News and announcements at St. John’s College, UBC.
“Being rendered visible is an 18th century African maidservant of the Georgian House, Bristol and her maternal lineage. This film transcends in the universality of marginalised, abused lives of women..” – Ros Martin
Raised in 2017 in Bristol UK to mark 250 years of the birth of Fanny Coker, enslaved on a sugar plantation in Nevis, DAUGHTERS OF IGBO WOMAN is a collaborative, digital memorial tribute comprising a trilogy of digital shorts shot in landscapes of South East Nigeria, St Kitts & Nevis & Bristol UK with writers and artists: Prof Akachi Ezeigbo & Sam Osajie (Nigeria), Vida Rawlins (St Kitts & Nevis) & Ros Martin Bristol UK.
‘We honour and restore a family’s lineage that has been broken; we give voice to three generations of African women, their lives torn apart by the inhumanity of the transatlantic slave trade.’ R. Martin
Applying a developmental theory lens to the project of changing the world
St. John’s College UBC fosters trust and respect in its dining hall – Georgia Straight
Join us on Friday, October at 5pm for “Opera 101 – Storytelling through opera.” Mobile members of the UBC Opera Ensemble will be in attendance along the Director of the The Consul.
Statement from the Asian Canadian Community Engagement Initiative (ACCE) at the University of British Columbia
Professor Santa Ono speaks at our opening Hot Lunch in September
Over the last three decades since Expo86, Vancouver has transformed as a city. This dialogue looks back over the last thirty years at how trans-Pacific migration and financial connections have changed Vancouver.
Looking forward to kicking off a new year of Hot Lunches with Professor Santa Ono!
Welcome to new fellows of St. John’s College by Acting Principal, Dr. Chris Lee
Zoology Professor, Dr. Sally Otto is the keynote speaker in the annual R. Grant Ingram Distinguished Speaker Program. This year’s series is entitled, “Biodiversity, Bioliteracy, and Ecojustice.”
Congratulations to our SJC residents graduating at UBC!
Fundraising event in support of Syrian refugees
Thursday, March 24
with Minelle Mahtani, Host of Sense of Place. Take a listen to some of the past shows…
@Roundhouse983 on Twitter and at Roundhouse Radio on Facebook
CBC Story – Wui Gwai: Hong Kong Homecoming w/ Zoe Lam speaking about preserving the culture and heritage of the Cantonese language (click on the listen link below the story)
2nd Place at the Global U21 3MT Event!
Lunch networking and navigating the universe-ity for new UBC faculty!
Spotlight on SJC alumna, Rumana Monzur. Hear her talk from TEDxStanleyPark on reducing violence against women.
Q & A from Hot Lunch – Professor Arvind Gupta, President and Vice-Chancellor of British Columbia was the guest speaker at April’s Hot Lunch.
SJC Fellow and UBC gradate student, Vivian Chung, co- founded the Screw Cutter Project – an innovation that is improving surgical care in developing countries. Great work by all members of the team!
Hot Lunch Wrap-up with Andrew Parr, Managing Director of Student Housing and Hospitality
The Faculty of Arts names Patricia Shaw, professor of Anthropology and SJC Faculty Fellow, as the recipient of the Dean of Arts Award for 2014-15.
Congratulations to St. John’s College Associate Principal and Professor of English, Dr. Chris Lee, for his recent book award and for being awarded the 2015 UBC Killam Research Prize!
St. John’s College Dining Society presents the menu for the week of March 20 – April 2, 2015
Hot Lunch March 2015
Dr. David Farrar, Provost and Vice President Academic was our March guest speaker.