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Book Launch: Able to Lead: Disablement, Radicalism and the Political Life of E.T. Kingsley

June 15, 2021 4:00 PM
Online
Join us for the launch of the groundbreaking new book by Ravi Malhotra and Benjamin Isitt, Able to Lead: Disablement, Radicalism and the Political Life of E.T. Kingsley! ...more

Neighbourhood House Week: Building Community Virtual Event

May 6, 2021 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Online
Includes a celebratory conversation around the launch of "Neighbourhood Houses Building Vancouver Community" by Miu Chung Yan & Sean Lauer ...more

New Books in the Nature | History | Society series published by UBC Press

April 23, 2021 11:30 AM
Online via YouTube
Join Sean Kheraj, director of the Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE), and host of Nature’s Past: Canadian Environmental History Podcast, for a livestream event with UBC Press acquiring editor James MacNevin and authors Daniel Macfarlane (Fixing Niagara Falls), Angela Carter (Fossilized), and Stephane Castonguay (The Government of Natural Resources) for a moderated discussion of the latest books in the Nature | History | Society series published by UBC Press. ...more

Uplift: A Talk about Visual Culture and Tourism at the Banff School of Fine Arts, 1933-1969

April 15, 2021 6:00 PM
Online
Hosted by the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies: Author and historian PearlAnn Reichwein's talk will focus on the Banff School's origins and the experience of its students, teachers, and branding Banff. ...more

Uplift: The Banff School of Fine Arts and the Public University

March 10, 2021 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Online
How the public university generated ideals of culture and liberal democracy that shaped the Banff School and modern Canada. ...more

Has the Law Changed for Mothers?

March 8, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online
Inequalities of the law for working mothers with Amanda Watson and Clea Parfitt ...more

The Juggling Mother: CBC's Michelle Eliot in conversation with author Amanda Watson

March 8, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Online
On International Women's Day, join us for a conversation about COVID, motherhood, and paid and unpaid work. ...more

Launch and Panel Discussion: A Complex Exile

February 12, 2021 10:00 AM
Online via Zoom
Centre for Research on Security Practices at Wilfrid Laurier University hosts a virtual book launch and panel discussion for Dr. Erin Dej's recently published A Complex Exile: Homelessness and Social Exclusion in Canada. ...more

New Perspectives from David Nicandri on Captain Cook and the Lewis and Clark Expedition

February 11, 2021 4:00 PM - February 17, 2021 7:00 PM
YouTube
Two virtual prresentations: New Perspectives from David Nicandri on Captain Cook and the Lewis and Clark Expedition ...more

Beyond the Book, A discussion on The Creator’s Game

February 3, 2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Online via Zoom
Join author Allan Downey (MA '08, PhD '14) and Laurier's Director, Indigenous Initiatives Melissa Ireland (MSW '17) ​for a fireside chat as we take the conversation on The Creator's Game Beyond the Book and discuss Indigenous culture, identity and the history of the game of lacrosse. ...more

Voices of Saanich: Wendy Wickwire

January 26, 2021 7:00 PM
Online via Zoom
The Voices of Saanich is a very apt name for Wendy Wickwire's career as an anthropologist who has delved deeply into the oral history that inspired BC's indigenous people for millennia. Her most recent book, At the Bridge, is a biography of ethnographer James A. Teit. A tireless Indian rights activist, Teit spent four decades helping British Columbia’s Indigenous peoples in their challenge of the settler-colonial assault on their lives and territories. ...more

Rediscovering Louis St-Laurent

January 11, 2021 1:00 PM
Online via Zoom
A discussion about the influence of a politician whose astute policies and bold resolve moved Canada into the modern era. ...more

Book Launch: At the Pleasure of the Crown

December 11, 2020
Online
On December 17th, you are invited to join the Online book launch of “At the Pleasure of the Crown: The Politics of Bureaucratic Appointments, by Christopher A. Cooper”. ...more

Book Launch: The Unexpected Louis St. Laurent

December 3, 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Online via Zoom
Though he and his governments have consistently ranked high in expert opinion polls, Louis St-Laurent's contributions to governance, politics and policy have not been assessed in a long time. This seminar brings together contributors to a new book, The Unexpected Louis St-Laurent: Politics and Policies for a Modern Canada. ...more

Empowering Backbenchers in Canadian Legislatures

November 26, 2020 6:00 AM - 7:15 AM
Online via Webex
A lively discussion with Kelly Blidook and Alex Marland about ways that members of Canadian legislatures can offer effective representation within the constraints of party discipline. Moderated by Tamara A. Small. ...more

How the System Turns Canadian Politicians into Party Messengers

November 26, 2020 12:00 PM
Online
This Thursday at 4:00 PM (AST) / 12:00 PM (PST) , "How the System Turns Canadian Politicians into Party Messengers," a digital conversation on party politics in Canada with Alex Marland and Graham Steele. Hosted by The Mulroney Institute of Government at StFX University. ...more

Brendan Kelly J.W. Dafoe Book Prize Online Event

November 24, 2020 5:00 PM
Online via Zoom
Join us as we celebrate the 2020 J.W. Dafoe Book Prize winning book, The Good Fight: Marcel Cadieux and Canadian Diplomacy, written by Dr. Brendan Kelly. Presented by the J.W. Dafoe Foundation. ...more

Book Launch: The Juggling Mother by Amanda Watson

November 19, 2020 7:00 PM
Online
On November 19th, we invite you to celebrate the launch of The Juggling Mother with author Amanda Watson. Moderated by May Friedman, this reading and discussion explores the idealized version of motherhood that perpetuates established inequities of race, gender, class, and ability.⁣⁣ ...more

Massy Reads: On Interrogating the Colonial Frame

November 18, 2020 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Online via Zoom
A Public Humanities Hub Conversation with UBC Authors Hannah Turner (School of Information) and David Gaertner (Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies) ...more

RaiseUP and Indigenous Voices in Canada

November 10, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Online Event
Please join us for an event celebrating University Press Week featuring a quartet of Canada’s scholarly presses and moderated by Michelle Lobkowicz. ...more
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