April 19, 2022 | Join us for an exciting talk with Dr. Xine Yao (University College London), who will discuss their new book Disaffected: The Cultural Politics of Unfeeling in Nineteenth-Century America.
April 12, 2022 | Please join us for a book launch and conversation with UBC authors Kyle Frackman (CENES), Ervin Malakaj (CENES), and Christopher Rea (Asian Studies) on interdisciplinary approaches to film. Moderated by Colleen Laird (Asian Studies).
April 7, 2022 | To what extent have technology and the promise of digital futures co-opted and compromised our sense of self and identity? How can we decolonize digital space or build new digital infrastructure? Presented in conjunction with the Vancouver Art Gallery exhibition, The Imitation Game.
April 1, 2022 | Join us for a screening of the 1923 silent film Das alte Gesetz (The Ancient Law), with German/English intertitles, with violinist Alicia Svigals and pianist Donald Sosin performing live musical accompaniment. Free and open to all, at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.
March 30, 2022 | Please join us for a networking reception followed by an evening of public presentations in our inaugural #HumaniNights: Celebrating the Engaged Humanities with Arts Amplifier and the Public Humanities Hub.
March 24, 2022 | Please join us for a moderated discussion on infographics as a form of public scholarship and the announcement of our next Public Scholarship toolkit!
The UBC-V Public Humanities Hub is accepting applications for three part-time Digital Scholarship Graduate Academic Assistantships (GAAs) from students enrolled in a UBC Graduate Program. Prospective applicants should have Digital Humanities and technology skills to join the Hub team. Apply by April 26, 2022.
As the crisis in Ukraine unfolds, the Centre for European Studies (CES) is compiling resources and developing events that provide background information, teaching resources, reliable news sources, and ways to help. See their page of resources for more information, which will be continuously updated. The Public Humanities Hub will be working to promote events and […]
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 23 MARCH, 2022 @ 9:00 AM PST. 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 […]
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 […]