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Racism literally makes people sick, and we need to do more to understand its role as a determinant of health.
Women are largely underrepresented in the film industry, particularly as writers, producers, and directors. Three independent local female filmmakers are carrying out all three roles, driven by determination and a story to tell.
The Sepik River in Papua New Guinea is home to the Iatmul people, an indigenous community of over 400,000 people whose cultural identity, economy, and way of life is threatened by impending mining operations.
For Valerie Nicholson and the estimated 16,800 other women living with HIV in Canada, navigating the world of dating and intimacy after being diagnosed is an especially daunting task.
An upcoming exhibit at the UBC Museum of Anthropology (MOA) explores the significance of written and spoken word across diverse cultures in Asia.
People across British Columbia are signing up to welcome Syrian refugees into their homes.
Joash Gambarage, a Tanzanian PhD candidate specializing in African linguistics at UBC, is the only one in a community of approximately 20,000 people to pursue higher studies outside of the small town of Mugeta in rural Tanzania.
Kaija Rautiainen, a long-time weaver and native of Finland, is one of the artists who will be taking part in the Hanging by a Thread expedition at The Cultch theatre, which explores the infinite possibilities of thread as a metaphor, object or action.
In a Bombay apartment by the sea, a young woman dances seductively. In a dark corner of the room a blind man sits, watching her. This image, accompanied by the question Why would a blind man pay to watch someone dance? intrigued Indian-Canadian playwright Anosh Irani into writing Bombay Black.
On Feb. 3, 1971, the story of four men living with cerebral palsy (CP) came to life on the Factory Theatre stage in Toronto. Creeps, by Canadian playwright, journalist and poet David E. Freeman is credited as the play that changed Canadian theatre forever.
*Trigger Warning: subject matter child exploitation and abuse* On Feb. 13th 2014, a former RCMP forensic scientist came to UBC to speak about human trafficking in Cambodia.
What's the connection between art and children's literacy? That is a question that Bob Steele, a retired associate professor of art education at UBC, has been occupied with for over 20 years.
UBC Neuroscientist Kalina Christoff says that the mind is more active during "mind-wandering" than during problem-solving.
The event aimed to raise the profile of the ebola issue and incite political action and a stronger response from the Canadian government.
Some attendees also showed their opposition to the anti-abortion event on campus.
The Vancouver International Flamenco Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary as one of the world’s most prominent annual flamenco festivals outside of Spain.
Mostly Marley, the Vancouver-based classic reggae band that has been bringing smooth reggae vibes to audiences around B.C., will be performing at this year’s Caribbean Days Festival.
Locally grown Asian vegetables have been a part of Vancouver diets for more than a century.
Magic tricks have always been an intriguing phenomenon, but what is the relationship between human psychology and magic?
UBC AMS club Rappers Without Borders is the club for students who are fuelled by a love of hip-hop, passionate about spitting rhymes and driven by a desire to make a difference.