Four Coady Women’s Leadership Research Fellows from South Africa, India, Ethiopia and Nigeria present their work and research in engendering livelihoods, justice, cities, and governance. Moderator: Dr. Robin Neustaeter, Coady Institute / Master of Adult Education. Great developments have been made in the advancement of women across the continents. More girls are attending school, access to healthcare has improved and more women are working in paid jobs. YET many challenges remain. Learn more about implementing programs FOR WOMEN … WITH WOMEN
Friday, 16 November @ 3:15 p.m. in Schwartz 156
“Confessions of a Non-Reductive Physicalist: My Life with Aristotle’s Natural Philosophy”
with Dr. Christopher Byrne, Department of Philosophy
Brexit in Britain. Trump in America. Maybe Le Pen in France. The populist revolt continues, fueled by the belief that foreigners (the EU, Mexicans, Chinese, immigrants) are stealing the good jobs. But what's really killing the jobs is automation. Independent journalist and historian Gwynne Dyer will present his take on the Trump Era with an address entitled "The Populist Revolt: Its Causes and Cure", from his latest book, Growing Pains: Surviving the Populist Wave (2018), Please join us on Thursday, 15 November at 7 pm in the Schwartz Auditorium.
Spring Convocation will be held on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Charles V. Keating Centre and you are cordially invited to participate in the many events associated with this memorable weekend! If you can't be here in person, join us online for the celebration as it will be broadcast online starting at 9:00 am ADT (morning ceremony) and 3:00 pm ADT (afternoon ceremony).
For more information please visit www.stfx.ca/student-life/convocation/spring-convocation
This year’s conference theme is “Avenues to Activism”. Focusing heavily on how youth can be engaged in activist work and action within their communities. The conference will take place on StFX campus from March 2nd- March 4th. Working in partnership with X-Project, our goal is to foster space and opportunity for young people to come together and engage in both educational and recreational activities. Over the course of the weekend, we hope that youth can create a sense of community working towards active activism.
WATER WALK with Dorene Bernard, 2017 Coady Chair in Social Justice.
Join StFX’s 2017 Coady Chair in Social Justice, Dorene Bernard, who will lead a sacred water walk – a ceremony focused on water, our most valuable natural resource that needs our care, attention and commitment. Bring a small sample of your water to add to our communal pail.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2017 | ANTIGONISH LANDING | (ADAMS STREET ENTRANCE)
1:00 pm - Opening with Smudging ceremony | 1:30 pm - Water Walk | 4:00 pm - Community picnic and closing (bring a chair)
The Beehive Design Collective is a wildly- motivated, all-volunteer, art-activist collective dedicated to “cross-pollinating the grassroots” by creating collaborative, anti-copyright images for use as educational and organizing tools. They work anonymously as word-to-image translators of complex global stories, gathered through conversations with affected communities. Event to be followed by a sacred water dance: "The River that Works".
Visit http://coady.stfx.ca/events/ for more information.
MacDonell Room, Markin Global Complex (Coady West) 104
The OceanPath Fellowship provides year-long experiential learning opportunities for graduating students to foster positive social change in Canada and around the world.