Events - October 2012

Monday, October 29, 2012 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

The Dean of Arts Office,  Arts Undergraduate Office and Arts Grad Office are holding a used book sale to benefit the United Way

The sale will take place on Monday, October 29th 11:30am to 1:30pm in Psychology Anthropology Sociology (PAS) 2438.  There will be a wide variety of non-academic books available for purchase both fiction and non-fiction.

Books will be priced between .50 and 1.00 and then at 1:00pm any that are left will be reduced to .25.

Don't miss this great chance to stock up on your fall/winter reading material.

Friday, October 26, 2012 — 3:30 PM EDT

Mark B. Brown

California State University, Sacramento

Friday, October 26, 2012 — 2:00 PM EDT

The International Tobacco Control (ITC) Project, in conjunction with the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact and the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Waterloo, is honoured to host the following special presentation:

Tobacco Use and Tobacco Control in Zambia: Current Knowledge and Future Perspectives

Dr. Fastone M. Goma, MB, ChB(UNZA), MSc(London), PhD(Leeds)

Dean, School of Medicine, University of Zambia

Sun Life Financial Auditorium

Friday, October 26, 2012 — 1:00 PM EDT
Ada Hannah event poster.

The Department of Fine Arts presents...

Friday, October 26, 2012 — 1:00 PM EDT

Social Development Studies Round Table Series

"Public Educational Authority and Children’s Rights from a Parens Patriae Perspective"

DR. J.C. BLOKHUIS

Friday, October 26, 2012 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

History Department Speaker Series, Fall 2012

Dr. Scott Campbell

Director, Centre for Society, Technology and Values

University of Waterloo

Thursday, October 25, 2012 — 7:00 PM EDT

Who Speaks for the Global Climate? Institutional Pluralism and Democratic Representation

Mark B. Brown

California State University, Sacramento

More information about the lecture.

Thursday, October 25, 2012 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

Classical Association of Canada,

University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University are Proud to Present the Annual Fall Lecture By Professor Susanna Braund

“Snarling Satyres, Porcupines and the 1599 Bishops’Ban”

Following the lecture will be our Annual Wine and Cheese Gathering at the University Club

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 — 7:00 PM EDT

This presentation shares the pleasures of the chapbook tradition, short texts, and the chapbooks of Stonegarden Studios.

Join us!

More information about the lecture.

The two-hour lectures at the Stratford Public Library are free of charge and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 — 10:00 AM EDT
Sasha Pierce event poster.

The Department of Fine Arts presents...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 — 7:00 PM EDT

This year's Grimm Lecture, the annual flagship event of the Waterloo Centre for German Studies, is given by Ruth Wodak. Ruth Wodak is a critical discourse analyst who has made extraordinary contributions to the field of applied linguistics in recent years.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, October 27, 2012 — 5:00 PM EDT

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Alumni Survey of Keith and Winifred Shantz Internship Award Recipients

FINAL WEEK: Exhibition Closes October 27, 2012

Saturday, October 20, 2012 — 4:00 PM EDT

Public lecture by Claire Kramsch (UC Berkeley),
University of Waterloo 2012 Honorary Doctor of Letters

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 (all day)

Save the date!

More details will be released soon.

Monday, October 15, 2012 (all day) to Friday, October 19, 2012 (all day)

Focus on Teaching Week - presented by Centre for Teaching Excellence

From Shannon Dea, Faculty of Arts Teaching Fellow:

This year, the Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE) is pleased to host “Focus on Teaching Week” (October 15th - 19th) – a week dedicated to some of its most popular workshops, as well to many new and rich sessions.

Friday, October 12, 2012 — 3:30 PM EDT

Joshua Knobe, Yale University

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 — 4:00 PM EDT

Department of English presents

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 — 1:30 PM EDT

Sociology and Legal Studies Colloquium

Jointly sponsored by the Cryptography, Security, and Privacy (CrySP) Group

Repo Men Are Coming: Body EULAs, Privacy and Security of the Person

Dr Ian Kerr | University of Ottawa

Friday, October 5, 2012 — 9:00 PM EDT

Names Instead of Numbers: exhibition of twenty-two biographies from the Dachau Remembrance Book

Modern Languages Building until 18 October 2012

Friday, October 5, 2012 — 1:00 PM EDT

Several Small Misunderstanding

Patricia Reed

As an artist and writer, Reed’s practice concerns the organization of the social and our modes of co-habitation. Using a variety of mediums common to our political lives, her work clinically dissects the normative use of materials and processes, taking systems of logic to their illogical end.

Friday, October 5, 2012 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Dr. Tracy Penny Light

"Being Normal...Surgically: The Medical Discourse on Cosmetic Surgery in 20th Century Canada"

Thursday, October 4, 2012 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Members and friends of the University of Waterloo community are cordially invited to join the Department of Political Science for a Memorial Celebration in honour of Professor Richard Nutbrown’s scholarly, teaching and administrative contributions and achievements.

Formal program   7:00pm - 8:00pm
Reception   8:00pm - 9:00pm

Memorial Celebration RSVP by September 27th

Parking available in H Lot.  Please inform the attendant that you are on campus for the Richard Nutbrown Memorial Celebration.

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