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Uncivil discourse: What is everyone so angry about?

Uncivil discourse: What is everyone so angry about?

Join our panel of UBC and community experts in the Lower Mainland for an important conversation about the growing divide of public discourse.

Dr. Susan Parker – Beyond Borges: Telling Tales of Future Libraries

Dr. Susan Parker – Beyond Borges: Telling Tales of Future Libraries

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by UBC iSchool. In the post-print information era, how do libraries manage scholarly information? Academic libraries have developed alongside technology, but technology is now changing the structures of information creation, dissemination, retrieval, and preservation. The use of technology in and by libraries, and by […]

2018 UBC Reads Sustainability with Elizabeth May

2018 UBC Reads Sustainability with Elizabeth May

Join us on March 13th at 1 pm as we live stream 2018 UBC Reads Sustainability with Elizabeth May.

Voices of Contemporary Himalayan Literature: Manjushree Thapa and Tsering Wangmo Dhompa in Conversation

Voices of Contemporary Himalayan Literature: Manjushree Thapa and Tsering Wangmo Dhompa in Conversation

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the UBC Himalaya Program . This conversation will give both authors the space to discuss their recently published novels, short stories, and non-fiction, and exchange their perspectives on what it means to represent Nepal and Tibet in the English-language literary scene in Canada […]

Mental Illness and Substance Use: Challenging Old and Persistent Paradigms – 2017

Mental Illness and Substance Use: Challenging Old and Persistent Paradigms – 2017

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the UBC School of Nursing. People with mental illness and substance use challenges are among the most stigmatized population in the world. The field of neuroscience is making strides to redress this by changing the etiological paradigm from a pejorative behavior model to […]

Dr. Melanie Feinberg, Factotem: What Is Information Access For?

Dr. Melanie Feinberg, Factotem: What Is Information Access For?

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the UBC iSchool. Abstract: In this talk, I seek to understand what we mean by information access, and what it means to provide information access in a responsible way. Specifically, I examine the idea of facts. How should providers of information deal with […]

Advancing Health and Inclusion

Advancing Health and Inclusion

As part of the UBC Public Scholars Initiative, a myriad of scholars from a wide variety of disciplines discuss the topic of advancing health and inclusion. Speakers Laura Bulk (Rehabilitation Science) is part of the Being Blind team, working to expose misperceptions about what it means to be Blind, and to create an engaging campaign […]