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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

Virtual Launch: Making the Case

November 19, 2021 5:00 PM
Online via Zoom and YouTube
Join McNally Robinson for the virtual launch of Making the Case: 2SLGBTQ+ Rights and Religion in Schools (Purich Books, an imprint of UBC Press) by Donn Short, Bruce MacDougall, and Paul T. Clarke. ...more

Virtual Book Launch: Writing the Hamat’sa

November 4, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Online via Zoom
Bard Graduate Center, Documentary Education Resources (DER), and UBC Press invite you to join author Aaron Glass, Kwakwaka'wakw descendant Andy Everson, and moderator Philip Deloria for an engaging discussion about Writing the Hamat’sa. ...more

Virtual Launch: The Rowell-Sirois Commission and the Remaking of Canadian Federalism

October 22, 2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Online
The 1940 Rowell-Sirois Royal Commission Report on Dominion-Provincial Relations reshaped Canadian federalism, and is relevant to many of the problems still confronting Canadians. The Graham Centre is pleased to launch The Rowell-Sirois Commission and the Reshaping of Canadian Federalism, by Barry Ferguson of the University of Manitoba and Robert Wardhaugh of Western University. ...more

Virtual Launch: Governing Canada

October 21, 2021 9:00 AM - September 21, 2021 10:30 AM
Online
Join the Institute on Governance for an enlightening and insightful conversation with former Privy Council Clerk turned published author Michael Wernick. ...more

Learning with Syeyutsus Speaker Series: Season 2

October 13, 2021 - May 25, 2022
Online
Please join the Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools, in collaboration with UBC Press, for season two of Learning With Syeyutsus, an Indigenous learning series featuring Canadian authors and thought leaders. ...more

Civil Forum: A Complex Exile - Homelessness in Canada

September 13, 2021 4:00 PM
Online via Crowdcast
In this special 30 minute, pre-event forum, the Toronto Public Library invites the public to share their thoughts, questions and personal stories to inform the forthcoming event with author Erin Dej on September 13th at 7pm. ...more

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

Writing the North: Authors and Publishers in Conversation

June 2, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Online
This event, held during Congress 2021 and moderated by Dr. Crystal Gail Fraser (Faculty of Native Studies and History, Classics, and Religious Studies, UAlberta), features authors and publishing staff from three Canadian university presses, discussing books and demonstrating how university presses work with Northern scholars and communities. ...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
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