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Please join us for the 2021 virtual sessions of UFV’s Scholarly Sharing Initiative (SSI)

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SSI presents the following speaker events:

Wednesday January 20th, 1-2pm: History of white supremacy in Abbotsford // Antifa and strategies of anti-fascism *

Ian Rocksborough-Smith (History) and Olivia Daniel (UFV student), "The KKK and White Supremacy in Abbotsford: A History Waiting to be Written"

Stanislav Vysotsky (Criminology), “Understanding Antifa: The Organization and Strategy of Militant Antifascism”

*This recording is now available to view on the goUFV YouTube channel:

Monday, March 1st, 1-2 p.m: Teaching, mentoring, and presence

Gloria Borrows (Communications): "Can You Really Do it Face to Face?": Face-to-face Grading, Student Learning, and Faculty Wellbeing.

Candy Ho (College of Arts): Connecting students with people who care(er): Faculty as career influencers

Thursday, March 25th, 1-2 p.m: Embodying race, space, and place // Canadian foreign policy in Africa

Michelle LaFlamme (English) and Anna Griffith (Theatre), "Embodying Race, Space, and Place"

Edward Akuffo (Political Science): "Beyond Peacekeeping Operations: A Study of Canada's Support for Security Governance in West Africa"

Each event will be made up of presentations from our two speakers on their current scholarly work, followed by an opportunity for questions from attendees.

The goals of SSI are to facilitate interdisciplinary sharing, discussion and support for the great research and scholarly work going on at UFV. In 2020-2021, SSI will be a virtual gathering where members of the UFV community discuss their work. For more information or to offer to share your work at future sessions, please contact any of the organizers.

SSI Organisers (2020-21):

Rita Atake, Alex Wetmore, Hannah Celinski, Melissa Walter

NOTE: Zoom details will be emailed to all attendees prior to the event

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