When: April 9, 5-6:30pm

Where: Koerner Library, 3rd floor entrance by the fireplace

Register: It’s Free!  Just register so we can get a handle on catering.

 

To celebrate National Poetry Month, Koerner Library will be hosting some of our own local poets for a night of food and verse.  Please join us and enjoy readings from:

Kevin McNeilly, UBC

  • Kevin McNeilly writes poetry and critical non-fiction, and collaborates with creative musicians on text-based performances and recordings. His first collection of poems, Embouchure, appeared from Nightwood Editions in 2011. His poems have appeared in such journals as Canadian Literature, Event, The Malahat Review, West Coast Line, The Antigonish Review, The Fiddlehead, Descant and Ariel

Renee Saklikar, SFU

  • Renée Sarojini Saklikar writes thecanadaproject, a life-long poem chronicle about her life from India to Canada, from coast to coast. Work from thecanadaproject appears in literary publications including The Georgia Straight, The Vancouver Review, PRISM international, Poetry is Dead, SubTerrain, Ricepaper, CV2, Ryga: a journal of provocations, Geistand Arc Poetry Magazine and is forthcoming in the recent anthologies, Alive at the Center: Contemporary Poems from the Pacific Northwest and Force Field: 77 Women Poets of British Columbia.

Elee Kraljii Gardiner, SFU

  • One of the unsung forces in Vancouver of poetic prowess and community building is Elee Kraljii Gardiner. She is an adjunct member of The Writer’s Studio at Simon Fraser University and a freelance writer who teaches creative writing at the Carnegie Community Centre. She is the director of “Thursdays Writing Collective” and the founder of Otter Press.

National Poetry Month is a month-long, national celebration of poetry established by the Academy of American Poets. The concept is to widen the attention of individuals and the media—to the art of poetry, to living poets, to our complex poetic heritage, and to poetry books and journals of wide aesthetic range and concern.

The readings will take place on the 3rd floor entrance level of Koerner Library by the fireplace.

Up (2009)

By tying thousands of balloons to his home, 78-year-old Carl sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years younger, inadvertently becomes a stowaway.

Directed by Pete Docter, Bob Peterson 

Genre: Animation/Comedy

Run time: 96 minutes

Join us for popcorn and a movie in Koerner Library, Room 216 on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM!

http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4837

 

Scott Pilgrim vs The World, based on a series of graphic novels, is a lighthearted popcorn flick about love and music. The perfect film to watch on a lazy weekday afternoon when you’re supposed to be doing homework!

Scott Pilgrim vs The World (2010)

Directed by Edgar Wright

Genre: Action/Comedy

Run time: 112 minutes

Musician Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) falls for the girl of his dreams, Ramona Flowers. But she comes with baggage: seven ex-lovers, with each of whom Scott must do battle to the death in order to win Ramona’s heart.

Get the hot girl. Defeat her evil exes. Hit love where it hurts.

Join us in Koerner Library, Room 216 on Friday, February 21, 2014 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM!

Register: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4800

 

This workshop will introduce you to a variety of alerting tools for conferences, calls for papers, and funding opportunities in the humanities and social sciences. You will learn the different scholarly activities available to you, databases and web tools for locating these opportunities, and alerting tools such as RSS feeds for receiving updates.

 

Are you a graduate student and new to UBC? Would you like to know more about what the library has to offer? This basic workshop will provide you with a a overview of some of the key services and resources available to you from the library.

Location: Koerner Library, Rm 217, Point Grey Campus
Register: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/2189

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Location: Koerner Library, Rm 217, Point Grey Campus
Register: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/2190

American History in Video – http://resources.library.ubc.ca/1626/

Offers over 4000 videos on American History from production and content partners Newsreel Films and Documentary Educational Resources, additional PBS and The History Channel titles, archival footage from NASA and NARA, Universal Newsreel, and others.

North American Indian Dramahttp://resources.library.ubc.ca/1712/

An expanding collection showcasing the broadening field of Native American drama and theatrical scripts written by playwrights who are members of the indigenous nations of North America.  New content added regularly.

Opera in Video – http://resources.library.ubc.ca/1713/

Almost 200 videos of the world’s most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries.  New content added regularly.

World History in Video – http://resources.library.ubc.ca/1700/

Includes over 310 critically acclaimed documentaries exploring earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century.  New material added regularly

A new collection of feminist material from Cuba from 1858-1958.  This collection includes such publications as Aspiraciones, the journal for the Club Femenino de Cuba, literary anthologies and government sources.  The collection includes memoirs, essays, journals, speeches, and radio broadcasts.

To access the Feminism in Cuba, 1858-1958 select the following link: http://resources.library.ubc.ca/1725/

A new collection of feminist material from Cuba from 1858-1958.  This collection includes such publications as Aspiraciones, the journal for the Club Femenino de Cuba, literary anthologies and government sources.  The collection includes memoirs, essays, journals, speeches, and radio broadcasts.

To access the Feminism in Cuba, 1858-1958 select the following link: http://resources.library.ubc.ca/1725/

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