Join us for the 2018 Peace & Conflict Studies Lecture Series and get inspired by thought leaders in our community. This year’s series focuses on Transforming Culture for Social Change. Lectures take place on Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30pm in Room A130. All lectures are free and open to students, employees, and the public.
Wednesday, September 26 | Activism through the Lens of Art
Lambrini Soulos, director, LOVE BC (Leave Out Violence)
Wednesday, October 3 | The Colonial/De-Colonial Power of Stories
Kamala Todd, Indigenous City Media (filmmaker, community planner)
Kamala Todd is a grateful guest born and raised in the beautiful lands of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and Skwxwú7mesh-speaking people (also known as Vancouver). She is a community planner, filmmaker, writer and curator with a Masters degree in cultural Geography (UBC). For six years she was the City of Vancouver’s Aboriginal Social Planner. Kamala’s film credits include Indigenous Plant Diva, Cedar and Bamboo, RELAW: Living IndigenousLaws, and Sharing our Stories: the Vancouver Dialogues Project and many others. In 2015 she created a video series about Indigenous law for UVic’s Indigenous Law Research Unit. Kamala writes and directs for children’s television, including the Indigenous science series Coyote‘s Crazy Smart Science Show on APTN. She is the author of “This Many-storied Land”, in the 2016 book, In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth andReconciliation. She recently completed a report for Vancouver Park Board entitled, Truth–Telling: Indigenous Perspectives on Working with Municipal Governments.
Coordinator, Peace & Conflict Studies