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Featured town: Bella Coola at IKBLC

In a new series of blog posts, Rare Books and Special Collections will be featuring a historic document, photograph or map related to one of the B.C. towns represented in the room names of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Receipt from A.C. Christensen & Son, Bella Coola To kick things off, we’ll start with […]

IKBLC Live Webcasts in November

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre is pleased to present its webcast schedule for November 2010. Please see below for descriptions and webcast links; all webcasts will also be archived. All events are hosted by UBC’s School of Library, Archival and Information Studies. Wednesday, November 3 Noon – 1 pm, Dodson Room (Room 302, Learning […]

Ann Curry – "Silencing by Shouting Down: Acceptable Censorship in 2010?" webcast online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies (SLAIS).

Maya Jasanoff – An Imperial Disaster? The Loyalist Diaspora after the American Revolution

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the UBC History department.

Mark Unno – Shin Buddhism in Interreligious Dialogue: A World of Teaching and Learning Webcast Online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the UBC Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program.

Michael Gurstein's "Community Informatics" Webcast Online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies (SLAIS).

Michael Yahgulanaas' Red: A Haida Manga Webcast Online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted as part of the Robson Reading Series at IKBLC

Global Local Learning Exchange webcast online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, the Community Partner for Learning (CPL), C.A.R.E. Society, the School of Community and Regional Planning, IKBLC and other UBC partners engages the diverse community with young global citizens (UBC recipients of C.A.R.E. Travel Awards). This event serves to welcome all the recipients back from their overseas […]

Lissa Paul's "Keywords For Children's Literature" Webcast Online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, and hosted by the Master of Arts in Children’s Literature (MACL) program, the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies.

Stanley Coren's "Animal Communication: How to Speak Dog" webcast online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and event hosted by UBC Alumni Weekend 2010, this lecture features Dr. Stanley Coren.