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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February 22, 2016

Interview with Ed.D. Graduate, Dr. Amea Wilbur

Ed.D. graduate Dr. Amea Wilbur was recently featured in the TESOL Refugee Concerns Newsletter, “Spotlight on Amea Wilbur in Vancouver, Canada: The Impact of Trauma on Refugees & Immigrants” Read the article here.


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February 3, 2016

Dr. Michelle Stack and Dr. Amea Wilbur on the Radio

Dr. Amea Wilbur spoke on Roundhouse Radio with EDST’s Dr. Michelle Stack on Friday, January 29th. Dr. Wilbur recently graduated from the Ed.D prodram, where she did her dissertation on trauma and learning. Her work has focused on working with refugees and increasing the understanding of teachers and policymakers. In this discussion, she talks about […]


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January 22, 2016

Congratulations Vicheth Sen and Omer Aijazi

Vicheth Sen, PhD student, has been awarded the Centre for Khmer Studies Senior Fellowship. The CKS, located at Wat Damnak in Cambodia, “provides fellowships for students and scholars in order to promote research and cross-national scholarly exchange among the international community of scholars and their Cambodian colleagues.” More information here.     Omer Aijazi, PhD student, had […]


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January 18, 2016

Congratulations, Neila Miled!

Congratulations to EDST PhD student Neila Miled, who has been awarded the Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS). This is quite an achievement as the CGS is one of the highest student scholarships in Canada.


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