Jan 31, 2022 | The Public Humanities Hub invites you to an info session hosted by Academic Director Mary Chapman on the funding and award opportunities offered by the Hub in 2022-23.
Nov 13, 2021 | decomp journal is a UBC journal grounded in social justice, committed to curating art from marginalized communities. Join their e-zine #3 launch, “Translate Me Not: New Filipin/x Writing and Art”. With support from the Public Humanities Hub.
Nov 17, 2021 | The North American Dostoevsky Society and Brandeis University host a talk by Dr Andrew D Kaufman (U of Virginia) on his book about Anna Dostoyevskaya, The Gambler Wife: A True Story of Love, Risk, and the Woman Who Saved Dostoyevsky. With support from the Public Humanities Hub.
Nov 11, 2021 | The North American Dostoevsky Society invites you to a multimedia extravaganza birthday party for Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky to celebrate the bicentenary of his birth.
Nov 19, 2021 | Launched in 2018, Media Inventories is a research group working on intersections between various cultural techniques of collection, preservation, and distribution in 19th century German studies. This year’s meeting will be prefaced by a public roundtable featuring Sean Franzel and Petra McGillen in dialogue with Ilinca Iurascu.
Nov 10, 2021 | The Public Humanities Hub invites you to a watch party of Netflix’s new film Passing (dir. Rebecca Hall) based on Nella Larsen’s 1929 novel of the same name, followed by a panel discussion with UBC scholars.
Are you a Humanities scholar? Have you been recently inspired? Perhaps by a book, film, or video game? A special pet theory or a niche research interest? Or a public, applied research, or creative project you’ve been involved in? The Public Humanities Hub and Arts Amplifier are calling for submissions for brief public presentations to […]
We are thrilled to announce that Heather Tam, the Public Humanities Hub’s Senior Program Assistant, has been awarded the Dean’s Award for Staff Excellence. The award “recognizes exceptional staff contributions in executing the academic mission of the Faculty of Arts through support in administrative, technical, and other specialized areas.” Heather joined the Hub at its […]
Informed Opinions is an organization that aims to raise the profile of women and gender-diverse experts in news media. We’re partnering with IO to host virtual workshops on “Op-Eds: Writing Compelling Commentary” in Spring 2022. 30 sponsored spots are available to UBC faculty, grad students, and postdocs. Submit an Expression of Interest by Nov 30, […]
May 26, 2021 Announcing the winners of the Public Humanities Hub’s new Public Engagement Awards! These awards were created to honour individuals who have exhibited outstanding public humanities engagement in the past two years. The Hub received 30 outstanding nominations in this inaugural year. The Hub’s Awards Committee was blown away by the variety of […]
Read about our inaugural year in the UBC-V Public Humanities Hub 2019/20 Annual Report.
One year ago today, we hosted an afternoon tea for 120 humanities scholars, staff, and community partners to celebrate the Public Humanities Hub’s first year at UBC Vancouver. As we sat with one another, enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, and shared ideas about potential collaborations for the upcoming year, we didn’t realize that in just one week, […]