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Vivian Schmidt Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship

October 9, 2014

Congratulations to Luke McLeod winner of the Vivian Schmidt Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship.

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Congratulations: Think out of the Box Award Winners

October 9, 2014

Congratulations to our 2014 Think out of the Box Award Winners! Katheryn Chandler and Eng Sengsavang.

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MACL alumna Christy Goerzen Publishes The Big Apple Effect

October 7, 2014

Christy Goerzen, a graduate of the MA in Children’s Literature program has recently published a book, The Big Apple Effect. The Big Apple Effect is a Middle-Grade novel published by Orca Books in 2014. Christy has also worked as a bookseller, children’s television writer, communications manager, speechwriter and university instructor. “Thanks to the book’s convincing teen […]

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Brown Bag Lunch: Panel on doctoral program experience after the MACL Program

October 6, 2014

Event: Panel of five Master of Arts in Children’s Literature alumni who have gone on to doctoral programs in children’s literature/ media/ and education-related areas – at UBC, at Simon Fraser University, and in England: Place: Ike Barber Learning Centre, Room 461 Date: Thursday, November 13th from 12 to 1 pm Bring your lunch

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Lecture Series: BC Treaty-Making in the Twenty-First Century

October 6, 2014

A history of the treaty process between the BC governments and First Nations in the 21st Century by one of Canada’s leading historians and 2014 Killam Prize Winner Jim Miller. When: October 20th, 2014 Time: 4:00 pm Where: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre IBLC 182 Jim Miller Killam Laureate talk announcement Oct 20 2014 final

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MACL Theses Roundup: Congrats to Recent Defenders!

September 19, 2014

January to September 2014 saw a large number of Master of Arts in Children’s Literature students successfully defend their theses.

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Colloquium Series Fall Schedule Released

September 17, 2014

The Fall 2014 Colloquium Series is about to start! Click to learn more about the exciting speakers visiting us in the coming weeks.

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Fall 2014 Colloquim Series – Talk by Jennifer Preece

September 15, 2014

Citizen Science: Information, Technology and People By Dr. Jennifer Preece Professor and Dean, University of Maryland Wednesday, September 24, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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MLIS Alumna Receives 2014 Robert Munsch Award

September 12, 2014

Congratulations to Nadine Lincoln, MLIS '14, who is the recipient of the 2014 Robert Munsch Award, for her paper "Spunky Female Protagonists in Munsch Narratives."

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iSchool Director Recipient of ASIS&T SIG SI Best Social Informatics Paper Award

September 10, 2014

Congratulations to Director Caroline Haythornthwaite, who has received the 2013 Best Social Informatics Paper Award from the Association for Information Science and Technology Special Interest Group for Social Informatics (ASIS&T SIG SI). The award is shared with the paper's lead author, Dr. Nama Raj Budhathoki.

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