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Jun 14, 2024

New article – Sins of the Father: Exploring Shame as an Ethical Pedagogy to Advance British Columbia’s K–12 Settler Students Towards Reconciliation – Victor Brar

  Abstract This paper reflects my journey, as a racialized settler and K–12 practitioner in British Columbia, Canada, towards developing a pedagogical understanding of how to transform the experience of inherited colonial shame among settler children in my classroom. Canada has a shameful history of colonialism, the progressive revelations of which provoke an iterative cycle […]

 

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Jun 11, 2024

Strategic (De)coupling of Hongkonger Diaspora with Global Cities

Strategic (De)coupling of Hongkonger Diaspora with Global Cities

 

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Jun 10, 2024

EDST sessional/adjunct lecturers presenting at the 13th Biennial Conference of the Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas (MESEA)

EDST sessional/adjunct lecturers presenting at the 13th Biennial Conference of the Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas (MESEA)   Gabriella Maestrini (EDST sessional), Sharon Jarvis (EDST adjunct), and Vicheth Sen (EDST sessional) are participating as a panel in the 13rd Biennial Conference of the Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas (MESEA) […]

 

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Jun 01, 2024

Black Visual Representation: Sports Celebrities in Brazil

Black Visual Representation: Sports Celebrities in Brazil

 

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May 24, 2024

Remembering Sandy Abah

The EDST blog has a new post featuring a memorial for former EDST colleague, Sandy Abah. Read and share your memories here: https://blogs.ubc.ca/edst/2024/05/23/remembering-sandy-abah/  

 

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May 21, 2024

Donald Jean Poirier successfully defended his EdD Dissertation

Please join us in congratulating Donald Jean Poirier who successfully defended his EdD Dissertation on May 17 of 2024.   Title: Community-University Engagement in Canada: Boundary Spanner Practice   Abstract: Historically, public universities have played a role in the development of society through the creation and sharing of knowledge and upholding democratic values. In recent […]

 

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May 17, 2024

EDST’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

Dear EDST Members: A profound bow of appreciation for all those who took part, yesterday, Thursday, May 16, in the celebration of EDST’s 30th Anniversary. Thank you, everyone, for the spirit of conviviality, hope and care that you brought to bear on the event, and for the opportunity to acknowledge EDST elders, EDST’s emeriti professors […]

 

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New interview – Dr. Jason Ellis – How class size and complexity are addressed in B.C. teachers’ contract

 

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Universities with a Social Purpose: Intentions, Achievements and Challenges

https://edst.educ.ubc.ca/events/event/universities-with-a-social-purpose-intentions-achievements-and-challenges

 

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May 15, 2024

Celebration of the Life & Work of Professor Michael Marker (1951-2021)

(Released by the Department of Educational Studies, UBC, Vancouver, BC) On Saturday, May 11, 2024, from 2:00-5:00PM, The Department of Educational Studies (EDST) held a special gathering and journal launch at the Centre for Indigenous Land-Based Education, Research and Wellness at xwc̓ic̓əsəm in honour, memory and celebration of the life and work of Prof. Michael Marker (1951-2021). The gathering was […]

 

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