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.
Nov 2, 2020 | Please join us for a screening of The New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary Sequel with 2019 Public Humanities Hub Fellow and Co-Director Joel Bakan. Following the screening, we will host a moderated Q&A.
Oct 27, 2020 | Please join us for a roundtable with UBC scholars discussing Religion and the 2020 Presidential Election in the United States, followed by a moderated Q&A.
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.
October 29, 2020 | Dr. Deanna Reder will demonstrate the impact of editorial decisions made on Ahenakew’s contribution to Indigenous writing in the first half of the twentieth-century in Canada. A keynote presentation for COLLABORATION: A Digital Humanities Conference. This event is free and open to the public.
October 28, 2020 | “How did a feminist film scholar trained in post-structuralism and critical race theory end up collaborating on software design?” A keynote presentation for COLLABORATION: A Digital Humanities Conference. This event is free and open to the public.
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: please take a moment to fill out our short survey about your interests, concerns, and anxieties about public scholarship, alt-ac career prospects, and the precarity of the academic job market. Win a gift card for your time.
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.
Check out the Spring 2019 issue of MLA’s Profession on Public Humanities for case studies, op-eds, and other resources.