship Programme. The programme is a work-study experience in which university graduates assist Members of Parliament in their day-to-day duties while conducting and disseminating research on Parliament and Canadian politics. More information can be found here:


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March 14, 2016

Dr. Shan Hongxia on Roundhouse Radio

Roundhouse Radio’s Michelle Mahtani recently spoke with EDST’s Dr. Shan Hongxia and regular columnist Dr. Michelle Stack about issues facing professional immigrants, particularly women. The interview took place on March 11th 2016 and can be listened to here. Dr. Stack’s segment is aired weekly on Fridays from 10 to 10:30, on Roundhouse Radio, 98.3 FM.  


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