The Book on Display: Image and Narrative in Medieval Tibet

16 Jan 2018 - 1:34pm
poster - Sarah Richardson RSLT Colloquium

In the 14th century, innovative monks from Tibet's Shalu temple reimagined space and mural painting to provide public access to text. Illustrating stories of the Buddha's former lives along a pilgrim's passageway, the book thereafter became a traversable experience. Dr. Sarah Richardson will be speaking to this topic at the UCR Religious Studies Colloquium on Thursday, January 25th from 11:10am -12:30pm, INTN 2043, University of California Riverside.

Feminist Lunchtime Talks - Indigenizing Institutions

5 Jan 2018 - 8:51am
Poster - Indigenizing Institutions

Indigenizing Insititutions - Following the publication of Canada's 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission report and resistance to celebrations of Canada's 150th anniversary in 2017, many Indigenous groups and allies have called for greater attention to the legacies of discrimination and oppression that have shaped the development of the nation. This panel responds to these calls by asking what it means to effectively Indigenize and institution, in a society deeply shaped by settler colonialism.

Feminist Lunchtime Talks - Mapping Informal Networks of Women Living with HIV

27 Nov 2017 - 12:34pm
Poster - Mapping Informal Networks of Women Living with HIV

Tea Time: Mapping Informal Networks of Women Living with HIV is a transnational, community-building, cross-media project organized by artist, Jessica Lynn Whitbread that functions as an interpersonal space for women with HIV to network, self-advocate, and share their experiences. Mercy Lillian Gichuki, a UTM WGS graduate, will discuss her experience in the public health sector, working with women living with HIV, survivors of gender-based and sexual violence, newcomers, refugees, and non-status women.

Rebecca Wittmann: Engaging with the Past - View to the U Podcast

9 Nov 2017 - 9:18am

Dr. Rebecca Wittmann was recently interviewed by Carla DeMarco, Communications & Grants Manager, Office of the Vice-Principal Research at UTM for the View to the U podcast. Listen here.