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Book Launch: Shaping the Future on Haida Gwaii

Posted: August 3, 2019 6:00PM - August 3, 2019 8:00PM
Location: 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

Jody Wilson-Raybould’s book From Where I Stand will be released on September 20th.

Posted: July 23, 2019
From Where I Stand is a timely, forthright, impassioned, and optimistic book for all Canadians – Indigenous and non-Indigenous – that urges us to build upon the momentum already gained on the reconciliation journey or else risk hard-won progress being lost. ...more

UBC Press receives a US$490,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Posted: June 26, 2019
The University of British Columbia Press has been awarded US$490,000 (C$650,000) to undertake a 15-month research project leading to the design of a business plan and conceptual framework for supporting interactive digital publications in Indigenous studies. ...more

UBC Press Picks: Vancouver Bird Week 2019

Posted: May 14, 2019
A little bird told us that it's Vancouver Bird Week (May 11-17). And since we're as proud as a peacock over our ornithology list, we're taking the opportunity to bring back our UBC Press Picks list of bird books. Though these aren't specific to Vancouver birds, we wanted to give bird-lovers everywhere a bird's eye view of our best bird books! ...more
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Truth & Conviction: Jane McMillan in conversation with Justice Harry LaForm

Posted: April 16, 2019 6:00PM
Location: Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M5H 4B2
Join us as we celebrate the launch of Truth and Conviction and hear McMillan, in conversation with Justice Harry LaForme, explore the current state of Indigenous relations in Canada, and understand if we are actually learning from our past mistakes. ...more

The Creator's Game wins 2019 Canada Prize

Posted: April 16, 2019
UBC Press would like to congratulate Allan Downey, author of "The Creator’s Game: Lacrosse, Identity, and Indigenous Nationhood" and recipient of the 2019 Canada Prize, awarded by The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. ...more
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