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Lectures and Events | 2017

March 21, 2017: Speaker Series on Aboriginal Issues 2017 | Reclaiming Story with the Help of Digital Media [AUDIO ONLY]
March 14, 2017: Speaker Series on Aboriginal Issues 2017 | The Brandon Indian Residential School [AUDIO ONLY]
March 7, 2017: Speaker Series on Aboriginal Issues 2017 | Early Photography of Northwest Coast First Nations [AUDIO ONLY]
March 1, 2017: Jim Green Memorial Lecture: Cooperative Social Innovation
February 28, 2017: EMMA Talks | Andrea Warner: Too Many White Guys
February 24, 2017: Book Launch: Jaleh Mansoor's "Marshall Plan Modernism" [AUDIO ONLY]
February 22, 2017: Home For Good: Building the Secure, Affordable Rental Stock We Need
February 8, 2017: Book Launch: Alberto Toscano & Clint Burnham [AUDIO ONLY]
January 31, 2017: Laya Behbahani: Human Trafficking in the Gulf States [AUDIO ONLY]
January 26, 2017: One Book One SFU: Maggie Nelson and Amber Dawn

Lectures and Events | 2016

November 23, 2016: Talk by Melina Laboucan-Massimo
November 16, 2016: EMMA Talks | Carmen Aguirre: Shame on Me
November 09, 2016: Film Screenings: Banchi Hanuse and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers
November 2, 2016: An Evening with Graphic Journalist Joe Sacco
October 21, 2016: Matt Hern: What a City is For
October 15, 2016: Talk: Lucy Lippard
October 13, 2016: Everyday Choreographies with Alana Gerecke and Justine A. Chambers [AUDIO ONLY]
October 5, 2016: Shaping Vancouver: What is the vision for Chinatown? [AUDIO ONLY]
September 21, 2016: Libby Davies: Reflections on a Life in Politics
September 20, 2016: Where Ends Don't Meet: A Roundtable on Child and Family Poverty in BC [AUDIO ONLY]
September 15, 2016: Facing the Anthropocene [AUDIO ONLY]
September 8, 2016: Love at Second Sight: An Evening of Storytelling and Film
June 15, 2016: Shaping Vancouver 2016: What do I want from my street? [AUDIO ONLY]
May 18, 2016: Shaping Vancouver 2016: What's so special about 'The Drive'? [AUDIO ONLY]
May 27, 2016: Joshua Clover: Riot Strike Riot
April 29, 2016: Financialization and War: Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality and Subjectivity
April 27, 2016: EMMA Talks | Maneo Mohale: The Scrutiny of Now
March 31, 2016: Pi Theatre: Auditing Terrorism
March 21, 2016: David Yorke | A Story of Canadian Anti-Fascists in Spain
March 17, 2016: John Michael Schert | The Utility of the Creative Process
March 23, 2016: Speaker Series on Aboriginal Issues 2016 | Finding Mile Zero on the Powwow Trail
March 16, 2016: Speaker Series on Aboriginal Issues 2016 | Indigeneity, Cultural Property, and Intangible Heritage
March 9, 2016: Speaker Series on Aboriginal Issues 2016 | Two-Spirit and Indigenous Transgender Stories
March 2, 2016: Speaker Series on Aboriginal Issues 2016 | Dragons and Tricksters
March 10, 2016: Hives for Humanity | Pollinators and People in the City
February 27, 2016: EMMA Talks | Rebecca Solnit: We Could Be Heroes
February 26, 2016: 4th Annual Jim Green Memorial Event: Against the Tide
February 11, 2016: Migration or Escape: Journeys to Sanctuary
February 4, 2016: How To Learn an Indigenous Language
January 28, 2016: Standing Up to Fracking: An evening with 'Slick Water' author Andrew Nikiforuk
January 21, 2016: An Evening of Reconciliation | Keynote and Conversation with Chief Dr. Robert Joseph

