Centre for Teaching Excellence

Program and Events

CTE Book Club

6 meetings  FR402A 1:00 am – 2:20 pm

Our book choice is A Mind Spread out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott, a Tuscarora writer from Six Nations of the Grand River. This book tackles issues of racism, oppression, and trauma and poses key questions regarding the treatment of Indigenous peoples.

David Geary will co-faciliate the book club, which will be held on the following Tuesdays from 1:00 – 2:20 p.m. at the CTE, Fir 402A:

Tuesday, January 14 and 28
Tuesday, February 11 and 25
Tuesday, March 10 and 24

 Mark these dates in your calendar and sign up now!

The first 5 participants who commit to attending all six book club meetings will receive a free copy of the book.

Please sign up from the form below!



CTE Book Club

Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.


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