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Remembering Bob McDonald

Remembering Bob McDonald, former editor of BC Studies, and sending our sincere condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues. He will be greatly missed. This is the piece he recently wrote for our 50th anniversary...


June 20, 2019 | News

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2018 BC Studies Prize Winners!

BC Studies is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 BC Studies Award- and it’s a tie! Congratulations to Becki Lynn Ross and Jamie Lee Hamilton for their article “Loss Must Be Marked and It...


May 15, 2019 | News

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BC Studies Conference 2019 Keynote Address

We are pleased to announce that the Keynote Address will be made by Dr. Marianne Ignace and Chief Dr. Ronald E. Ignace. — Intersections: Peoples and Places in British Columbia BC Studies Conference, Thompson Rivers...


April 18, 2019 | News

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BC Studies Conference 2019 Registration Deadline

Intersections: Peoples and Places in British Columbia BC Studies Conference, Thompson Rivers University, May 2-4, 2019 Thompson Rivers University is proud to host the international, multidisciplinary BC Studies Conference on the theme of Intersections: Peoples...


April 18, 2019 | News

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BC Studies Conference 2019

Intersections: Peoples and Places in British Columbia BC Studies Conference, Thompson Rivers University, May 2-4, 2019 Thompson Rivers University is proud to host the international, multidisciplinary BC Studies Conference on the theme of Intersections: Peoples...


February 4, 2019 | Events

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BC Studies 50 Poster

Celebrate 50 Years of BC Studies with this commemorative poster, now available in our shop.  


February 4, 2019 | News #BCStudies50

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Celebrating 50 Years of Publishing!

BC Studies is celebrating 50 years of publishing!  #BCStudies50 For five decades, we have had the honour of playing a unique role in the intellectual life of British Columbia. Since 1969, BC Studies has been an important publishing venue...


February 4, 2019 | News #BCStudies50

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Thank You to Our Sponsors

BC Studies would like to extend a huge thank you to our sponsors for their generous support over the last 50 years. Publication of BC Studies is supported by the University of British Columbia, the Social Sciences and...


February 4, 2019 | News #BCStudies50

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Get Social With Us

Connect with us on social media for BC Studies content direct to your feed. You can find us on Twitter @bcstudies and Facebook         


February 4, 2019 | News

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Congratulations to the 2017 BC Studies Prize Winner!

2017 BC Studies Prize Winner Nicolas Graham, “State-Capital Nexus and the Making of BC Shale and Liquefied Natural Gas,” published in BC Studies no. 194, Summer 2017. Honourable Mention George Abbott, “Persistence of Colonial Prejudice and...


April 24, 2018 | News

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NEW ISSUE OUT NOW!

BC Studies no. 196 Winter 2017/18, Perspectives on the Gold Rush, is now available! This issue features THIS SPACE HERE interviews with Jacinda Mack, Coordinator with the First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining (FNWARM), and with Glenn...


February 1, 2018 | News

BC Places and Voices

RECURRENT VOICES: From Lib-Lab to Lib-Fem: British Columbia’s First Woman MLA, Mary Ellen Spear Smith (1863-1933)

From Lib-Lab to Lib-Fem: British Columbia’s First Woman MLA, Mary Ellen Spear Smith (1863-1933) [1] By Veronica Strong-Boag, Phd., FRSC, UBC and University of Victoria. As the General Editor of the UBC Press series, “Women...


January 25, 2018 | BC Places and Voices

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New Book and Film Review Editor

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 at Western Washington...


January 9, 2018 | News

Archive Matters

ARCHIVE MATTERS – Northern BC Rail Transportation: From Backlog to Foreground

By Ramona Rose and Erica Hernandez-Read Northern BC Archives, Geoffrey R. Weller Library, University of Northern British Columbia Most archives have at least one long-standing ‘backlog’ project that has been sitting on the ‘back burner’...


December 12, 2017 | Archive Matters

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The 14th BC Studies Auction is Live!

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...


November 23, 2017 | News

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UBC Okanagan responds to Dr. Peter Wylie’s article “Memorandum of Misunderstanding?”

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...


November 2, 2017 | News

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Save the date! BC Studies Auction

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...


October 31, 2017 | News

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Emily Carr painting offers rare view of the old Kitsilano Indian Reserve

http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/emily-carr-painting-offers-rare-… The Kitsilano Indian Reserve was more or less on the site of today’s Vanier Park, although it stretched as far south as First Avenue, which means it included the approaches to the Burrard Bridge, Molson’s...


October 24, 2017 | News

BC Places and Voices

BC VOICES: Dr. Wendy Wickwire – Advice for First Year History Students

In this short clip, Dr. Wendy Wickwire gives her perspective on the most important thing first year students can take away from their history courses.


October 19, 2017 | BC Places and Voices

Archive Matters

ARCHIVE MATTERS: Archives in a Digital World

By Angie Bain, Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs, Lower Nicola Indian Band In our fast-paced world where we look to technology to streamline the research process, visiting your local archives still pays off. Archival...


September 5, 2017 | Archive Matters

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READ: RAVEN Young Scholars Essay Prize Winners

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...


September 5, 2017 | News

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BC Studies Welcomes new Editorial Board Members!

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...


August 17, 2017 | News

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NEW ISSUE OUT NOW!

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...


July 27, 2017 | News

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SUBMIT – Digital Postcards

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....


July 6, 2017 | News