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Book Launch: Disabling Barriers

Posted: November 23, 2017 4:00PM - November 23, 2017 5:30PM
Location: University of Ottawa, Fauteux Hall, FTX570, 57 Louis Pasteur
The Human Rights Research and Education Centre and UBC Press are pleased to invite you to the book launch, "Disabling Barriers: Social Movements, Disability History and the Law." This UBC Press collection brings together legal scholars, historians and disability studies academics. ...more

Book Signing: The Price of Alliance

Posted: November 21, 2017 4:30PM - November 21, 2017 5:30PM
Location: King's University College, London ON
Meet author Frank Maas at the launch of his book The Price of Alliance, a book that balances high politics with military requirements in the first major reappraisal of Pierre Trudeau’s controversial defence policy. ...more

A Dramatic Reading from A Queer Love Story: The Letters of Jane Rule and Rick Bébout

Posted: November 13, 2017 7:00PM - November 13, 2017 8:30PM
Location: Tattered Cover Historic LoDo, 1628 16th Street, Denver CO, USA
Marilyn Schuster, professor emerita in the Study of Women & Gender at Smith College, will present a reading of her new book, A Queer Love Story: The Letters of Jane Rule and Rick Bébout. ...more

Book Launch: Reluctant Warriors

Posted: November 10, 2017 7:00PM - November 10, 2017 8:30PM
Location: Biblioasis, 1520 Wyandotte Street East, Windsor ON
Book Launch for Reluctant Warriors by Patrick Dennis. ...more

Book Launch: Power through Testimony

Posted: November 9, 2017 12:00PM - November 9, 2017 2:00PM
Location: University of Ottawa, Social Sciences Faculty Building, Room 6032, Ottawa ON
Join commentators Mireille McLaughlin and Véronique Strimelle in a discussion about Power Through Testimony. This groundbreaking volume assesses the power of residential school survivors to reframe – through memory, story, and testimony – how Canadians think about residential schools and their long-term impact on individuals, families, communities, and the nation. ...more

UBC Press: Tweets that Count?

Posted: November 9, 2017
University presses are in the business of communicating important, often verbose and scholarly, information to a sometimes very targeted audience. It’s what we do, it’s what we do well, and it’s what should remain our core mission as a university press. However, this method of communicating is often in opposition to the goal of social media—to relay quick snippets of information and videos of cats doing things. ...more
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