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Lisa Pasold cafe Paris webinar
Classical Pursuits | Worldwide Quest
 
The Painters’ Café, 1870: A virtual walk with the Impressionists in Paris with Lisa Pasold
Thursday, September 30 at 2:00 PM ET  |  Register here
 
Let’s step into Paris in 1870 and have coffee with Impressionist painter Edouard Manet and writer Emile Zola. We’ll begin our virtual stroll at the Gare Saint-Lazare, famously painted by Claude Monet. We’ll walk in a leisurely fashion up the hill to Clichy, to the former Café Guerbois. This was the haunt of the Batignolles group, which included several Impressionists, journalists, and the great 19th-century photographer, Nadar. As we stroll, we’ll talk about why this neighbourhood and its café culture were so important to young artists. Join Lisa Pasold to dawdle on the great boulevards, peek into the Cimetière of Montmartre, witness a duel—because Manet had a temper!—and join the effervescent artistic discussion of the era.
 
 

Japan webinar Paula Swart alumni UBC Worldwide Quest
Worldwide Quest and alumni UBC
Inside Japan: Tradition & Modernity with Paula Swart
Wednesday, November 3 at 2:00 PM ET
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Japan is a place where eye-popping modernity and long-standing traditions harmoniously coexist. From Shinto shrines standing near skyscrapers to museums in modern architecture styles displaying ancient artifacts. How about meeting your museum guide, the cute robot named ‘Mr. Art’. One can enjoy carefully prepared ramen served in cozy restaurants, then dip into large establishments serving sushi by conveyor belt. Most notably in the streets of Kyoto, one can see people wearing the latest street style standing beside geisha wearing traditional kimono. Join UBC lecturer and Asian art expert Paula Swart for an educational and entertaining webinar to discuss these contrasts and more, and why they work so well in Japan's culture.

Travel with Paula on "South Japan's Coastlines, Colours, and Culture", October 17 - 30, 2022. Learn more here.
 
 

Palm Springs Sarah Bancroft
Worldwide Quest and alumni UBC
What to Expect at Palm Springs' Modernism Week with Sarah Bancroft
Wednesday, October 27 at 2:00 PM ET
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More details coming soon!
 
 
 
`Various Georgian food spread
Worldwide Quest and alumni UBC
Georgian Hospitality: Food, Wine, and History with Anne Gorsuch
Monday, November 8 at 2:00 PM ET
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More details coming soon!
 
 
 
 Plant Diversity in Cities with Marc Cadotte
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Plant Diversity in Cities with Marc Cadotte
Monday, November 15 at 2:00 PM ET  Register here
Details coming soon!
 


 
 
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