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Friends of the Library Speaker Series - PearlAnn Reichwein

March 30, 2023 7:00 PM
Canmore Public Library
Friends of the Library Speaker Series Presents - Uplift: Visual Culture at the Banff School of Fine Arts with Dr. PearlAnn Reichwein. ...more

Upholding Indigenous Economic Relationships with Shalene Jobin

March 28, 2023 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Join the Institute for Gender and the Economy for an online talk with Shalene Jobin, author of Upholding Indigenous Economic Relationships, in coversation with Dr. Sarah Kaplan. ...more

ROM Connects: Black Art / Black Canada

February 28, 2023 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Explore the importance of representation by and for Black artists in Canadian visual and performing arts. In celebration of ROM's newest publication "Making History: Visual Arts and Blackness in Canada," join co-editor Dominique Fontaine in a conversation on the positioning of Black history and art within the Canadian cultural landscape. ...more

Toronto Book Launch: Clara at the Door with a Revolver

February 16, 2023 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncevalles Ave., Toronto
Another Story Bookshop and UBC Press present the Toronto launch for Clara at the Door with a Revolver: The Scandalous Black Suspect, the Exemplary White Son, and the Murder That Shocked Toronto by Carolyn Whitzman in conversation with George Eliot Clarke. ...more

Ottawa Book Launch: Clara at the Door with a Revolver

February 9, 2023 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Spaniel's Tale Bookstore, 1131 Wellington St. W., Ottawa
The Spaniel's Tale and UBC Press present the Ottawa launch for Clara at the Door with a Revolver: The Scandalous Black Suspect, the Exemplary White Son, and the Murder That Shocked Toronto. Join us for an evening of conversation with author Carolyn Whitzman and playwright Sarah Waisvisz. ...more

Ottawa Historical Association presents "Lessons in Legitimacy"

January 31, 2023 4:00 PM
Hosted by the Ottawa Historical Association. ...more

Author Meets Readers: The Political Party in Canada

January 25, 2023 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Irene's Pub, Ottawa
Author Meets Readers invites Carleton students and the community to join an informal discussion on new books published by members of the Carleton University Faculty of Public Affairs. ...more

Book Launch: Revival and Change

November 30, 2022
Hybrid event
Join John C. Courtney for the hybrid launch of his new book Revival and Change: The 1957 and 1958 Diefenbaker Elections. ...more

Book Launch & Discussion: Screening Out

November 30, 2022 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, and online via Zoom
The Centre de recherches en éducation franco-ontarienne, in partnership with the University of British Columbia Press, with support from the Centre for Refugee Studies of York University, the Coalition des organismes communautaires québécois de lutte contre le sida, the HIV Legal Network, and the Departments of Sociology and Health and Society of the University of Toronto, invite you to the book launch of Screening Out: HIV Testing and the Canadian Immigration Experience. ...more

Celebrating and Evaluating the Writing of Canada's Political History

November 24, 2022 1:00 PM
The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (1 Devonshire Place, Toronto)
Join the C.D. Howe Series in Canadian Political History editors John English and Robert Bothwell, and Randy Schmidt, UBC Press senior editor, for a lively conversation on the origins of the series, its accomplishments to date, and opportunities for new books that fill the gaps in Canadian political history. ...more

Research Revelations: 20 Years of Scholarship in Canadian History

October 27, 2022 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Online, via Zoom
Ever wonder how military historians distill their research into a book? Join esteemed scholars as they discuss Studies in Canadian Military History, the joint publication series of the University of British Columbia Press and the Canadian War Museum. ...more

Book Launch & Film Screening: In the Name of Wild

October 22, 2022 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Galiano Oceanfront Inn, 134 Madrona Drive
Galiano Island Books welcomes you to join award-winning documentary film producer, Phillip Vannini, and co-producer and author April Vannini, along with Autumn Vannini, for a film screening and discussion about their fascinating new documentary and book "In the Name of Wild: One Family, Five Years, Ten Countries, and a New Vision of Wildness." ...more

Research as a Book - Academic Book Publishing 101

September 28, 2022 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Hybrid (IKBLC and online)
Hosted by UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Join Randy Schmidt (Senior Editor, UBC Press) for a chat about academic book publishing. ...more

Virtual Launch & Roundtable: Converging Empires

September 22, 2022 11:00 AM
Online, via Zoom
A roundtable discussion with author Andrea Geiger, Karen Ishizuka, and Michel Hogue moderated by Andrew Graybill. ...more

Book Launch: Braided Learning

June 27, 2022 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
TDSB Urban Indigenous Education Centre, 16 Phin Ave., Toronto
Join us for the launch of "Braided Learning: Illuminating Indigenous Presence through Art and Story." ...more

An Unfinished Revolution: Reflections on a Century of Canadian Feminism

May 5, 2022 6:30 PM
SFU Harbour Centre, Vancouver
A public talk by Dr. Joan Sangster, Vanier Professor Emeritus, Trent University, and author or the new book "Demanding Equality: One Hundred Years of Canadian Feminism." ...more

International Women's Day at Hycroft

March 8, 2022
Online or in person at Hycroft
Set aside the evening of Tuesday, March 8, to hear from award-winning authors Veronica Strong-Boag and Lara Campbell whose writings focus on the history of women’s equality in British Columbia. ...more

Book Launch: White Space, Race, Privilege, and Cultural Economies of the Okanagan Valley

February 18, 2022 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UBC Okanagan's Department of English and Cultural Studies is please to host the launch of a new book edited by Daniel Keyes and Luis Aguiar. White Space, Race, Privilege, and Cultural Economies of the Okanagan Valley, published by UBC Press, was released in the fall of 2021. ...more

Double Book Launch: Mischief Making + Bodies of Enchantment

December 4, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Museum of Anthropology's Courtyard Room
Join MOA, Figure 1 Publishing and UBC Press to celebrate the launch of two new publications on art, performance and play—Mischief Making: Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Art, and the Seriousness of Play and Bodies of Enchantment: Puppets from Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas. ...more

Book Launch: Mischief Making by Nicola Levell

November 30, 2021 6:00 PM
Massy Arts Society, 23 East Pender Street, Vancouver BC
On Tuesday, Nov 30th at 6:00PM, join Massy Arts and Massy Books for the in-person launch of “Mischief Making: Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Art, and the Seriousness of Play” (2021, UBC Press) by Nicola Levell, an illustrated exploration of the art of Indigenous award-winning visual artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas. ...more
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