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Book Launch: Guiding Modern Girls

Posted: December 7, 2017 6:00PM - December 7, 2017 8:00PM
Location: Penny Building, University of Lethbridge, 324 5 Street South
Celebrate the publication of Kristine Alexander's new book, "Guiding Modern Girls." Alexander looks at the fascinating history of the Girl Guide movement that sought to maintain social stability in England, Canada, and India during the 1920s and 1930s. She reveals the ways in which girls and young women understood, reworked, and sometimes challenged the expectations placed on them by the world’s largest voluntary organization for girls. ...more

Book Launch: A Healthy Society

Posted: December 5, 2017 5:00PM - December 5, 2017 9:00PM
Location: Artesian, 2627 - 13th Avenue, Regina SK
Meet Ryan Meili, an award-winning family physician, MLA for Saskatoon Meewasin, founder of Upstream: Institute for a Healthy Society, candidate for the Saskatchewan NDP Leadership, and author of A Healthy Society. This book represents Meili's vision for a new approach to politics – and a new approach to building a healthier world. Brought to life through a mix of expertise and story, this book appeals beyond political lines to address our common values, arguing that health is a measure of our success as a society. ...more

UBC Press Picks: Books on Volunteering

Posted: December 5, 2017
In honour of International Volunteer Day, we've selected UBC Press books that capture the importance and spirit of volunteering. ...more

Book Launch: A Healthy Society

Posted: December 4, 2017 7:00PM - December 4, 2017 9:00PM
Location: Le Relais, 308 - 4th Avenue North, Saskatoon SK
Meet Ryan Meili, an award-winning family physician, MLA for Saskatoon Meewasin, founder of Upstream: Institute for a Healthy Society, candidate for the Saskatchewan NDP Leadership, and author of A Healthy Society. This book represents Meili's vision for a new approach to politics – and a new approach to building a healthier world. Brought to life through a mix of expertise and story, this book appeals beyond political lines to address our common values, arguing that health is a measure of our success as a society. ...more

Scholarly Book Publishing talk with James MacNevin

Posted: November 28, 2017 12:00PM - November 28, 2017 1:15PM
Location: University of Guelph, McLaughlan Library, Scholars Studio Room 289, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph ON
Our very own James MacNevin, Senior Editor, is holding a book publishing talk at the University of Guelph on Tuesday, 28 November 2017. ...more

Book Launch: Disabling Barriers

Posted: November 23, 2017 4:00PM - November 23, 2017 5:30PM
Location: University of Ottawa, Fauteux Hall, FTX570, 57 Louis Pasteur
The Human Rights Research and Education Centre and UBC Press are pleased to invite you to the book launch, "Disabling Barriers: Social Movements, Disability History and the Law." This UBC Press collection brings together legal scholars, historians and disability studies academics. ...more
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