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READ: RAVEN Young Scholars Essay Prize Winners

05
September
2017

BC Studies is pleased to share the 2017 RAVEN Young Scholars Essay Prize Winners. The award recognizes outstanding work related to Indigenous culture, social justice, and environmental rights. This year's prize-winning are Laura Peterson's essay "Lake One Trail Survey, Indigenous Cultural Landscapes and Wood Buffalo National Park of Canada", and Marie Laing's essay "Two-Spirit Lives and Stories as Resurgence." You can read them both here.

BC Studies Welcomes new Editorial Board Members!

17
August
2017

BC Studies welcomes new Editorial Board members: Sarah de Leeuw joins us from the University of Northern British Columbia; Barry Gough is a private scholar in Victoria and professor emeritus from Wilfrid Laurier University; Imogene Lim joins us from Vancouver Island University and we welcome back to the board Patricia Roy from the University of Victoria and Adele Perry from the University of Manitoba!

 

NEW ISSUE OUT NOW!

27
July
2017

BC Studies no. 194, Summer 2017 issue is now available! This issue features SOUNDWORK by Hildegard Westerkamp; Susan Lambert’s REFLECTION on the BCTF’s struggle against the BC Liberal government; A REVIEW ESSAY by Wendy Wickwire; ARTICLES by Nicolas Graham, George Abbott, Roger Sugden and Keith Sugden, Margaret Scaia, and J.I. Little; NEW MEDIA REVIEWS; A report on Indigenous Communities and Industrial Camps for THIS SPACE HERE and a tribute to cover artist Beau Dick by Francis Dick (THE FRONT). Browse the full issue here.

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Cover artwork: Beau Dick (1955 - 2017), Dzunukwa Mask, 2007.

 

SUBMIT - Digital Postcards

06
July
2017

BC Studies is accepting digital postcards on an ongoing basis - we welcome your contributions!

Digital postcards are presented in an online gallery. They are a collection of videos and photos that depict diverse areas of BC. The "monuments" section considers how public history is marked across the province. 

View the galleries here: http://bcstudies.com/?q=digital-bc/digital-postcards.

Send your submissions to: info@bcstudies.com

Please include your name and the location of the photo or video.

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

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