Kiss of the Fur Queen by Tomson Highway
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
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.
Should we have the right to die?
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 […]
Faculty of Management Visiting Speaker Series featuring Dr. Rob Kozinets
Social-media research pioneer Robert Kozinets presents a new four-part framework for understanding social branding, a guiding metaphor for its study, and then illustrates how managers are using netnography to realize […]
UBC BodyWorks Fitness Centre Open House: 10 Year Anniversary Celebration
UBC Bodyworks welcomes staff, faculty, alumni, current and past BodyWorks members and family members, and the general public to join in the week-long celebration of its 10th anniversary. Activities Anniversary […]