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READ: 5 New Reviews!

28
June
2017

We’ve just posted five new book reviews! The reviews cover such topics as: community forestry in British Columbia; early twentieth-century women’s activism; a firsthand account of what really happened the night the Queen of the North ferry sank; the past, present and future of drinking-water accessibility in Canada; and the social history of Canadian activism presented in graphic novels. Your summer reading problems are solved! Find all the reviews here: http://bcstudies.com/?q=book-reviews/upcoming

CALL FOR - SUBMISSIONS!

21
June
2017

BC Studies invites submissions from all disciplines, from emerging as well as established scholars and culture producers, community-based researchers, artists, sound workers and more. Submissions can be...

-Decolonizing scholarship (text, sound & images)
-Diverse knowledge practices;
-Historical, Social, Scientific & Political projects
-Dialogues, Collaborations and Networks

PEER REVIEW: Articles, Research Notes, Photo Essays, Soundworks, Special Issues.
INVITED: Media Reviews, Comments, Reflections, Blogs.
Features:   THIS SPACE HERE (verbatim BC)
                   THE FRONT (Cover Art)
                   BOOK REVIEWS
                   NEW MEDIA REVIEWS
                   BIBLIOGRAPHY (books, theses, AV)

For more information click here or contact: info@bcstudies.com
Submissions: http://bcstudies.com/?q=submissions/submission-guidelines

NEW BLOG - Language and Justice in Canada 2017+

20
June
2017

In her blog, "'She Named It Canada Because that’s What It Was Called': Language and Justice in Canada 2017+", Veronica Strong-Boag explores the power of language in Canada's past, present and future. As Canada celebrates its 150th, Strong-Boag examines the implications and consequences of language, the celebration, and Canada's future.

Read the full blog here: bcstudies.com/blog

 

CALL FOR - Research Notes

15
June
2017

BC Studies invites work that recognizes the knowledge practices we develop as we conduct research within differing disciplinary, social and political contexts. We encourage submissions about the ways people are doing research; about research alliances and engagements, ethical and theoretical considerations. 

We welcome submissions from emerging and established scholars in all disciplines working in or on British Columbia. Research Notes are six to ten pages (3000 - 5000 words) although shorter and longer submissions are considered.

All submissions go through a double-blind, peer-review process including: soundworks & photo essays.

For more information: info@bcstudies.com
Submission guidelines can be found at: bcstudies.com/submissions/submission-guidelines

 

NEW Audiovisual Bibliography

08
June
2017

BC Studies has just launched an Audiovisual Bibliography where we've catalogued the past ten years of British Columbian films. This includes films about every aspect of life in BC, as well as notable films made by leading British Columbian filmmakers. To browse the entire list, and explore our new Digital BC webpage, click here.

 

Congratulations to Laura Ishiguro - CHA Article Prize Winner!

01
June
2017

BC Studies author Laura Ishiguro was awarded the Canadian Committee on Migration, Ethnictiy and Transnationalism Article Prize at this year's CHA prize ceremony. Ishiguro's winning article, "'Growing up and Grown up ... In Our Future City': Discourses of Childhood and Settler Futurity in Colonial British Columbia," appeared in BC Studies no.190 Histories of Settler ColonialismTo purchase the issue containing Ishiguro's article click here.

The full list of CHA prize winners can be read here.

 

 

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