Exalted Subjects: Studies in the Making of Race and Nation in Canada | The Ismaili Canada

Exalted Subjects: Studies in the Making of Race and Nation in Canada

May 6, 2021 | Canada

Join Dr. Sunera Thobani, a professor in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia, as she discusses race and equity in Canada. Her work focuses on citizenship and belonging, and she encourages all of us to reflect on issues surrounding racial justice.

Dr. Thobani will be introduced by Alwaez Latif Nurani, who currently serves as the Scholar Convenor for ITREB Ontario. He will provide contextual thoughts on how reflecting about equity is a critical component on the ethical ethos of Islam.

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Dr. Sunera Thobani is a professor in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia.

She has several publications of her own, and her research has been published in numerous volumes and peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Thobani has previously served as the Ruth Wynn Woodward Endowed Chair in Women's Studies at Simon Fraser University, and as the President of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women. She is a founding member of the cross-Canada network, Researchers and Academics of Colour for Equity (RACE); the recipient of the Sarah Shorten Award of the Canadian Association of University Teachers; and a member of the Ethics Advisory Board for the Deathscapes Project.

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