Know Your Profs with Dr. Laura Ishiguro
In this instalment, Professor Laura Ishiguro shares with us the meticulous thoughtfulness behind her teaching, her favourite student questions, and what it means to study history. She also reminds us that learning to sit in the discomfort of not knowing with an open mind is important, no matter what you choose to do with your life.
Q&A with María Muñoz
“My research and teaching aim to excavate and understand the complexities of human systems, cultures and hierarchies.” María Muñoz is an associate professor of history at Susquehanna University, and will be joining the UBC History
HIST 440: History of Health in the Modern West- a Q&A with Benjamin Bryce
"[H]istorical examples give us food for thought about our current experience with COVID-19, and how many of the same factors are at play." Dr. Benjamin Bryce is joining the UBC History Department after teaching for six years at the University
HIST 376: Modern Japanese History Since 1800- A Q&A with Kelly McCormick
"All of these incidents [in Japanese history] are connected by people who have wanted to make a change to the world around them and either used images or were depicted in images as heroes and villains." Kelly McCormick is a historian of