Events - February 2013

Thursday, February 28, 2013 — 5:00 PM EST

The Department of Sociology and Legal Studies

University of Waterloo

Fourth Annual James E. Curtis Memorial Lecture

"Why we should care about the widening gap between rich and poor: Inequality and democratic attitudes in cross-national perspective"

Presented by: Robert Andersen, University of Toronto

Thursday, February 28, 2013 — 4:00 PM EST

Wayde Compton of Emily Carr University on

"Vancouver Versus Hogan's Alley: Urban Renewal, Negro Removal, and the Myth of Livability"

Thursday, February 28, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Dr. James Bielo

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Author of Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity (2011) and Words upon the Word: An Ethnography of an Evangelical Bible Study (2009)

Monday, February 25, 2013 — 4:00 PM to Wednesday, February 27, 2013 — 6:00 PM EST
"February 25, 26, 27: 3 Minute thesis, go arts".

Witness (very) short and sweet thesis presentations by Arts graduate students

Over three consecutive days, Arts graduate students will be competing in uWaterloo's faculty heats for 3 Minute Thesis glory. The most compelling Arts 3MTs will then advance as semi-finalists to the University 3MT finals on March 27th.

Arts heats take place in Hhagey Hall 1106, on the main floor of the School of Accounting and Finance on

Friday, February 15, 2013 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Department of Psychology Colloquium Series Presents

Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Dr. Noam Soreni

Reception to Follow in PAS Lounge

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 — 7:00 PM EST

Prof. Mark W. Roche of the University of Notre Dame

I encourage you to attend what promises to be a stimulating lecture.  Note, Prof. Roche’s lecture will be of interest to all, including undergraduates, members of the nonacademic community.  So please advertise widely.

Friday, February 8, 2013 — 3:30 PM EST

Department of Philosophy Colloquium talk

Robert McCauley

Emory University

Friday, February 8, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

History Speaker Series 2012-2013

“In the Children's Best Interests”: Unaccompanied Children in Germany, 1945-1949

You are invited to hear Dr. Lynne Taylor, associate professor in the history department, tell us the story of these children.

Thursday, February 7, 2013 — 4:30 PM EST
Event poster "Marat Sade Bohnice film screening and discussion, reception to follow on 7 February at 4:30pm."

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies invites you to a diversified afternoon about the French Revolution, the complexity of theatre and questions about normality, democracy and self-discovery:

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — 8:00 PM to Saturday, February 9, 2013 — 8:00 PM EST

uWaterloo Drama presents

on love

Directed and dramaturged by Naila Keleta-Mae

February 6-9th at 8pm & Feb. 8th & 9th at 2pm

Created by uWaterloo Drama’s own Professor Naila Keleta-Mae in 2008, on love was further developed by uWaterloo Drama students during their Performance Creation course with Keleta-Mae in the fall. 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — 4:30 PM EST

Anne Michaels

Please join us, and please spread the word! As always, thanks to the Canada Council and to St Jerome's, the readings are free and all are welcome.

More about the author:

Monday, February 4, 2013 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Women’s Studies Announcement!

Conversation with Aruna Papp

Counsellor/therapist, Workshop Facilitator, Motivational Speaker, Human rights activist

In collaboration with the Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo, we have arranged for Aruna Papp to take time out of her busy schedule and come to uWaterloo to speak with faculty and students interested in women’s issues.  We encourage you to come out and meet this exceptional woman!

Friday, February 1, 2013 — 3:30 PM EST

The Science and Technology in Society Collaboration and the Philosophy Department at the University of Waterloo invite you to a lecture by Dr. Nancy Tuana: 

"Coupled Ethical-Epistemic Issues in the Climate Sciences"

"Nancy Tuana is the founding director of Penn State’s Rock Ethics Institute and DuPont/Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy, Science, Technology, and Society, and Women’s Studies.  Dr. Tuana is a philosopher of science and feminist science studies theorist who has been a long time advocate of interdisciplinary research and education.

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