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CALL FOR PAPERS

CALL FOR PAPERS BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly BC Studies publishes original, peer-reviewed articles on British Columbia’s social, cultural, political, and economic life, past and present. Articles represent research by a diverse group of...


September 28, 2016 | News

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ANNOUNCING THE NEW EDITOR OF BC STUDIES: Leslie Robertson, Associate Professor of Anthropology, UBC.

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Leslie Robertson to the position of Editor, BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly. We would like to acknowledge the invaluable contributions of the out-going Editor, Graeme Wynn....


September 8, 2016 | News

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CALL FOR PAPERS – (Un)Settling British Columbia: BC Studies 2017

In the prize-winning book Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-Up Call, Arthur Manuel strikes a hopeful note by suggesting that “the flood waters of colonialism are, at long last, receding€ (223). Nonetheless, the arrival and settlement of...


August 26, 2016 | News

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Sono Nis Press Warehouse Fire

BC Studies extends its deep condolences to veteran independent publisher Sono Nis Press of Winlaw, BC, the publishing arm of Morriss Printing of Victoria, which printed BC Studies for many years. A fire on 4...


August 23, 2016 | News

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BCS author Richard McCandless on Hydro-pricing

BC Studies author Richard McCandless has collaborated with Dr. Harry Swain on an opinion piece in the Victoria Times-Colonist entitled “Hydro pricing: What the minister didn’t tell us.” For the full article, see:http://www.timescolonist.com/comment-hydro-pricing-what-the-minister-didn-t-tell-us-1.2328377#sthash.s4kOyShn.dpuf Thank you...


August 23, 2016 | News

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Wishing Graeme Wynn farewell!

Today we bid farewell to Graeme Wynn who is retiring from UBC and stepping down as the Editor of BC Studies after a remarkable eight years. During his tenure, Graeme moved BC Studies from a...


June 30, 2016 | News

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National Aboriginal Day

Happy Aboriginal Day from the BC Studies blog! Check out some of the amazing events and celebrations going on across BC. Below is link to the events happening today in Prince George, at Lheidlt T’enneh...


June 21, 2016 | News

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BCHF Historical Writing Competition Winners

The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) announced the winners for the Annual Historical Writing Competition at the BCHF Annual Conference on May 28th. Many of the titles have been reviewed in BC Studies. The Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing...


June 2, 2016 | News

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RECURRENT VOICES: Veronica (Nikki) Strong-Boag

Every One A ‘Woman Worthy’ [1]: Commemoration on Canadian Currency Because it’s 2018, or soon will be—in other words, a hundred years after Ottawa deigned to enfranchise most but not all Canadian women in the...


May 25, 2016 | News

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Call for Papers: UVIC Faculty of Law and History

First Nations, Land, and James Douglas: Indigenous and Treaty Rights in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, 1849-1864 The Songhees Nation and the University of Victoria Faculty of Law and History Department invite...


May 17, 2016 | News

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Minnesota Seaside Station

As a nice compliment to Erik A. Moore and Rebecca Toov’s photo essay on  “The Minnesota Seaside Station near Port Renfrew, British Columbia,€ BC Studies no. 187 check out Hakai Magazine’s video “Out of This...


May 12, 2016 | News

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Congratulations Nancy Turner

BC Studies congratulates Nancy Turner on her winning of the 2016 Canada Prize in the Social Sciences by The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences for her book, Ancient Patheways, Ancestral Knowledge: Ethnobotany and Ecological Wisdom...


April 13, 2016 | News

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BC Studies Prize announcement!

It is our pleasure to announce the winner and runner up of the inaugural BC Studies Prize. This award is for the article deemed to have made the greatest contribution to understanding British Columbia in the...


April 7, 2016 | News

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BC Studies at the Legislative Assembly

BC Studies was mentioned in the BC Legislature when Adrian Dix spoke during the second reading of the bill to make changes to the Insurance Corporation of BC. Mr Dix was referencing Rick McCandless’s article in...


March 22, 2016 | News

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Congratulations Graeme!

The journal Historical Geography (Volume 43, 2015) contains five articles assessing BC Studies editor Graeme Wynn’s major contributions over the last forty years to historical geography, environmental history and Canadian studies generally. See the Historical...


January 26, 2016 | News

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Film Review: Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World

Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World is a documentary that beautifully pairs the breathtaking landscape of Haida Gwaii with insightful and inspiring commentary from the people that live there. Producers Charles Wilkinson and...


January 15, 2016 | News

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Welcome to the new BC Studies blog!

This is a venue to share interesting information on a diverse array of BC related topics. We hope that this venue offers an engaging way to regularly share research and ideas across BC, as well...


January 15, 2016 | News

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NEW BCS BLOG!

Join us in welcoming Alex Lausanne as our new Blog Curator! To view posts visit www.bcstudies.com/blog


January 15, 2016 | News

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Order of Canada

BC Studies congratulates Editorial Board member, Wade Davis, on his recent recognition as a Member of the Order of Canada.  It is a fine honour and richly deserved. http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/order+canada+honours+residents/11622298/story.html?__lsa=b27b-2a79


January 5, 2016 | News

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CFP: Cdn Nautical Research Society Conference

Call for Papers Canadian Nautical Research Society Annual Conference and General Meeting 18-20 August 2016 “Where Rivers Meet Oceans” New Westminster, British Columbia The mighty Fraser River, one of Western Canada’s major waterways, winds from...


November 26, 2015 | News

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Apply to be the BCS Blog Curator!

CALL FOR APPLICANTS – BC Studies Blog Curator BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly is seeking an early career scholar (ideally a doctoral student) to initiate and curate a BC Studies Blog. This new initiative to appear in 2016, will be...


November 26, 2015 | News

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BC STUDIES AUCTION 2015 ENDS!

The BC Studies Auction has ended for another year.  Thank-you to all of our bidders and especially our donors!          


November 16, 2015 | News

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CBC News on SONP debate

CBC News has been covering the proposed South Okanagan national park debate. Here’s the link: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/cattle-ranchers-say-propo… For more background, information, and analysis, see Caroline Elizabeth Grego’s article “Maybe National Park: Consultation, Conservation, and Conflict in...


November 2, 2015 | News

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Book Launch

Associate History Professor amd Guest Editor, Dr. Jacqueline Holler, will do a reading at the launch of BC Studies issue no. 185, Barkerville in celebration of Barkerville’s 150th Anniversary as a town site. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 – 11:00 to 12:00...


October 13, 2015 | News