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  • October

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      • Alumni Book Club Meet and Greet

        Vancouver, BC

        Come meet your facilitators and fellow alumni, and learn about your book before you read it.

      • The Discovery of Franklin’s Lost Ship Sold Out Presented by alumni UBC Travel and Worldwide Quest

        Vancouver, BC

        Live Webcast – Tuesday, October 28th at 6:30 pm Note: Prior to the webcast, ensure your computer and network meet the viewing requirements with this online test. In 1845, the two […]

  • November

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      • Your Next Step: Navigating the Intergenerational Workplace

        Victoria, BC

        When discussing generations in the workplace, inevitably stereotypes come up. This generation is traditional. That one is… frustrated… ambitious… entitled… entrepreneurial… needy. Generational differences certainly exist and can be challenging. However, […]

      • Nursing: Marion Woodward Lecture and Symposium

        Vancouver, BC

        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.

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      • Woodward Library’s 50th Anniversary

        Vancouver, BC

        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.

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      • Kiss of the Fur Queen by Tomson Highway Book Club Fall 2014

        Vancouver, BC

        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 by Nancy Lee Book Club Fall 2014

        Vancouver, BC

        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.