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Behind-the-Scenes: The New Purich Books Logo

Posted: November 1, 2017
On a crisp October afternoon, Liz Hudson (UBC Press’s inventory coordinator) and I had the pleasure of sitting down with Emma Novotny, Senior Graphic Designer from UBC’s Faculty of Arts, to chat about the process behind designing the new Purich Books logo. ...more

In the News: Give and Take

Posted: October 6, 2017
Shirley Tillotson's tax book, Give and Take: The Citizen Taxpayer and the Rise of Canadian Democracy, is releasing in just over a month. Lately she's been making the rounds in the media. ...more

Concordia University Press Partners with UBC Press

Posted: September 26, 2017
Concordia University Press and UBC Press are pleased to announce a partnership which will see UBC Press assume worldwide responsibility for marketing and distribution of Concordia University Press’s English-language print books. ...more

UBC Press Picks: Books on Public Memory and Commemoration

Posted: August 24, 2017
Monuments and public art are embedded with meaning, shaping how we understand the past. How do they support or challenge common interpretations of the past – and the present? How might civic art and commemorations claim space for society’s more vulnerable groups? And how do local places – the main street, the city square, the village museum, internment camps, and the rural landscape – becomes spaces that connect memory with identity? ...more
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Job Posting: Project Development Manager, Digital Books in Indigenous Studies

Posted: August 10, 2017
UBC Press and the University of Washington Press seek a Project Development Manager. ...more

UBC Press Picks: Canada 150

Posted: July 17, 2017
To contribute to the dialogue around Canada’s Sesquicentennial, UBC Press is showcasing a curated list of our books that reflect the richness and diversity of our country. The list has been chosen by staff and friends of UBC Press. ...more
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Association of Canadian Publishers weighs in on copyright ruling

Posted: July 14, 2017
This week, Access Copyright won their 2013 lawsuit against York University over York's "fair-dealing" practices. The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) and The Writers' Union of Canada (TWUC) applaud the decision. ...more
Richard White wins Ontario History Society's Fred Landon Award

Richard White wins Ontario History Society's Fred Landon Award

Posted: June 21, 2017
UBC Press is pleased to share that Richard White's Planning Toronto: The Planners, The Plans, Their Legacies, 1940-80, 1940-80 has won the 2017 Fred Landon Award for the best local or regional history in Ontario book published in the last three years. ...more
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Alex Marland receives prestigious Donner Prize for "Brand Command"

Alex Marland receives prestigious Donner Prize for "Brand Command"

Posted: May 15, 2017
UBC Press congratulates Alex Marland on winning the 2016/17 Donner Prize. ...more
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A Digital Publishing Platform for Indigenous Studies

A Digital Publishing Platform for Indigenous Studies

Posted: January 27, 2017
UBC Press and the University of Washington Press are pleased to announce the launch of a new initiative in Indigenous studies publishing. We are developing an online platform for media-rich books in Indigenous studies where communities and scholars can work together to share and create knowledge in a respectful digital environment. ...more
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