Ilsoo Kyung McLaurin art exhibit “The Beauty of Nature” (January 5-Feb 28, 2011)

With references to the tradition of landscape painting that captures the beauty of the land and trees, Kyung’s art pieces have a surrounding landscape that serves as a backdrop to her daily life within her adopted homeland of Canada. However, through her works, she also illustrates the darker side of the landscape. Through confronting the […]

TD National Reading Summit II: Toward a Nation of Readers

Dodson Room, Room 302, Chapman Learning Commons I.K. Barber Learning
Centre, 1961 East Mall, University of British Columbia

Small Business Accelerator in Vancouver Observer

The Small Business Accelerator, a new initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, is featured in the Vancouver Observer. You can read the article here, and you can find out more about the Small Business Accelerator here.

1759 And the Future of the Memory in Quebec Webcast Online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Faculty of Education. In the summer of 2009, the battle of the Plains of Abraham was fought one more time in Quebec. The debate that stormed over the commemoration of the event proved that it is not easy to negotiate the meaning […]

The Nation and the City Webcast Online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. The Citizenship Without the Nation conference was a two day conference held at the Liu Institute for Global Issues from October 29 – 30, 2010.

El Cadáver Exquisito: Reflejos del Alma Mexicana at IKBLC Gallery

El Cadáver Exquisito: Reflejos del Alma Mexicana November 22nd – December 20th Gallery located at Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia The “Exquisite Corpse” (also known as “Exquisite Cadaver” or “Cadavre exquis”) is a technique consisting on collectively assembling words and images. Each collaborator adds to a composition in sequence, by being […]

Stewart Brand's "Rethinking Green" Webcast Available online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Hosted by UBC Reads Sustainability Lecture Series.

UBC Photosociety Exhibit "My Everyday" at IKBLC Gallery, Nov 1-18th.

The UBC Photosociety is hosting a photo exhibit entitled “my everyday” at the Irving K.  Barber Learning Center Gallery from November 1 to 18, 2010, and will host a reception on Thursday, November 4, 2010 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.  This exhibition will display work done by members of the UBC Photosociety that deal […]

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 […]