The 4th Annual World Poetry Canada International Peace Festival returns to the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, from October 6 to 26, 2014.   The World Poetry Festival once again brings together international poets, Canadian  and local multicultural poetry groups during this dynamic festival.   A video presentation explains what the World Poetry festival is all about.

Each selected international poet will present their poetry, launch a book, present their film be featured at this exhibition at the Learning Centre.


This is a multi-site exhibition in the Metro Vancouver region.  Partnership venues include the following:

  • October 6th-26th World Poetry Display at the University of British Columbia, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1  400 gift poems. Six display cases, 24 hour video feed, white board for logos.
  •  October 11 Special Opening of World Poetry Vancouver 1-3 pm. Display: October 1-15th 75 gift poems. Youth section, Britannia Community Library,  (VPL) 1661 Napier Street Vancouver, B.C. V5L 4X4
  • October 19 Opening Gala 1:30-4:30 pm. Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Room 7000. Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6B 5K3. Awards, reading, launches. October 19, 7-9 pm Dinner and social time.
  • October 22, 6:30-8:30 pm. New Westminster Public  Library. 716 6th Street, New Westminster. BC. World Poetry Night Out celebrates 5 years! World Poetry Peace Poetathon Grand Celebration!
  • October 25, 10:30 am – 9:00  pm. UBC Learning Exchange, World Poetry Film Festival, Featuring Peace and Human Rights documentaries by young filmmakers from Canada, Afghanistan and India plus possible Worldwide Launch of the WP Literary Journal. Awards. Poetry Display. 100 gift poems. Peace Posters by Sattar Saberi.

For more information, please contact Allan Cho, curator of the Learning Centre exhibitions.

Friday, October 17, 2014, 7:00 – 9:30 pm at the UBC First Nations House of Learning's Sty-Wet-Tan Hall

LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD4903.5.C2 E473 2014
Carol Agócs, ed., Employment Equity in Canada: The Legacy of the Abella Report (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD5481 .D58 2014
Blaine Donais, The Art and Science of Workplace Mediation (Toronto: Carswell, 2014).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: HV8158 .S36 2014
Ian D. Scott, ed., Issues in Civilian Oversight of Policing in Canada (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2014).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: K376 .L63 2014
Elizabeth Comack, ed., Locating Law, Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality Connections 3d ed. (Halifax: Fernwood Publishing, 2014).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3241 .F746 2014
Rosa Freedman, Failing to Protect: The UN and the Politicisation of Human Rights (London: Hurst & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 2014).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3275 .R47 2014
Vincent Chetail & Céline Bauloz, eds., Research Handbook On International Law And Migration (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2014).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD1596 .T74 2014
Guenter Treite, Frustration and Force Majeure , 3d ed. (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2014).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD2100 .H65 2013
Robin Hollington, Hollington on Shareholders’ Rights, 7th ed. (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2013).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD7499 .P46 2013
Hodge M. Malek et al, eds., Phipson on Evidence, 18th ed. (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2013).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD8000 .A97 2014
Anthony Arlidge, Alexander Milne & Polly Sprenger, Arlidge and Parry on Fraud, 4th ed. (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2014).

LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE265 .C37 2014
Queen’s University Law Students’ Society, Canadian Guide to Legal Style Toronto: Carswell, 2014).

LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE787 .O58 2014
A. H. Oosterhoff, Oosterhoff on Trusts: Text, Commentary and Materials, 8th ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2014).

LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE850.A7 C65 2014
Stephanie Ben-Ishai & David R. Percy, eds., Contracts: Cases and Commentaries, 9th ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2014).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE9265 C34 2014
Gordon Scott, The Investigator’s Legal Handbook, 2d ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2014).

2014_clw_logoLove to teach? Care to share? The 7th Annual Celebrate Learning Week will be held October 25 – November 1, 2014!

This week long initiative features events that highlight and promote student learning development opportunities through open lectures, information sessions, student activities, poster sessions, workshops and more. Most events are free and will be hosted on and off UBC’s Vancouver campus.

We invite all members of the UBC Community to submit their event and share innovate ideas that enhance the education and teaching experience. The event submissions deadline is Friday, September 26, 2014.

For more information (and to review existing events) please visit: celebratelearning.ubc.ca

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