Feb 25, 2021 | This panel of UBC graduate students, faculty, and staff will showcase UBC initiatives, units, and graduate students that have critically engaged with Humanities graduate education, professionalization, public scholarship, and/or opportunities for diverse careers both within and outside academia.
Feb 12, 2021 | Join Dr. Jennifer Wilson for a two-hour writing workshop on translating research into public writing. Dr. Wilson will give a talk about her experience breaking into media writing during and after a career in academia, covering topics like pitching, working with editors, making research publicly accessible, and more.
Jan 28, 2021 | The PHH Grad Committee invites you to a two-part event that explores the podcast as a form of public scholarship. Dr. Anna Williams will present on her scholarly podcast, “My Gothic Dissertation,” followed by a discussion with her doctoral supervisor, Dr. Judith Pascoe, produced while both were both at U Iowa.
Jan 20, 2021 | Please join us for a book launch and panel with three UBC authors of speculative fiction: Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Faculty of Science), Kawika Guillermo (GRSJ) , and Patrick Moran (FHIS). These texts are inspired by each author’s scholarly interests and demonstrate creative forms of public scholarship.
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.
Dec 2, 2020 | Can engaging with community make you a better instructor in the social sciences or humanities? This event invites those interested in becoming educators to consider how community engagement sets them apart in a competitive job market. Though targeted towards Arts graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, this event is open to all.
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.