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Guest Speaker: Steve Matier, President, Maritime Launch Services

Thu, 2019-02-28 09:48

The Gerald Schwartx School of Business is proud to present a talk by Steve Matier, President, Maritime Launch Services. The company is seeking to build a rocket launch facility in Canso, Nova Scotia that would assemble rockets and launch satellites into orbit. This would be a significant development in Nova Scotia's aerospace industry. Join us for a talk with a question and answer session to follow.

Forensic Psychology Day@X!

Mon, 2019-02-25 11:54

FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY DAY@X will be held in the MacKay Room on March 8th (8:30-4:00)! This annual event is organized by StFX Forensic Psychology students and includes speakers from the criminal and correctional justice systems, forensic researchers and students. Everyone is welcome. PLEASE NOTE: we will be accepting donations of paperback books for inmates at a local correctional facility - literacy is liberty! This year's speakers include keynote Dr. Mary Anne Campbell ("Mental Health in Policing") PLUS ...

Sunshine on Leith

Mon, 2019-02-11 15:01

Learning Lodge: Honouring Indigenous Women - postponed to March 6

Wed, 2019-02-06 21:27

Please join us February 13, 2019 at 6:30 in Immaculata for A Learning Lodge: Honouring Indigenous Women

Special guests include Jennifer Cox, Karen Bernard, Kashya Young, Devann Sylvester and Shane Bernard who will share their experiences honouring Indigenous women and the families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

This event is hosted by students of Anthropology 234 Introduction to Indigenous Studies, Jeneva Dennis, Indigenous Student Affairs and the Knowlege Keeper on Campus Kerry Prosper

Come fill your hearts

 

 

 

Dr. Agnes Calliste African Heritage Lecture Series

Fri, 2019-01-18 15:11

St. Francis Xavier University’s Department of Sociology presents the ninth annual

Dr. Agnes Calliste African Heritage Lecture:

BLACK LIKE ME: REFRAMING BLACKNESS FOR DECOLONIAL POLITICS

By: Dr. George J. Sefa Dei 

February 28th, 2019

SCHW 110, 7PM

Contextualizing Stonewall: 50 Years Later in Nova Scotia

Tue, 2019-01-08 15:58

The Department of History, in conjunction with the Gender and Sexual Diverity Student Advisor, and X-Pride, proudly present "Contextualizing Stonewall: 50 Years Later in Nova Scotia. This panel will address the impact of the 1969 Stonewall uprising in New York City, an event that led to the contemporary movement Pride movement and the struggle for LGBTQ2SIA rights. 

The date and location is Thursday, January 10, 7-9 pm, in Schwartz 156. 

Panelists include: 

First Friday Film Festival - Burned: Are Trees the New Coal?

Sat, 2019-01-05 15:46

Burned exposes the little known story of the accelerating destruction of our forests for fuel. It probes the policy loopholes, huge subsidies and blatant green-washing of the burgeoning biomass power industry. The film follows a dedicated group of forest activists, ecologists, carbon scientists and concerned citizens who are fighting to educate people about the enormous value of our forests and to debunk current biomass practices as a solution to climate change.

Q&A to follow screening with Bob Bancroft and Peter Ritchie

All are welcome. Admission by donation.

Book launch: Truth and Conviction.by L. Jane McMillan

Mon, 2018-12-03 11:26

The Department of Anthropology is delighted to announce the book launch of Dr. L. Jane McMillan's book Truth and Conviction: Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mi'kmaw Quest for Justice, to be held on Friday 1 February, 4:30-6:00 pm, in the Community Room at the People's Place Library.  All are welcome. 

Women Working for Women in Communities webinar

Thu, 2018-11-15 16:19

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

Auditions for Sunshine on Leith

Thu, 2018-11-15 11:42

EVERYONE WELCOME TO AUDITION! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

Prepare one song that shows off your vocal range, and prepare a short (1 - 2 minute) monologue of your choice. (Possible monologues are available at the Bauer Theatre, outside Room 202, but you can also do one of your own choosing). Song to be performed acapella or with recorded accompaniment. A small blue tooth speaker will be provided, or bring your own equipment.

