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Sunshine on Leith

Thu, 2018-11-15 11:24

a foot stomping stage musical about love, family, and identity.  Would you walk 500 miles for the one you love?

The Shoe Project

Thu, 2018-11-15 11:21

A writing and performance workshop by local immigrant women who tell of their arrival in Canada – through a pair of shoes.  Presented in partnership with Arts Health Antigonish and ACALA.

February 8-9, 2019

7:30 pm

Jazz Concert: Ethan Ardelli

Thu, 2018-11-08 11:31

Originally from Sydney, Nova Scotia, Ethan Ardelli is a Juno award winning drummer and composer based in Toronto.

Ethan won the 2006 Grand Prix de Jazz at the Montreal International Jazz Festival as part of the David Virelles Quintet and has played on two Juno award winning albums, Jane Bunnett's "Radio Guantanamo" and Mike Downes' "Ripple Effect.”  Ethan has had the pleasure of working with acclaimed international artists Dewey Redman, Mark Turner, Mark Feldman, Jeremy Pelt, George Mraz, Mulgrew Miller and Greg Osby.

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:

Gwynne Dyer, The Populist Revolt: Its Causes and Cure

Mon, 2018-10-29 13:56

Brexit in Britain. Trump in America. Maybe Le Pen in France. The populist revolt continues, fueled by the belief that foreigners (the EU, Mexicans, Chinese, immigrants) are stealing the good jobs. But what's really killing the jobs is automation. Independent journalist and historian Gwynne Dyer will present his take on the Trump Era with an address entitled "The Populist Revolt: Its Causes and Cure", from his latest book, Growing Pains: Surviving the Populist Wave (2018), Please join us on Thursday, 15 November at 7 pm in the Schwartz Auditorium.

Paving the road with good intentions: the societal condition of the Gaels in Scotland and Ireland

Wed, 2018-10-24 15:36

Speaker

Prof. Conchúr Ó Giollagáin, University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland

Gaelic Research Professor and Director of the UHI Language Sciences Institute

Director of Soillse 

The University of the Highlands and Islands

 

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.

International Exchange Information for Business Students

Fri, 2018-10-05 11:12

An international exchange semester is an exciting way to explore  the global nature of today's business community.  Studying business topics from an international perspective, learning from business specialists in another country, and sharing class and social time with fellow business students from other countries, is an terrific oppportunity to enrich your undergraduate business degree.

Find out more by attending an International Exchange Information Session specifically focussed on business study opportunities abroad. 

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

 

2nd Annual Indigenous Art Exhibition

Mon, 2018-09-24 10:19

The German Society, Friends United, and The Gallery proudly present the 2nd Annual Indigenous Art Exhibition at St.FX.

Opening of  the 2nd Annual Art Exhibition on October 16th at 5:15pm

featuring the works of Indigenous artist Jay Bell Redbird and Halina Stopyra  

MacNeil Gallery – Schwartz School

presented by the German Society, Friends United and  the StFX Art Gallery

Cultural Connections Community Potluck

Fri, 2018-09-21 14:57

You are all warmly invited to attend “Repasts from the Past,” the next Cultural Connections potluck, which is a collaboration between Cultural Connections Antigonish, the Department of History, and the History Society.

 

Held at St. James United Church Hall, the event will take place on Sunday, September 23rd beginning at 5:30 pm. There will be door prizes, great conversation, and a fantastic assortment of foods.

 

Atlantic Region Philosophers Association

Thu, 2018-09-20 08:23

The Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Region Philosophers Association will take place in the Schwartz School of Business at StFX on October 19-20, 2018.

Philosophers, faculty interested in philosophy, and students from Canada and the United States will gather for two days to hear conference papers ranging from aesthetics to the philosophy of zoology.

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 - Catherine Aubrecht and Rachel Hurst

Wed, 2018-09-19 10:17

Please join the monthly meeting of the Hive for Feminist Research on Thursday, March 14 from 13h00-15h00 in Coady 150 (Vesgo Room)! 

Catherine Aubrecht, Sociology, “Colonialism, Carcerality and Care: A Social HerStory of Nursing Homes in Nova Scotia”

Rachel Hurst, Women’s and Gender Studies, “Representing Abortion”

 

All are welcome. 

Hive for Feminist Research presentation - Laurie Wadsworth + Advancing Women's Equality focus group

Wed, 2018-09-19 10:15

Please join the monthly meeting of the Hive for Feminist Research on Friday, February 8 from 10h00-11h00 in Coady 150 (Vesgo Room)!

Laurie Wadsworth, Human Nutrition, “Gender Roles in Feeding Troops During the Crimean War – Roots for Policy Failure?”: An Examination of Events of 1854-1856”

This meeting will be followed by a focus group for the Advancing Women's Equality Project on the subject of rape culture on campus.  For information or to sign up to participate, please email rahurst@stfx.ca.

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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