Lectures and Events | 2015

November 26, 2015: Jonathan David Katz: How AIDS Changed American Art
November 23, 2015: Alessandra Pomarico: Reflections on Free Home University [AUDIO ONLY]
November 13, 2015: In the Land of the Head Hunters: Film Introduction and Panel
November 4, 2015: EMMA Talks | Hiromi Goto: PROTEST
November 4, 2015: EMMA Talks | Julie Flett: Atayokee! On bookmaking, language and storytelling
November 2, 2015: Social Inequality In The City: Panel Discussion
October 29, 2015: Anil Narine: The Cinema of Environmental Crisis
October 28, 2015: Air India [Redacted]: At The Confluences of History, Memory and Our Silenced Past
October 27, 2015: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz: Settler-Colonialism and Genocide Policies in North America
October 22, 2015: CTRL ALT DELETE
October 20, 2015: Vancouver New Music: Steven Roden Talk
October 8, 2015: Triple A Transit: Affordable, Available and Accessible
October 2, 2015: The Legacy of Ernest Becker: Death, Ideologies, and Cultures
September 30, 2015: Rights, Rhetoric & the Law Town Hall Meeting
September 28, 2015: Tariq Ali: Critical Uprisings, Crucial Events: The Significance of 1965
September 24, 2015: Women's Equality & the Federal Election: Why Your Vote Counts
September 24, 2015: Pam Palmater: Taking Back Kanada
September 22, 2015: Live Biennale: An Evening With Nathalie Mba Bikoro and Willem Wilhelmus
September 21, 2015: Harperism: How Stephen Harper and His Think Tank Colleagues Have Transformed Canada
September 17, 2015: The Book of Negroes: From Page to Screen with Lawrence Hill
September 17, 2015: Alex Neve: Bill C-51 The Insecurity of Human Rights
September 14, 2015: Libby Davies: Grassroots Politics in Parliament
July 16, 2015: Indian Summer Festival 2015 | The Wrath of God: Reza Aslan on Faith, Islam and the Media
June 16, 2015: Harry Leslie Smith: The Canada We're Losing, and How To Get it Back
June 12, 2015: Shaping Vancouver 2015 | Our Main Streets
June 2, 2015: Creating A New Way Forward - Reflections On TRC’S Final Report and Recommendations
June 1, 2015: Beyond the Headlines: Learning from the Historic Alberta Election
May 29, 2015: Disruptive Imaginings - Artist Roundtable (A.RT): New Economies
May 27, 2015: Shaping Vancouver 2015 | What is Neighbourhood Character?
May 23, 2015: #FierceVoices: Ignite! Young Women Making Media: Full Event
May 23, 2015: #FierceVoices: Ignite! Young Women Making Media: Keynote Speakers
May 15, 2015: Narci-Capitalism - LaConference 2015 - Hilda Fernandez
May 11, 2015: A Better Place on Earth: Reducing Inequality in British Columbia
May 8, 2015: Arrival: A Special Public Lecture by Rawi Hage and Madeleine Thien
April 29, 2015: Toxic Oil Spill in English Bay - The Truth About Oil Recovery & Long-Term Effects on the Ecosystems
April 27, 2015: The "Unlaunch" of Al Etmanski's New Book "IMPACT – Six Patterns To Spread Your Social Innovation"
April 16, 2015: Shaping Vancouver 2015 | What is Vancouver's Heritage?
April 8, 2015: EMMA TALKS | Decolonial Love: Building Resurgent Communities of Connection
March 24, 2015: Flamenco Juerga - Film Screening, Performance and Artist Talkback
March 24, 2015: Panel on C-51 - The "Anti-Terror" Bill
March 20, 2015: The Role of the Artist Provocateur
February 27, 2015: Shaping Vancouver 2015 | Are Heritage Conservation Areas Right For Vancouver?
Februaury 26, 2015: Jim Green 3rd Annual Memorial Event | Building a Social Housing Legacy for the Future
April 14, 2015: Aboriginal Speakers Series 2015 | Yiri7 re Stsq'ey's-kucw: Secwepemc Oral History and Indigenous Laws, Marianne Ignace & Chief Ronald Ignace
March 17, 2015: Aboriginal Speakers Series 2015 | First Nations Innovation and Decolonization using ICT, Rob McMahon
March 3, 2015: Aboriginal Speakers Series 2015 | Privatization of Reserve Land. Can we expect a de Soto effect from the First Nation Private Property Ownership Act?, Anke Kessler
February 3, 2015: Aboriginal Speakers Series 2015 | The Problem of Over-representation of Aboriginal Children in the Child Protection System in BC, Elisa Vandenborn