The One Act Play Festival

Thu, 2018-11-15 11:27

Variety entertainment by aspiring artists and theatre groups.  Different performances each night.

Faculty of Arts Lecture Series

Tue, 2018-11-06 15:28

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

Abstract:

L’Arche Antigonish fundraising concert & dance

Tue, 2018-10-16 11:40

L’Arche Antigonish fundraising concert & dance with Working Class Band will be held Sat., Oct. 20, at the Legion, 75 St. Ninian St.

Doors open 7 p.m.; Working Class Band on stage 7:30 p.m.

Tickets $15 (4 West St, 5¢ to $1, or at the door)

 

For sale on site will be L’Arche art work and 50/50 tickets

Bar service, ID required

Bar snacks by CACL

 

For more information

902.863.5000 x 3 foundation@larcheantigonish.ca

Grammy Winner Jay Jennings from Snarky Puppy

Fri, 2018-10-12 11:06

StFX Music presents Snarky Puppy's Jay Jennings in concert with StFX Music faculty.

3-time Grammy winning recording artist, Jay’s reputation as a flawless reader and profoundly lyrical soloist has led to supporting work with some of the world’s finest artists including Aretha Franklin, James Taylor, Billy Joel and many more. Jay is currently touring with country music star Toby Keith and is living in los Angeles, California. He continues to record and tour with the Grammy Award-winning Snarky Puppy.

Antigonish Choral Ensemble presents, "CAN YOU IMAGINE…?"

Thu, 2018-10-04 17:28

The Antigonish Choral Ensemble with StFX Vocal Ensembles, the St. James Handbell Quartet, Emery van de Wiel, Flute, and Amy Hendriks, piano present a concert of music to liven up the autumn and let your imagination fly. 

Immersion Service Learning Information Session

Mon, 2018-10-01 10:10

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. Travel during February break or spring/summer. Credit options are available.

The ethics of cyber security and cyber warfare

Mon, 2018-09-24 11:59

Dr George R Lucas, author of Ethics and Cyber Warfare (Oxford, 2017), will give a talk on Monday, October 1, at 5 pm in Room 215 of the Schwartz School of Business.

Talk organised by the StFX Philosophy Department. Open to all.

Contact information: Dr Will Sweet at 867 2341 / wsweet@stfx.ca

 

Open talk : New thinking for post-Oslo Palestine

Wed, 2018-09-19 11:56

Jonathan Kuttab, International Human Rights Lawyer will offer a talk about what is happening currently in Palestine, and what are possible solutions.  All are welcome to attend. 7PM, Schwartz Room 330. 

Hive for Feminist Research presentations - Nancy Forestell and Jonathan Langdon

Wed, 2018-09-19 10:13

Please join the monthly meeting of the Hive for Feminist Research on Friday, January 18 from 13h00-15h00 in Coady 150 (Vesgo Room)! 

Nancy Forestell, History and Women’s & Gender Studies, “The Racial Politics of Feminist Internationalism: The Case of the British Commonwealth League, 1947-1967”

Jonathan Langdon, Development Studies, “The Ripple Effect: Women’s Organizing in Part of Ada Society Inspires Broader Movement”

 

All are welcome. 

Hive for Feminist Research presentations - Laura-Lee Kearns, Jennifer Mitton-Kükner, and Joanne Tompkins

Wed, 2018-09-19 10:09

Please join the monthly meeting of the Hive for Feminist Research on Wednesday, December 5 from 13h00-15h00 in Coady 150 (Vesgo Room)! 

Laura-Lee Kearns, Jennifer Mitton-Kükner, and Joanne Tompkins, Education,“Queer Educators in Schools: The Experiences of Four Beginning Teachers”

 

All are welcome. 

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