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UBC Press: Ten Historical Moments

Posted: November 15, 2018
To celebrate University Press Week, we’re unabashedly celebrating ourselves, UBC Press! Have you ever wondered how UBC Press became UBC Press? Here are ten momentous events in UBC Press’s history. ...more

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
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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

"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

UBC Press partners with Universitas Press

Posted: August 14, 2018
UBC Press is now the exclusive Canadian distributor for all the titles published by Montreal-based publisher Universitas Press. ...more

UBC Press Picks: Canadian Immigration Policy

Posted: June 20, 2018
With World Refugee Day and the events surrounding US President Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, immigration has been in the news. But what does immigration policy look like in Canada? The following books shed light on some of the issues surrounding Canadian immigration policy. ...more
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Our Little Free Library: A Q&A with Liz, Steve, and Kerry

Posted: June 15, 2018
Yesterday, the UBC Press offices got a new addition—an adorable Little Free Library fashioned as a mini version of our office building. To learn more about it, I chatted with the group behind the project: Liz Hudson, Steve Young, and Kerry Kilmartin. ...more

UBC Press Picks: 5 books for World Water Day

Posted: March 22, 2018
On March 22, the United Nation’s “World Water Day” initiative asks us to reflect on the importance of water. This year’s theme, “Nature for Water,” explores how nature provides the best solutions to our water challenges. Today we’re highlighting five books that contribute to the dialogue surrounding water governance in Canada and beyond. ...more
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