Crossing the streams

As I have blogged elsewhere, this past year I have added “sustainability education” to my already comically broad set of professional interests. It has been a rewarding experience so far, lots of fun, if humbling at times (moving into a rich field in which I…

The quest for a sustainable world…

rhızomıng thε planεs of rεsılıεncε . . shared CC by jef safi “The quest for a sustainable world may succeed, or it may fail. If it fails, the world will become unthinkable. If it works, the world will become unimaginable.” –Bruce Sterling in Shaping Things…

Is UBC “too Asian”? Let’s sing and find out.

Race is often a delicate subject, so when Macleans magazine published an article asking if some Canadian universities (including the one I work for) might be “Too Asian?”, the controversy that resulted was somewhat predictable. What was less predictable was the form some of the…