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Freedom of Expression in the Post Truth Era: Open Mic Event

Freedom of Expression in the Post Truth Era: Open Mic Event

Freedom of Expression is a charter right in Canada and is a fundamental value of professional groups such as librarians, archivists and journalists, who promote transparency, public accountability and the broadest possible access to information. However, we are seeing an erosion of these values in public life, through steps to censor scientists and public servants, […]

ACAM Dialogue: Queer Asian Canadians

ACAM Dialogue: Queer Asian Canadians

Does the metaphor for coming out work out cross-culturally? What does or can family look like to LGBTQ Asians? What does it mean and how can one be an ally to the LGBTQ+ Asian community? This month’s ACAM Dialogue is focused on LGBTQ+ and non-heteronormative sexualities as well as what it means to be a […]

Research Day 2017 – Information, Social Media, and Well-Being

Research Day 2017 – Information, Social Media, and Well-Being

We are pleased to announce that the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, the iSchool at UBC, will hold its 7th Annual Research Day on Friday, March 10th, 2017, in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Golden Jubilee Room. Research Day showcases the contributions of the iSchool students and faculty working at the intersections […]

Engaging Education for Public Good

Engaging Education for Public Good

How can education go beyond the classroom to reach the lives of the public? In the first event of the 2017 PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series, seven PhD students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative have seven minutes to talk about their education research, and how it can make a positive contribution in and out of the university. […]

2017 Cycle for Indigitization Grant Program open

2017 Cycle for Indigitization Grant Program open

Indigitization is pleased to announce the sixth call of applicants for the annual Indigitization Grant Program. The Indigitization Grant Program is a matching funds program supporting audio-cassette digitization in partnership with Indigenous and Aboriginal communities across British Columbia. The program seeks to facilitate communities and organizations in converting audio materials on cassette to uncompressed digital […]

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