Sexuality in the City

Source: Radio New Zealand National
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Tree Cloning

Source: CBC's The Nature of Things
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Movember sheds light on men’s depression

Source: Vancouver Courier
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Dressed to live

Source: Vancouver Sun
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Wall Wednesdays Afternoon Series
Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Empathy, Narrative Truth and Artistic Process

Speaker: Camilla Gibb, Peter Wall Author in Residence

Empathy is a critical tool employed in many disciplines, even though the word itself is rarely used.  It’s an implicit and underarticulated aspect of various methodologies concerne...

French Scholars Series, Lectures in English by Notable French Academics
Thursday, November 6, 2014

Rice in Japanese Culture: Myth and Reality from a Premodern Perspective

Dr. Charlotte von Verschuer
East Asian Civilizations Research Center, CRCAO, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris
Hosts: Dr. Christina Laffin, Department of Asian Studies, UBC

Considered the traditional staple of the Japanese diet (an assum...
Special Conference hosted by the Consulate General of France in Vancouver, sponsored by the Peter Wall Institute
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Climate Change and Solutions from Innovation

"Climate Change and Solutions from Innovation" public conference in Vancouver.

Building up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference to be hosted by France in December 2015 (COP21 - Paris Climate 2015), FACTS (French Ameri-Can Climate Talks...

Wall Wednesday Afternoon Series
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Book Talk, Bauhaus Weaving Theory

Speaker: T'ai Smith, Wall Scholar, Art History, Visual Art & Theory, UBC

Book abstract:
T’ai Smith deftly reframes the Bauhaus weaving workshop as central to theoretical inquiry at the school, uncovering new significance in the work the weavers di...

Monday, December 1, 2014 French Scholars Series

Special Appointment

Institute welcomes Author-in-Residence Camilla Gibb

Camilla Gibb is an award-winning Canadian author and will participate in the creative and intellectual life of the Institute as Author-in-Residence from November 1-12, 2014. Read a recent Q&A with Camilla Gibb in The Wall Papers.

Ideas Lunch & Wine Bar

Wall Wednesdays

Join the Institute for the Wall Wednesdays Afternoon Series - a series of afternoon talks held every other Wednesday in the Peter Wall Ideas Lunch & Wine Bar from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Attendees receive 15% off their first purcahse immediately after the talk.


Arts and Resilience: Stories and Songs in the time of Slavery

Dr. Cohen is accompanied by Jane Sapp, who illustrates the power of music’s contributions to resilience through her own stories and through songs performed at the piano.


Artistic Expressions of Water - A Performance

Ever wondered how art could convey ideas about water? This event explores arts-based conceptions of water, featuring Water Dance by Tsatsu Stalqayu (Coastal Wolf Pack), musical performances, and presentations by award winners of the Peter Wall Institute Arts-Based Initiative Student Competition. 

Wall Exchange

Missed the Wall Exchange with Stephen Lewis?

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