This recipe serves as a reminder of the identity that both my dad and I share as part of the Diné people.
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Although the story is a classic Haida legend, the feelings and experiences felt by the characters are important in the modern context.
There have been some special student hotspots close to UBC which have since disappeared or ceased catering to us in the way they once did. Let’s pour one out for the most notable places we’ve mourned the loss of in the recent past.
It then hits me that this work of art means something to me, just like it means something to Thom. Looking around the exhibit, I can now recognize that this is not just a collection of unrelated art, but a life lived.
When asked why it took so long for the inauguration ceremony to occur after The Shadow was completed, Shalev-Gerz stated that she had originally wanted the inauguration to occur in April 2017, but was cautioned that students would be writing final exams.
To have a shot at the raffle draw for the prizes, which include gift cards, and an all-inclusive trip package to Whistler, this passport needs to be handed in to the Welcome Centre, whose office is at the Robert E. Lee Alumni Centre.
With all these open mic events, there’s no excuse not to share your art with fellow UBC students.
When my mom and I started reading our traditional prayers off an iPad, I couldn’t help but wonder if I should have these prayers memorized by heart. What did my lack of knowledge say about me and my connection to my culture?
ARTIVISM’s website states the event’s goal is to “[highlight] stories of resilience and student activist art practice that challenge dominant narratives through arts and culture.”
While there is currently an introductory course on Indigenous writing, this will mark an expansion of the current Indigenous-focused curriculum to likely include more upper-level undergraduate courses and even potentially some graduate level courses.
“I think a lot of talent gets pushed out. But what has remained is actually quite strong – there’s so many neat designers here, and I’m just so happy to be counted among one of them right now, which is awesome.”
Actors lead the audience through different parts of the old barn building, shifting between their own personas and their characters as they weave historical facts with personal accounts.
Because Chris Humphreys had already published nine novels when he entered the UBC creative writing MFA program, he “wasn’t there to learn how to write.” His 2013 novel, Shakespeare’s Rebel was the topic of his MFA thesis.
September is that weird month in Vancouver’s in-between sunshine and sweater weather. It’s technically still summer but starting to feel like fall — and the best way to celebrate the cusp of the seasons is UBC’s Annual Harvest Feastival, filled with good people, great food and cozy vibes.
The night was young, and the faint scent of BO and food trucks intertwined and wafted through the air.