Tag Archives: social justice

“Shocked but not Awed” by the 2016 American Election: Janni Aragon

I first met Dr. Janni Aragon, political scientist and director of Technology Integrated Learning at the University of Victoria, as an undergrad student eight years ago. Her Gender and International Relations course greatly influenced my academic development by introducing me to questions of epistemology, knowledge production, and power dynamics. I am indebted to her for […]

Scholarship ‘on the ground’: Elizabeth Vibert

Although I have never had the privilege of taking a class with Dr. Elizabeth Vibert, I became interested in her work after seeing advertisements for the Colonial Legacies Field School, a program led by Dr. Vibert and carried out in South Africa. Researching further, it seemed to me that in light of the ‘on-the-ground,’ social-justice […]