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Webinar: Let’s Talk: Whiteness and health equity

Mon, 2021-03-01 15:47

Let’s Talk: Whiteness and health equity
March 4, 2021
1:00–2:30 p.m. (ET)

Racialized health inequities are present for a wide range of health concerns. These inequities are rooted in structural racism and are a manifestation of Whiteness and White supremacy in public policies and institutional practices.

ACENET: Molecular Dynamics Workshop

Mon, 2021-03-01 10:29

Prerequisites:
You need to have a laptop with a Mac, Linux or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc) on which you have administrative privileges, as you will need to pre-load specific software packages.

ACENET: C++ as a Second Language

Mon, 2021-03-01 10:16

This workshop will be a hands-on introduction to the C++ programming language, building off the previous workshop’s Introduction to C on 4 March.

Prerequisites: 
“C as a Second Language” or prior experience with C programming
You need to have a laptop with a Mac, Linux or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc) on which you have administrative privileges, as you will need to pre-load specific software packages.

DHSI-East Databases Course

Thu, 2021-01-28 15:17

Inaugural DHSI-East: 26-29 April 2021

Join us for the inaugural DHSI-East, which will take place at St Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, from 26-30 April 2021.

Databases with Dr. Harvey Quamen

The first DHSI-East course will be databases. This course is aimed at humanists and those with no prior database experience. Dr. Harvey Quamen, an Associate Professor of English and Humanities Computing from the University of Alberta, will offer this course.

Dr. Agnes Calliste African Heritage Lecture

Mon, 2021-01-11 10:06

Dr. Agnes Calliste African Heritage Lecture 

Online Event  

Department of Sociology, St. Francis Xavier University  

February 24th, 2021, from 7pm-8:30pm AST 

 

A Digital Conversation on Party Politics in Canada

Tue, 2020-11-24 11:02

The Brian Mulroney Institute of Government

Presents



A Digital Conversation on Party Politics in Canada

Graham Steele and Alex Marland

How the System Turns Canadian Politicians into Party Messengers

 

Fighting for the Soul of a Nation: The Brian Mulroney Institute of Government's 2020 US Presidential Election Panel

Thu, 2020-10-22 19:10

As the world waits for the conclusion of one of the most consequential – and contentious – elections in US history, the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government will be bringing together a panel of scholars to weigh in on what's at stake and the impact the outcome could have on Canadians.

The panel discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A.

Panelists: Donald E. Abelson (BMIG), Nathan Allen (Political Science), Jim Bickerton (Political Science), Yvon Grenier (Political Science), Devon Parris (English), Anna Zuschlag (BMIG)

ACENET:An Introduction to Graph Convolution Neural Networks and Background Theory

Fri, 2020-10-02 11:29

ACENET presents an exploration of graph convolutional neural networks and an introduction to the underlying mathematics.

ACENET: Programming Workshop: Unix Shell, Version Control and R

Thu, 2020-10-01 13:29

Using software-carpentry.org materials this workshop introduces you to the fundamentals of the Unix Shell, Version Control with Git and R.

ACENET: Programming Basics & Applications for Humanities & Social Science

Thu, 2020-10-01 09:37

Introductory workshop for researchers/students who are interested in programming basics for Humanities and Social Sciences applications.

No prior experience with programming is required. Applications will include web scraping, survey field restriction, websites and text analysis.

Health equity, determinants of health and COVID-19: Conversation 5

Tue, 2020-04-28 14:19

This event will take place in English, with closed captioning and simultaneous American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation.

 

Join us on April 29, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (ET) for a conversation about equitable futures in a post-COVID-19 society.

Health equity, determinants of health and COVID-19: Conversation 5

Tue, 2020-04-28 14:18

This event will take place in English, with closed captioning and simultaneous American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation.

 

Join us on April 29, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (ET) for a conversation about equitable futures in a post-COVID-19 society.

Health equity, determinants of health and COVID-19: Conversation 4

Wed, 2020-04-22 11:02

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.

Health equity, determinants of health and COVID-19: Conversation 3

Mon, 2020-04-13 15:24

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.

Cancelled - STFX Department of Celtic Studies Presents St. Patrick and the case of the poisoned leg

Tue, 2020-03-10 14:21

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

Humanities Colloquium Capstone Lecture

Tue, 2020-03-10 10:58

The Future of the French Revolution

Dr. Yvon Grenier
Department of Political Science

Thursday, 26 March 2020
7:30 p.m.
Mulroney Hall 2032

Cancelled -Spanish Language Film Series - All About My Mother

Tue, 2020-03-10 09:21

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.

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