June 24, 2020
Join the BCMA and Sharanjit Kaur Sandhra in exploring immediate calls to action in dismantling institutional and foundational racism in museums. Come join us as we work towards growth, solidarity and change.
Sharanjit Kaur Sandhra is the Coordinator at the South Asian Studies Institute at the University of the Fraser Valley, co-chair of the Race and Anti-Racism Network at UFV, co-curator at the Sikh Heritage Museum (located in the National Historic Site Gur Sikh Temple in Abbotsford, BC) and a sessional faculty in the Department of History and Social, Cultural Media Studies at UFV. At the time of this webinar, she was a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at UBC interested in looking at the affective experiences of museum visitors through a critical race theory lens. Sharn, also an advisor/partner with Poetic Justice Foundation, has a great passion for activist work and engagement in the community through academia and museum exhibits.