Sept 14, 2022 | Please join us for the book launch of But I Live: Three Stories of Child Survivors of the Holocaust at the Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver, featuring Charlotte Schallié, Miriam Libicki and David Schaffer in conversation.
Sept 15, 2022 | PHH and UBC Connects present a free screening of Olivier Assayas’ meta-cinematic masterpiece, Irma Vep (France, 1996), starring global Hong Kong superstar Maggie Cheung. Followed by a talk and discussion led by Dr Mila Zuo in celebration of her new book Vulgar Beauty: Acting Chinese in the Global Sensorium.
Sept 20, 2022 | Please join us for a talk by Dr. Heidi Janz on what the COVID-19 pandemic and the expansion of eligibility for MAID reveal about the lethal dangers of systemic ableism in Canada.
Sept 27, 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 2023-24.
Oct 26, 2022 | Explore a series of culturally-situated health programs in Waaswaaganing with Dr. Tim Frandy, Assistant Professor of Nordic Studies. These projects help illustrate the value and necessity of humanists working in public health today.
Nov 1, 2022 | This workshop for UBC students, faculty, and staff will cover the different strategies of policy communication and how to use communication as an advocacy tool. Hosted in partnership with the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI).
June 16, 2022 | The Public Humanities Hub is a co-applicant on the newly awarded “Visual Storytelling and Graphic Art in Genocide and Human Rights Education”, a SSHRC Partnership Grant led by Charlotte Schallié, University of Victoria, which will gather and commemorate the experiences of genocide and mass atrocity survivors, including survivors of the Holocaust, […]
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 […]