Sunday - September 17, 2017
Week 38

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09/09/2017 12pm - 09/23/2017 5pm MFA Graduating Exhibition 2017: Binding, Breathing, Incorporating
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09/16/2017 9:00 am - 09/17/2017 4:30 pm Conference on Migration of Bengalis to BC

No Canada 150 Conference on Migration of Bengalis September 16 , 2017 Saturday at SFU Harbour Centre September 17, 2017 Sunday at UBC Institute of Asian Research Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm A two-day conference to examine and document the history, settlement patterns and contributions of Bengalis to Canada, and BC in particular Funded by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Canada | Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) Dean Office, SFU | Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS), SFU | Centre for India and South Asia Research (CISAR), UBC | Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation | David Lam Centre, SFU |Institute for the Humanities, SFU Departments of History, and Sociology and Anthropology, SFU | School of International Studies, SFU | An anonymous donor Organizers: Dr. Habiba Zaman, Professor, SFU GSWS Dr. Sanzida Habib, Research Associate, UBC CISAR Keynote Speakers: Dr. Tania Das Gupta and Dr. C. Emdad Haque Paper presentations by speakers from both academia and the community at sessions on Migration and Settlement of Bengalis: History, Demography, Religion, and Health Issues | Gender, Culture, Family, and Work: Stories of Migration | Multiculturalism, Bengali Organizations, and Social Justice Issues | Canadian Bengali Youths: Identity, Social, Cultural, and Family Life | Concurrent Roundtable Discussion with community members on topics of Migration, Settlement Experience and Community Service; Multiculturalism, Diversity, Activism, and Social Justice To register for: • September 16 at SFU Vancouver please click on "Canada 150 Conference on Migration of Bengalis" at • September 17 at UBC please email Free We acknowledge that the conference is taking place on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.
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