UBC Continuing Studies: Cool Canadian History

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One Day @ UBC

Take a journey through some of the most interesting, unique, weird, and significant moments in Canadian history. From a rebellion on the prairies to coureurs de bois serving on the Nile River, learn about some of the people, moments, and events that changed the course of the nation, the continent, and the world, proving that Canadian history is both important and entertaining.


DAVID BORYS, PhD, is a writer and lecturer who currently teaches history at UBC and Langara College. He specializes in Canadian history and the study of war and society. David has written for the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star and has a list of publications in various edited collections and scholarly journals. He is also the writer and host of the podcast, Cool Canadian History, showcasing all the weird, wacky, wild and wonderful things to do with Canadian history. Find him on Twitter @docborys

Course Format

The format of this course is in-class.

Code: UP927F16A

Offered: Saturday Nov 26, 2016 9:30am-4:00pm

Location: Irving K Barber Learning Centre Room 191

Instructor: David Borys

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