Milton K. Wong Lecture

September 14, 2018

2018 Milton K. Wong Multiculturalism Lecture: It’s a Brown New World. Now What?

This decade has brought us a global refugee crisis and a return to authoritarianism on scales not seen since the Second World War. Whether in Europe […]
June 22, 2015

The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in a Modern World

  Every culture is a unique answer to a fundamental question: What does it mean to be human and alive? Wade Davis leads on a thrilling […]
May 14, 2014

The Global Eco-crisis: Diversity, Resilience and Adaptability

2014 Milton K. Wong Lecture Series by David Suzuki Humans emerged in Africa 150,000 years ago when the plains were filled with animals in variety and […]
June 13, 2013

Is democracy as we know it in danger?

In the 2013 Milton K. Wong Lecture, one of America’s leading political philosophers and public intellectuals revisits the case she made 20 years ago in her […]
December 8, 2012

Multiculturalism: Does it actually exist?

Milton K. Wong Lecture  Karim H. Karim is the Director of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University. His book, Islamic Peril: Media and Global Violence has […]
June 3, 2012

What’s Wrong with Multiculturalism, a European perspective

2012 Multiculturalism Series On June 3, 2012, Kenan Malik gave a very engaging and thought-provoking lecture at UBC that pulled together many of the themes he […]
December 8, 2011

The Three Lives of Multiculturalism

The Three Lives of Multiculturalism, was delivered by guest speaker Dr. Will Kymlicka, Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy at Queen’s University, and a visiting professor […]
December 8, 2011

Multiculturalism: The Missing Conversation

Milton K. Wong Lecture The award-winning Canadian author and social commentator, John Ralston Saul, delivered the 2009 annual UBC – Laurier Institution Multiculturalism Lecture. His topic, […]