Community Volunteer Group May 18, 2023
Meeting Details: More details to come
Meeting Format: TBC. This meeting my be hosted in a hybrid format. Before the meeting, those interested will be asked to confrim thier attendance in-person or online.
Join the Community Volunteer Group mailing list: Please email Nancy.Gallini@ubc.ca and express your interest.Thursday, 18 May 2023 - 4:00pm
Council Meeting June 7, 2023
Current and incoming council members will meetWednesday, 7 June 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Travel Group | June 15
Slovenia: A land of resilience.
with Barbara Bernhardt, Associate Professors Emeritus, School of Audiology and Speech Sciences and Joseph Stemberger, Professor Emeritus of Linguistics
Over the last couple of decades, we have been privileged to make several trips to Slovenia, where Joe has family ties and we both have academic collaborators. From our first visits there, it felt like we were in ‘old Europe’, where changes wrought by the influence of North American culture were less visible than elsewhere. Although only having 2 million inhabitants, Slovenia's south Slavic language and culture have survived centuries of domination. Using photos, video, and narration, we will journey from Joe’s family village of Jablanica (Ya-blan-tsa) to the western and eastern corners of Slovenia, a country of fields, mountains, small towns and villages. Our presentation will be an introductory guide to the geography, history and culture of this small EU nation. Although regretfully not able to share specialties through Zoom such as ‘potica' (po-TEE-tsa), ‘krofi' (Mardi Gras ‘donuts’) and slivovka (Slee-Vo-Ka), we can make a couple of recipes available for those with a culinary bent.
If you wish to receive the zoom link for the meeting and are not already on the EC Travel group list, please contact Paul Steinbok at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A zoom link will be sent out before each meeting.Thursday, 15 June 2023 - 3:00pm
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