Celebrating 10 years of the Kule Institute

This year the Kule Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary on April 14, 2021.  Join the symposium to celebrate the achievements of KIAS, the lives of our founding donors Peter & Doris Kule, and the accomplishments of other centres...

Health Ethics Seminar – Winter 2021 Series

LISTENING to COMMUNITIES – A Grassroot Approach to Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Migrant Communities In collaboration with John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre and Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. In...

Moving into New Frontiers

The Pan African Collaboration for Excellence Celebrates Black History Month, February 2021. In collaboration with Harriet Tubman Centre and Centre for Feminist Research, York University. Snapshots of Blackness A daily feature of voices from Black communities across...
Challenging Discrimination through Community Conversations

Challenging Discrimination through Community Conversations

On July 15, 2020 Dr. Philomina Okeke-Ihejirika was invited to join in the Centre for Race and Culture online round-table discussion on systemic and institutional racism. Joining Philomina, the panelists included: Noelle Jaipaul, Multicultural Liaison with the city of...
Take Up Space

Take Up Space

Located in the Galleria of Rutherford Library at the University of Alberta, 2020 Black History Month presented a collection of photos showcasing African-Canadian Women.  Students participating in the Take Up Space exhibition Yasmeen Charan “I do feel like...
Killam Professor Recognition

Killam Professor Recognition

On October 16, 2019, the University of Alberta celebrated the 2019 Killam Laureates, including Dr. Philomina Okeke-Ihejirika was recognized by being awarded the title of Killam Annual Professor. This award is in recognition of outstanding scholarship and significant...
Rebuilding Life in a New Homeland

Rebuilding Life in a New Homeland

Team Building research meeting for SSHRC-PG on African immigrant This research meeting took place May 16 – 19, 2019. View the Conference Program (pdf) Welcome Phil Okeke-Ihejirika Director of PACE On behalf of the Pan African Collaboration for Excellence (PACE)...
Resilience of Culture in a New Homeland

Resilience of Culture in a New Homeland

Showcasing the talents of African Youth PACE celebrated Black History Month 2019 with a photography exhibit showcasing the resiliency of cultural artifacts in a new homeland. African immigrants experience difficulties and tensions associated with their struggle to...