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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

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

Auditions for Sunshine on Leith

Thu, 2018-11-15 11:37

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

First Friday Film Festival - Active Measures

Tue, 2018-09-25 13:40

Active Measures outlines Russian efforts to manipulate democratic political outcomes, particularly the 2016 American presidential election. Filmmaker Jack Bryan exposes a 30-year history of covert action devised to disrupt and control world events. The film follows a trail of money, real estate, mob connections, and on-the-record confessions that lead directly back to The White House.

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

 

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.

 

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 presentations - Debra Sheppard-Lemoine and Laurie Wadsworth

Wed, 2018-09-19 10:15

Please join the monthly meeting of the Hive for Feminist Research on Friday, February 8 from 10h00-12h00 in Coady 150 (Vesgo Room)! 

Debra Sheppard-Lemoine, Nursing, on exploring the practices and experiences of Public Health Nurses and Community home Visitors working within the Enhanced Home Visiting Program in Nova Scotia through feminist poststructuralist theory

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

 

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. 

Hive for Feminist Research presentations - Christina Holmes and Susan Vincent

Wed, 2018-09-19 10:06

Please join the monthly meeting of the Hive for Feminist Research on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 10h00-12h00 in Lane Hall 223A (seminar room on the 2nd floor, A wing)!

Christina Holmes, Health and Anthropology, “‘Why not just do a bibliometric study?’: Feminist Science and Technology Studies as a Lens to Evaluate the Ethnography of Scientific Conferences as a Research Method”

Susan Vincent, Anthropology, ““Financializing citizenship: State payments and social reproduction in Peru”

 

All are welcome. 

Film Screening: Indian Horse

Mon, 2018-09-10 13:28

The Truth and Reconciliation report calls for collaborative engagement with residential school history. In this spirit, and in recognition of the role the arts have to play in the practice of “resistance, healing, and reconciliation,” the departments of Anthropology and English, and the Coordinator of Aboriginal Student Affairs will host a screening of the film Indian Horse, based on the residential school novel by Anishnabeg writer Richard Wagamese. The screening will take place on September 24th at 7pm, location TBC, and will be followed by a sharing circle. All are welcome. 

Blindside - comedy about disability

Sat, 2018-09-08 17:46

Antigonish Performing Arts is proud to present an evening of comedy about disability by the great comedienne Stephanie Morin-Robert.

https://www.stephaniemorinrobert.com/

 

Julie Nesrallah and Robert Kortgaard ”My Favourite Things”

Sat, 2018-09-08 17:41

Antigonish Performing Arts is pleased to present soprano Julie Nesrallah and pianist Robert Kortgaard in a concert entitled ”My Favourite Things”.

http://www.julienesrallah.com/

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