Lectures and Events | 2014

December 5, 2014: Taking Leadership on Climate Risk | Mike McGinn in conversation with Tzeporah Berman
November 19, 2014: Barnett Rubin: What will happen to Afghanistan after the NATO forces leave?
November 12, 2014: FACTS: Climate Change and Solutions from Innovation
November 8, 2014: Canzine West | An Afternoon with Mimi Pond
November 6, 2014: Matt Hern | Sports, Creativity and the Radical Imagination
November 5, 2014: Rawi Hage: SFU English Department Writer in Residence Opening Reception and Reading
November 2, 2014: Vancouver Public Space Network | Last Candidate Standing (1/2)
November 2, 2014: Vancouver Public Space Network | Last Candidate Standing (2/2)
October 29, 2014: Benjamin Bratton | The Stack: Design and Geopolitics in the Age of Planetary-Scale Computing
Oct 22, 2014: Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition: Panel Discussion
October 21, 2014: Jordan Strom | Verging on the Visable: Recent Art from Surrey and It's Proximities
October 8, 2014: Justin Langlois | Artist Talk: Uselessness & Antagonism
October 5, 2014: Democracy and the City | Panel Discussion
October 3, 2014: Canadian Continental Philosophy Conference: Dr. Howard Caygill Keynote
September 30, 2014: Carrie Macleod | Performing Home: Enacting a New Choreography of Belonging
September 24, 2014: Andy Yan | Vancouver in the 21st Century
July 18, 2014: Adorno and Musical Nominalism | Dr. Martin Jay
July 11, 2014: Indian Summer Festival 2014 | Reza Aslan: The Jesus of History, The Christ of Faith
July 10, 2014: Indian Summer Festival 2014 | 5x15
July 10, 2014: Indian Summer Festival 2014 | Lunchbox Legends: The Dabbawalas of Mumbai
July 9, 2014: Indian Summer Festival 2014 | Laughing All the Way to the Mosque
July 9, 2014: Indian Summer Festival 2014 | Artpolitik: Culture and the Graphic Novel
July 6, 2014: Indian Summer Festival 2014 | Passages: Cultural Legacies of the Komagata Maru
July 5, 2014: Indian Summer Festival 2014 | 100 Ways to Kneel & Kiss the Ground
May 25, 2014: SPUR Festival 2014 | Signal & Noise in the Brain
May 25, 2014: SPUR Festival 2014 | Managing a Political Brand
May 24, 2014: SPUR Festival 2014 | Quantified Culture
May 24, 2014: SPUR Festival 2014 | In Praise of Noise: That's Punk Rock
May 23, 2014: SPUR Festival 2014 | On Galleries
May 23, 2014: SPUR Festival 2014 | The World in Seven Years: Movement of People
May 22, 2014: SPUR Festival 2014 | This City in Seven Years: My Greenest City
April 12, 2014: Collective Walks/Spaces of Contestation: Art, Activism and the City | Capitalist Cocktails with Kirsty Robertson
April 1, 2014: Indian Summer Festival 2014 | An Evening with Arundhati Roy
March 25, 2014: Walrus Talks Energy
March 12, 2014: Collective Walks/Spaces of Contestation: Art, Activism and the City | Riot Dogs and Research Labs: Poetry and Struggle by Stephen Collis
March 7-8, 2014: Incredible Machines Conference
March 6, 2014: Superheroes on the Couch: Psychoanalyzing Superheroes
February 28, 2014: Talking Stick Festival 2014 | Northern Lights, Approaching Indigenous Literatures in the 21st Century (1/2)
February 28, 2014: Talking Stick Festival 2014 | Northern Lights, Approaching Indigenous Literatures in the 21st Century (1/2)
March 18, 2014: Lecture Series on Aboriginal Issues 2014 | Aboriginal Myths, Stereotypes, and Misconceptions
February 25, 2014: Lecture Series on Aboriginal Issues 2014 | First Nations Languages in the 21st Century
February 18, 2014: Lecture Series on Aboriginal Issues 2014 | Aboriginal People in Canada's Labour Market
February 18, 2014: Lecture Series on Aboriginal Issues 2014 | Historical Archeology and the Piikani First Nation
February 27, 2014: Second Annual Jim Green Memorial Lecture | A Night of Storytelling with Bob Williams
February 19, 2014: Rethinking the State in the Context of Climate Crisis with Christian Parenti
February 14, 2014: Celebration Capitalism with Jules Boykoff
February 13, 2014: Aesthetics & Spirituality with Professor Norman Cornett
February 10, 2014: Biohackers: The Politics of Open Science by Dr. Alessandro Delfanti
February 7, 2014: Cracks in the Pavement: Placemaking and the Remaking of The Modern City with Mark Lakeman
February 5, 2014: Collective Walks/Spaces of Contestation: Art, Activism and the City | What is Already Going On by Urban Subjects
February 5, 2014: DOXA | Stuart Hall Project
January 22, 2014: Tyee Solutions Society | How is Climate Change Reshaping Our Future?

