- April 15, 2014Astrobiologist Haley Sapers' ('12-'13) research paper "Enigmatic tubular features in impact glass" is published in Geology. A related article in Science asks: could early life on Earth have been fostered in meteorite impact craters?
- March 13, 2014Ann Jones is interviewed in The Tyee by Deborah Campbell on the impact that the war in Afghanistan has had, citing the "militarized economic/political system" in the US and changes to development aid (in both US and Canada) as key issues impacting some of the hopeful changes occurring for women and children in Afghanistan.
- September 26, 2013Since September 2012, Green College has partnered with UBC TREK to support Green College residents in volunteering at Lord Strathcona Elementary School. Lord Strathcona is located in the heart of Vancouver’s Chinatown, and is the oldest elementary school in Vancouver.
- Audio recording of Jillian Christmas and Chris Gilpin (Play Chthonics: New Canadian Readings series)September 20, 2013On Wednesday, September 18, poetry-slam champion Jillian Christmas was joined by Chris Gilpin for live readings at Green College.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
- Thematic Series: Bringing the Collective Together: Nonhuman Animals, Humans and Practice at the UniversityFabio Rossi, Canada Research Chair in Regenerative Medicine, Medical Genetics, UBC; Bill Milsom, Zoology, UBC; Nelly Auersperg, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UBC; Dan Weary, Animal Welfare Program, UBCCoach House, Green College, UBCFebruary 01 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This series probes the questions of the value for humans of medical research on nonhuman animals, the value for nonhuman animals, and the role of culture and corporate interests in discourses on human disease and security > Read More
- Jennifer Wolowic, Anthropology and Media, UBC Kate Collie, Oncology, University of Alberta; Visiting Scholar in Residence at Green CollegePiano Lounge, Graham House, Green College, UBCFebruary 01 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This Fireside Chat brings together the creator of a set of paintings with political and ecological themes that hang in the Piano Lounge at Green College and the deviser of a large-scale collaborative work of photoethnography that is currently mounted in the Great Hall, for a conversation about arts, cultures, and communities. > Read More
- Joanna Dean, History, Carleton UniversityRoom 130, Geography Building, UBCFebruary 02 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
This talk is grounded in the particular history of the long 1960s, and organized around the environmental politics of the nuclear bomb and the gendered politics of the nuclear family. > Read More
- Between Liberal Medicine and Conservative Care: The History and Politics of Pain Relief in the U.S. since WWIIKeith Wailoo, History, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton UniversityCoach House, Green College, UBCFebruary 02 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Over the last half-century, the field of pain medicine has been shaped by controversy. Does liberal pain relief create addiction? What do we do when end-of-life pain care segues into physician-assisted suicide or euthanasia? Is chronic pain a legitimate basis for disability claims, long term benefits? >Read More
- Introduction by Alana BoileauPiano Lounge, Graham House, Green College, UBCFebruary 02 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Directed by Carole Laure, the Quebecois film, CQ2 (Seek You Too) (2004) is the story of a teenager, with an uncertain future, who canalises her lust for life in the study of contemporary dance. > Read More
- Award-winning teacher and author Stephen Hinshawe researches child and adolscent behavior disorders including ADHD and aggressive behavior. On May 1, he gives a fireside chat exploring the stigmatization of mental illness.
- This new series gathers scholars from the humanities living and working along the North American Pacific coast to investigate the idea of “oecology,” an older spelling of the modern concept “ecology”.