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Geoffrey C. Bowker - Emerging Configurations of Knowledge Expression
Geoffrey C. Bowker - Emerging Configurations of Knowledge Expression
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies (SLAIS). Geoffrey C. Bowker is Professor at the School of Information and Computer Science, University of California at Irvine, where he directs a laboratory for Values in the Design of Information Systems and Technology. Recent positions include Professor of and Senio...
This Week At UBC - November 11 - November 17, 2012
This Week At UBC - November 11 - November 17, 2012
It's Sarah's birthday this week and Liam is determined to plan a great birthday party, the problem is that there are just too many great events to choose from. Links: -Cafe Scientifique: http://cafesci.lsi.ubc.ca/2012/10/15/viewing-the-biological-world-with-x-rays-and-magnetic-fields/ -CiTR Alumni Weekend: http://www.citr.ca/index.php/get-involved/alumniweekend/ -The Wall Hour: "While the Oceans ...
Weyman Chan - Chinese Blue
Weyman Chan - Chinese Blue
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre as part of the Robson Reading Series. Drawing on more than two thousand years of ancient Chinese tradition that present diverse philosophical modes of being, whether it be the spiritual teachings of Kong Zi or Lao Tzu, the military dicta of Sun Tzu or the complex sensibilities expressed by poets such as Ssu-ma Hsiang-ju, Li Bai, Du Fu and ...
Ellen Gruber Garvey - What the 99 Percent Read, and What They Did with It, a Hundred Years Ago
Ellen Gruber Garvey - What the 99 Percent Read, and What They Did with It, a Hundred Years Ago
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies (SLAIS). Men and women 150 years ago grappled with information overload by making scrapbooks-the ancestors of Google and blogging. From Abraham Lincoln to Susan B. Anthony, African American janitors to farmwomen, abolitionists to Confederates, people cut out and pasted ...
Engaging Youth With Indigenous Materials in Libraries and Classrooms
Engaging Youth With Indigenous Materials in Libraries and Classrooms
"Assessing and incorporating teaching and learning resources by and about First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples is critical for librarians, educators and parents. Awareness of diverse epistemologies, notions of cultural authenticity and historical accuracy, and the influence of colonialism, are essential when considering books, films and interactive media for library and classroom collections. Th...
This Week At UBC - November 4 - November 10, 2012
This Week At UBC - November 4 - November 10, 2012
This week our hosts are practicing their meditation skills. Unfortunately, they are easily distracted. Event links: -Thrive Week: http://thrive.ubc.ca/ -Night of a Thousand Dinners: http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4nS -Remembrance Day Ceremony: http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4nT
Leading an academic library in the digital age
Leading an academic library in the digital age
UBC Reports | November 2012 | Leading an academic library in the digital age University Librarian Ingrid Parent talks about UBC Library's current and future strategies.
Good Food. Good Grades.
Good Food. Good Grades.
UBC Reports | November 2012 | Good Food. Good Grades. Interview with chef Steve Golob.
Martha Fineman -- Vulnerability and the Human Condition: A Different Approach to Equality
Martha Fineman -- Vulnerability and the Human Condition: A Different Approach to Equality
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by Green College's Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor Lecture Series. As part of the "Richard V. Ericson Lecture," Martha Fineman develops the concepts of vulnerability and resilience in order to argue for a more responsive state and a more egalitarian society. Vulnerability is and should be understood to be both universa...
Les Jacobs - When Things Go Wrong Medical Error, Rights Violations and Access to Justice in Health
Les Jacobs - When Things Go Wrong Medical Error, Rights Violations and Access to Justice in Health
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by Green College's Thematic Series: Public Health Law and Policy in Asia. This talk explores access to justice issues in different Asia pacific countries that arise in the health care context. The issues are examined from the perspectives of global health and instances of medical malpractice. Les Jacobs is Full Professor at the...