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Award news!

Congratulations to BC Studies’ excellent proofreader, François Trahan, the first recipient of the Ewart-Daveluy Award of the Indexing Society of Canada.  François Trahan won the award for his 40-page index to Nancy Turner’s Ancient Pathways, Ancestral...

June 25, 2015 | News


Archaeological Discovery

Duncan McLaren and Daryl Fedje, contributors to our upcoming special issue (Fall 2015) on the archaeology of coastal BC, have made the news by discovering a set of twelve footprints made on a muddy shoreline...

June 23, 2015 | News



BC Studies is pleased to announce contributor, Jordan Stranger-Ross, is a 2015 CHA prize winner of the Canadian Committee on Migration, Ethnicity and Transnationalism Article Prize for, “Telling a Difficult Past” Kishizo Kumra’s Memoire of Entaglement in Racist Policy....

June 3, 2015 | News


Journey to the Cariboo

BC Studies Associate Editor, Richard Mackie, will be at the BCHF 2015 Conference in Quesnel and will be at the Authors Fair on Saturday, May 23 1:00 to 4:30 pm. Find out all the information...

May 20, 2015 | News


BC Studies Conference May 7-9, 2015

Join us this week at the BC Studies Conference 2015 “From Exclusion to Inclusion: Forging a Multicultural Identity in British Columbia ”   Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Richmond Campus.  Visit the conference website with full program.   

May 6, 2015 | News


Dr. Wynn elected Vice-President

BC Studies congrulates editor, Graeme Wynn on his new appointment of Vice-President (2015-17) and President-elect (2017-19) of the American Society for Environmental History!  

April 2, 2015 | News


BC Studies Conference May 7-9, 2015

Kwantlen Polytechnic University, in association with BC Studies, is proud to be the 2015 host of the multidisciplinary BC Studies Conference on the theme: From Exclusion to Inclusion:Forging a Multicultural Identity in British Columbia May 7th-9th, 2015 KPU...

March 17, 2015 | News


2015 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Book Prize

UBC Library announced the 2015 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Book Prize Shortlist. This annual prize, sponsored by UBC Library and the Pacific BookWorld News Society, recognizes the best scholarly book published by a Canadian author on a...

February 26, 2015 | News


Author Event/Book Launch

Join UBC Press for the book launch of Elise Paul’s book, Written as I Remember It. Recently reviewed by Dr. Dorothy Kenndy in BC Studies.  Click here to read the review. Tuesday, February 24th at VPL...

February 19, 2015 | News



Our 11th Annual Online Auction ended yesterday with our biggest total to date! We raised $4,330 and we couldn’t have done it without your help. Thank-you to our donors and thank-you to our bidders!  

November 18, 2014 | News


Jim Wood talk at VPL Nov 17

Dr. James Wood – British Columbia and the Great War November 17 2014 from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM VPL Central Branch, 350 West Georgia St. Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level At the outbreak of the...

November 17, 2014 | News


BCS authors win Blegen Award!

For the third year in a row a BC Studies article has won the Forest History Society’s Theodore C. Blegen Award for the best article in forest conservation history! Congratulations to Nancy J. Turner, Doug...

November 12, 2014 | News


Special Thanks to TRU

BC Studies would like to thank TRU, Thompson Rivers University, and both Dr. Alan Shaver, President and Vice-Chancellor and Dr. Urich Scheck, Provost and Vice-President Academic for their support and sponsorship of the journal. Thank-you!

October 29, 2014 | News


Daniel Francis receives Mayor’s Award

BC Studies congratulates author and BC Studies contributor, Daniel Francis, receipient of the 2014 Mayor’s Arts Award for Literary Excellence. The journal has reviewed many of Daniel’s books and he has contributed to the journal...

October 3, 2014 | News


Special thanks to UNBC

BC Studies would like to thank UNBC University of Northern British Columbia for their support for the upcoming Barkerville special issue.  Issue no. 185 Winter.    

September 26, 2014 | News


BC Studies 11th Annual Online Auction

BC Studies Quarterly Journal is pleased to announce our upcoming 11th Annual BC Studies Online Auction.  The dates for this years auction are, November 10-17, 2014. Auction items include, tickets to arts and culture events around Vancouver, gift certificates...

September 26, 2014 | News


CFP – BC Studies Conference

Kwantlen Polytechnic University, in association with BC Studies, is proud to be the 2015 host of the multidisciplinary BC Studies Conference on the theme: From Exclusion to Inclusion:Forging a Multicultural Identity in British Columbia May...

July 2, 2014 | News


Former BC Studies Editor, Jean Barman, received George Woodcock Prize

BC Studies is pleased to announce, former editor, Jean Barman, is the 2014 recipient of the George Woodcock LIfetime Achievement Prize. Jean Barman is the 21st recipient of the George Woodcock award. Read the announcment on...

June 6, 2014 | News


Upcoming special issue, No. 182 Summer

Announcing our next special issue, The Great War and BC. Guest edited by Jim Wood. No. 182, Summer 2014. As we near the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, this issue of BC Studies...

March 6, 2014 | News


Rick McCandless in Vancouver Sun

Vaughn Palmer’s column in the Vancouver Sun on October 11, 2013 quotes Rick McCandless’s recent article in BC Studies, with attribution in his discussion of the inquiry into ICBC rates. BC Studies issue no. 178 Summer...

October 16, 2013 | News


BC Studies author Richard Rajala wins Theodore C. Blegen Award

We are pleased to announce that Richard Rajala has won the Forest History Society’s 2013 Theodore C. Blegen Award for the best article in forest and convservation history for his contribution:  “Streams Being Ruined from a Salmon...

September 3, 2013 | News


Douglas College and BC Studies Conference, Transforming British Columbia, May 2-4, 2013

Douglas College is proud to host an international conference in association with BC Studies on the theme: Transforming British Columbia May 2-4, 2013 In May 2013, Douglas College invites you to New Westminster to participate in...

July 10, 2013 | News


Canadian History & Environment Summer School 2013

  BC Studies editors Graeme Wynn and Richard Mackie will lead a field trip to Vancouver Island between 30 May and 2 June 2013. The deadline for applications is 26 April. For details see: http://niche-canada.org/chess2013

April 24, 2013 | News


B.C. Bestseller

Home Truths: Highlights from BC History edited by BC Studies’ editors, Richard Mackie and Graeme Wynn is on the BC Bestseller’s list for the week of February 24, 2013. Congratulations Richard and Graeme. You may...

February 27, 2013 | News