Ban the Ban: A Learn-in for UBC Students, Faculty and Staff

Ban the Ban: A Learn-in for UBC Students, Faculty, and Staff
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St. John’s College, Social Lounge
Friday February 3rd, 2017
12-1:30pm
University of British Columbia
Unceded Musqueam Territory

This panel is an immediate and urgent response to President Trump’s Executive Order which imposes a 90 day suspension of visas and other travel documents on nationals from 7 countries – Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Sudan, and Yemen.

Join UBC Students and Faculty for a discussion that connects the ‘Muslim Ban,’ the Keystone XL/ Dakota Pipelines, and Standing Rock; historical precedents to the Order; and how the ban will affect Muslims in the identified countries and beyond.

Some of the confirmed speakers include:

Iman Baobeid, Social Justice Institute
Ayesha Chaudhry, Social Justice Institute
Glen Coulthard, FNIS/ Political Science
Dory Nason, FNIS/ Social Justice Institute
Renisa Mawani, Sociology
Sara Shneiderman, Anthropology
Henry Yu, History

Moderated by Carla Nappi, History