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A Dramatic Reading from A Queer Love Story: The Letters of Jane Rule and Rick Bébout

Posted: November 13, 2017 7:00PM - November 13, 2017 8:30PM
Location: Tattered Cover Historic LoDo, 1628 16th Street, Denver CO, USA
Marilyn Schuster, professor emerita in the Study of Women & Gender at Smith College, will present a reading of her new book, A Queer Love Story: The Letters of Jane Rule and Rick Bébout. ...more

Book Launch: Reluctant Warriors

Posted: November 10, 2017 7:00PM - November 10, 2017 8:30PM
Location: Biblioasis, 1520 Wyandotte Street East, Windsor ON
Book Launch for Reluctant Warriors by Patrick Dennis. ...more

Book Launch: Power through Testimony

Posted: November 9, 2017 12:00PM - November 9, 2017 2:00PM
Location: University of Ottawa, Social Sciences Faculty Building, Room 6032, Ottawa ON
Join commentators Mireille McLaughlin and Véronique Strimelle in a discussion about Power Through Testimony. This groundbreaking volume assesses the power of residential school survivors to reframe – through memory, story, and testimony – how Canadians think about residential schools and their long-term impact on individuals, families, communities, and the nation. ...more

UBC Press: Tweets that Count?

Posted: November 9, 2017
University presses are in the business of communicating important, often verbose and scholarly, information to a sometimes very targeted audience. It’s what we do, it’s what we do well, and it’s what should remain our core mission as a university press. However, this method of communicating is often in opposition to the goal of social media—to relay quick snippets of information and videos of cats doing things. ...more

Libraries and Librarians helping us all #LookItUP

Posted: November 9, 2017
#Alternativefacts. #FakeNews. Phrases of political rhetoric that rapidly became a lightning rod for information professionals, journalists, and academics to galvanize against and respond in kind with #EvaluateSources. #FactCheck. ...more

Exciting times, indeed, but also nerve-wracking:
UBC Press's foray into trade publishing

Posted: November 7, 2017
Every university press publishes books that matter or – as we like to say at UBC Press – “Thought That Counts.” But these books would matter more if publishers could get the attention of readers outside of their traditional hard-core academic audience. Over the past two years, UBC Press has tried to do exactly that, honing newfound skills to attract general readers. ...more
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