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Author Reading: A Queer Love Story

December 16, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
University Press Books, 2430 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Marilyn Schuster, professor emerita in the Study of Women & Gender at Smith College, will present a reading of her new book, A Queer Love Story: The Letters of Jane Rule and Rick Bébout. ...more

Book Launch: The De-Industrialized World

December 11, 2017 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Scottish Oral History Centre, University of Strathclyde
UBC Press, the Scottish Oral History Centre (SOHC) and the Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, Concordia University, are hosting a launch to celebrate the publication of The Industrialized World: Confronting Ruination in Postindustrial Places, edited by Steven High, Lachlan MacKinnon, and Andrew Perchard. ...more

Book Launch: Guiding Modern Girls

December 7, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Penny Building, University of Lethbridge, 324 5 Street South
Celebrate the publication of Kristine Alexander's new book, "Guiding Modern Girls." Alexander looks at the fascinating history of the Girl Guide movement that sought to maintain social stability in England, Canada, and India during the 1920s and 1930s. She reveals the ways in which girls and young women understood, reworked, and sometimes challenged the expectations placed on them by the world’s largest voluntary organization for girls. ...more

Book Launch: Disabling Barriers

November 23, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
University of Ottawa, Fauteux Hall, FTX570, 57 Louis Pasteur
The Human Rights Research and Education Centre and UBC Press are pleased to invite you to the book launch, "Disabling Barriers: Social Movements, Disability History and the Law." This UBC Press collection brings together legal scholars, historians and disability studies academics. ...more

Book Signing: The Price of Alliance

November 21, 2017 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
King's University College, London ON
Meet author Frank Maas at the launch of his book The Price of Alliance, a book that balances high politics with military requirements in the first major reappraisal of Pierre Trudeau’s controversial defence policy. ...more

A Dramatic Reading from A Queer Love Story: The Letters of Jane Rule and Rick Bébout

November 13, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tattered Cover Historic LoDo, 1628 16th Street, Denver CO, USA
Marilyn Schuster, professor emerita in the Study of Women & Gender at Smith College, will present a reading of her new book, A Queer Love Story: The Letters of Jane Rule and Rick Bébout. ...more

Book Launch: Reluctant Warriors

November 10, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Biblioasis, 1520 Wyandotte Street East, Windsor ON
Book Launch for Reluctant Warriors by Patrick Dennis. ...more

Book Launch: Power through Testimony

November 9, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
University of Ottawa, Social Sciences Faculty Building, Room 6032, Ottawa ON
Join commentators Mireille McLaughlin and Véronique Strimelle in a discussion about Power Through Testimony. This groundbreaking volume assesses the power of residential school survivors to reframe – through memory, story, and testimony – how Canadians think about residential schools and their long-term impact on individuals, families, communities, and the nation. ...more

Book Signing: Reluctant Warriors

November 4, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Gift Shop, Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Pl, Ottawa, ON
Meet Patrick Dennis, author of Reluctant Warriors. His book sheds new light on the success of the Military Service Act and provides fresh evidence that conscripts were good soldiers who fought valiantly and made a crucial contribution to the success of the Canadian Corps in 1918. ...more

Book Signing: Reluctant Warriors

November 3, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chapters, 47 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON
Meet Patrick Dennis, author of Reluctant Warriors. His book sheds new light on the success of the Military Service Act and provides fresh evidence that conscripts were good soldiers who fought valiantly and made a crucial contribution to the success of the Canadian Corps in 1918. ...more

Book Launch & Reception: Hunting the Northern Character

October 25, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Massey College, University of Toronto
A reception and book launch for Tony Penikett's new book Hunting the Northern Character. ...more

Book Launch & Reception: Hunting the Northern Character

October 23, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, Montreal
A reception and book launch for Tony Penikett's new book Hunting the Northern Character. ...more

Author Talk: Patrick Dennis - Reluctant Warriors

October 18, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies, 232 King Street North, Waterloo ON
In this the centenary of compulsory service in Canada, “Canadian conscripts at War” will provide an overview of the principal events leading up to this historic and controversial legislation, followed by a brief examination of the vital contribution made by conscripts during the Hundred Days. The subject has long been obscured by myth and by inaccurate or incomplete history. Many of these myths will be directly addressed in this presentation. ...more

Keynote and Book Signing: Hunting the Northern Character

October 15, 2017 4:15 PM
Arctic Circle Assembly, Reykjavik, Iceland
Tony Penikett, former Yukon Premier, will give a keynote address about his new book Hunting the Northern Character to the delegates at the Arctic Circle Assembly, the largest network of international dialogue and cooperation on the future of the Arctic, held in Reykjavik, Iceland. ...more

Panel Discussion: Mothers & Others

October 5, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
University of Lethbridge, Penny Building, 5 Street South
Mothers & Others: The Role of Parenthood in Politics offers the first comprehensive, international investigation of what motherhood means for women’s political lives as citizens, candidates, and members of government. Join co-editor Melanee Thomas, and contributors Brenda O’Neill and L.A. Lambert as they highlight key contributions,  and discuss the broader implications from the book.  ...more

Book Launch: Upstream Medicine

October 4, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Arts & Letters Club of Toronto, 14 Elm St., Toronto, ON
Come and learn about the experiences that shaped this revealing, forward-thinking book and about Upstream, an organization dedicated to creating a healthy society. Speakers at the event will include Dr. Vincent Lam, Max FineDay, Dr. Ritika Goel, Vivian Tam from the Canadian Federation of Medical Students and Upstream’s Executive Director, Dr. Monika Dutt. ...more

Book Launch: Unbuilt Environments

October 3, 2017 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Ave., Winnipeg MB
Join is for the Winnipeg launch of Unbuilt Environments by Jonathan Peyton. ...more

Engage Campaigns - Ottawa

September 28, 2017 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
All Saints Anglican Church, 10 Blackburn Ave.
Join us in Ottawa for exciting, rapid-fire on campaigning by some of the most dynamic leaders in the world of politics, unions, and social change. ...more

Author Talk: Ben Bradley - British Columbia by the Road

September 27, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Revelstoke Museum & Archives, 315 First Street W, Revelstoke BC
"Columbia Village: Revelstoke's Ghost Town That Never Was" ...more

Author Talk: Ben Bradley - British Columbia by the Road

September 26, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Kamloops Museum and Archives, 207 Seymour Street, Kamloops BC
"Monuments, Markers, and Museums: Making Roadside History in Kamloops and along the Cariboo Highway." ...more
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