Brenda and David McLean Canadian Studies
Generously endowed by University benefactors Brenda and David McLean, the McLean Chair in Canadian Studies is occupied by a distinguished Canadianist for a period of two years who delivers the prestigious McLean Lectures. These lectures are published by UBC Press in the Brenda and David McLean Canadian Studies Series.
Photography and the Nuclear Era in Canada
The Bomb in the Wilderness is an acutely perceptive analysis of Canada’s nuclear footprint through the medium of photography, revealing how we have represented, interpreted, and remembered nuclear activities since 1945.
Local Knowledge, Colonial Encounters, and Social Imagination
Focusing on these contrasting views of glaciers between Aboriginal peoples and European visitors in northern Canada and Alaska, Julie Cruikshank demonstrates how local knowledge is produced, rather than discovered, through colonial encounters, and how it often conjoins social and biophysical processes.
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