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In the Neighbourhood: Five UBC Press Books that Celebrate the Local

Posted: November 13, 2018
This year’s #UPWeek theme, #TurnItUP, asks us to reflect on how university presses amplify voices that might otherwise not be heard. One way university presses help to amplify voices is by publishing local stories. Many UBC Press books are grounded in place and tell stories that might not otherwise be heard by a larger audience. Today we’re highlighting five books that tell local stories and allow regional voices to be heard. ...more

The Hurly-Burly of Politics: Publishing Politics (plus a Shameless Plug for a New Series)

Posted: November 12, 2018
In 2018, UBC Press launched a new series, the “Women’s Suffrage and the Struggle for Democracy” series, a celebration of and reassessment of women’s suffrage in Canada. ...more

Book Launch: Practicing Community Based Participatory Research

Posted: November 8, 2018 12:00PM - November 8, 2018 1:00PM
Location: Merchant’s Corner, 541 Selkirk ave., Winnipeg, MB
Light refreshments served, all welcome RSVP or let us know you're coming! Join us for a panel discussion with authors: Josie Hill, Executive Director, Blue Thunderbird Family Care Inc. Diane Roussin, Project Director, Winnipeg Boldness Project Darlene Klyne, Program Director, CEDA Pathways to Education Shauna MacKinnon, editor of this collection, Associate Prof, and Chair of Dept. of Urban and Inner City Studies U of W. ...more

Book Launch and Party! "Red Light Labour"

Posted: October 28, 2018 6:00PM - October 28, 2018 8:00PM
Location: Burdock Music Hall, 1148 Bloor St, W., Toronto ON
Join the editors, book authors, and others to celebrate the launch of Red Light Labour. ...more

"The Creator's Game" wins the 2018 Canadian Studies Network Book of the Year award

Posted: October 26, 2018
Congratulations to Allan Downey! "The Creator's Game" has won the 2018 Canadian Studies Network Book of the Year Award! ...more

"Blood, Sweat, and Fear" wins the 2018 Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot Award

Posted: October 25, 2018
Blood, Sweat and Fear: Violence At Work in the North American Auto Industry 1960-1980 by Jeremy Milloy won the 2018 Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot Award (English) from the Society of Automotive Historians. ...more
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