As part of the Mexico Fest 2014′s “Yucatan – Popular Art” exhibition at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, an academic lecture will be presented at UBC Robson Square (800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7).


Carlos Eduardo Bojorquez Urzaiz

Dr. Carlos Eduardo Bojorquez Urzaiz  is a writer, anthropologist and Mexican historian.   Dr. Bojorquez-Urzais is currently Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the Autonomous University of Yucatan since 1976.  He served as Director of the School from 1985 to 1993.   He received his Ph.D. in History at the University of Habana.

Dr. Jose Antonio Cutz-Medina is a distinguished professor and educator, who is recognized for his work in maintaining the roots of Mayan culture through his efforts in giving Mayan dignitaries space and opportunities for dialogue between ancient knowledge residing in Mexico’s Yucatan region.  His efforts have connected the struggling people of Kanxoc with its surrounding municipalities.

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iSchool_dean_PreecesmJoin us on  Wednesday, September 24th, 2014, 4:00-5:00PM, at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre’s Dodson Room (Rm 302) as Dr. Jennifer Preece gives a talk on Citizen Science: Information, Technology and People, as part of the iSchool at UBC’s colloquia series.

Dr. Jennifer Preece is the Dean of the College of Information Studies, a Professor at the University of Maryland. and a member of the University of Maryland Human-Computer Interaction Lab.  She researches online communities and is known for her work on what makes such a community successful, and how usability factors interact with socialibility in online communities.  Her research interests are in: computer-mediated communication, human-computer interaction, online communities, management and design of social media, motivation for participation in social media, mobile communication

Her two most recent books are:

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014, 4:00-5:00PM, at the Dodson Room (Rm #302),

at the the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (1961 East Mall, University of British Columbia)

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