We acknowledge that we live and work on unceded Indigenous territories and we thank the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations for their hospitality.
BC Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. David Rossiter will serve as the new Book and Film Review Editor.
Dr. Rossiter is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Studies. He received his PhD in Geography from York University in Toronto, Canada in 2005. A broadly-trained cultural-historical geographer, Rossiter teaches courses on human geography, geographies of Canada, natural resource spaces, and post-colonial landscapes. His research focuses on contested lands and resources in British Columbia and the US Pacific Northwest.
We look forward to working with David and welcome him to the BC Studies family.
The 14th Annual BC Studies Online Auction is live! The auction will run from mid-day November 23 to 30th and features over 160 items, including books, gift baskets, sports and entertainment tickets, travel accommodation vouchers, and much more. BC Studies would like to thank all of its kind donators and supporters for participating in the 14th Annual Auction.
As reported by Lake Country Calendar, UBC Okanagan (UBCO) has responded to Dr. Peter Wylie’s article “Memorandum of Misunderstanding? Public Accountability and the University of British Columbia.” “Memorandum of Misunderstanding?” was published in BC Studies Issue no. 195. In it, Dr. Wylie evaluates whether UBCO “has achieved its stated goals of meeting the educational needs of the local population.” Wylie contends that they have not.
“UBC firmly believes not only that international engagement benefits both domestic and international participants in post-secondary education, but also that the diversity of our campuses has a positive and lasting impact on the economic and social fabric of our communities,” reads the statement released by Deborah Buszard, UBC deputy vice-chancellor and principal of the Okanagan campus.
You can read the full news article in Lake Country Calendar here. “Memorandum of Misunderstanding?” is available online on OJS or through ordering a physical copy of Issue no. 195 through our website.
The BC Studies Annual Online Auction will be taking place from November 23rd through 30th. For news and teasers of some of our fabulous prizes, stay connected with us on Twitter or Facebook. Check back in late November for a link to the auction site and to make your bids!
BC Studies thank you, and all of our auction donors, for your generous support.