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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
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Join the Theatre and Performance program to explore a problem that is getting harder to ignore. Welcome to the tree museum by Robert Plowman is a new multimedia performance, featuring a lumberjack choir, set in a world (much like our own) that is casually racing towards ecological disaster.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
event poster design with trees and people

Join the Theatre and Performance program to explore a problem that is getting harder to ignore. Welcome to the tree museum by Robert Plowman is a new multimedia performance, featuring a lumberjack choir, set in a world (much like our own) that is casually racing towards ecological disaster.

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
event poster design with trees and people

Join the Theatre and Performance program to explore a problem that is getting harder to ignore. Welcome to the tree museum by Robert Plowman is a new multimedia performance, featuring a lumberjack choir, set in a world (much like our own) that is casually racing towards ecological disaster.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
event poster design with trees and people

Join the Theatre and Performance program to explore a problem that is getting harder to ignore. Welcome to the tree museum by Robert Plowman is a new multimedia performance, featuring a lumberjack choir, set in a world (much like our own) that is casually racing towards ecological disaster.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT

Hear Loyola University professor Alice Weinreb explain how food and hunger are used as instruments of power.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Sophia the robot speaking to crowd at the AI for GOOD Global Summit

The Idea Exchange and UWaterloo present three Arts professors with expertise in economics, philosophy, and human-computer interaction discuss what we need to know and do to ensure artificial intelligence serves humanity for the good of everyone.

Friday, March 29, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT
Jaron Lanier

A Renaissance Man for the 21st century, Jaron Lanier is a computer scientist, composer, artist, and author who writes on numerous topics, including high-technology business, the social impact of technology, the philosophy of consciousness and information, Internet politics, and the future of humanism. Lanier will address issues related to the current Global Engagement Seminar focus, Socio-Cultural and Political Implications of Artificial Intelligence.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
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Stratford School is celebrating student talents and accomplishments in their most exciting Project Showcase yet! Meet students, mingle with Stratford faculty, industry, and community partners, and see the incredible work developed by students and their mentors at the Stratford Campus.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:20 PM EDT

Students, faculty, and staff, are invited to a Department of Communication Arts colloquium, Communication Speaks! featuring Dr. Shana McDonald on The Personal is Aesthetic, and Dr. David Janzen on Conceptualizing the Environment in Crisis. Please plan to join your colleagues. Light refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 6:30 PM to Thursday, April 4, 2019 — 9:30 PM EDT
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This two day Summit will showcase the research of the 2019 Global Engagement Seminar students. Interactive student exhibitions will be on display, inviting participation from the broader Waterloo community. We hope to engage in important conversations about the impacts of artificial intelligence, such as automation of jobs, corporate ownership, biases of algorithms and privacy concerns. The objective is to contribute towards the development of meaningful responses to timely global issues.

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