2019 Fall Convocation
Gift is a poetic examination of gift-based cultures around the world and challenges the logic of global
capitalism. Canadian filmmaker Robin McKenna was inspired by Lewis Hyde’s 2007 classic bestseller,
The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World and she embarked on a journey to realize his
vision in film. Four storylines are explored: creativity, generosity, resistance and defiance. We meet a
young Kwakwaka’wakw artist and chief in Alert Bay on northern Vancouver Island, BC, as he organizes
On March 12 at 7 p.m. in Schwartz 156, Mr. McCann will show his short film Volkswagen Joe, a film focusing on the Troubles in Northern Ireland, which has won 10 international awards, including best short drama at the Boston Film Festival, the Rome Irish Film Festival. It won first prize at the Celtic Media Festival. This event is followed by a presentation by Mr. McCann and a wine reception and it is free to the public as well.
Immersion Service Learning participants who traveled to Peru, Germany, Poland, and Ecuador over the 2019 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.
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
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?