Faculty, staff, and students are invited to a talk by Dr. Andrew MacDougall (faculty member in Climate and Environment) titled ‘Climate Change Science 101’. This talk is an opportunity to learn about modern climate change, its causes and consequences – including the latest advances in climate science. The aim of the talk is to increase climate literacy, and confidence, for those who are interested in engaging with climate change issues either inside or outside the classroom.
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
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.
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 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
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.
A NIGHT OF STUDENT RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS ON AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND ENVIRONMENT
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
The Department of Sociology Speaker Series is hosting a talk to be given by Dr. John Phyne, Professor, Department of Sociology. Open to all.
MacDonell Room, Markin Global Complex (Coady West) 104
The OceanPath Fellowship provides year-long experiential learning opportunities for graduating students to foster positive social change in Canada and around the world.
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
Robert S. Wright, MSW, RSW
Thursday, February 9th, 2017
Auditorium (SCHW110), Schwartz School of Business
St. Francis Xavier University