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Book Launch: Bob Zecker, A Road to Peace and Freedom

Tue, 2018-02-13 11:43

The Department of History is pleased to present the book launch of Dr. Bob Zecker, A Road to Peace and Freedom - The International Workers Order and the Struggle for Economic Justice. Reception to follow. Students, staff, faculty, and the general public are welcome.

Antigonish Performing Arts presents the Ladom Ensemble in a concert of World Music

Tue, 2018-02-06 19:22

On Saturday March 17th at 8pm in Immaculata Auditorium, Antigonish Performing Arts and Debut Atlantic will present a concert of World Music by the reknowned Ladom Ensemble,

Antigonish Performing Arts presents pianist Peter Allen playing Bach's Goldberg Variations

Tue, 2018-02-06 19:19

On Saturday March 3rd at 8pm in Immaculata Auditorium, Antigonish Performing Arts will present reknowned pianist, Peter Allen, in a concert featuring Bach's Goldberg Variations.


Antigonish Performing Arts presents Cello Duo VC2

Tue, 2018-02-06 19:11

On Friday February 16th 2018 at 8pm in Immaculata Auditorium, Antigonish Performing Arts and Debut Atlantic will present a concert by the reknowned cello duo VC2.


Contextualizing White Supremacy

Mon, 2018-02-05 13:07

The Department of History will be presenting the latest in our "Contextualizing" series on Tuesday 27 February in Schwartz 205. Entitled "Contextualizing White Supremacy", it will feature a panel discussion including Dr. Afua Cooper (James R. Johnson Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Dalhousie University), Ms. Kelsey Jones (Coordinator of African Descent Affairs. St. FX), Dr. Donna Trembinski (Department of History), and Dr. Robert Zecker (Department of History). Students, staff, faculty, and the general public are all welcome.

StFX Faculty Research Day

Fri, 2018-01-26 11:41
Featuring a wide range of oral and poster research presentations by StFX Faculty. Everyone welcome! Full schedule:

“Make Christianity Weird Again:” A Story of Unlikely Friendship Between the first German Pope and the First Existentialiist - Catholic Studies Lecture and Award Ceremony

Mon, 2018-01-08 08:35

Dr Matt Dinan, St. John XXIII Chair in Catholic Studies and Assistant Professor at St Thomas University, Fredericton, will speak on "Make Christianity Weird Again:"

The lecture will be preceded by the award of certificates and bursaries funded by the Rev BA MacDonald Memorial Fund and the C & A MacPhee Memorial Fund.

In his lecture, Dr Dinan will speak about the unlikely 'friendship' between the first German Pope and the first existentialist philosopher. Dr Dinan summarizes his talk as follows:

The Dr. Agnes Calliste African Heritage Lecture Series

Wed, 2017-12-20 13:49

St. Francis Xavier University's Department of Sociology presents

the eight annual Dr. Agnes Calliste African Heritage Lecture

Soul On Ice: Past, Present & Future 

A discussion on the rise of the black athlete in hockey

by Kwame Damon Mason

February 5th,  2018

International Student Pathways to Immigration

Wed, 2017-11-22 08:26

Join representatives from the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration (NSOI) and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for an information session that will explain the ways on how international students and graduates can apply to become permanent residents of Canada.  This session will help answer your questions about opportunities with the Nova Scotia Nominee Program and the Atlantic Immigration Pilot.  Hear about how the IRCC Express Entry System works and ways to stay on track towards a Post Graduate Work Permit.

Contextualizing #MeToo: Reckoning with Sexualized Violence in Past and Present

Fri, 2017-11-17 11:02

Panel Discussion

Co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Women's and Gender Studies Program

Study Abroad Student Xperiences

Tue, 2017-11-14 13:23

The Modern Languages Department would like to invite you to a session with five of our students who had the experience of a Study Abroad Student Xperience on Thursday, November 16th in Immaculata 202 at 6 p.m.  Erica Harper and Sandra Petrovic attended the Universidad de Granada, Spain; Matthew Trnkus was at UNAM, Mexico City; Jack Bowness and Beatriz Guzman Barrera at Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico.   Please come join us to hear about their Xperiences.



Gallery StFX : Fencelines open Friday Nov. 10 @ 5:30

Fri, 2017-11-10 12:18


ART INSTALLATION OPENS IN BLOOMFIELD CENTRE ART GALLERY Join us for the Opening Celebration of Fencelines by Riben Irons, Fenn Martin and Raina McDSonald Friday Nov. 10 @ 5:30. This installation is on dsiplay through to December 15. Gallery Hours. Open Tues-Friday 12 - noon to 6 pm. Saturday and Sun 1- 4 pm,. CLOSED  REMEMBERANCE DAY November 11 and Mondays.

Lullaby: Inside the Halifax Explosion

Wed, 2017-10-18 13:36

Lullaby: Inside The Halifax Explosion is a theatrical event, combining Atlantic Canadian content and story-telling, with historical expression and accuracy, and educational outreach. It’s a story of survival and growth, of destruction and hope. But, this story is not born of fiction: it happened. It’s historical fact. This is an important celebration of the diversity and cultural fabric of the country. 


Wed, 2017-10-18 10:09

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.
1:00 pm - Opening with Smudging ceremony | 1:30 pm - Water Walk | 4:00 pm - Community picnic and closing (bring a chair)

Antigonish Performing Arts presents Tafelmusik - Bach - The Circle of Creation

Sun, 2017-10-15 18:02

Antigonish Performing Arts presents Tafelmusik - Bach - The Circle of Creation


This concert is NOT part of the subscription series.

Tickets may be purchased from Antigonish Performing Arts

by mail to:

Antigonish Performing Arts, Dept. of Physics, StFX, Box 5000, Antigonish, Nova Scotia  B2G 2W5


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Antigonish Performing Arts presents Wayne Weng, pianist

Sun, 2017-10-15 17:58

Antigonish Performing Arts and Debut Atlantic present Wayne Weng, pianist

Our Energy Future - November 8th- Dr. Jeff Dahn - Tesla Canada Chair

Thu, 2017-10-12 16:05

Dr. Jeff Dahn, Tesla Canada Chair and Herzberg Gold Medal winner will be giving a public address entitled " Our Energy Future" at 7 pm on November 8th in the Schwartz auditorium.

All students, faculty and staff on campus are encouraged to attend. The wider community is also most welcome.


CASAE--Adult Education Conference at StFX

Thu, 2017-10-12 12:35

The Department of Adult Education at St. Francis Xavier University is hosting a regional conference on October 27-28, 2017. There will be 100 attendees from the Atlantic region, with more than 40 presentations from graduate students and professors.  The conference is held in conjunction with the Antigonish International Film Festival. For more information, contact or call Carole Roy at tel 902 867-5567.   Registration is still open.

Art Department Faculty Exhibition Opening Reception

Tue, 2017-10-10 15:04

The StFX Art Department Faculty Show opening reception will take place at the Bloomfield Gallery, 1st floor Bloomfield Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m.

Refreshments will be served and everybody is cordially invited.

On display are works by Art Department faculty members: Kristy Depper, Janette Fecteau, Kate Georgallas, Murray Gibson, Michael MacFarlane, Andy MacLean, Adele McFarlane, Margaret Nicholson, Bill Rogers, Odile Têtu,  Adam Tragakis and Ruth Young.

The exhibition runs from Oct. 10-29. 

Presentation by the BeeHive Collection

Tue, 2017-10-03 13:07

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".

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