Category: Conference

Congress 2019

The University of British Columbia in beautiful Vancouver hosted this year’s Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. As always, the seven days were filled with lectures, such as the Big Thinking series, book launches, poetry readings, and other special events. UAlberta Press had a booth at the Book Fair and we—Douglas Hildebrand, Mat Buntin, […]

Book Publishers’ Conference and Awards 2018

Held at the Hotel Arts in Calgary, this year’s annual conference had a lot to offer. The highlight was Minister of Culture and Tourism Ricardo Miranda’s announcement of new funding for the publishing industry: $300,000 for each of the next four years. This will be a lifesaver for some smaller publishers, while enabling established ones […]

Congress 2018 in Regina

This was the first time that the University of Regina hosted the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The university, city, and province did a wonderful job of putting on the conference, right down to offering free city bus service to delegates. Highlights, beyond the bookfair of course, included: The theme: Gathering Diversities. An […]

2018 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Registration for the 2018 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is now open! The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences and the University of Regina invite you to Saskatchewan from May 26 to June 1 to take part in the largest academic gathering in Canada. Take advantage of the University of Regina’s Graduate […]

The Writing Stick: Sharing Indigenous Stories – Recap

The organizers of The Writing Stick: Sharing Indigenous Stories welcomed over 200 people to participate in a conference dedicated to conversations about respectful ways to publish Indigenous stories. The conference took place at the University of Alberta from June 8 to 10, 2017. Organizer Linda Cameron noted, “With cultural appropriation in the news once again, […]