Best doctoral thesis prize awarded to UBC student, Phil Van Huizen!

Congratulations to Dr.  Phil Van Huizen, a PhD graduate in History, who has received the 2014 prize for best thesis in Canadian Studies by the Canadian Studies Network!  Van Huizen’s thesis is entitled “Flooding the Border: Development, Politics, and Environmental Controversy in the Canadian-U.S. Skagit Valley”, Van Huizen’s work was supervised by current McLean chair, Professor […]
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Save the Date! 2015 McLean lectures by Tina Loo

Please join us for the 2015 McLean Lectures in Canadian Studies by Professor Tina Loo, the McLean Chair in Canadian Studies and Head of the Department of History, UBC. Entitled “Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and a ‘Good Life’ in Postwar Canada,” the lectures explore the relationships among poverty, development, and democracy in Canada. […]
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Events

» 2015 McLean lectures

November 20, 2014

Professor Tina Loo, “Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and a ‘Good Life’ in Postwar Canada.”  The lectures explore the relationships among poverty, development, and democracy in Canada. 28 January “Hell and Hope in the Barrenlands,” on forced relocation in the central Arctic 4 February “Developing a ‘Good Life’ in Newfoundland and Eastern Quebec” 11 […]
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» Canadian Studies First Ever Alumni Event

March 6, 2013

Students are invited to the first ever Canadian Studies alumni and career night! The event will consist of an alumni panel answering questions about where the program has taken them professionally, how it helped them prepare for their career, and what has been the most challenging, and rewarding parts of their journey so far. The […]
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» McLean Lectures 2013

January 21, 2013

Graeme Wynn, the McLean Chair in Canadian Studies, will be presenting the McLean lectures this March 7, 14 and 21 @ 7:00 pm under the banner, NAVIGATING “A WASTING WORLD”: PERSPECTIVES ON ENVIRONMENTALISM AND SUSTAINABILITY IN CANADA.  The lectures will be held in the main lecture hall, Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory, located at 2202 Main […]
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