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Final Exams begin

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:53

Final exams begin. 

Last Day Of Classes

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:52

Last day of classes for the 2019-20 academic year. 

Last Day Of Classes

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:51

Last day of classes for the 2019-20 academic year. 

Winter Study Break Begins

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:49

Winter Study Break begins on Feb. 17, 2020. Classes resume on Feb. 24, 2020. 

Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:47

Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier 

2019 Fall Convocation

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:44

2019 Fall Convocation 

2020 Spring Convocation

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:40

2020 Spring Convocation 

Fall Study Break

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:37

Fall Study Break begins on Oct. 15, classes resume on Oct. 21, 2019. 

First Day of Classes

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:34

First day of classes for the 2019-20 academic year. 

First Friday Film Festival - Gift

Tue, 2019-04-02 18:44

Gift is a poetic examination of gift-based cultures around the world and challenges the logic of global
capitalism. Canadian filmmaker Robin McKenna was inspired by Lewis Hyde’s 2007 classic bestseller,
The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World and she embarked on a journey to realize his
vision in film. Four storylines are explored: creativity, generosity, resistance and defiance. We meet a
young Kwakwaka’wakw artist and chief in Alert Bay on northern Vancouver Island, BC, as he organizes

Contextualizing Christchurch

Mon, 2019-03-25 15:20

 

THATCamp@X 2019: Digital Pedagogies (and Digital Humanities Training)

Thu, 2019-03-21 17:00

Join us on April 8th, 2019 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia for THATCamp @ X!

http://thatcampx2019.thatcamp.org

#THATCampX

 

The theme of our event will be Digital Pedagogies, with a focus on post-secondary instruction methods. We welcome students, teachers, librarians, and other professionals interested in this topic.

 

Foreign Film Night: Juste la fin du Monde (Xavier Dolan, 2016)

Fri, 2019-03-15 20:13

The Department of Modern Languages invites you to attend a Foreign Film Night on Tuesday, March 19, at 7:00 PM in SCHW330.

We will present Juste la fin du monde (Grand Prix, Festival de Cannes 2016), by Canadian director Xavier Dolan, in French with English subtitles.

Casting: Gaspard Ulliel, Nathalie Baye, Marion Cotillard, Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux.

Book Launch and Capstone Lecture

Tue, 2019-03-12 15:07

Humanities Colloquium Capstone Lecture

and

Book Launch

Tuesday, March 19, 7:30 pm

Coady 120 (Dennis Hall, Coady West)

“That spirit of religious love in which

I walked with Nature”:

William Wordsworth and the Romantic Poets

Léger Lecture: Marketing the Margins: Early Modern Paratexts in Print and Digital Technologies

Tue, 2019-03-12 11:47

Topic: “Marketing the Margins: Early Modern Paratexts in Print and Digital Technologies”

Who: Dr. Andie Silva, CUNY-York

When:  Friday, 22 March, 3:45-5:00

Where: Schwartz 156 

 

Abstract:

Exploring the Practice of Public History

Wed, 2019-03-06 14:16

 

 

14th Annual German Day at StFX

Wed, 2019-03-06 10:20

STORIES TO BE TOLD

Guest speakers

 • Dr.Kathrin Misera-Lang, German Consul General, Montreal

 • Chief Stephen Augustine,Associate Vice President, Cape Breton University, Indigenous Affairs Unama’ki College                                                                                                              

 • Nangula Taimi Itembu, StFX Alumna, Harvard University

 • Jay Bell Redbird,Indigenous Artist Friends United & Redbird Gallery

Volkswagen Joe, a film focusing on the Troubles in Northern Ireland

Tue, 2019-03-05 13:41

On March 12 at 7 p.m. in Schwartz 156, Mr. McCann will show his short film Volkswagen Joe, a film focusing on the Troubles in Northern Ireland, which has won 10 international awards, including best short drama at the Boston Film Festival, the Rome Irish Film Festival. It won first prize at the Celtic Media Festival. This event is followed by a presentation by Mr. McCann and a wine reception and it is free to the public as well.

A documentary on "The Boys of St. Columb’s"

Tue, 2019-03-05 13:31

On March 11, at 6:30 p.m. in Immaculata 202, Mr. McCann will introduce his documentary "The Boys of St. Columb’s", a documentary on the influence of education on the peace process, which follows the lives of Nobel laureates Seamus Heaney and John Hume, among others. The screening is followed by a Q&A and is free to the public.

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