Archive | September, 2019

UFV International Student & Alumni Welcome Reception

The SASI was pleased to partner with UFV Alumni and UFV International on September 17th for an international student welcome and reception. The networking and mentorship forum featured five successful alumni who were once international students at UFV. Each student read out a letter to their 18 year old self highlighting their struggles and successes. […]

SASI Hosts Lecture on Guru Nanak

The SASI, in partnership with the Consulate General of India, Vancouver hosted Dr. Hardev Virk at the Sikh Heritage Museum, National Historic Site Gur Sikh Temple on September 10, 2019. The talk, titled “Guru Nanak- a Universal Prophet Without Borders” looked at the science behind Guru Nanak’s philosophy and teachings along with various stories and […]

SASI Publications

SASI Director, Dr. Satwinder Kaur Bains co-edited the newly published monograph from UBC Press titled Unmooring the Komagata Maru: Charting Colonial Trajectories. The book was co-edited by Dr. Rita Dhamoon (UVic), Dr. Davina Bhandar (Athabasca) and Dr. Renisa Mawani (UBC). Satwinder’s chapter, titled “The Resistance of Indian Migrants: Facing Lies, Deception, and Racism” is included […]