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Panel: Religion, Violence, Peace

Fri, 2019-03-01 14:54

Immersion Service Learning Presentation Night

Fri, 2019-03-01 12:29

Immersion Service Learning participants who traveled to Peru, Germany, Poland, and Ecuador over the 2019 reading week, will talk about their experiences. All are welcome.

Immersion Service Learning offers an 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.

 

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.

McKenna Centre for Leadership Information Event

Wed, 2019-02-27 09:06

You are warmly invited to join us on March 7 for a brief information event during which we will update you on what has been happening at the McKenna Centre and on what we are planning for the future.

Joins us for pizza and dessert, and learn about new opportunities for students in all departments and programs, find out how to take advantage of the resources we offer, and see how you can get involved.

The event will end at 6:30 sharp, so that everyone will be able to make it over to Dennis Hall for Karen B. K. Chan’s keynote lecture as part of IWW at 7:00 p.m.

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

 

 

 

The Philosopher-Spy who Cracked the Holocaust Code

Thu, 2019-01-31 16:04

In the mid 1930s, the Canadian philosopher Winthrop Bell was commissioned by British military intelligence to write a series of reports on the political, economic, and social situation in Germany. Professor Jason Bell of the Department of Philosophy at the University of New Brunswick will give a public lecture on this enigmatic figure.

Learning Lodge on Environmental Sustainability: Insights from Indigenous Knowledge Keepers

Tue, 2019-01-29 10:37

Please join us for the 1st Learning Lodge on Environmental Sustainability: Insights from Indigenous Knowledge Keepers with Kerry Prosper (StFX Knowledge Keeper on Campus), Michelle Francis-Denny (Pictou Land First Nation, Community Liaison, Boat Harbour Remediation Project), Allison Bernard (Fisheries Coordinator Mi'kmaw Rights Initiative), Alana Syliboy (Mi'kmaw Conservation Group)

February 5, 2019

6:30 pm

Schwartz 156

Everyone is welcome.

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

An Event to Honour Paul Phillips

Fri, 2019-01-18 10:14

A Celebration of the Making of an Historian

An Event to Honour Paul Phillips

Teacher, Writer, Chair, Senior Research Professor, Mentor, Professor Emeritus and Colleague

Saturday, 26 January 2019 - People's Place Library - 2:00-4:00PM

Hosted by the STFX History Department, the History Society, and the Office of the Associate VP Research

Book Launch: WikiLeaks Paradigm: Paradoxes and Revelations by Dr. Stephen Marmura

Thu, 2019-01-10 09:51

Please join us in celebrating the launch of

The WikiLeaks Paradigm  Paradoxes and Revelations

By Dr. Stephen Marmura

Department of Sociology, STFXU

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. 

Research Talk: Staying healthy through retirement and beyond - The role of pre- and post-retirement factors

Mon, 2018-11-19 13:11

Dr. Judith Godin from the Geriatric Medicine Research Unit of NSHA will be delivering the first Psychology Research Talk on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 2:15pm in SCHW152.  The title of her talk is: Staying healthy through retirement and beyond: The role of pre- and post-retirement factors. Dr. Godin's bio is provided below. All are welcome to attend!

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.

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