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Legendary Guitarist Mike Stern: Monday, October 1 at 8pm

Tue, 2018-09-11 12:06

The StFX Music Department is proud to present legendary jazz guitarist Mike Stern, in concert.

Film Screening: Indian Horse

Mon, 2018-09-10 13:28

The Truth and Reconciliation report calls for collaborative engagement with residential school history. In this spirit, and in recognition of the role the arts have to play in the practice of “resistance, healing, and reconciliation,” the departments of Anthropology and English, and the Coordinator of Aboriginal Student Affairs will host a screening of the film Indian Horse, based on the residential school novel by Anishnabeg writer Richard Wagamese. The screening will take place on September 24th at 7pm, location TBC, and will be followed by a sharing circle. All are welcome. 

Julie Nesrallah and Robert Kortgaard ”My Favourite Things”

Sat, 2018-09-08 17:41

Antigonish Performing Arts is pleased to present soprano Julie Nesrallah and pianist Robert Kortgaard in a concert entitled ”My Favourite Things”.

Les Songes - Baroque quartet

Sat, 2018-09-08 17:32

Antigonish Performing Arts is pleased to present a Debut Atlantic concert by Les Songes - baroque cello, harpsichord, recorder, and soprano.

Antigonish Performing Arts presents Stéphane Tétreault & Marie-Ève Scarfone - cello and piano

Sat, 2018-09-08 16:43

Antigonish Performing Arts ( is pleased to announce the first concert in the 2018-19 season on Saturday September 15th at 8pm in Immaculata Auditorium.

Xaverian Welcome Ceremony

Tue, 2018-08-14 14:50

At the Xaverian Welcome, all new students are invited to commit themselves to a life of thought and service as they join the Xaverian community.  This commitment is witnessed by the President, Dr. Kent MacDonald, along with senior administrators and faculty of the university, the President of the Students’ Union, Students’ Union executive and House Presidents.

OPT OUT - Student Health Plan

Tue, 2018-08-14 14:15

Reminder – Student Health & Dental Plan Opt Out deadline is September 30th, 2018.

If you do not OPT OUT, you will automatically be enrolled on our student plans and your student account will be charged for Health and Dental plan fees.

If you do not require coverage, please ensure to complete the online Opt Out prior to the Sept 30th deadline.

Health & Dental Plan – Opt Out

Instructions to complete the Opt Out process online:

Screening of Slut or Nut? Diary of a Rape Trial, plus introduction and Q&A with Mandi Gray

Thu, 2018-05-24 13:13

Please join us for a film screening of Slut or Nut? Diary of a Rape Trial, accompanied by an introduction and Q&A with Mandi Gray, on Wednesday, September 26 at 7 pm in the Immaculata Auditorium.  This event was made possible through funding provided by the Jules Léger Endowment for the Faculty of Arts, and is sponsored by the StFX Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre/Sexual Assault Services Association.  More information on the film can be found at:

Webinar: Health equity in the field: Reflections for students and early career professionals

Tue, 2018-04-24 09:53

In partnership with the Ontario Public Health Association New Professionals Network

This webinar will offer participants insight into everyday health equity practice through a focus on real life experiences of public health practitioners.The goal of the webinar is to introduce public health students and early career professionals to health equity practice in the field.

After the webinar participants will be able to:

Department of Sociology Speakers Series - Performing at the “shit show”: The new spirit of creativity and the conscripted identities of cultural workers

Wed, 2018-03-21 13:57

Dr. Saara Liinamaa, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies at Acadia University, will give a public lecture as part of the Department of Sociology Speakers Series. The talk is titled "Performing at the 'shit show': The new spirit of creativity and the conscripted identities of cultural workers." All are welcome to attend.

International Banquet

Mon, 2018-03-19 12:34

The end of year International Banquet will be held at The Inn, Saturday,  March 24th - 6-9 pm.  All members of the StFX community are welcome!   There will be a buffet dinner and cash bar, music and a chance to share a pleasant evening with friends, old and new.

Tickets are $15/  On sale through the Office of Internationalization (Bloomfield 424) until March 21st.  Please note - there will be NO ticket sales at the door.

For further information

La passion du livre-objet : trois grands classiques du 19ème siècle illustrés par Benjamin Lacombe

Mon, 2018-03-12 19:07

Dr. Isabelle Baugé (Department of Modern Languages) will present French artist Benjamin Lacombe's illustrated editions of three 19th-century novels (Hugo's Notre-Dame-de-Paris, Mérimée's Carmen and Carroll's Alice in Wonderland).
The evening will be an opportunity to talk about literature, architecture, cinema (Peter Greenaway, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Tim Burton), opera...
We will also discuss the importance of the book as object in the digital age and the role of the senses in the reading process.
Open to everyone!

Book & Colloquium Launch

Wed, 2018-03-07 09:16

The Department of Political Science and the Mulroney Institute of Government invite you to a book launch and colloquium introduction. Come celebrate Dr. Yvon Grenier's latest publication Culture and the Cuban State, and hear some details about the department's new lecture series.

There will be a reception and everyone is invited. Bring a friend.


President's Colloquium

Mon, 2018-03-05 16:45

Freedom of Speach in a University Environment 


Forensic Psychology Day @ X - March 16th!

Tue, 2018-02-27 20:34

WHAT: Forensic Psychology Day @X is an annual event hosted by the students of Forensic Psychology. The day includes a series of talks and activities including: keynote speaker, Judge Halfpenny-MacQuarrie who presides over the Wellness Court in Port Hawkesbury; Dr. Marc Patry from SMU who will talk about the Mr. Big Sting; alumnus Dr.

Faculty of Arts Meeting

Tue, 2018-02-27 10:09

Schwartz 330

Spring Convocation

Mon, 2018-02-26 15:44

 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


Human Nutrition Dept. Seminar

Tue, 2018-02-20 14:23

Atlantic PATH Health Research Seminar

Wed, 2018-02-14 09:46

Please join us for a health research seminar with Dr. Vanessa DeClercq, from Dalhousie University and the Atlantic PATH research platform, on Feb 22 at 1:00 in JBB 237.