On Saturday September 9th at 8pm in Immaculata Auditorium, Antigonish Performing Arts will present an evening of music of Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel with Ariana Nasr.
The Biology Dept. will be hosting their 4th Annual World Oceans Day event on June 11, 11:00am-1:00pm.
St. Francis Xavier University is pleased to present Professor Margaret Barry, PhD, from the National University of Ireland Galway.
Professor Barry’s talk, Innovative approaches to promoting population mental health and wellbeing: Who needs to be engaged for effective action?, is co-presented by the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health, the St. Francis Xavier Department of Education and office of the Associate Vice President of Research.
The Atlantic Canada Economics Association annual conference will take place at StFX on June 4 - 5, 2017. The theme of this year's conference is "Energy, Environment, and the Future of Public Policy in Canada." Featured events include a panel on carbon pricing, the Graham Lecture to be delivered by Prof. Chris Ragan (McGill U. and Chair of Canada's EcoFiscal Commission), and evening banquet featuring a keynote address by Hon. Randy Delorey (Nova Scotia Minister of Finance).
Be a part of the world's largest film festival. Join us on Wednesday, April 19th at 2pm at the Centre for Teaching and Learning as we celebrate National Canadian Film Day with a screening of the film The Grand Seduction (2013). All members of our StFX and Antigonish communities are welcome! Free popcorn and prizes! https://canadianfilmday.ca/
I Am the Blues takes the audience on a musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bay-ou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta and moonshine soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hills. The film visits blues musicians rooted in the genre's heyday, many now in their 80s, still living in the American deep south and touring the Chitlin’ Circuit. Let Bobby Rush, Barbara Lynn, Henry Gray, Carol Fran, Little Freddie King, Lazy Lester, Bilbo Walker, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, RL Boyce, LC Ulmer, Lil’ Buck Sinegal and their friends awaken the blues in all of us.
The Angus L. Macdonald Library will begin Spring Extended Hours beginning Sunday, April 2nd. We will be open each day from 8am to midnight until Monday, April 24th and from 8am to 7pm on Tuesday, April 25th.
Performances by Glenn Graham, Jackie Dunn MacIsaac, John Pellerin, Jeff MacDonald, David Rankin, Màiri Britton and more. Admission by donation. All funds raised support summer Gaelic study bursaries for students.
Third Regular Meeting of the Faculty of Science to be held on Apr 3/17 @ 5:30 pm in SCHW 289 (Trudy Eagan Lecture Hall).
Featuring performances by Glenn Graham, Jackie Dunn MacIsaac, John Pellerin, Jeff MacDonald, David Rankin, Màiri Britton and more!
"Percussive Possibilities: Negotiating Tradition and Creativity in Scottish-Style Step Dancing" by Màiri Britton
Talk by Dr. Lachlan MacKinnon, St. Mary's University. Presented by the History Department. All are welcome.
Our 12th German day will present interesting guest speakers and presentations, including the German Embassy in Ottawa, the director of Symphony Nova Scotia as well as the students from the German courses.
At the end of the week we will send out a detailed program.
German cake and coffee will be served during the intermission.
Everyone is welcomed.
11th annual Antigonish International Film Festival, Oct 26, 27 and 28, 2017.
The 2017 Economics Student Research Day will take place in the Council Chambers (4th Floor Bloomfield) from 10AM to 6PM on Friday, March 31. Ten Honours theses will be presented by BA, BBA and BSc students who are being supervised by faculty in the Department of Economics. A free buffet lunch will be served from 12:30 to 1PM.
Download the program (PDF format): http://sites.stfx.ca/economics/sites/sites.stfx.ca.economics/files/progr...
Our presenter this year is: Vanessa Yurchesyn, RD, SE, MBA (candidate)
VP Professional Development Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals
Account Manager with Complete Purchasing Services (a division of Aramark)
Presentation Title: “What Puts the Fire in Your Belly?” Making nutrition come alive through food by understanding what brings you the most energy, enthusiasm, and happiness.
Forensic Psychology Day @ X will take place on Friday, March 17th from 8:30-4:30 in the Millenium Centre (Conference Room B). The Day will feature a full roster of interesting presenters from the fields of criminal and correctional justice. Topics will include: a new model of provinical corrections, mental health needs of offenders (young and older), risk factors for youth offending, emergent issues facing incarcerated women, and the work of forensic psychologists (practitioners and researchers).
Gather and rally in front of the Coady International Institute -
Followed by march through campus and then down Main St.
Dance Performance by Liliona Quarmyne - "Women, Walking"
And a Panel Discussion Moderated by Lorraine Reddick -
Participants, El Jones and Sylvia Parris
Creative Resistance: A Collective Exploration of Women's Stories
Featuring Artwork by Local Artists Reflecting on Gender, Justice, and Joy