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 […]

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 […]

Bazzi Irvine is an anthropologist and archaeologist in Victoria. He has been involved with the Free Tibet movement for over ten years, first as member of Students for a Free Tibet International and later with the Canada Tibet Committee. I spent an afternoon interviewing Bazzi about his own vision of activism and accountable scholarship. First, however, we discussed the Tibet […]

Dr. Karen Kobayashi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Victoria. She has been involved in the Japanese Canadian community since her teenage years in Toronto, first as a member of the original NAJC Youth Group and later in her early adult years in Vancouver as a Board member of the National […]

We met with Landscapes of Injustice project director Jordan Stanger-Ross earlier this year, in advance of the forum launch. As Jordan keeps one foot in the trenches with his researchers and the other in the office as an administrator, we were interested to hear his perspective on the topic. “People are already having conversations about history,” […]

Monique Flores Ulysses is a former Landscapes of Injustice research assistant now in the first semester of her PhD. I interviewed her earlier in the year, knowing of her interest in activist and grassroots movements historically in addition to her engagement with conversations around oppression and inequality today. As a characteristic millennial, I often encounter […]