Cracks in the Concrete

**Our 2017 annual conference was a huge success. Thank you to UVic students, faculty, staff, and Victoria residents for supporting us for a second year in a row.**

Read the Post-Conference Report


Feedback from the 2016 Cracks in the Concrete Conference



Isms of the 22nd Century, March 24 – 26 2017


Check out the conference schedule.


  • Panel discussions and roundtables
  • Interactive workshops & walking tour
  • Comedy, music and more!

Special guests

Kat Blaque

Mahlikah Aweri

Ticket Sales


With gratitude

Thank you to the following organizations for making this conference possible:

  • CFUV Radio
  • UVic School of Environmental Studies
  • UVic Department of Gender Studies
  • UVic French Department
  • UVic Social Justice Studies Program
  • Norah McRae & UVic Office of Community University Engagement
  • UVic Faculty of Social Sciences
  • UVic Third Space
  • UVic Faculty of Education
  • UVic School of Public Health & Social Policy
  • UVic Office of Community University Engagement

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Get the posters

Kat Blaque poster (JPG 2 MB)

Cocktail Party poster (JPG 1MB)

Conference Poster (JPG 1MB)

About this conference

VIPIRG acknowledges that this event takes place on unceded and unsurrendered Lekwungen and WSÁNÉC territories.

Accessible space – bus tickets available – childcare available –please contact us to pre-arrange specific accessibility options