UBC Dialogues - Should we have the right to die?

Should we have the right to die?

UBC Dialogues: North Shore

Some of us will never have to ask the question, “How do I want to die?” But for individuals with terminal illnesses or conditions that cause them chronic pain, it […]

Woodward Library’s 50th Anniversary

Hosted by University Librarian, Ingrid Parent and Head of Woodward Library, Aleteia Greenwood. Guest speakers will reflect on Woodward Library’s past, present and future.

Nursing: Marion Woodward Lecture and Symposium

Join the School of Nursing for the 2014 Marion Woodward Lecture ‘Nursing’s Role in Changing Care Practices and Outcomes in the Context of Health Care System Transformation’ featuring speaker Dr. Bonnie Stevens.

Kiss of the Fur Queen

Kiss of the Fur Queen by Tomson Highway

Book Club Fall 2014

Facilitated by Amanda Reaume, BA(Hons)’07, MA’09 and Emily Lapper, BA’07. Champion and Ooneemeetoo Okimasis, two young Cree brothers from Eemanipiteepitat in northern Manitoba, are taken from their family and sent to a residential school. Their language is forbidden, their names are changed to Jeremiah and Gabriel, and the boys are sexually abused by priests. However, a wily trickster figure, the Fur Queen, watches over the boys as they fulfill their destiny to become artists.

The Age

The Age by Nancy Lee

Book Club Fall 2014

Facilitated by Nancy Lee, BA’94, MFA’04. Set during the final throes of the Cold War, Nancy Lee’s highly anticipated first novel, The Age, is an ambitious and prophetic meditation on the collapse of family, the price of friendship, and the human struggle to find purpose in the face of mortality.