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Conference Landscapes of Injustice: Spring Institute 2017-04-28 09:00:00
Description

28 April 
9:00am - 5:30pm
Michele Pujol Conference Room
Student Union Bld

Landscapes of Injustice is pleased to invite members of the general public and the Japanese-Canadian community to join us for a program of events exploring the 1940s dispossession of the property of Japanese Canadians. Please join us on Friday, April 28th, 2017 at the University of Victoria from 9:00 am-5:30 pm. 

Each year in late April the Landscapes of Injustice research project holds its annual Spring Institute that brings together the entire research collective to share and discuss their most recent research findings and analysis. This year, we have also made this an opportunity for members of the public to learn more about our project and this important history. The Spring Institute public day is free and open to the public and all are welcome to attend any or all of the sessions on Friday, April 28, 2017. 

The Public Day will begin with our Memories of Dispossession and Internment Panel series. We are pleased to welcome guest panelists Ellen Crowe-Swords (Kimoto) from Ucluelet, Marlene Mortensen (Madokoro) from Port Alberni, Dr. Henry Shimizu from Victoria and moderator Gregor Craigie from CBC Radio’s On the Island. 

 

Landscapes of Injustice will be chartering a bus to help facilitate attendance of members of the community from Vancouver and the lower Mainland. The bus will depart the Nikkei National Museum approximately 9:15 am on Friday, April 28, and arriving back at the Nikkei National Museum at approximately 9:30 pm. Pre-registration is required for the bus. 

Please see full program for list of sessions

Related Website http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/events/calendar/2017/04/landscapes-of-injustice-spring-institute.php
Location STUDENT UNION BUILDING
Michele Pujol Conference Room
Times 09:00:00 to 17:00:00
Pricing

Register by emailing Michael Abe at mkabe@uvic.ca by Friday, April 14, 2017. Cost is $50 per passenger, includes round trip bus passage, ferry fares and a bento dinner on return trip. More information and the full itinerary is available on landscapesofinjustice.com 

Sponsor Mike Abe
250-721-7020
mabe@uvic.ca
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Music GRADUATING RECITAL: Muzi Xu, piano 2017-04-28 14:30:00
Description

Pianist Muzi Xu presents her Bachelor of Music graduating recital.

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Location MACLAURIN BUILDING
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing
Times 14:30:00 to 16:30:00
Pricing

Free admission

Sponsor School of Music
250-721-8634
concert@uvic.ca
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Exhibit The Mystery of Grafton Tyler Brown: Race, Art, and Landscape in 19th Century British Columbia 2017-04-28 10:00
Description

We know Grafton Tyler Brown (1841-1918) was one of the first professional landscape artists to work in the Pacific Northwest. His few regional paintings that survive offer vivid windows into the world of 1880s Victoria and British Columbia. Yet, how did this African American artist succeed at a time when racial prejudice prevented most Blacks from entering any skilled profession? Guest curated by Dr. John Lutz (History, UVic) with Emerald Johnstone Bedell and Caroline Riedel. Created in partnership with UVIC Legacy Art Galleries and UVIC History Department. With conservation support from the Royal BC Museum.

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Related Website http://uvac.uvic.ca
Location UVIC Legacy Art Gallery Downtown
630 Yates Street
Times 10:00 to 16:00
Pricing Free and open to the public.
Sponsor UVIC Legacy Art Gallery
250-721-6562
legacy@uvic.ca
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Film CALL OF THE FOREST 2017-04-28 15:00:00
Description

CALL OF THE FOREST: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees

Director: Jeffrey McKay; Canada, 2016, 82 min.

“A PASSIONATE ECO-DOCUMENTARY….WILL MAKE YOU SEE TREES WITH NEW EYES.” –Winnipeg Free Press

You can almost smell the forest in this beautiful new advocacy documentary featuring the Irish/Canadian author, conservationist, and botanist Diana Beresford-Kroeger.  –Pacific Cinematheque

The film follows Diana Beresford-Kroeger as she investigates our profound biological and spiritual connection to the woodlands and explores the most beautiful forests in the Northern Hemisphere.

