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Book Launch | Inside Killjoy's Kastle & Undead Ends

Posted: November 12, 2019 6:00PM - November 12, 2019 8:00PM
Location: 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

Vancouverism: Women of UDI and U40 Speaker Series

Posted: October 30, 2019 5:15PM - October 30, 2019 7:00PM
Location: 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?

Posted: October 23, 2019 6:00PM - October 23, 2019 7:15PM
Location: 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

UBC Press partners with four U.S. university presses

Posted: October 22, 2019
UBC Press is honoured to represent Rutgers University Press, University of Hawai’i Press, University Press of Mississippi, and West Virginia University Press. ...more

Book Launch | Bootstraps Need Boots

Posted: October 17, 2019 5:00PM - October 17, 2019 7:00PM
Location: 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

Posted: October 10, 2019 6:00PM - October 10, 2019 8:00PM
Location: 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
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