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The mystique of money: tax culture and "race" in two centuries

December 10, 2019 7:15 PM - 9:00 PM
Ottawa Art Gallery, 50 Mackenzie King Bridge
The mystique of money is about its power both to hide and to reveal. Using examples from her recent book, Give and Take (on Canada’s 20th century tax history) and from the Dalhousie University inquiry about its connections to race and slavery in the 1810s, Tillotson will explore both sides of the mystique of money and especially its relationship to systems of racial power. ...more

AAA/CASCA Event: Meet-and-Greet with Wendy Wickwire author of At the Bridge

November 22, 2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
AAA/CASCA Conference; UBC Press Booth 322. Convention Centre West, Vancouver
At the Bridge lifts from obscurity the story of James Teit, an outstanding Canadian ethnographer and Indian rights activist. ...more

AAA/CASCA Event: Meet-and-Greet with editors of Caring for Eeyou Istchee

November 21, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
AAA/CASCA Conference; UBC Press Booth 322. Convention Centre West, Vancouver
In Caring for Eeyou Istchee, Indigenous and non-Indigenous partners reveal how protected area creation presents a powerful vehicle for Indigenous stewardship, biological conservation, and cultural heritage protection. ...more

Symbols Speak: David Neel Solo Exhibition and Book Launch

November 16, 2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery, 332 Water St., Unit 200, Vancouver
We're celebrating the release of David Neel's new memoir The Way Home at his solo exhibition Symbols Speak opening on Saturday, November 16th, 2019 between 3-5pm. ...more

The Power of Returning to My People: David Neel Presents 'The Way Home'

November 14, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Vancouver Public Library, Montalbano Family Theatre, Level 8, 350 W Georgia Street
Join Svetlana Fouks of Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery, and multi-media Kwakwa’ka’wakw artist David Neel for a moving presentation of his memoir The Way Home. ...more

Book Launch | Inside Killjoy's Kastle & Undead Ends

November 12, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street, Toronto ON
Please join us for an untimely, post-Halloween celebration of two new queer studies titles that revive ghosts, explore haunted houses, and invoke scary pasts to imagine new beginnings. ...more

Thinking Forward: Larry Beasley presents Vancouverism

November 6, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
VPL Central Library, 50 West Georgia St. Vancouver
Join former city planner and author of Vancouverism Larry Beasley in conversation about the city's livability, sustainability and the new CityPlan. Hear about the philosophy behind Vancouver's urban design. ...more

Vancouverism: Women of UDI and U40 Speaker Series

October 30, 2019 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
UBC Robson Square, C300 Auditorium, 800 Robson St., Vancouver BC
Join us as we discuss how the term Vancouverism came to be globally recognized, what came together to make it possible, where we are today and most importantly, the next chapter of Vancouverism - where do we go from here. ...more

Vancouver Writers Fest: Whose Water Is It, Anyway?

October 23, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright Street
As access to natural resources becomes more fraught in the face of climate crisis, so does debate of the essential question in Maude Barlow’s new book, "Whose Water Is It, Anyway?" Barlow, Honorary Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, joins award-winning investigative journalist and "Breaching the Peace" author, Sarah Cox, and Candis Callison, professor at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism and author of "How Climate Change Comes to Matter," to discuss, highlighting how individuals and communities can affect real change in the face of threats. ...more

Book Launch | Bootstraps Need Boots

October 17, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Aird & Berlis LLP, Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Suite 1700, Toronto ON
Aird & Berlis LLP and UBC Press invite you to the Book Launch of Bootstraps Need Boots authored by Hon. Hugh Segal. ...more

Book Launch and Reading | A World without Martha by Victoria Freeman

October 10, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street, Toronto ON
Join author Victoria Freeman for a reading and launch of her new book A World without Martha: A Memoir of Sisters, Disability, and Difference. ...more

Book Launch | Unmooring the Komagata Maru

October 10, 2019 3:00 PM
University of Victoria, Sedgewick Building, Room C168
Unmooring the Komagata Maru (UBC Press 2019) challenges conventional Canadian historical accounts of the incident by drawing from multiple disciplines and fields to consider the international and colonial dimensions within the context of political resistance, migration, cultural memory, and nation-building. ...more

On "The Nature of Canada"

October 2, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Green College, UBC, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver BC
Please join co-editor Graeme Wynn and speakers Wade Davis, Tzeporah Berman, and Ian Gill for a lively, in-depth, and entertaining discussion about The Nature of Canada. Marsha Lederman, Western Arts Correspondent for the will moderate the discussion. ...more

Vancouverism: In Conversation with Larry Beasley

September 30, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St., Toronto ON
Join ULI Toronto and the University of Toronto's School of Cities for an evening celebrating the launch of Vancouversim by Larry Beasley. ...more

Book signing & reception | Vancouverism

September 27, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Swipe Design | Books + Objects, 401 Richmond St., West Studio B-04, Enter via NorthEast Entrance to Lower Level, Toronto ON
Vancouverism is the remarkable story, told by a key insider, about Vancouver's dramatic transformation from a typical mid-sized North American city into an inspiring world-class metropolis celebrated for its liveability, sustainability, and vibrancy. ...more

Word on the Street (Toronto): From Where I Stand with Jody Wilson-Raybould

September 22, 2019 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Concert Stage, Word on the Street, Toronto ON
Steve Paikin interviews MP Jody Wilson-Raybould about her new book From Where I Stand: Rebuilding Indigenous Nations for a Stronger Canada. ...more

Ottawa Writers Festival: From Where I Stand with Jody Wilson-Raybould

September 20, 2019 7:00 PM
Southminster United Church , 15 Aylmer Ave., Ottawa ON
Jody Wilson-Raybould outlines the actions that she believes must be taken – by governments, Indigenous Nations, and ordinary Canadians – to achieve true reconciliation in this country. ...more

Book Signing: From Where I Stand by Jody Wilson-Raybould

September 19, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Indigo, 2505 Granville Street, Vancouver BC
Book Signing with Jody Wilson-Raybould, author of From Where I Stand: Rebuilding Indigenous Nations for a Stronger Canada ...more

RavenSpace Launch Celebration

September 18, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Liu Institute for Global Issues, xʷθəθiqətəm(Place of many trees), UBC Point Grey Campus.
Join us for an evening of celebration, as we honour the authors and the participants who gave RavenSpace its wings. ...more

Book Launch: Shaping the Future on Haida Gwaii

August 3, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gin Kuyaas-Haida Art Studio & Gifts, 55 Raven Ave., Masset, BC
"Shaping the Future on Haida Gwaii" by Joseph Weiss counters colonial ideas about Indigenous peoples being frozen in time and without a future. This provocative book explores the ways in which members of the Haida Nation are shaping myriad possible futures to address the dilemmas that come with life under settler colonialism. ...more
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