Kwantlen March events

Thu, Mar 22, 2012



For immediate release

Attn: Editors/Community Reporters

The following Kwantlen Polytechnic University event is open to community members. It would be appreciated if you can mention it in your community events section.

Public Service Announcement

Kwantlen hosts Jordan Scott reading
Kwantlen University Creative Writing department hosts a Jordan Scott reading event. Scott’s first book of poetry, Silt, was nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. Sections of Blert have appeared in filling Station, drunken boat, and nypoesi. Sponsored by Canada Council: Mon, Mar 23, 12:00pm, Richmond Campus - Boardroom 1420, 8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond. For more information, visit

Kwantlen Conference on Tolerance/Intolerance, Difference/Indifference
Kwantlen University Criminology department presents this two-day conference examining the state of tolerance in Canada. Scholars, community experts, and activists will explore the meaning and limits of tolerance and the construction of difference. Special attention will be given to the demonization of religious groups, the war on drugs, and groups of people living at the edges of tolerance and indifference. The public is welcome to attend for both days, one day, or to drop in for individual sessions: Fri, Mar 27, 9:00 am - 4:15pm; and Sat, Mar 28, 9:00am - 3:30pm. Surrey Campus - Conference Centre G1205, 12666-72nd Avenue, Surrey. No registration is required. For more event information, visit