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Words & Pictures

Words & Pictures

Rare Books and Special Collections is delighted to present a new exhibition: Words & Pictures: Book Illustration in Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Awards Join us for a special celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Governor General’s (GG) Literary Awards. In honour of this historic occasion, UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections is proud to […]

In the presence of far-away things: Charlotte Brontë’s Bicentennial

In the presence of far-away things: Charlotte Brontë’s Bicentennial

Many thanks to guest blogger Paige Hohmann, a graduate student at UBC’s School School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, for contributing the below post! “Time is the longest distance between two places.” – Tennessee Williams This week marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charlotte Brontë on April 21, 1816, and as writer […]

Tell us what you think about “Harry Potter and the Rain City”

Did you see UBC Library’s Harry Potter and the Rain City exhibition last fall? Did you attend the Harry Potter, Brands of Magic colloquium or the Hallowe’en at Hogwarts West party? If so, we’d love to know what you thought! Please complete our survey at the below link: https://survey.ubc.ca/s/harrypotter/ Tell us what you liked, tell […]