Voice and Marginality at the Nexus of Racism and Colonialism
Voice and marginality are intrinsically intertwined with racism and colonialism, yet considerations on whose voice and who speaks for whom are often overlooked in Western academic spaces. This interdisciplinary working group, led by graduate students, is a collaborative, creative and critical research team focusing on building a supportive academic community that validates different ways of knowing and being and learning from lived experience.
Haskayne researchers advocate for employers to provide better job accommodation for people with disabilities
Despite human resources policies designed to ensure equal treatment for all employees, not all those with disabilities are treated equally, which can significantly shape an employee’s experience, job satisfaction and performance evaluation. This study aims to help companies improve work outcomes for employees with physical and mental health challenges by demonstrating the financial and ethical benefits of providing better job accommodation for people with disabilities.
Teaching, learning and student experience
Future Black law students
The Black Student Admissions Process (BSAP) was introduced for the Fall 2021 admissions cycle in collaboration with and in response to the UCalgary Chapter of the Black Law Students’ Association (BLSA) Calls to Action released in June 2020. Specifically, this is in response to the call for admission reform to encourage and increase the number of BIPOC applicants to the Faculty of Law.
Students’ Union provides funding to numerous equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives
Among the projects supported by the SU this year is the Anti-Racism Training Fund. This project aims to create a fund that will encourage clubs to hold anti-racism training for their executives, volunteers and members, spreading greater awareness and knowledge about anti-racism within UCalgary. These grants will support student-initiated anti-racism training events, help students engage with their peers, and create safe spaces to discuss and learn about anti-racism.