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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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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

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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Brett Finlay | Microbes are part of us

Peter Wall Institute Distinguished Scholar Brett Finlay talks about the damage caused by the eradication of beneficial microbes at The Walrus Talks Survival.

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Sara Milstein | The Nippur homicide trial

Wall Scholar Sara Milstein brings ancient law to life as she explains legal reasoning at work during a murder trial in Mesopotamia.

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Jonathan Girard | Conducting and Virtual Reality

Join 2018 Wall Scholar Jonathan Girard to learn about how VR technology is transforming orchestras and the way we train future conductors.

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Malabika Pramanik | Mathematics and its role in the world

From understanding nature, to how our planet operates and what it’s going to look like 10 years from now. Wall Scholar Malabika Pramanik explains why mathematics is important to understand all the functionalities in this world.

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Ian Williams | On Reproduction and the urge to create

Join Wall Scholar Ian Williams to learn about his new book Reproduction and how creative writing can push boundaries.

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