Dec 5, 2020 | This free webinar begins with a virtual screening of Erin Goheen Glanville’s Borderstory, a Worn Words short documentary and dialogue-opener about what the word ‘border’ means to us. Following the film, cross-sector experts will engage questions as part of a panel discussion.
Nov 25, 2020 | You are invited to a moderated conversation on how to create an exhibition. Panelists will demonstrate the process of developing a scholarly exhibit at varying skill levels, how to work with a variety of tangible and intangible objects, how to work with various institutions, and more.
Nov 18, 2020 | You are invited to a faculty book launch, “On Interrogating the Colonial Frame,” from museums to reconciliation with Dr. Hannah Turner (School of Information) and Dr. David Gaertner (Critical Indigenous Studies), moderated by Dr. Daniel Heath Justice (English and Critical Indigenous Studies).
Oct 14 – Dec 9, 2020 | Join Dr. Adam Frank for a live, 5-episode audio broadcast presenting Radio Free Stein‘s musical melodramas based on selected plays by Gertrude Stein.
Nov 6, 2020 | Please join us for a talk describing 20 years of journeys on British roads, a discussion of mobility and the humanities as an important new subfield within mobilities scholarship, and personal reflections on why literary scholars working on mobility themes need to engage with mobilities research.
Nov 3, 2020 | You are invited to this talk, where Professor Fitzpatrick will discuss ideas from her influential book, Generous Thinking, and focus on the challenges posed by working in public and the skills required to develop more publicly engaged scholarship.
The Public Humanities Hub has sponsored a UBC team to participate in the MLA Virtual Summit for the Future of Doctoral Education: Dr. Kyle Frackman (Associate Professor and Acting Head, Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies), Dr. Letitia Henville (Coordinator, PhD Arts Co-op), and Sydney Lines (PhD Student, English).
This summer, the PHH team attended a Hollaback! training session to learn the best tools and strategies for bystander intervention. Learn more about how to practice better public allyship by attending a workshop.
Graduate students, faculty advisors, and department heads: this summer we conducted a survey of graduate students in the humanities about their interests, concerns, and anxieties about public scholarship, alt-ac career prospects, and the precarity of the academic job market. The results are in.
Dear colleagues and community partners: deep breaths. Since the COVID-19 pandemic put us all in quarantine, I have been thinking a lot about breath. Deep breaths sustain us, comfort us, and empower our voices. We breathe the same air. We are in this together.
Noh Theatre enthusiasts found themselves a treat at UBC’s Frederic Wood Theatre on September 8. At the cost of $20 — or free for students — Hisa Uzawa and her daughter, Hikaru Uzawa, presented the tale of Atsumori.
A new exhibit of rare books, flyers, postcards and pamphlets on display at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna unveils some unique artifacts of queer history. A Queer Century, first shown at the university’s Vancouver campus, highlights some of the changing perceptions of gender and sexuality between 1869 to 1969, say the exhibit’s curators.