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UBC This Week | July 10, 2009

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UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC This Week past issues are also available on-line.

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Find out what else is happening at UBC this week. For sports events, visit the UBC Athletics site at www.gothunderbirds.ca/schedule.asp.

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Emperor and Empress of Japan to visit UBC

On July 13, Their Imperial Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan will visit UBC's Vancouver campus. Their Majesties will be welcomed by UBC officials at the Asian Centre and tour the Nitobe Garden and the Museum of Anthropology.

While the event is not open to the public, members of the UBC community who wish to view Their Majesties' arrival may proceed on foot to the west side of West Mall (between Memorial and Marine Drive), the south side of Memorial Road (between West Mall and Lower Mall), as well as the Fraser River Parkade before 9:45am. The use of vehicles is strongly discouraged.

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Anthology celebrates Canadian Literature’s 50th anniversary

This fall, Canadian Literature Journal will celebrate 50 years as UBC’s quarterly devoted to the critical discussion of Canadian writing. Ronsdale Press has published an anthology of writings from the journal entitled From a Speaking Place: Writings from the First Fifty Years of Canadian Literature.

The anthology is edited by former editors Prof. Emeritus W. H. New, Dept. of English, Prof. Eva-Marie Kroller, Dept. of Engish, Prof. Laurie Ricou, Dept. of English, associate editor Rejean Beaudoin and former associate editor and acting director Susan Fisher and former associate editor Iain Higgins.

The book will be officially launched at the anniversary gala to be held October 1-3, 2009.

For more information, visit www.english.ubc.ca.

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Greenheart Canopy Walkway in top 10 list

Where Magazine has named the Greenheart Canopy Walkway at the UBC Botanical Garden one of “Canada’s top 10 new attractions for summer 2009”.

For more information, visit http://www.where.ca/travel/index.php/canada/2009/06/30/canadas-top-ten-new-attractions-for-summer-2009.

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