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COP27: Critically-Engaged Voices

PWIAS and UBC Climate Hub partnered to document critically-engaged voices at COP27, especially Indigenous voices. These videos were recorded by Indigenous youth communicator Isaka Huni Kui, from the Huni Kui delegation at COP27, led by Chief Ninawa Huni Kui, Wall International Indigenous Scholar at UBC.

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2022-23 Catalyst Program

The Catalyst Program connects scholars, students, artists, disciplines, sectors and communities to activate new ways of knowing and acting together to address the urgency, scale and complexity of the climate and biodiversity crises and movements for climate justice.

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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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On Feeling and Knowing Ep 7: Pheroze Unwalla

Dr. Pheroze Unwalla is an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of History at the University of British Columbia. He is a historian of Turkey and the modern Middle East whose research and teaching interests include memory, trauma, nationalism and space. Right now, Pheroze is Chair of the…

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On Feeling and Knowing: Series Trailer

Watch the trailer for the new video series for educators and students about the role of emotion in our classrooms. The full series will be available in September 2021 On Feeling and Knowing is a series of conversations about pedagogy with seasoned scholars whose own lived and embodied experiences…

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Creating New Connections | Wall Scholars

The Wall Scholars Program brings together a diverse group of scholars from UBC and around the world for a year long residence at the Peter Wall Institute to engage in deep, unconstrained research in an immersive, interdisciplinary environment. “I can’t imagine any other place there…

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Turning Points: William

William Greenland reads a letter he wrote to his son about his life, his addiction, and how being a father became a turning point for his healing journey.  William is a longtime Yellowknife resident and a counsellor at the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation. Turning Points is a series of…

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Turning Points: Muriel

Muriel is a residential school survivor. Taken with her sister from their childhood home, she suffered years of abuse and struggled to find herself afterward. Muriel shares how she discovered happiness again—for herself, her children, and grandchildren. Muriel Betsina passed away in 2019, shortly after filming and editing…

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