Lectures and Events | 2013

November 18, 2013: Ethical Consumerism with Sophie Dubuisson-Quellier
November 15, 2013: Too True: The Poetry of Elizabeth Bachinsky, Marita Dachsel, Amber Dawn and Jennica Harper
November 15, 2013: Think City Baby Talks - the big issues for people caring for little people, with Abigail Bond and Nancy Knight
November 13, 2013: Generation Rent, with Tyee Solutions Society
November 13, 2013: Children of Air India Book Launch, with Renee Saklikar
November 13, 2013: Restoring Nationhood: Addressing Land Dispossession in the Canadian Reconciliation Discourse with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
November 12, 2013: Collective Walks/Spaces of Contestation: Art, Activism & the City Lecture Series | Neoliberal Urbanism: Artful Alternatives? with Jamie Peck
November 6, 2013: Joe Sacco, Comic Journalist, Artist Talk
October 30, 2013: Prescribing Heroin: the logical next step for Canada? Film Screening and Discussion
November 6, 2013: Hito Steyerl: Adorno’s Grey | Audain Gallery: Grey on Grey Lecture Series: Sara Mourad and Michael Rattray
October 23, 2013: Collective Walks/Spaces of Contestation: Art, Activism & the City Lecture Series | Scarcity Makes the City with Geoff Mann
October 16, 2013: Hito Steyerl: Adorno’s Grey | Audain Gallery: Grey on Grey Lecture Series: Samir Gandesha and Jaleh Mansoor
October 16, 2013: A Evening with Liz Lerman: Artist Talk
October 8, 2013: Kimsooja Unfolding: Artist Talk
October 7, 2013: A Brief History of Gentrification in Vancouver with Michael Kluckner
September 25, 2013: Decolonizing Language Revitalization with Khelsilem Rivers and April Charlo
September 23, 2013: Accountability for War Crimes
September 19, 2013: Centre A | International Speaker, Hammad Nasar, Head of Research + Programmes, Asia Art Archives
September 14, 2013: Franco “Bifo” Berardi Lecture
July 13, 2013: Indian Summer Festival 2013 | I Don't Want To Choose
July 11, 2013: Indian Summer Festival 2013 | Happy City
July 11, 2013: Indian Summer Festival 2013 | Urban Underbelly
July 10, 2013: Indian Summer Festival 2013 | The Future Society
July 7, 2013: Indian Summer Festival 2013 | Reclamation/Exclamation
July 7, 2013: Indian Summer Festival 2013 | Reluctant Rebellions
June 19, 2013: SPUR Festival | The Pacific
June 18, 2013: SPUR Festival | After the Crisis, Co-operatives and the Civil Economy
June 17, 2013: SPUR Festival | Where Does Change Happen?
June 2, 2013: LaConference 2013: Keynote by Dr. Paul Verhaeghe
May 23, 2013: Does Faith Have a Role in Social Movements? Panel Discussion Moderated by Christine Boyle
May 16, 2013: Raymond Boisjoly in conversation with Marcia Crosby
May 6, 2013: Tackling Child Poverty in BC: Every Child Fed, Clothed and Ready to Learn
May 4, 2013: Revolution: Panel Discussion presented by the Music Appreciation Society
April 26, 2013: BCCLA Workshop: The BC Services Card: A National ID Card by Stealth? (1/2)
April 26, 2013: BCCLA Workshop: The BC Services Card: A National ID Card by Stealth? (2/2)
April 23, 2013: Traversing "the country of gay"
April 11, 2013: EastVanLove Vol. 8: Journey to Now
April 9, 2013: Slavs and Tatars - Friendship of Nations: Polish Shi'ite Showbiz, Artist Lecture
March 20, 2013: Foreign Investment in Vancouver Real Estate Panel Discussion
March 13, 2013: What Kind of University Do We Want? with Jerry Zaslove
March 7, 2013: Poets and the Social Self
March 5, 2013: Bob Williams: Economic Democracy
February 26, 2013: First Annual Jim Green Memorial Lecture | Observations in Community Development in Vancouver's DTES
February 15, 2013: Invisible Violence Project Launch and Artist Talk by Liz Park and Marianne Nicolson
February 12, 2013: In Defense Of An Urban Future: Matt Hern
February 7, 2013: Policy and Pints: Enacting Social Change "From Within"
January 31, 2013: You Must Work Harder: Donato Mancini

