April 06, 2017
As we approach BC Studies 2017 (May 4-6 at Vancouver Island University) speakers have been finalized and the program has been set. This year’s theme, (Un)Settling BritishColumbia, was influenced by...
March 07, 2017
Photo by Geoff Peters
SUSAN LAMBERT, BCTF PRESIDENT 2010-2013
Any student of history or human nature recognizes that a natural tendency and desire of any political force is to attempt to consolidate...
March 02, 2017
BC Studies: Special Issue
Museums on the Edge:Conversations in BC’s Public Cultural Institutions
Guest Edited by Caitlin Gordon-Walker and Martha Black
British Columbia offers a unique context in...
February 02, 2017
In the call for papers for BC Studies 2017 we asked for “papers that explore relationships and tensions between the settled and the unsettled in British Columbia’s past, present, and future.” As...
January 06, 2017
My latest archival journey began with a simple question: Can I get a colour version of the maps? I did not anticipate where this question would lead. I hope in sharing some of my story on...
November 22, 2016
BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly is seeking sound clips, soundscapes, or other types of audio accompanied by a written component (article, essay, poem, story, etc.). Contributions will be...
November 15, 2016
“Men Want to Hog Everything”
by Veronica Strong-Boag
In 1949 Agnes Macphail, Canada’s first female MP (as of 1921), thus summed up decades of women’s political experience after the first suffrage...
October 26, 2016
1: Campers paddle up the Koeye River in a gilwa hoping to do some bear watching in the estuary.
2: Whale watching aboard the Raincoast research vessel the 'Achiever'.
3: Campers get ready to...
October 22, 2016
by Katrina Pacey - Executive Director, Pivot Legal Society
After a three-year legal battle, we are thrilled to announce that the federal government has finally amended regulations that block access...
October 13, 2016
Call for Papers: Member-organized panel at ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English)
Organizers: Christina Turner (University of Toronto) and Evangeline...