ARTS RESEARCH IN THE NEWS
CTV News Thu May 19 2016CTV News interviewed UBC political scientist Kathyrn Harrison about the National Energy Board’s decision on Thursday to approve the pipeline expansion and what this means for the federal government.
“I think today’s announcement opens to the door to the next six months which will be a real period of reckoning for the federal government, which really got elected and governed so far by promising to make everyone happy,” Harrison told CTV News.
Pique News Magazine Thu May 19 2016 By: Cathryn AtkinsonPique News Magazine quoted UBC associate professor Dana Claxton in an article about a public forum aimed at improving relations with First Nations artists, teachers and communities.
“This conversation has been going on for 40 or 50 years. I look out into the audience and you are all cultural brokers from a national perspective and primarily not indigenous or even folk of colour,” Claxton said. The forum was part of the spring meeting of the Canadian Art Museum Directors Organization, hosted by the Audain Art Museum.
Huffington Post Wed May 18 2016 By: Jeff SelingoAn article on Huffington Post quotes Henry Siu, a UBC economics professor on the topic of ‘job shopping’ for the right career after college. In a 2014 study, Siu co-authored a study which found that increased mobility in one’s 20s leads to higher earnings later in life.
Globe and Mail Wed May 18 2016 By: Renisa MawaniIn her op-ed for the Globe and Mail, Renisa Mawani, an associate professor of sociology at UBC, said that Prime Minister Trudeau’s apology for turning away the Komagata Maru should not only be directed at the Sikh community.
“The multifaith and multiracial passengers and crew epitomizes why the Komagata Maru must be remembered as a global event that held far-reaching consequences in Canada and beyond,” Mawani wrote.
Canadian Geographic Wed May 18 2016 By: Alexandra PopeA story on Canadian Geographic lists UBC’s Museum of Anthropology as one of the top eight museums in the country.
Anthropology grad and Canadian Geographic senior editor Harry Wilson chose the museum as his favourite. “It’s such an incredible space with equally incredible exhibits. I’d happily spend all day wandering around in there,” he said.
Globe and Mail Wed May 18 2016 By: Shawn McCarthyUBC political scientist George Hoberg was interviewed for a Globe and Mail story about the forthcoming National Energy Board report on the TransMountain pipeline expansion.
The government could impose even stricter requirements including consent from First Nations. This would be an unprecedented move by the National Energy Board, Hoberg said. The story also appeared on 24 News.
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