News and Events


Anti-Colonial Machine Mini Conference 

January 26-27th, 2017

The Critical Racial and Anti-Colonial Studies (CRACS) Research Network at the Social Justice Institute is excited to host a mini-conference featuring members* of the Anti-Colonial Machine collective. As a space for conversing about, around, and in spite of recent political, economic, and social developments, the program invites other members of the UBC and broader community to learn, engage in discussion, and reflect on crucial conceptual and political issues pertaining to collective, intersectional histories and futures of colonialism.




Video for Quartet for the End of Time available here:



Author Excerpts from Anti-Colonial Machine Mini Conference

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The following excerpts were provided by The Capilano Review. Click here to view the latest issue of the magazine and to subscribe.

Critical Ethnic Studies Association (CESA) Conference 2018

May 24-27, 2018

We are excited to announce that the Fourth International Conference of CESA will take place in Vancouver, CA at the University of British Columbia.  This conference is hosted by the Critical Race and Anti-Colonial Studies (CRACS) Research Network at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at UBC.

Registration, submission, exhibitor/sponsor information forthcoming.

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