Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
By Christine Zeindler on March 14, 2017
Canada’s parliamentary poet laureate George Elliott Clarke will be speaking at UBC’s Okanagan campus Thursday.
By Patty Wellborn on March 9, 2017
Esteemed Canadian writer Renée Saklikar is doing some high-pressured page turning, as it’s down to the wire for the finalists in the 2017 Okanagan Short Story Contest.
By Patty Wellborn on March 2, 2017
Britain’s doing it. Norway’s doing it. America’s doing it. Vancouver’s doing it. And now a UBC professor says it’s time for Kelowna to do it too.
By Patty Wellborn on February 16, 2017
Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Min Sook Lee will be visiting UBC Okanagan’s campus next week.
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By Patty Wellborn on January 18, 2017
Artists interested in UBC Okanagan’s visual arts program are invited to attend a series of Creative Day workshops on campus.
By Christine Zeindler on January 13, 2017
When we teach youth their responsibility to help others who are less fortunate, especially by taking part in international humanitarian volunteering, are we really helping?
UBC Okanagan receives more than $1 million in federal grant funding for social sciences and humanities research
By Patty Wellborn on December 22, 2016
UBC Okanagan has received over $1 million in federal grant funding across multiple disciplines from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The funding, awarded earlier this year, will support an array of social, cultural, economic, sustainability and arts-based research projects.
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By Patty Wellborn on December 14, 2016
Art on the Line, UBC Okanagan’s gala event and fundraiser, is celebrating its 15th year this February. The gala, which raises money to support student art exhibitions and activities, is a unique auction where participants may choose artwork from local artists, faculty, and students.
By Patty Wellborn on December 13, 2016
There are many deadlines in December, but local writers are watching the calendar as the last day to submit entries to the Okanagan Short Story contest is fast approaching. The contest gives local adult fiction writers an opportunity to hone their skills, get published, and win a one-week writing residency.
By Patty Wellborn on December 2, 2016
How do we fulfill the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada to provide an education that acknowledges Canada’s colonial history and values Indigenous knowledge?