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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!

Celtic Society Annual Showcase

Fri, 2018-03-09 10:31

A Night of Music and Talent.  

 

Come out to the Bauer Theater and see some of the talent that students of StFX and the local community have to offer.  Money raised goes to scholarship to help a student study in Scotland.  Fiddles, poetry, bagpipes, dancing, singing, something for everyone.

StFX University Research Chairs Lecture Series - Dr. Jonathan Langdon

Wed, 2018-03-07 12:02

Dr. Jonathan Langdon, Canada Research Chair - Sustainability and Social Change Leadership, will present a lecture entitled "Sustainability for whom? Social imaginaries, science fiction and development futures." Following the lecture, a wine and cheese reception will take place in the MacNeil Gallery, Schwartz Hall.

13th German Day Celebration

Wed, 2018-03-07 11:29

All re welcome to our 13th German day celebration on March 23, at 3pm at Dennis Hall, Coady West.

 “FOOTPRINTS” from Germany to Canada.  

Guest speakers from Ottawa, Halifax and StFX, student’s presentations, Video about our Germany trip, German cakes. 

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 

 

Psychology Colloquium: Patterns, Predictors and Consequences of Marijuana Use from Adolescence through Young Adulthood

Thu, 2018-03-01 10:36

Dr. Kara Thompson will deliver the next Psychology Colloquium: Patterns, Predictors and Consequences of Marijuana Use from Adolescence through Young Adulthood. The talk is scheduled for Friday, March 9th at 2pm in SCHW 215. Everyone is welcome.

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 www.stfx.ca/student-life/convocation/spring-convocation

 

National Dinner East

Mon, 2018-02-26 15:25

The StFX National Dinner EAST is a high-profile fundraising event
designed to support the student experience at StFX University . As an
annual event, each year will have a specific fundraising cause. In
2018, proceeds from the StFX National Dinner EAST will help
support student athletic scholarships and bursaries, as well as renewal
of the athletic and recreational facilities.

FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018 · HALIFAX
At The Historic Pier 21
Keynote by Dave Carroll, followed by a concert by Sons of Maxwell

International Women's Week

Mon, 2018-02-26 11:17

Celebrate International Women's Week with the Department of Women's and Gender Studies. Our Keynote speaker Rachel Vincent, the Director of Nobel Women’s Initiatives, will be discussing women’s voices in peace and conflict. See the complete schedule of events and details on Facebook page/Claiming-Our-Space-Claiming-our-Rights-International-Womens-Week-2018-171459793488941

Human Nutrition Dept. Seminar

Tue, 2018-02-20 14:23

HNU Seminar Series - Through a Resilience Lens: What Indigenous Farmers Taught Me About Building Food Security and Sovereignty

Tue, 2018-02-20 10:31

The Department of Human Nutrition is hosting a seminar by Dr. Susan Walsh entitled: "Through a Resilience Lens: What Indigenous Farmers Taught Me About Building Food Security and Sovereignty".  All are welcome.

 

Monday February 26, 2018; 1:15 - 2:05

 

Location: JBB Room 237

 

Speaker: Dr. Susan Walsh Ph.D.

 

Free concert: Jazz Greats - MacDonald & Mabern

Fri, 2018-02-16 15:19

A rare opportunity to see tenor saxophonist, Kirk MacDonald and pianist Harold Mabern, in concert.  Presented by the Music Department.  Free admission.

ÉVÈNEMENT SPÉCIAL - DÉPARTEMENT DES LANGUES VIVANTES

Wed, 2018-02-14 09:48

Thème:  De l'école à l'image:  littérature et identités africaines à l'épreuve de l'Occident. 

 

 

SYNOPSIS: 

 

Depuis ses origines, la littérature africaine d’expressions étrangères s’est toujours

intéressée aux questions d’identité. Elle aborde souvent ces questions à travers le

thème de l’école occidentale arrivée en Afrique avec la colonisation. Aujourd’hui, un

autre thème semble remplacer l’école dans ces questions d’identité : il s’agit des

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.

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.

Africa's Children Return! Cuba & Africa's Liberation Struggles

Tue, 2018-02-13 10:31

The Department of History will be presenting a lecture from Dr. Isaac Saney entitled "Africa's Children Return! Cuba, Africa's Liberation Struggles". Students, staff, faculty and the general public are all welcome.

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