Tag Archives | history

UFV student’s Poppy Project maps link Chilliwack past and present

To read the full Chilliwack Progress story on this interesting project, written by Jennifer Feinberg, go to:  http://www.theprogress.com/news/282075581.html This is an excerpt from the Chilliwack Progress story: Soldiers from Chilliwack who laid down their lives in the Great War and Second World War can now be searched online with interactive maps. Welcome to the Poppy […]

Gwynne Dyer to speak at UFV on What the First World War Taught Us — Oct 22

Gwynne Dyer to speak at UFV Oct. 22 on What the First World War Taught Us Author, historian, and independent journalist Gwynne Dyer returns to UFV Wednesday, Oct. 22 for his latest guest lecture, titled What the First World War Taught Us. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Abbotsford campus lecture theatre (B101), Dyer’s presentation […]

UFV’s newest adjunct professor makes 4 am classroom debut

The University of the Fraser Valley’s newest adjunct professor has made his classroom debut — talking to History students at 4 o’clock in the morning. Although UFV is a busy place, it doesn’t run courses at 4 am. But Dr. Ged Martin lives eight time zones from BC — on Ireland’s south coast. So a […]

Long-lost Canadian film comes home — showing at UFV Mon, Feb 4

Archival Film and Aboriginal Communities: Returning Romance of the Far Fur Country to Alert Bay, B.C. Mon, Feb 4 4:30–6:45 pm Abby B101 Please join us at 4:30 for refreshments in the foyer by the lecture theatre. The presentation will begin at 5 pm. Featuring excerpts from Romance of the Far Fur Country, produced by the Hudson’s Bay Company […]

History students launch The Acropolis student journal

The Association of History Students (AHS) has started a new student journal, The Acropolis, which is devoted to publishing original historical research by UFV students. Send your submissions to theacropolis@ufv.ca. The submission deadline for papers is November 30.

Paul Almond visit

Veteran Canadian filmmaker Paul Almond visits UFV

  Paul Almond is a landmark Canadian filmmaker who pioneered the development of the Canadian film industry in the 1950s. In over four decades of film-making he directed 120 dramas for Canadian, British and U.S. TV networks, and created the ground-breaking documentary “7Up”. In 1970, Almond wrote and directed the feature film “Act of the […]