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Mis(Interpretation): Exhibition looks at Sikhism from a feminist perspective

Several Fraser Valley women are sharing how they reconcile what at times feels like leading a double life. A special exhibition that opened on September 29 at the University of the Fraser Valley’s Abbotsford campus looks at how Sikh women’s Sikh identity is integral to their feminist world view. (Mis)Interpretation — Sikh Feminisms in Representations, […]

Author Shauna Singh Baldwin returns to UFV Oct 10

A renowned Indo-Canadian author now living in the United States will return to the University of the Fraser Valley for the third time in five years to read from her latest work on Wednesday, Oct 10. The free reading will take place at 7 pm in the Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies, in Building F, also […]

Dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers = fundraising success

In this day and age, the dreams of a university don’t take flight without a solid foundation of community support. So when the Indo-Canadian community approached the University of the Fraser Valley (then UCFV) started to look into developing courses, programs, and community outreach initiatives in the area of Indo-Canadian studies in the early 2000s, […]

UFV builds partnership with leading language university in India

UFV students have gained a new avenue for studies and international opportunities thanks to the recent signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with an Indian university. The MOU was signed between the University of the Fraser Valley and Punjabi University in Patiala, India, recently. It will see the universities work together on tasks such […]

Bains named director of UCFV’s new Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies

After an extensive search and recruiting process, Satwinder Bains of Abbotsford has been chosen as the the Director of the Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies at the University College of the Fraser Valley. “We are extremely lucky to have been able to recruit someone like Satwinder,” said UCFV Dean of Research Yvon Dandurand. “She is very […]