- November 14, 2013The Scotiabank Giller Prize and Governor General's Award honours two Green College Writers-in-Residence.
- November 06, 2013Fakir created Space Launch Canada with a vision for BC as a destination for launching satellites and putting Canada on the space exploration map.
- 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
- The deadline is December 16, 2013 for receiving applications. The position offers the opportunity for one influential scholar, activist, artist, leader, or practitioner for a 4-month period, from September – Dec, or January – April.
- 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”.