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Arts Speaker Series

Arts Speaker Series 2020/2021

Join us and learn about the interesting research our faculty are doing. There are a wide range of topics, so we are sure that at least one of them will pique your interest. Hope to see you there!

All presentations will take place from 1-2 PM via Microsoft Teams. Please email artsevents@kpu.ca to RSVP to the virtual event. A Microsoft Teams link to the event will be sent to registrants two days prior to the event date.


Wednesday, September 16, 2020
1 - 2pm 

“Confronting Racism: The Role of South Asian Radio in Canada” - Microsoft Teams
Asma Sayed, Dept. of English, Canada Research Chair in South Asian Literary and Cultural Studies, and Rahil Faruqi, KPU graduate, Philosophy


Wednesday, October 21, 2020
1 - 2pm 

“The Experiences of Punjabi International Students in Canadian Higher Education” - Microsoft Teams
Lilach Marom, Dept. of Educational Studies


Wednesday, November 4, 2020
1 - 2pm 

Panel on Psychological Research at KPU - Microsoft Teams
Patricia Coburn, Hammond Tarry, Jay Hosking, Dept. of Psychology


Monday, November 23, 2020
1 - 2pm 

“Remote Life” - Microsoft Teams
President and Vice-Chancellor Alan Davis


Wednesday, December 2, 2020
1 - 2pm 

“Co-writing with Coyote” - Microsoft Teams
Jennifer Anaquod, Indigenous Studies


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
1 - 2pm 

“Redesigning Our World” - Microsoft Teams
Shoshannah Bryn Jones Square, Faculty of Arts, in collaboration with KPU students Emmanuel Juma, Imran Nijjar, Kennedy Holick, Arman Grewal, Malisha Kumar, Ravneet Sahota, Jasmeen Deol, Manveer Singh, Genna Trinidad, William Westerberg, McKenzie McInnes, Neil Sharma 


Wednesday, January 27, 2021
1 - 2pm 

“One island, one nation? The many islands of Canada” - Microsoft Teams
Valérie Vezina, Dept. of Political Science, in collaboration with KPU students Georges Gardinetti, Deborah Hartendorp, and Joshua Green


Wednesday, February 10, 2021
1 - 2pm 

Sustainable Food Systems for the 21st Century and the Work of the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems - Microsoft Teams
Kent Mullinix, Director, Institute for Sustainable Food Systems and Adjunct Faculty, Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems


Wednesday, February 24, 2021
1 - 2pm 

“Leading the World: Canada’s Decision to Prosecute Incel Violence as Terrorism” - Microsoft Teams
Associate Dean Wade Deisman and Matthew Hutchinson, Research and Policy Analyst, Public Safety Canada


Wednesday, March 17, 2021
1 - 2pm 

Panel on Sociology Research at KPU - Microsoft Teams
Ryan Higgitt and Rebecca Yoshizawa, Dept. of Sociology


Wednesday, March 31, 2021
1 - 2pm 

“Governing Complexity: Future-proofing Higher Education Internationalization in Times of Uncertainty.” - Microsoft Teams
Conrad King, Dept. of Political Science

 

 

 The 2019-20 archived Arts Speaker Series can be found here.

 The 2018-19 archived Arts Speaker Series can be found here.

 The 2017-18 archived Arts Speaker Series can be found here.