Join National Book award-winning authors Jesmyn Ward and Ibram X. Kendi for three virtual events as part of the 2020 Phil Lind Initiative series on “Thinking While Black,” hosted by UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.

Please find information on obtaining tickets below. Each event will take place between 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Pacific Standard Time. Webinar details will be provided upon registration.

Purchase books by Jesmyn Ward and Ibram X. Kendi on the UBC Bookstore website.

Upcoming Events

10/11/2020 3:00 pm

The Phil Lind Initiative Presents: Jesmyn Ward

Virtual Event

We are proud to present Jesmyn Ward, MacArthur Genius and two-time National Book Award winner, for a virtual event as part of our 2020 Phil Lind Initiative series on “Thinking While Black,” hosted by UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.

This event will be moderated by Canisia Lubrin, a writer, editor, critic and teacher.

November 10, 2020 | 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm PST

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12/11/2020 3:00 pm

The Phil Lind Initiative Presents: Ibram X. Kendi

Virtual Event

Don’t miss this virtual event with Ibram X. Kendi, National Book award-winning historian and author of Stamped From The Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist, as part of the Phil Lind Initiative series on “Thinking While Black,” hosted by UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.

Kendi will be speaking on “How to Be an Antiracist.”

This event will be moderated by El Jones, spoken word poet, an educator, journalist, and community activist.

November 12, 2020 | 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm PST

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25/11/2020 3:00 pm

The Phil Lind Initiative Presents: Ibram X. Kendi and Jesmyn Ward In Conversation

Virtual Event

Join National Book award-winning authors Ibram X. Kendi and Jesmyn Ward in conversation with one another at our final virtual event as part of the Phil Lind Initiative series on “Thinking While Black,” hosted by UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.

November 25, 2020 | 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm PST

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