Facing Human Wrongs Course

Facing Human Wrongs: Navigating Paradoxes and Complexities of Global Change

This course will be offered over six weeks from mid-June to the end of July 2022. The course requires a commitment of at least 6 hours a week of asynchronous learning + a 90 minute zoom session for discussions.

We will open three groups at this time: two general groups and one group focused on the experiences of people who identify as queer (queer caucus). Tutorials are scheduled as follows:

General group 1: zoom tutorials on Saturdays from 8:30 to 10:00 am PDT (Vancouver time). Dates: June 25; July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

General group 2: zoom tutorials on Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:30 pm PDT (Vancouver time). Dates: June 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27.

Queer caucus: zoom tutorials on Tuesdays from 8:30 to 10:00 am PDT (Vancouver time). Dates: June 21, 28; July 5, 12, 19, 26.

This course was originally designed by Vanessa Andreotti, Will Valley, Sharon Stein, Azul (Carolina Duque) and Kyra Fay for students at the University of British Columbia. The content and rationale are creative commons (free of charge) and available online here. We kindly ask everyone who is interested in taking this course to complete unit 1, especially the questionnaire “Is this course for me?before deciding to register.

This initiative is part of a fundraising campaign for emergencies faced by our Indigenous collaborators in Brazil. We ask for a reciprocity commitment of around $500 to be made to one of two Indigenous-led initiatives: The University of the Forest led by the Federation of the Huni Kui People in the Amazon, and the “Sabores and Saberes” food sovereignty initiative led by the Tremembe Indigenous people in the northeast of Brazil.

If you wold like to take the course, but you do not have the means to make a reciprocity commitment, please choose “I need a scholarship” in the registration form below (requests for scholarship will be considered case by case). You will be sent the link where you can make a reciprocity contribution once your registration is confirmed.

If you intend to take this courses starting in June 2022, please complete THIS FORM by June 4. We will confirm your registration by June 6.

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