(Mis)Interpretation: Sikh Feminisms in Representations, Texts and Lived Realities

WHEN: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

WHERE: UFV S'eliyemetaxwtexw Art Gallery, Abbotsford Campus Room B136

TIME: Opening Reception 5PM. Exhibition available for viewing until October 20th

Featuring Keynote Address from Dr. Nikky Guninder Kaur Singh of Colby College (Maine, USA)




BETRAYED: Portraits of Strength. An exhibition and stories of human trafficking based on the photography of Tony Hoare

WHEN: Monday, September 21st, 2015

WHERE: UFV Abbotsford Campus, Library Rotunda, G Building

TIME: Opening Reception at 4PM. Exhibition available for viewing until September 30th.

Click Betrayed pdf for large size poster.


100 Year Journey: Conversations Along the Way

Please join UFV's Centre for Indo-Canadain Studies for an evening to honor, Preserve, and share the stories of South Asian Pioneers. For more information, please visit the events calendar

When: Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Where: UFV Abbotsford campus, Room B101

Time: 3-6pm







Sunday, March 8th, 2015: CICS Partners to Celebrate International Women's Day

WHEN: Sunday, March 8, 2015

WHERE: The Reach Gallery Museum, Abbotsford

TIME: 11-3PM

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015: CICS Presents Ehsaas Readers and Writers Festival featuring Shauna Singh Baldwin

WHEN: TUESDAY, March 3rd, 2015

WHERE: CICS, Room F125, UFV Abbotsford Campus


Tuesday, January 27th, 2015: CICS Presents Duty, Honour, Izzat: The Call to Flanders Field Exhibition Launch

WHEN: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

WHERE: CICS, Room F125, UFV Abbotsford Campus

TIME: 4:30PM-6:00PM

The launch of this two month long running exhibition at the CICS will feature a talk from curator, designer and collector Mr. Steven Purewal. There will also be a chance to view original Great War artifacts.

IMFC Launch

Monday, January 12th, 2015: CICS Presents Marie Curie Lectures

The theme: Constructions of Home and Belonging (CoHaB) features Phd scholars from both the University of Mumbai and Westfaelische Wilhelms Universitaet, in Muenster, Germany.

All UFV faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. All community members are also invited. Refreshments will be served.

Monday, January 12th, 2015
Centre for Indo Canadian Studies (UFV Abby Campus, Room F125)


Sunday, January 18th, 2015: CICS Launches Exhibition Canadian Sikhs in WWI: The Forgotten Story

The Centre for Indo Canadian Studies will be launching the exhibition: Canadian Sikhs in WWI: The Forgotten Story on Sunday, January 18th at 2PM at the Sikh Heritage Museum which is located in the National Historic Site, Gur Sikh Temple in Abbotsford.

The exhibition will be available all year long for viewing from January 18, 2015-December, 2015.

The launch will feature a documentary screening and discussion with the director as well as a keynote speaker and dignitaries.

All are invited to attend this important exhibition.

Refreshments will be provided. For more information and updates on the agenda, etc., please or contact Sharn at 604-851-6325.

DATE: Sunday, January 18th
PLACE: Sikh Heritage Museum, National Historic Site Gur Sikh Temple, 33094 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC

Sikhs in WWI Invitation Card

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