Community Culture and Global Studies
By Patty Wellborn on February 15, 2017
All of British Columbia’s 34 living First Nations languages are critically endangered and many face the loss of their last generation of fluent speakers within the next decade.
By Patty Wellborn on November 9, 2016
While the landscape of Canadian media outlets has changed significantly during the past decade, a UBC researcher is hoping to keep tabs on exactly what has changed and where.
By Matthew Grant on March 23, 2016
Immigrant entrepreneurs are more optimistic about doing business in Kelowna than those born in Canada, a UBC study shows.
By Matthew Grant on March 4, 2016
To mark International Women’s Day, UBC Okanagan is hosting a talk about the proliferation of online and digital gendered violence and its effect on society.
By Patty Wellborn on February 10, 2016
The growth of the global private security industry is transforming the international political landscape. Across the globe, private security personnel now frequently outnumber public forces and play increasingly central roles in security provision and governance.
Posted in Media Advisory | Tagged Community Culture and Global Studies, Economics, General, History, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Learning, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Urban Studies
By Jody Jacob on April 22, 2014
Fifth annual IGS Conference features free presentations focusing on rethinking sustainability.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Centre for Culture and Technology, College of Graduate Studies, Community Culture and Global Studies, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences