Orientalism: Alive and Well? The Contradictions and Paradoxes Surrounding Canadian Policy Discourse on International Student Mobility

Is internationalization yet another manifestation of Orientalism where “East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet”?
  • Roopa Trilokekar, Education, York University
    Coach House, Green College, UBC

    Wednesday, March 30, 5-6:30 pm
    in the series
    Higher Education Policy in Global Perspective
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  • Both AUCC’s recent survey (2014) and the federal government’s latest international education strategy (2014) report that student mobility is one of Canada’s most high profile policy issues. However, in analyzing policy discourses on inward and outward student mobility and its value to Canada’s academic, socio-cultural and economic fabric, several troubling paradoxes become apparent. Is internationalization yet another manifestation of Orientalism where “East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet?”
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  • Unless otherwise noted, all of our lectures are free to attend and do not require registration.

 

When
March 30th, 2016 5:00 PM   through   6:30 PM
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Piano Lounge
6201 Cecil Green Park Road
Green College, UBC
Vancouver, BC V6T1Z1
Canada
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