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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


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


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



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

November 16, 2015 | News


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


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


Annual Online Auction

BC Studies 12th Annual Online Auction! November 16th noon to November 23rd noon, 2015. Auction items include: tickets to arts and culture events around Vancouver, gift certificates to great restaurants, work from local artisans, admission...

September 10, 2015 | News


BC Studies in the Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Sun reporter, Vaughn Palmer, reports on George Abbott’s article on the HST in BC, in the current issue of BC Studies, no. 186. Read the article here. “The Precarious Politics of Shifting Direction: The Introduction...

July 23, 2015 | News


BC Studies contributor news

John O’Brian, BC Studies author, book reviewer, and former editorial board member, spent three weeks in Toronto in June and July installing and then opening his exhibition “Camera Atomica€ at the Art Gallery of Ontario. His curator’s...

July 16, 2015 | News


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