Lectures and Events | 2011-2012

December 7, 2012: Psychoanalysis vs Therapy: On Two Contrasting Discursivities
November 23, 2012: Peter Couchman: Co-ops in a Sustainable City
November 20, 2012: Michael Shapcott: Affordable Housing and Homelessness in Canada
November 14, 2012: Allison Collins and Erdem Tasdelen: Conversation About Art and Unrequited Love
November 13, 2012: Richard Rosenthal: The Independent Investigations Office and Civilian Oversight of Policing in BC
November 5, 2012: William Lindsay: People of the Mountains: A talk on the Inca of Peru, the Famous Inca Trail, and Machu Picchu
November 3, 2012: Sarah Schulman: Witness to a Lost Generation
October 30, 2012: The General Strike - An artist talk on the work of Santiago Sierra & Claire Fontaine by Jaleh Mansoor
October 29, 2012: Sustainable Food & Sustainable Economics with Mavis Dora Alvarez
October 12-14, 2012: Institutions by Artists Conference
October 15, 2012: Lindsay Brown: The Lost History of Vancouver's UN Habitat Forum
October 10, 2012: Clint Burnham: The Sublime Object of Edward Burtynsky
October 3, 2012: De-Friending Oil: An Evening with Andrew Nikiforuk
July 12, 2012: Indian Summer Festival 2012 | Tinderbox: India & its Neighbours with MJ Akbar
July 11, 2012: Indian Summer Festival 2012 | The Realization of Human Rights in India: A Public Talk by Miloon Kothari
July 9, 2012: Indian Summer Festival 2012 | The Right to Adequate Housing: From Practice to Policy to Practice
June 18, 2012: Social Networks: Humanist Models For Modern Practices
June 1, 2012: BC Civil Liberties 50 Years of Freedom Speakers Symposium & AGM: "Internet Fought Back," "Turning the Page" (1/4)
June 1, 2012: BC Civil Liberties 50 Years of Freedom Speakers Symposium & AGM: "Criminalizing Women" (2/4)
June 1, 2012: BC Civil Liberties 50 Years of Freedom Speakers Symposium & AGM: "Canada’s 'State of Exception" (3/4)
June 1, 2012: BC Civil Liberties 50 Years of Freedom Speakers Symposium & AGM: "Fifty Years On: No Time for Complacency" (4/4)
May 30, 2012: The Right to Seek Refuge: The Implications of Bill C-31
May 15, 2012: Islamophobia and Interfaith Dialogue: Challenges and Opportunities
April 24, 2012: Gender and Justice Panel Discussion 1/2
April 24, 2012: Gender and Justice Panel Discussion 2/2
March 21, 2012: Roundtable Discussion on the Canadian Economy
March 14, 2012: What does the Insite Decision Mean?
December 2, 2011: Tropic of Chaos: An Evening with Christian Parenti
November 16, 2011: Recognition, Reconciliation and Resentment in Indigenous Politics, with Dr. Glen Coulthard
November 10, 2011: Down to the Wire - The Failure of Cannabis Prohibition in BC
October 26, 2011: Solutions to Homelessness in Metro Vancouver
September 22, 2011: Is TV News Journalism Salvageable? A Lecture by Kai Nagata
July 17, 2011: Indian Summer Festival 2011 | Biographies Re-defined
July 16, 2011: Indian Summer Festival 2011 | Defining Diaspora
July 15, 2011: Indian Summer Festival 2011 | The Idea of India: Media, Culture Politics with Tarun Tejpal
July 14, 2011: Indian Summer Festival 2011 | Anosh Irani and Hari Kunzru in Conversation
July 14, 2011: Indian Summer Festival 2011 | Tarun Tejpal & Terry Gould: The Role of Writers and Journalists in Modern Democracies
July 8, 2011: Indian Summer Festival 2011 | Yann Martel in Conversation with Tabu
May 17, 2011: Health, Harm Reduction and the Law