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Jillian Lerner Taylor - Peerless Prodigies of P.T. Barnum
Jillian Lerner Taylor - Peerless Prodigies of P.T. Barnum
A work of historical fiction, this graphic novel explores the technological imagination of the 19th century from the vantage of two extraordinary entrepreneurs. Readers encounter an alternate world that once existed: a bygone world of gaslight, sideshows and horse-drawn cabs to be sure, but also a forward-looking world shot through with experimental media, profit-oriented entertainments for the ma...
This Week At UBC - December 9 - December 15, 2012
This Week At UBC - December 9 - December 15, 2012
This week, it's all about events to help you make the big push to finish off the exam season. Links: -MMI practice and feedback session | http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4vg -Peerless Prodigies of P.T. Barnum | http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4vh -Citation Management Using RefWorks | http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4vi
'Tis the season -- A holiday survival guide
'Tis the season -- A holiday survival guide
UBC Reports | December 2012 | 'Tis the season -- A holiday survival guide http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/?p=73169 UBC experts provide tips to make it through the merrymaking: Prof. Steve Mitchell explains how to find a sustainable Christmas Tree, Prof. Darren Dahl tells you how to avoid impulse buying during holiday shopping, Prof. Gwen Chapman talks about the role of food during the holiday sea...
2012 UBC Community United Way Leadership Breakfast
2012 UBC Community United Way Leadership Breakfast
Address by Breanna Bishop, Third Year Arts Co-op Student at the 2012 UBC Community United Way Leadership Breakfast. For more information on the campaign, please visit: http://www.unitedway.ubc.ca/
Rhea Tregebov - Reading from Rhea Tregebov's 7th Collection of Poetry, All Souls'
Rhea Tregebov - Reading from Rhea Tregebov's 7th Collection of Poetry, All Souls'
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by Green College's Principal's Series: Interdisciplinarity In Action. Bluesy, opinionated, sly, self-chastising and tender, UBC Creative Writing professor Rhea Tregebov's All Souls'—her first collection since 2004—commands a range of tones wider and bolder than anything in her previous six books. All Souls' bracingly addresses ...
George Belliveau - Associate Professor, Department of Language and Literacy Education
George Belliveau - Associate Professor, Department of Language and Literacy Education
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Faculty of Education's CREATE series. George Belliveau is Associate Professor at the UBC Department of Language and Literacy Education. He gave the Opening Keynote address, "Shakespeare and drama in the primary classroom" for the Drama New Zealand National Conference in April, as well as conducted workshops with element...
This Week At UBC - December 2 - December 8, 2012
This Week At UBC - December 2 - December 8, 2012
Exam Jam, Karaoke Night, and the Faculty & Staff Seasonal Concert are all happening this week at UBC. Links: -Jump Start Presents: Exam Jam | http://students.ubc.ca/exam-jam -Gallery Lounge - Karaoke | http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4uf -UBC Faculty & Staff Seasonal Concert | http://www.ceremonies.ubc.ca/what-we-do/seasonal/
This Week At UBC - November 25 - December 1, 2012
This Week At UBC - November 25 - December 1, 2012
This week Sarah is "braving" the west coast weather to bring you details on Stress Less for Exam Success, Tim Chaisson at the Pit Pub, and the Memorial Service for the National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women.
Robert Crawford - Upstart Crew: Mutinous Winds in Shakespeare's Tempest
Robert Crawford - Upstart Crew: Mutinous Winds in Shakespeare's Tempest
Webcast sponsored by Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and sponsored by Arts One. Shakespeare's final, richly allegorical play has been subjected to widely differing interpretation. Shakespeare disguises these dangerous interests in a subtle allegory hinging on an established linkage between seamanship and rulership, and in the seemingly minor characters of boatswain, master, and ships crew. Domin...
Jeffrey T. Parsons-Horny and High:Sexual Risk Behaviors, Substance Use Among Young Gay, Bisexual Men
Jeffrey T. Parsons-Horny and High:Sexual Risk Behaviors, Substance Use Among Young Gay, Bisexual Men
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by Green College's Population Health Lecture Series. Jeffrey T. Parsons' general research interests are health behaviors (e.g., HIV prevention, HIV medication adherence, sexual behavior, substance use/abuse); GLBTQ issues; interventions designed to change sexual/drug using behaviors among various populations; club drug use (ecst...