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Science and Technology Studies (STS)

Science and Technology Studies (STS)

UBC English Researchers: Suzy Anger, Alexander Dick, Adam Frank, Ian Hill, Vin Nardizzi, Judy Segal  UBC offers coursework leading to either an MA in STS, or an MA or PhD with an STS research specialization in English, History, and Philosophy. The Graduate Program in Science and Technology Studies is designed to give students opportunities to […]

Edinburgh Environmental Humanities Institute

Edinburgh Environmental Humanities Institute

UBC English Researchers: Alexander Dick, Derek Gladwin The Edinburgh Environmental Humanities Network is an exciting new initiative in the study of environmental issues. The network presents researchers within the humanities with a forum in which to engage with each other’s work, to share insights, and develop collaborative partnerships. We believe the humanities are uniquely positioned […]

International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation

International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation

UBC English Researcher: Kevin McNeilly The International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI) is a partnered research institute building from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) project, “Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice” (ICASP). The Institute’s research team comprises 58 scholars from 20 different institutions. Its mandate is to create positive […]

Critical Studies in Improvisation

Critical Studies in Improvisation

UBC English Researcher: Kevin McNeilly Critical Studies in Improvisation is an open-access, peer-reviewed, electronic, academic journal on improvisation, community, and social practice housed at the University of Guelph. The editorial and advisory boards are made up of leading international scholars spanning diverse disciplines.   URL: http://www.criticalimprov.com  

Gertrude Stein Society

Gertrude Stein Society

UBC English Researcher: Adam Frank The Gertrude Stein Society was formed in May of 2010 at the 21st convention of the American Literature Association. In establishing Stein within the ranks of major American authors represented at the ALA, the Gertrude Stein Society recognizes and advocates for Stein’s ongoing importance to modern literature, modernist aesthetics, philosophies […]

Editing Modernism in Canada

Editing Modernism in Canada

UBC English Researcher: Mary Chapman The Editing Modernism in Canada Project (EMiC) facilitates collaboration among researchers and institutions from regions across Canada and from the UK, France, Belgium, and the United States. The project’s mandate is primarily directed toward the production of critically edited texts by modernist Canadian authors, but does not exclude figures from […]

Cognition and Poetics Research Cluster

Cognition and Poetics Research Cluster

UBC Researcher: Barbara Dancygier The Research Cluster on Cognition and Poetics at Osnabrück University brings together scholars from various disciplines in humanities, the fine arts and the cognitive sciences to create a unique, innovative and interdisciplinary research and training program in Cognition and Poetics. Members of the Cluster along with international visiting professors regularly offer graduate […]

Digital Salon

Digital Salon

UBC English Researcher: Richard Cavell Digital Salon is a series in which faculty introduce their research, discuss Digital Social Science, Humanities and Arts research initiatives, and discuss the business case for establishing a research community on this theme at UBC. Specifically, this initiative will allow faculty to learn more about the breadth of research at […]

The Affect Project

The Affect Project

UBC English Researcher: Miranda Burgess  The Affect Project: Memory, Aesthetics, and Ethics, is envisioned as a multidisciplinary, critical, and timely response to the ubiquity of the affective in contemporary life and culture, as well as the “affective turn” taken by a range of scholarly disciplines. The project seeks to develop connections among those working in […]