WHO: Norah Bowman, chair of interdisciplinary studies, Okanagan College
WHAT: Free lecture: Filial Love and ‘Families First’: Tsilhqot’in Resistance to Extractive (?)Gold Mining at Teztan Biny
WHERE: CCS142, Creative and Critical Studies building, 1148 Research Rd., UBC’s Okanagan campus, Kelowna
WHEN: Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Scholar Norah Bowman will present her research in a free public informal lecture entitled Filial Love and ‘Families First’: Tsilhqot’in Resistance to Extractive (?)Gold Mining at Teztan Biny, at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
Bowman’s lecture takes place Wednesday, October 29, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., in Room CCS142, Creative and Critical Studies building, 1148 Research Rd., UBC campus, Kelowna.
Bowman is chair of interdisciplinary studies at Okanagan College in Kelowna, BC, on unceded Syilx territory, in the Ponderosa Pine Bunchgrass biogeoclimatic zone. She recently earned her PhD from the University of Alberta, in the English and Film Studies department. Bowman is currently working on learning and writing about how First Nations in BC express title for protection and governance of land and resources.
Bowman’s lecture is part of the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies Research Series: Eco Cultures. The Eco Cultures Research Series focuses on the complex intersection of culture, imagination, and ecological issues. This series connects UBC Okanagan researchers with colleagues and students engaged in diverse explorations of today’s most timely forms of artistic and critical innovation.
Pay parking is available on campus.