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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

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.

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. 

Spring Convocation

Mon, 2018-02-26 15:44

 Spring Convocation will be held on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Charles V. Keating Centre and you are cordially invited to participate in the many events associated with this memorable weekend! If you can't be here in person, join us online for the celebration as it will be broadcast online starting at 9:00 am ADT (morning ceremony) and 3:00 pm ADT (afternoon ceremony). 

For more information please visit www.stfx.ca/student-life/convocation/spring-convocation

 

2018 Youth Acitivism Conference Regisration

Tue, 2018-02-13 11:40

This year’s conference theme is “Avenues to Activism”. Focusing heavily on how youth can be engaged in activist work and action within their communities. The conference will take place on StFX campus from March 2nd- March 4th. Working in partnership with X-Project, our goal is to foster space and opportunity for young people to come together and engage in both educational and recreational activities. Over the course of the weekend, we hope that youth can create a sense of community working towards active activism.

Student Agriculture Research Presentations

Tue, 2018-01-16 13:03

A NIGHT OF STUDENT RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS ON AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND ENVIRONMENT

The Dr. Agnes Calliste African Heritage Lecture Series

Wed, 2017-12-20 13:49

St. Francis Xavier University's Department of Sociology presents

the eight annual Dr. Agnes Calliste African Heritage Lecture

Soul On Ice: Past, Present & Future 

A discussion on the rise of the black athlete in hockey

by Kwame Damon Mason

February 5th,  2018

Living at the edge of modernity: The inner-city of St. John's, 1935-1966.

Mon, 2017-09-25 13:54

The Department of Sociology Speaker Series is hosting a talk to be given by Dr. John Phyne, Professor, Department of Sociology. Open to all. 

OceanPath Fellowship Information Session

Thu, 2016-11-03 11:21

MacDonell Room, Markin Global Complex (Coady West) 104

  1. Are you under 30 years of age and about to graduate at McGill, uOttawa, Queen’s or StFX? *
  2. Do you have an innovative idea to strengthen a community that you’re connected with?
  3. Would you like Coady Institute support to help you do it?

The OceanPath Fellowship provides year-long experiential learning opportunities for graduating students to foster positive social change in Canada and around the world.

Agnes Calliste African Heritage Lecture Series

Thu, 2016-10-20 14:59

St. Francis Xavier University’s Department of Sociology presents
the 7th annual Dr. Agnes Calliste African Heritage Lecture

Race and Justice: 
R. v. X. and the Advent of Cultural Assessments

by
Robert S. Wright, MSW, RSW

7:00pm
Thursday, February 9th, 2017
Auditorium (SCHW110), Schwartz School of Business
St. Francis Xavier University