- January 29, 2015Applications are currently being accepted for one influential scholar, activist, artist, leader or practitioner for a 4-month residence
- January 29, 2015
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
- One of Canada's leading jurists will break bread with resident members and speak on the Canadian court system during her stay at Green College this February.
- In the second talk in the new Green College cross-sectoral consultation on “The Next Urban Planet: Rethinking the City in Time," UBC geographer Jamie Peck checks the vital signs of urban theory and concludes that reports of its death are premature.