The Learning Centre Welcomes author Jean Barman as part of Robson Reading Series

In collaboration with the the UBC Bookstore, UBC Library, the International Canadian Studies Centre, Alumni Affairs, and Learning Exchange, the Learning Centre welcomes author Jean Barman’s reading of the British Columbia: Spirit of the People.

In 2008, British Columbia celebrated the founding of the Crown Colony of British Columbia and 150 years of cultural diversity, community and achievement. ┬áIn British Columbia: Spirit of the People, historian Dr. Jean Barman delves into the region’s history, from the first humans to arrive in British Columbia twenty thousand years ago to the promises and hopes of the twenty-first century, including the first contact between Indigenous peoples and newcomers; the legacy of the fur trade and gold rush; the contributions of immigrant cultures; the development of communities and urban centres and the flourishing of the arts.

Come join us as Jean presents the stunning visuals of BC.

 

Thursday November 26, 2009, 2:00-3:00pm

Lillooet Room (301) at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

Come Join Us For Reading and Presentation.

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