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Ways of Knowing: Season 2

In Season 2 of Ways of Knowing, join our Wall Scholars as they take over the mic to explore new and different ways of making sense of the world through thought-provoking conversations with scholars and artists.

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Ways of Knowing: Season 1

In Season 1 of Ways of Knowing, Dr. Kalina Christoff, Professor of Psychology at UBC and former Interim Director of the Peter Wall Institute, hosts a series of intimate and engaging conversations that explore how scholars and artists think about their areas of expertise and beyond.

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The Co-op Podcast

The Co-op Podcast looks at the potential for cooperatives to help higher learning become more resilient in the face of epidemics by creating conditions for belonging, accessible knowledge, caregiving and food and shelter security.

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S02E03: On the Politics of Waste, Race, and Disposability with Mohammed Rafi Arefin

Mohammed Rafi Arefin, an urban geographer and 2021 Wall Scholar, joins 2020 Wall Scholars Y-Dang Troeung and M. V. Ramana to take us on a fascinating journey through the often overlooked topic of waste. Their conversation discusses the ethics of waste surveillance and pans out to view waste as a…

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S02E02: A Conversation with AbCellera CEO, Carl Hansen

In Episode 2 of our 2nd season, Wall Scholars Dr. Purang Abolmaesumi and Dr. Lara Boyd sit down with Dr. Carl Hansen, CEO of AbCellera Biologics, for a conversation about his unique career path and how he transitioned from academic to innovative…

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S02E01: Carla Nappi on Creative Academic Work

Welcome to the first episode of our second season of the Ways of Knowing podcast. On today’s episode Dr. Carla Nappi, a historian of the pre-modern world, joins 2020 Wall Scholar Dr. Carrie Jenkins to discuss what happens when academic scholarship and creative art practice collide, and the experience of collaborating…

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The Diverse Solidarity Economies Collective

In this episode of The Co-op Podcast, Michelle Stack is in conversation with Dr. Caroline Hossein, award-winning author and founder of the Diverse Solidarity Economies (DiSE), a collective made up of 20+ Black and racialized feminist leaders about varieties of cooperative models beyond the colonial narrative…

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S01E16: Y-Dang Troeung on Redefining the Refugee Narrative

Y-Dang Troeung, an expert on critical refugee studies, joins Kalina Christoff to discuss what’s missing from the global refugee narrative – and the more complicated history revealed through combining scholarship and personal experience. Dr. Troeung is a professor of English at UBC and a 2020 Wall Scholar at the Peter…

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S01E15: Jennifer Black on Creating Connections Through Food

Jennifer Black, an expert on food systems, joins Kalina Christoff to discuss the role of food in creating connections and communities, the surprising impact of school lunch programs and how the pandemic has affected food security and mental health in Canada. Dr. Black is…

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