Examining Whiteness: What’s at Stake for Canada?

With the rise of populism in the U.S. and Europe, the time is right for a frank discussion on the realities of racism and critical reflection on white privilege in Canada. Recent events make it clear that it can and does happen here. Experts from UBC and the University of Alberta participate in this provocative panel discussion.


Duncan McCue – Adjunct Professor, UBC Graduate School of Journalism; Rogers Visiting Journalist, Ryerson School of Journalism.


Malinda Smith – Professor, Faculty of Arts, Department of Political Science, University of Alberta.
Linc Kesler – Associate Professor, English and First Nations and Indigenous Studies; Director, First Nations House of Learning; Senior Advisor to the President on Aboriginal Affairs
Handel Wright – Professor; Director of Centre for Culture, Identity & Education, University of British Columbia

Presented by the Equity & Inclusion Office and supported by alumni UBC.

Recorded March 20, 2017, at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre in Vancouver, BC.