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

Posted: November 22, 2019 3:00PM - November 22, 2019 5:00PM
Location: 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

Posted: November 21, 2019 10:00AM - November 21, 2019 11:00AM
Location: 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

Posted: November 16, 2019 3:00PM - November 16, 2019 5:00PM
Location: 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'

Posted: November 14, 2019 7:00PM - November 14, 2019 8:30PM
Location: 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

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

Honouring a Sister Born with Down Syndrome and Overcoming Survivor's Guilt

Posted: November 7, 2019
Victoria Freeman, writer, theatre artist, educator, and public historian, was four years old when her younger sister Martha, who was born with Down syndrome, was sent away to the now-shuttered Rideau Regional Centre in Smith Falls, ON, an institution for the intellectually disabled. It has taken Victoria decades to unravel the guilt and shame she felt, and to come to terms with her own “difference,” her bisexuality, in a society that sets what is considered “normal.” In her new book A World without Martha: A Memoir of Sisters, Disability, and Difference Victoria tells her life story with candid honesty. She shares with Kerry Kilmartin, publicist at UBC Press, her reasons for writing the book and the things she discovered along the way. ...more
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