SFU Ideas and Issues
Wednesday 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Frieda Werden, Jason Chan
Interviews, Speeches and more
With lectures, panels, interviews and more from the Simon Fraser University campus and its communities, this show is like a portal to the ivory towers of academia. One show each month features a live broadcast from the SFU Surrey campus.
Wed Mar 12, noon-1 pm, in SFU Ideas & Issues
Founding members of the SFU Restorative Justice Club, Christina Ma and Dayna Northwood, discuss Restorative Justice, how it can help, and the activities of the club.
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More Recent Programs2014-03-05
Young Women in Business SFU to host conference March 8 for International Wo
Wed Mar 5, noon-12:30 pm
Rosa Tang, Pres of YWiB SFU; Michaela Klassen, V-P; and Sasha Rudenko, Chair of the International Women's Day Conference talk about the organization and its March 8th International Women's Day conference with host Selina Wall.
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Transit Referendum - What Will It Take?
Wed Feb 19, noon-1 pm in SFU Ideas & Issues
Vancouver City Councillor Geoff Meggs and SFU City Program Director Gordon Price kicked off a lively conversation about the Transit Referendum, on Feb 6th at Harbour Centre. Have lunch with City Conversations on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Info: https://www.sfu.ca/publicsquare/upcoming-events/city-conversations.html
International Students at SFU Tell Stories
Wed Feb 5, noon-1 pm in SFU Ideas & Issues
Ebundwa Ehinmowo talks with students from Libya, China, and Nigeria about their experiences adapting to a new culture in Canada while they prepare themselves to join the student mainstream at SFU.
No New Condos in Central DTES?
A draft Community Plan for the central Downtown Eastside recommends that new housing be 60% social and 40% rental units - no new condos! Former Vancouver Planning Director Ray Spaxman and developer Michael Geller discuss this with the audience at a City Conversation.
UBC, SFU, and the new mining institute
Wed Jan 22, noon-1 pm
Six guests share critical perspectives on the new Canadian International Resources Development Institute, in which SFU is now a major collaborator: Eviatar Bach, Rashmi Abeysekera, Deniz Calisal, Sam Stine, Yves Engler, and Simon Child. A meeting on this issue takes place Thurs Jan 23, 12:30-2:30, MBC 2290.
Build SFU Announcement + SFU Grad Research
Wed Jan 8, noon-1 in SFU Ideas & Issues
Student Union Building location revealed by Ross MacMillan, Build SFU Consultation Coordinator. Violence in the Workplace researcher Jeremy Milloy, and Bioengineering Trees researcher Mohamed Arshad, discuss their grad research in history and biology, respectively. Interviews by Selina Wall and Magnus Thyvold.
Islamic Art - a documentary
Wed Jan 1, noon-1 in SFU Ideas & Issues
SFU student Mohsen Yazdani received course credit for this documentary interviewing and describing the work of contemporary Islamic artists. To find out how to get credit for radio productions, visit the CJSF listings on the ARX page http://sfpirg.ca/search/?type=&q=CJSF&submit=
Korean Music Special
Wed Dec 25, noon-1 pm
SFU Student Inho Cho takes you beyond Gangnam Style and K-pop, to explore traditional and new Korean music in three genres.
"The Neo-Liberal Personality"
Wed Dec 18, noon-1, in SFU Ideas & Issues
Talk by the Director of SFU’s Institute for the Humanities, Dr. Samir Gandesha, at the 2013 Joanne Brown Symposium on Violence and its Alternatives. The 2013 symposium topic was “Psychoanalysis and Social Theory: From Clinical Practice to Social and Political Praxis”
Korean Music Special
Wed Dec 25, noon-1 on SFU Ideas & Issues
SFU Student Inho Cho plays some favourite Korean music and explains it to the English-language audience.
Women in Canadian Politics
Wed Dec 4, noon-1 pm in SFU Ideas & Issues
SFU Students Society hosted an event Nov. 6 to encourage women to enter the political arean and overcome the gender-specific challanges. Featured panelists: Selina Robinson, current NDP MLA for Coquitlam Maillardville and former Coquitlam City Councillor; Amina Rai, former UBC Alma Matter Society President
Where Is Big Too Big? Vancouver architecture discussion
Wed Nov 27, noon-1 in SFU Ideas & Issues
Zoning restrictions are being lifted around Vancouver in exchange for public benefits. An SFU Public Square City Conversation with Vancouver City Councillor Raymond Louie, former planning director Brent Toderian, and architect/developer Michael Geller.
Immigrant, Welcome! (can you drive a cab?)
Wed Nov 20, noon-1 pm, on SFU Ideas & Issues
Immigrants' problems getting appropriate jobs was the topic of SFU Public Square's Community Summit Oct 3. Presenters: Kelly Pollack, Exec Dir, Immigrant Employment Council of BC; Gillian Pichler, Dir of Registration & Licensing at the Assoc of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC, and Dr. Amanda Wu, a chemical engineer from Taiwan who was unable to work in Canada for almost two years.
Where will Vancouver's traffic go?
Wed Nov 13, noon-1 pm, in SFU Ideas & Issues
"Where will the traffic go? The viaducts, traffic, and neighbourhoods" is a City Conversation that was held May 16th, 2013. Featured speakers: Brian Jackson, Vancouver's General Manager of Planning and Development, and Pete Fry, president of the Strathcona Residents Association. City Conversations are held the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month at SFU Harbour Centre. More info: http://www.sfu.ca/publicsquare/upcoming-events/city-conversations.html
Media Democracy Day & Senate Scandal
Wed Nov 6, noon-1 in SFU Ideas & Issues
Josie Wichrowski interviews Dr. Kathleen Cross about up-coming Media Democracy Days; Selina Wall interviews Dr. Patrick Smith about the Senate Expense Scandal, and what this means for the future of the Canadian Senate and Canadian politics.
Campus Safety and Bitcoin
Wed Sep 27, noon-1 in SFU Ideas & Issues
First, Steven MacLean, Director for Campus Security, and student Campus Safety Officers Nikki and Tina explain the "Leave It, Lose It" campaign. Then, Mike Yeung, founder & President, SFU Bitcoin Club explains the controversial electronic currency. Interviewers: Joseph Leivdal and Frieda Werden.