UFV Faculty bring university lectures to Pacific Institution

Throughout the fall, professors from a range of disciplines at the University of the Fraser Valley are sharing their knowledge with the individuals who are currently incarcerated at Pacific Institution in Abbotsford BC.

The initiative is a joint undertaking by UFV’s College of Arts and the Community Health and Social Innovation Hub (CHASI), alongside the Correctional Service of Canada.

With experts in fields ranging from the series of lectures aims to educate, share insights into the research process, and provide a sampling of university learning to those in attendance.

The speakers and topics in this series are:

  • Darren Blakeborough & Dr. Brett Pardy: Hockey and Canadianess
  • Dr. Carin Bondar: Living in a Post-Truth Society: Tips and techniques to identify misinformation online
  • Dr. Jacqueline Nolte: Visual Artist’s Reflections of Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa
  • Dr. Kathleen Rodgers:  True Crime Podcasts: Thinking about Crime, Victims and Justice
  • Dr. Darryl Plecas: Topic TBD

The organizers thank all six speakers for their contributions to this valuable program.