The Future of Intercultural Engagement in Canadian Higher Education

Established in 1994, the Centre for Intercultural Language Studies is a cross-campus centre for research, outreach, and collaboration on issues broadly connected to language, culture, and education. As part of  its Twentieth Anniversary celebrations, CILS presents a roundtable panel discussion on the development of intercultural awareness now and in the future. Chaired by Alden Habacon, Director of Intercultural Understanding Strategy Development, UBC, the panel will feature Mackie Chase, UBC Centre for Intercultural Communication (CIC); Jan Hare, Professor, Indigenous Education in Teacher Education, UBC; Sarah Ling, Graduate Program in Interdisciplinary Studies, and BC author; Nancy Langton, Associate Professor, UBC Sauder School of Business, Africa Initiative; Jörg Roche, Professor, Ludwig Maximilians Universität, Germany; Mark Vessey, Professor and Principal, Green College, UBC. RSVP for celebration events here.