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Exploring the Practice of Public History

Wed, 2019-03-06 14:16



Guest Speaker: Steve Matier, President, Maritime Launch Services

Thu, 2019-02-28 09:48

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.

The Philosopher-Spy who Cracked the Holocaust Code

Thu, 2019-01-31 16:04

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.

Almanya - Willkommen in Deutschland Film

Tue, 2019-01-29 13:55

The Department of Modern Languages is showing the German Film


A film about immigration and the question: “Where is home?”

On February 5th  at 6:30pm in Schwartz 330

Everyone is welcome

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:


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

Book launch: Truth and L. Jane McMillan

Mon, 2018-12-03 11:26

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. 

Women Working for Women in Communities webinar

Thu, 2018-11-15 16:19

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

Auditions for Sunshine on Leith

Thu, 2018-11-15 11:37


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

It's a Wonderful Life

Thu, 2018-11-15 11:15

A holiday classic, retold as a 1940’s radio show, with love choral music.  Presented in partnership with the Antigonish Choral Ensemble.

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


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.

AIFF Film Presentation - Active Measures - Thursday, October 11

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 /


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.


Lectures presented by the Department of Religious Studies

Thu, 2018-09-20 10:58

The StFX Department of Religious Studies presents

“A ‘Leper’ in the Hands of an Angry Jesus: How did Jesus the Jew handle ritual impurity?” a talk by Dr. Matthew Thiessen

and “The Other Dead Sea Scrolls: Considering the Aramaic Texts from Qumran” a talk by Dr. Dan Machiela

Monday, September 24, 11:15-12:30 in Camden 117

All are welcome!