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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

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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

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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

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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

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READ: 5 New Reviews!

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...


June 28, 2017 | News

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Join the conversation – submit to BC Studies!

BC Conversations: What does decolonizing scholarship look like? How do we attend to the colonial project? What publics? What accountabilities? What forms, genres and modes of dissemination? What knowledge practices? BC Studies invites you to...


June 21, 2017 | News

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CALL FOR – Submissions

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...


June 21, 2017 | News

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CALL FOR – SUBMISSIONS!

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;...


June 21, 2017 | News

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NEW BLOG – Language and Justice in Canada 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,...


June 20, 2017 | News

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Call for Research Notes

BC Studies invites work that recognizes knowledge practices developed through research within different disciplinary, social and political contexts. We encourage submissions about the ways people are doing research; about research alliances and engagements, ethical and...


June 15, 2017 | News

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CALL FOR – Research Notes

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...


June 15, 2017 | News

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NEW Audiovisual Bibliography

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...


June 8, 2017 | News

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Congratulations to Laura Ishiguro – CHA Article Prize Winner!

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...


June 1, 2017 | News

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REFLECTION by Michael Kew

Open access feature: J.E. Michael Kew’s “Reflections on Anthropology at the University of British Columbia” is now available to read online! The reflection first appeared in BC Studies no. 193, spring 2017. Read it here.


May 18, 2017 | News

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Brickyards in Nanaimo Built BC

Did you know Nanaimo had 6 brickyards in the early 20th century? Though short-lived, these brickyards contributed to the foundations of British Columbia as we now know it. Click here to read Greg Sakaki’s article...


May 17, 2017 | News

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BC Studies 2017: A Peek at the Program

As we approach BC Studies 2017 (May 4-6 at Vancouver Island University) speakers have been finalized and the program has been set. This year’s theme, (Un)Settling BritishColumbia, was influenced by the work of Arthur Manuel...


April 6, 2017 | News

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BC Studies 2017: A Peek at the Program

The 2017 BC Studies conference is fast approaching. Get a sneak peek of what this year’s conference will cover here.  Registration for the conference is still available here. BC Studies 2017 will be held May 4-6 at...


April 6, 2017 | News