Friday, April 23

The 2021 Spry Memorial Lecture: Changing the Spectrum

Hear from Desmond Cole and Tanya Talaga in conversation with Candis Callison on race, media and building democracy in Canada.

Wednesday, April 28

Overcoming Digital Divides: Older Adults and Digital Literacy

What policy solutions could help mitigate barriers faced by older adults in online access and digital literacy? How can digital literacy programs become more inclusive of older adults?

Thursday, May 6

Rosemary Brown Memorial Symposium on Women & Social Justice

Hon. Melanie Mark (MLA for Vancouver-Mount Pleasant) and SFU’s Dr. June Francis will speak on current issues of diversity, ongoing inequalities, and ways to create positive change.

Tuesday, May 11

Plastics, Basically

A President's Faculty Lecture with SFU chemistry professor Steven Holdcroft on breakthroughs in the world of plastics that could have a revolutionary impact on energy and climate change.

  • April 23, 2021
    The 2021 Spry Memorial Lecture
  • April 28, 2021
    Older Adults and Digital Literacy
    Join us to hear community and industry representatives discuss what is impending internet access among older adults and how digital literacy programs can enhance safe internet use for everyone living in Canada. The discussion will be followed by breakout rooms focused on workshopping innovative policy solutions to bridge divides in digital access and literacy between older and younger generations.
  • May 06, 2021
    Rosemary Brown Memorial Symposium on Women & Social Justice
    Every year, to honour the important legacy of the late Rosemary Brown, the Department of Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies (GSWS) brings together distinguished scholars, students, service providers, and the broader community together to speak on current issues of diversity, ongoing inequalities, and ways to create positive change.
  • May 11, 2021
    Plastics, Basically
  • May 19, 2021
    People with Disabilities and Accessibility
    Join us to hear from experts, policy-makers and those with lived experiences as we try to unpack these questions and generate solutions for more accessible online spaces. The discussion will be followed by breakout rooms focused on workshopping innovative policy solutions to bridge divides in internet accessibility.
  • May 19, 2021
    Researching for Climate Justice
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  • June 01, 2021
    Pandemics and Borders: How to Manage Travel Restrictions More Effectively
  • June 02, 2021
    Public Internet Access
    Join us to discuss how Canada can better support our public internet infrastructure for the marginalized communities who rely on them and for everyone.
  • June 23, 2021
    Youth and Digital Skills
    Join us to discuss how Canada can better support our public internet infrastructure for the marginalized communities who rely on them and for everyone.