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UBC Press Picks: Books on Public Memory and Commemoration

Posted: August 24, 2017
Monuments and public art are embedded with meaning, shaping how we understand the past. How do they support or challenge common interpretations of the past – and the present? How might civic art and commemorations claim space for society’s more vulnerable groups? And how do local places – the main street, the city square, the village museum, internment camps, and the rural landscape – becomes spaces that connect memory with identity? ...more

Job Posting: Project Development Manager, Digital Books in Indigenous Studies

Posted: August 10, 2017
UBC Press and the University of Washington Press seek a Project Development Manager. ...more

UBC Press Picks: Canada 150

Posted: July 17, 2017
To contribute to the dialogue around Canada’s Sesquicentennial, UBC Press is showcasing a curated list of our books that reflect the richness and diversity of our country. The list has been chosen by staff and friends of UBC Press. ...more
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Association of Canadian Publishers weighs in on copyright ruling

Posted: July 14, 2017
This week, Access Copyright won their 2013 lawsuit against York University over York's "fair-dealing" practices. The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) and The Writers' Union of Canada (TWUC) applaud the decision. ...more
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