From the sacred sugi and cedar forests of Japan to the great boreal forest of Canada, Beresford-Kroeger relates the amazing history and legacy of these ancient forests while also explaining the science of trees and the irreplaceable roles they play in protecting and feeding the planet.

This beautifully photographed film also profiles the Engelmann Spruce and the Great Western Red Cedar from the remaining ancient coastal rainforest of Vancouver Island.

We meet some of the world’s foremost experts in reforestation and are introduced to the activism of the Anishinaabe people of Pimachiowin Aki in Manitoba and Ontario. While calling for massive, global action, the film at heart is a story of triumph, proposing that each of us can combat climate change by planting trees in our own yards and neighbourhoods.

 

Related Website http://www.cinecenta.com
Location STUDENT UNION BUILDING
production
Times 15:00:00 to 16:25:00
19:00:00 to 20:25:00
21:00:00 to 22:25:00
Pricing

 

UVSS Students: $5.75

SPECIAL FOR UVSS STUDENTS - 9pm shows (or later): $4.75

Seniors (65 & over), Children (12 & under): $5.75

Other Students: $6.75

Cinemagic Members: $6.75

Uvic Alumni, Faculty, Staff & their guests (1 only): $6.75

Non-members: $7.75

MATINEES all seats: $4.75

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsor CINECENTA
721-8365
office@cinecenta.com
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Music ARLO GUTHRIE 2017-04-28 19:30:00
Description

Folk music icon Arlo Guthrie brings his 1969 album Running Down the Road to life on the Farquhar stage!

Arlo Guthrie is a legendary American folk artist who shares timeless stories and unforgettable classic songs as he carries on the Guthrie family legacy. With his singular voice as both a singer-songwriter and social commentator, he has maintained a dedicated fan base that spans the globe. A celebrated figure in American music, Arlo connects with communities far and wide leaving a lasting impression of hope and inspiration.

www.risingsonrecords.com

 

Related Website https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2472.html
Location UNIVERSITY CENTRE
Farquhar Auditorium
Times 19:30:00 to 21:30:00
Pricing

$75: rows A-O and R (Tier 1)

$65: rows P-Q and S-V (Tier 2)

$55: rows W-X (Tier 3) - only available if balcony opens for sales

Sponsor UVic Ticket Centre
250-721-8480
ticket@uvic.ca
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Conference Landscapes of Injustice - Spring Institute 2017-04-28 09:00:00
Description

Landscapes of Injustice is pleased to invite members of the general public and the Japanese-Canadian community to join us for a program of events exploring the 1940s dispossession of the property of Japanese Canadians.

Please join us on Friday, April 28th, 2017 at the University of Victoria from 9:00 am-5:30 pm. Each year in late April the Landscapes of Injustice research project holds its annual Spring Institute that brings together the entire research collective to share and discuss their most recent research findings and analysis. This year, we have also made this an opportunity for members of the public to learn more about our project and this important history.

The Spring Institute public day is free and open to the public and all are welcome to attend any or all of the sessions on Friday, April 28, 2017. The Public Day will begin with our Memories of Dispossession and Internment Panel series. We are pleased to welcome guest panelists Ellen Crowe-Swords (Kimoto) from Ucluelet, Marlene Mortensen (Madokoro) from Port Alberni, Dr. Henry Shimizu from Victoria and moderator Gregor Craigie from CBC Radio’s On the Island. Landscapes of Injustice will be chartering a bus to help facilitate attendance of members of the community from Vancouver and the lower Mainland. The bus will depart the Nikkei National Museum approximately 9:15 am on Friday, April 28, and arriving back at the Nikkei National Museum at approximately 9:30 pm. Pre-registration is required for the bus.

Related Website
Location STUDENT UNION BUILDING
Michele Pujol Conference Room
Times 09:00:00 to 17:00:00
Pricing

Register by emailing Michael Abe at mkabe@uvic.ca by Friday, April 14, 2017. Cost is $50 per passenger, includes round trip bus passage, ferry fares and a bento dinner on return trip. More information and the full itinerary is available on landscapesofinjustice.com

Sponsor Mike Abe
250-721-7020
mabe@uvic.ca
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