Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
By Bud Mortenson on May 20, 2011
UBC's Okanagan campus welcomes visiting students from Mexico's University of Quintana Roo.
By Bud Mortenson on April 1, 2011
Dream Migrations, a devised performance co-created by 28 theatre students at UBC's Okanagan campus, will open April 8 at the Kelowna Art Gallery, before moving to the UBC campus for two more performances April 9 and 10. Virginie Magnat, professor with the Interdisciplinary Performance Program, describes the devised public performance as, "a high-spirited balancing act […]
By Bud Mortenson on March 21, 2011
The campus community and the public are invited to participate in a day of discussion at UBC’s Okanagan campus about neoliberalism and post-welfare Nordic states.
By Bud Mortenson on March 18, 2011
New website to share Okanagan “literacy narratives” A group of eight Creative Writing students at UBC’s Okanagan campus are working on a series of promotional and creative activities for Project Literacy Kelowna Society (PLKS), and are seeking stories from the community about the important of literacy in our lives. They’re collaborating with Computer Science professor […]
By Jody Jacob on March 4, 2011
A team of UBC researchers, students, designers and artists are creating an interactive 3D game simulation that enables players to walk through their digitally recreated community and see how the day-to-day choices they make could impact their actual environment. With detailed neighborhood visualization and animation, it predicts alternative climate scenarios that are focused on the […]
By Jody Jacob on February 3, 2011
UBC Fine Arts student Laura Widmer has won the Muskat Studios Materials Award at the Boston Printmakers 2011 North American Print Biennial. The award consists of one week printing at Muskat Studios in Boston with Tamarind Institute Master Printer Carolyn Muskat. Widmer will travel to Boston for the Feb. 27 opening reception of the exhibition, […]
By Bud Mortenson on January 6, 2011
Novelist Annabel Lyon (The Golden Mean) is the fourth annual writer in residence at UBC's Okanagan campus. Lyon will spend two weeks on campus from Mar. 6 to 20, 2011. Lyon is the author of Oxygen (stories, 2007), The Best Thing for You (novella, 2004), All-Season Edie (juvenile novel, 2007) and The Golden Mean (novel […]
By Jody Jacob on December 14, 2010
Art lovers should act quickly to obtain tickets to the ninth annual Art on the Line gala fundraiser.
By Bud Mortenson on December 2, 2010
The 13th annual Okanagan Short Fiction Contest is now accepting short stories from the Okanagan region. Award-winning author Annabel Lyon (The Golden Mean) will select the best three stories to be awarded cash prizes in Spring 2011. The contest invites all Southern Interior writers east of Hope, west of the Alberta border, north of the U.S. […]
By Jody Jacob on October 20, 2010
Two Master of Fine Arts students from UBC's Okanagan campus are taking over the Woodhaven Nature Conservancy from October 22 to 25 for an interactive, site-specific performance art piece. Lara Haworth and Nicole Cormaci, co-creators of the project, say visitors to Woodhaven can expect to encounter and interact with a fully functional border patrol unit, […]