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On Feeling and Knowing: Radical Conversations about Teaching and Learning

How do you engage with students who feel shocked, guilty, embarrassed, upset, angry, or grief-stricken? How do you harness feelings of wonder, generosity, compassion, and inspiration?” These candid conversations with seasoned educators working at the creative frontiers of their disciplines are a resource for educators seeking to expand and deepen their teaching practice.

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Turning Points

Turning Points is a series of short films about alcohol use, addiction, and healing in Yellowknife, directed by the storytellers themselves. This Wall Solutions-funded project provided a platform for people from Indigenous communities across the Canadian Arctic to share their experiences and tap into storytelling traditions that have been used to connect and heal people for centuries.

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Wall Scholars Speaker Series

Since 2014, The Wall Scholars Program has brought together scholars from UBC and around the world to engage in deep, unconstrained research in an immersive, interdisciplinary environment. In this series, some of our Wall Scholars speak about the work that brought them to PWIAS.

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The Wall Exchange

The Wall Exchange is a free community event that brings experts from diverse fields to Vancouver to discuss issues that impact us all. The Wall Exchange is typically held twice per year in the spring and fall at the Vogue Theatre in downtown Vancouver.

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Turning Points: Donald

Donald’s past experiences with violence, the justice system and addiction were all lessons that got him to where he is today. He reflects on being a father and channelling his experiences through poetry—both of which were crucial steps towards his own healing. “Nobody ever asked me what…

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Turning Points: Eric

Eric Wardell has been trying to piece together his own history for many years. He was taken from his parents at just three weeks old, in what is known as the “Sixties Scoop.” Eric also has Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder, and has been in and out of jail. His…

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On Feeling and Knowing Ep 1: Jasmine Harris

Dr. Jasmine Harris is an Associate Professor and Director of African-American Studies in the Department of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Texas, San Antonio. Her current work focuses on the impacts of racism and racial inequality on Black communities and individuals, particularly within predominantly…

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On Feeling and Knowing Ep 2: Ross Gay

Dr. Ross Gay is an internationally celebrated poet, multi-award-winning author, and Professor of English at Indiana University. Ross is currently writing, editing, thinking, teaching, gardening, cultivating tenderness, expanding his capacity for joy, and looking very carefully, in each space he’s in. About the Series Classrooms are to be safe…

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On Feeling and Knowing Ep 3: Annette Henry

Dr. Annette Henry holds the David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia. She is a Professor and former department head in the Department of Language and Literacy Education and is cross-appointed to the Institute for Race, Gender, Sexuality and…

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