Last day of classes for the 2019-20 academic year.
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.
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
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.
The Department of Modern Languages is showing the German Film
ALMANYA- WILLKOMMEN IN DEUTSCHLAND
A film about immigration and the question: “Where is home?”
On February 5th at 6:30pm in Schwartz 330
Everyone is welcome
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
Please join us in celebrating the launch of
The WikiLeaks Paradigm Paradoxes and Revelations
By Dr. Stephen Marmura
Department of Sociology, STFXU
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.
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.
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
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.
Variety entertainment by aspiring artists and theatre groups. Different performances each night.
a foot stomping stage musical about love, family, and identity. Would you walk 500 miles for the one you love?
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
A holiday classic, retold as a 1940’s radio show, with love choral music. Presented in partnership with the Antigonish Choral Ensemble.
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
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.