2023 McLean Lectures in Canadian Studies

Green College 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

This year's McLean Lecture events will begin on February 28 at 7:30pm in the Green College Coach House. Professor Minelle Mahtani, McLean Chair in Canadian Studies, and her Canadian Studies students will co-present their work, "Creating a Critical Canadian Studies: Dialogue-based constellations of care." Please join us for the talk and for a reception afterwards.

International Women’s Day Movie Night

Henry Angus Building 2053 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

Looking for a fun way to celebrate International Women’s Day? Come out to our Movie Night on Tuesday, March 7th at 6:30pm in ANGU 039, to meet some new friends and take a break from studying by watching a movie that embodies women empowerment! Attendees will also get a treat bag, as a thank you […]


Indigenous Literatures from Coast to Coast: Round table with Louis-Karl Picard-Sioui, Nathan Adler and Sarah Henzi

Buchanan Tower 1873 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

Join UBC’s Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies (FHIS) for a conversation on contemporary Indigenous literatures with authors Louis-Karl Picard-Sioui and Nathan Adler, and Sarah Henzi, Assistant Professor at SFU. Following their most recent publications, we will talk about the current exchanges, challenges, and barriers that exist for English- and French-speaking Indigenous writers in […]

How the Newborn Graphic Novel Found the Librarians It Needed

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

End the semester with a bang by attending iSchool's final colloquia of the year, a thrilling talk on the history of comic books, graphic novels and teen librarians by Dr. Joe Sutliff Sanders (Cambridge). Special case study: Sandman by Neil Gaiman. Snacks provided! Where: Dodson Room (302), Irving K. Barber Learning Commons When: April 19, […]


[Screening+Conversation] To Be Continued 尚未完場: A Documentary about the State Theatre in Hong Kong

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Date: Saturday, 13 May 2023 Time: 15:00 – 17:00 PDT Venue: Labatt Hall, Room 1700, SFU Harbour Centre (555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, V6B 4N6) The documentary unfolds the story of the iconic State Theatre 皇都戲院 in Hong Kong and its legendary founder Harry Odell, a Cairo-born, Shanghai-bred Russian Jew who stamped his mark on the cultural […]