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Antigonish International Film Festival (AIFF)

Thu, 2017-03-16 12:36

11th annual Antigonish International Film Festival, Oct 26, 27 and 28, 2017.  

Economics Student Research Day

Tue, 2017-03-14 09:12

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...

 

 

Mary Sue Waisman Nutrition Month Seminar

Tue, 2017-03-07 14:48

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 - March 17th

Mon, 2017-03-06 21:45

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).

International Women's Week Event - IWD March

Mon, 2017-03-06 09:01

Gather and rally in front of the Coady International Institute -

Followed by march through campus and then down Main St.

International Women's Week Event - Black Women's Lives Matter

Mon, 2017-03-06 08:54

Dance Performance by Liliona Quarmyne - "Women, Walking"

 

And a Panel Discussion Moderated by Lorraine Reddick -

Participants, El Jones and Sylvia Parris

 

International Women's Week Event - Art Exhibition Opening

Mon, 2017-03-06 08:48

Creative Resistance: A Collective Exploration of Women's Stories

Featuring Artwork by Local Artists Reflecting on Gender, Justice, and Joy

Immersion Service Learning Presentation Night

Thu, 2017-03-02 16:00

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, Certificate in Organizational Leadership

Fri, 2017-02-24 15:21

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. 

http://www.sites.stfx.ca/continuingeducation/node/702

 

 

NCCDH Webinar: Design and modus operandi of the Reflex-ISS tool to encourage the integration of equity into public health practices

Tue, 2017-02-21 17:27
  • Friday, March 17 (in English) 2-3:00 p.m. ADT
  • Wednesday, March 22 (in French) 2-3:00 p.m. ADT

Concert with Grammy-Nominated Singer Tierney Sutton

Thu, 2017-02-16 11:39

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

Sun, 2017-02-12 16:32

Antigonish Performing Arts presents soprano Rebecca Caine with pianist Robert Kortgaard

Sonita A documentary film screening in honor of International Women’s Week

Sun, 2017-02-12 12:03

 

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.

Freedom 55 Financial Information Booth

Tue, 2017-02-07 10:46

Don't miss this great opporuntiy to learn more about the employment opportunities at Freedom 55 Financial.

Food for Fines

Fri, 2017-02-03 09:49

Clean out your cupboard, clear your library account and support a worthwhile cause, all at once! $3 waived per donation, some conditions apply. 

"What Descartes Really Thought about Schools", A Lecture by Dr. Graeme Hunter

Thu, 2017-02-02 08:14

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.

Biology Department Seminar

Tue, 2017-01-31 10:19

Christian Culture Lecture Series / The Ethical and Spiritual Foundations of Sport / by Dr Jim Parry (Leeds/Charles University, Prague)

Sun, 2017-01-29 12:42

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.

"The Age of Pope Francis" A Lecture by Dr. Robert Dennis, UPEI

Wed, 2017-01-25 10:29

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.

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