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Professor Emeritus Yunshik Chang passes away. The Department of Sociology is saddened to report that Professor Emeritus Yunshik Chang passed away, October 5th, 2018.  Prof. Chang joined the department (then Anthropology & Sociology) as an Assistant Professor in 1966. Professor Chang was an expert in Korean Studies, researching development and social change, rural community, the individual in the community, and folk religion. Even […]

Prof. Becki Ross featured in the Star Vancouver talking about the opening of the sex doll brothel.

Undergrad. Student, Abubakar Khan, was mentioned in the Georgia Straight highlighting 12 independent candidates in the civic election. Khan’s platform focuses on ending isolation and loneliness in Vancouver by addressing the affordable housing issue and encouraging intergenerational housing.

UBC graduate students published an essay in The Conversation. Ryan Stillwagon, Adriana Brodyn, and Kyle Sutherland team up with their supervisor Prof. Amin Ghaziani to discuss the emergence of “queer pop-ups” in Western Canada.

Prof. Becki Ross featured in the UBC Library talking about how UBC Library users are now able to access archive offering an expansive and detailed look at LGBT2SQIA history.

Prof. Yue Qian wrote an op-ed for The Conversation talking about the link between educational success and the chances of getting married.