Events

The Learning Centre hosts an exciting program of events including academic lectures and seminars, symposiums and conferences, workshops, presentations and much more.

 

Latest Events Events Calendar


  • Mar

    6

    Doctoral Writing Retreat

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 10:00 am

    Doctoral students from across the disciplines are invited to participate in a daylong writing retreat featuring an opening panel discussion between graduate students, CWSC staff, and faculty, as well as one-on-one writing consultations with CWSC staff and dedicated writing time. Registration required.

  • Feb

    14

    Annotated Bibliographies: Writing

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 10:00 am

    This workshop introduces researchers to the typical structure of an annotated bibliography, while accounting for variations in purpose. Registration required.

  • Feb

    6

    iSchool Colloquia 2019-2020 | (De)colonial Spaces of Memory Activism

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 12:00 pm

    Increasingly, memory institutions are reconsidering modes of memory transfer and (de)colonization. As decolonized voices push back against memory institutions originally designed to colonize them, we hear languages, stories, knowledge and pedagogies of colonized peoples, who were left out of traditionally dominant, historical narratives.

  • Feb

    4

    Citing to Communicate: Who, What, When, Where, Why

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 12:00 pm

    Participants of this workshop will come away with a greater understanding of the purpose behind citation, as well as a pragmatic conception of how to apply that understanding in their own academic writing. Registration required.

  • Jan

    31

    Lay Summaries: Writing

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 10:00 am

    This workshop helps researchers understand how lay summaries differ from abstracts, the multiple purposes of lay summaries, and how lay summaries enhance science communication and increase research visibility. Participants will write or revise a lay summary (thesis, dissertation, research article), and receive feedback from the workshop facilitators and other participants. Registration required.

  • Jan

    28

    Introduction to Academic Reading and Writing Part 2

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 12:00 pm

    Participants will be taught how to recognize and read different types of academic texts, and how to begin to produce their own versions of those texts for their classes. Registration required.

  • Jan

    24

    Literature Reviews: Writing

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 10:00 am

    This workshop introduces researchers to the typical structure of the literature review in thesis and research article introductions, while accounting for variation in communicative purposes and disciplinary differences. Participants will write or revise a literature review (thesis, dissertation, research article), and receive feedback from the workshop facilitators and other participants. Registration required.

  • Jan

    23

    iSchool Colloquia 2019-2020 | People with Disabilities & Public Libraries

    Stikine Room (Room 260), Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 12:00 pm

    Join Dr. Tess Prendergast, Lecturer in Librarianship at the iSchool, for this colloquium series talk about inclusion of people with disabilities in public libraries.

 

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Art Exhibitions

Art and cultural exhibits at the Learning Centre are curated to delight and educate visitors — and reflect UBC’s mission to create exceptional learning environments and serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world.

 

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Event Spaces & Bookings

The Learning Centre offers a range of spaces as unique as your event. Find the right fit for your community gathering, workshop, art exhibition or information booth.

 

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