This event will take place in English. It will also feature closed captioning and simultaneous American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation.
Join us on April 22, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (ET) for a conversation on community impacts and responses related to food insecurity, disability and ethics.
This event will take place in English.
Join us on April 15, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (ET) for a conversation on Indigenous perspectives on COVID-19.
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, it follows and amplifies lines of existing inequities. We recognize that you, our friends and colleagues in the public health community, are being called to go above and beyond, whether from your home office or on the frontlines.
St. Patrick and the case of the poisoned leg - Part of the Medieval Medicine in Irish Saga Texts project.
A lecture by Dr. Ranke de Vries followed by a reception.
All are welcome
The Future of the French Revolution
Dr. Yvon Grenier
Department of Political Science
Thursday, 26 March 2020
Mulroney Hall 2032
All About My Mother - Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his second mother, a trans woman, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela. After Esteban's tragic death on his 17th birthday, Manuela quits her job and journeys to Barcelona, where she hopes to find her son's father, Lola. Instead she is reunited with old friends, but tragedy strikes again.
TW: This film contains portrayals of violence (sexual and otherwise) and drug use.
Presented by the Antigonish Highland Society & the Society for the Ships of 1801.
Talks Presented in Room 205, 1:30 pm in Schwartz School of Business, StFX. Free to attend. Donations accepted at the door.
Sunday, March 15: Who were the ancient Celts? A brief history of the Celtic peoples and their descendants, by Michael Linkletter.
Sunday, March 22: A Gaelic Zenith: The Lordship of the Isles, Clan MacDonald and Gaelic Nova Scotia by Lewis MacKinnon.
March 16th @ 8PM
FREE event open to the public.
Faculty of Arts Lecture Series
L. Lynda Harling Stalker
Department of Sociology
(Re)Enchanting the World by Making: Octopi, Bottle Tops, and Ollie Bots
Tuesday, 17 March 2020
Mulroney Hall 4032
Reception to follow.
All are welcome
Faculty Research Day
Mulroney Hall - Scholar's Walk & Gallery
Featuring a Wide Range of Oral and Poster Research Presentations by STFX Faculty
Student Research Day
Mulroney Hall Scholar's Walk
Featuring over 100 Research Posters and Presentations By STFX students.
All are Welcome!
Please mark you calendars for the 15th annual German Day at StFX! Come take part in welcoming distinguished guests, ranging from politicians, artists, and alumni! Learn about all the projects offered through the German classes. German cakes and desserts will be served! Everyone is welcome.
"The Future of the French Revolution," A Lecture by Citizen Yvon Grenier, Department of Political Science.
The French Revolution features contrasting qualities: virtue and intolerance, humanism and terror, classicism and romanticism. It is the cradle of political modernity: the modern state, citizenship, mass politics, ideologies, human reights, democracy and totalitarianism. From 1789 to the Yellow Vests movement, the revolutionary spirit lives on, but is the Revolution over?
Humanities Colloquium Capstone Lecture: All are welcome!
Liberty, Equality, Sorority!
No - Military dictator Augusto Pinochet calls for a referendum to decide his permanence in power in 1988, the leaders of the opposition persuade a young daring advertising executive - René Saavedra - to head their campaign. With limited resources and under the constant scrutiny of the despot's watchmen, Saavedra and his team conceive of a bold plan to win the election and free their country from oppression. (Description adapted from: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2059255/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1).
Immersion Service Learning participants who traveled to Peru, Germany, Poland, and Ecuador over the 2020 reading week, will talk about their experiences. All are welcome.
Immersion Service Learning offers an 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.