Nov 21 | This moderated panel event will showcase three public humanities projects and facilitate a discussion about how to do community engaged work as a humanities scholar.
Nov 25 | Cinema Thinks the World presents a rare screening of MARIUPOLIS, the documentary made in 2016 by the late Lithuanian filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravicius about the contested Ukrainian city of Mariupol.
Dec 7-9, 2022 | The conference examines how place is shaped by artistic production, and how, at the same time, visual and material expressions shape place and its perception. Individual papers address visual representations of place in painting, print, maps, and photography; local products and architectural styles that carry imaginations about their place of origin as they […]
Dec 8, 2022 | This moderated panel will include a discussion around writing, pitching, and publishing book proposals and manuscripts to university presses as a humanities scholar. Junior faculty and graduate students are particularly welcome to attend.
Jan 19, 2023 | This informal session is designed for UBC pre-tenure faculty members and graduate students who are preparing to publish their first peer-reviewed research monograph. Bring your questions about writing and revising, pitches and proposals, editors and presses, peer review and production—anything!
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.
October 31, 2022 | The Faculty of Arts invites applications from tenured faculty members with expertise in Public Humanities and/or Digital Scholarship who are interested in taking on a leadership role with the Public Humanities Hub at UBC Vancouver Campus. The position is open to tenured faculty members in the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty […]
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, […]