Communication Matters: May 1, 2015 at 12:30pm



Jeff Orr (moderator) is the School of Communication and Culture’s BAPC program head and an associate faculty member. Jeff holds a PhD in visual /verbal rhetoric and postcolonial writing from the University of Leeds, UK. He earned an MA from Queen's University, Belfast, and a BA from the University of British Columbia.  

Zameer Karim is joining the panel as an experienced journalist with a television and radio news, and sports background. His work with the Astral Radio News team was nominated for a BC Association of Broadcasters award for their coverage of the Haida Gwaii earthquake in 2012. He has a diploma of technology in broadcast journalism and communications from the British Columbia Institute of Technology and is currently a BAPC student.

Jessica A. Kirkwood is joining the panel as an individual who is well-informed about human conflict dynamics, particularly at the group level. She is a graduate of Langara College, where she earned with distinction two Associate of Arts degrees in Political Science and Peace and Conflict Studies. She is currently a BAPC student.

Vanessa Oishi is joining the panel with a background in advertising, primarily with the Proctor & Gamble business. She graduated with an advanced diploma in advertising from Durham College as the highest ranking student with president’s honours and leadership. She is currently a BAPC student.

Join the conversation

You are invited to join us on campus on Friday May 1, 2015 in the Centre for Dialogue at 12:30pm or via livestream.