Feb 8, 2023 | Dr. Heather Igloliorte and Taqralik Partridge will discuss their previous collaborations as well as broader issues in curating and producing contemporary Inuit Art in institutional and community contexts. Presented by AHVA with support from the Audain Endowment for Curatorial Studies, and The Critical Image Forum, a PHH-funded research cluster.
Feb 9, 2023 | How do you publish on a co-creative community collaboration, a scholarly podcast, or a multimedia project that respects Indigenous protocols? How do you co-publish with a non-university community partner? What does peer review look like for publicly engaged scholarship? Hear about publication opportunities and bring your questions to the breakout session.
Feb 14, 2023 | Hear about two geo-mapping projects that resist those erasures. Diarna is the Geo-Museum of North African and Middle Eastern Jewish Life, and Mnemonics, which includes details on lost Jewish communities in Ukraine, promotes the “formation of inclusive memory culture in Ukraine.” Co-sponsored by PHH, UBC History and the Holocaust Education Committee.
March 17-18, 2023 | Doctoral and postgrad students at Canadian universities whose projects, themes, methodology or approaches are at the intersection of law and the humanities are invited to a free writing workshop hosted by the PHH-funded research cluster, Canadian Network of Law & Humanities. Register by Feb 15.
Feb 16, 2023 | Rewind & Play reworks a 1969 interview with jazz icon Thelonious Monk, exposing the casual racism at work in French television production at the time. Catch a free screening of the film by award-winning French-Senegalese filmmaker Alain Gomis, presented by Cinema Thinks the World, a PHH-supported research cluster.
Feb 21, 2023 | 10 UBC Humanities Scholars who are completing monograph manuscripts and will have a book proposal ready to exchange by early February will be selected to participate in a 2-hour workshop, followed by virtual half-hour one-on-ones with Courtney Berger, Executive Editor, Duke University Press.
The Public Humanities Hub at UBC-Vancouver is hiring a Program Assistant. Apply by January 16, 2023, 11:59PM Pacific Time.
The Public Humanities Hub would like to offer its sincere condolences to Chris Patterson (GRSJ), former Hub Advisory Board Member, on the death of his life-partner, UBC-Vancouver Humanities scholar Y-Dang Troeung, on November 27th, 2022 after a year-long battle with cancer. Those of you who knew her know that Y-Dang was a model colleague: generous, […]
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 […]