Join internationally renowned scholars, poets, artists, activists, and students for a conversation about the emotional labour that universities extract from people of colour in the university. You are invited to share your experiences, thoughts, feelings, dreams and imaginings with others in a community of practice. For more information on participants and to learn more about the event, visit https://smilingtotheirfaces.pwias.ubc.ca.
Organized by Ayesha S. Chaudhry who is the Canada Research Chair in Religion, Law and Social Justice. She is Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and Gender Studies at the University of British Columbia, where she also serves on the Board of Governors. She was a 2016-17 Wall Scholar at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Study at the UBC and she was the 2015-16 Rita E. Hauser fellow at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.