- May 07, 2013The Global Civic Policy Society presents a Public Salon on Wednesday, June 5 from 7:30-9pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. A diverse range of speakers from very different walks of life will each spend 7 minutes speaking about something they are passionate about.
- May 01, 2013Applicant Paul Yachnin (McGill University) and fifteen co-applicants including Green College Principal Mark Vessey received funding to begin their multi-disciplinary project entitled "Forms of conversion: religion, culture, and cognitive ecologies in early modern Europe and its worlds."
- April 26, 2013Green College resident Brittany Welsh describes how the daunting task of mounting four shows of Shakespeare's The Tempest helped and inspired her and her colleagues in ways she hadn't envisioned when she started down the Bard's path five months earlier.
- January 04, 2013Seven Green College students volunteered at Lord Strathcona Elementary School in East Vancouver as part of UBC’s Community Learning Initiative TREK program, matching groups UBC students with elementary schools in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood, and helping with reading and writing lessons and tutoring students on a one-on-one basis.
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
- Mark Vessey has been invited to the University of Bristol to give the Blackwell-Bristol Lectures 2013 at the Institute of Greece, Rome and the Classical Tradition.
- Dame Anne Salmond will give three talks on how different cultures define and communicate ways of being.