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March 15, 2014, 9 am – 4 pm University of British Columbia, ANSO 207 6303 North West Marine Drive Archaeology Day is an annual event that showcases to the UBC community and wider public current archaeological research being done by students and faculty in the CNERS and Anthropology departments. Each year a symposium is organized based […]
Wed., March 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm Telus Studio Theatre Presented by the Chan Centre as part of the Beyond Words series Shane Koyczan is an award-winning Canadian spoken word artist, poet, and writer known for tackling loaded social and political issues with furious honesty and tender humanity. In the intimate setting of the Telus […]
Dangers of Daylight Savings Time – An interview with UBC Psychology’s Stanley Coren
Professor emeritus Stanley Coren, a psychology expert on sleep deprivation, is the author of Sleep Thieves (Free Press, 1996), a book that explores the world of sleep and sleeplessness.
Ahead of Daylight Savings Time on March 9, ArtsWIRE spoke with Prof. Coren about the importance of sleep and its affect on intelligence, motor skills and the ability to fight disease.
Open to interpretation
A UBC prof. hopes to reduce violence against women in the Muslim community by exploring various interpretations of a verse of the Qur’an.
Verse 4:34 of the Qur’an has traditionally been understood to allow husbands to hit their wives. In the new book, Domestic Violence and the Islamic Tradition, UBC Prof. Ayesha S. Chaudhry offers non-violent readings of the complex passage and aims to reduce gender violence in the Muslim community.
Japanese scholar visits UBC to study Canadian literature
Professor Yukiko Toda is a member of the Canadian Literature Society of Japan, the only Japanese-based organization dedicated to the study of Canadian literary works. Toda has been visiting UBC’s Vancouver campus since Spring 2013 to research and translate Canadian literature into Japanese.
ArtsWIRE spoke with Prof. Toda about her interest in Canadian literature.
Arts on Air
The Faculty of Arts and CiTR 101.9 FM present Arts on Air. Wednesday, February 26 Join Ira Nadel (English) as he interviews UBC’s top writers, philosophers, singers and actors in the Humanities and Creative Arts. Provocative interviews, expert commentary and the latest updates from the Faculty of Arts make for an informative and entertaining segment. […]