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.
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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
Immersion Service Learning participants who traveled to Peru, Guatemala, and L’Arche Ottawa over the 2017 reading week, will talk about their experiences.
Immersion Service Learning offers students the opportunity to travel to diverse communities in Canada or abroad, and learn about and reflect upon important global issues like social justice, education, health, community development, fair trade, women’s issues, international development, history, politics, human rights, and food sustainability.
Info Session for Junior and Sophomore students (all programs) interested in the 2-year Certificate in Organizational Leadership program.
Tuesday, March 14th, Noon - 1pm, Schwartz 190.
Program applications due Friday, March 17th.
The New York Times has called Tierney Sutton, “A serious jazz artist who takes the whole enterprise to another level “. A 7-time Grammy nominee, Sutton has received 6 consecutive nominations for “Best Jazz Vocal Album”- a nomination for every project she has released for the last decade. Tierney has headlined in recent years at The Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Antigonish Performing Arts presents soprano Rebecca Caine with pianist Robert Kortgaard
Sonita is an award-winning documentary about an ultra talented and fiery young Muslim woman resisting being sold into marriage. As an Afghan refugee in Iran she uses music and education as avenues for empowerment. Her inspiring story was captured by Iranian filmmaker Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, who not only recognized Sonita's potential, but played a key role in helping her to find sanctuary in the US.
Don't miss this great opporuntiy to learn more about the employment opportunities at Freedom 55 Financial.
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Public Lecture in Schwartz 156. Dr. Graeme Hunter, Department of Philosophy, University of Ottawa, will deliver a public lecture, sponsored by the Department of Philosophy. A commonplace about Descartes is that he had a narrowly Scholastic education and that he later opposed Scholasticism. Like many commonplaces this one bears little relation to the truth. It survives because it permits us to read and teach Descartes without ever suspecting that we ourselves are the subjects of his criticism.
Modern sport was invented in the context and image of liberal democracy, which is itself an expression of the moral and theological universalism at the heart of the Judeo-Christian tradition. These moral, political and religious foundations are often ‘hidden’ within the social practices and the social institutions that constitute those opportunities for expression that are available to us all in our contemporary everyday lives.
Public Lecture in Schwartz 156. Dr. Robert Dennis, Chair of Catholic Studies, University of Prince Edward Island, and President of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association, will give a public lecture on Pope Francis. Dr. Dennis will discuss the current ecclesiastical, theological, and political contect in which Pope Francis guides the Church. This lecture is sponsored by Program in Catholic Studies and open to all.