Events - 2013

Thursday, March 7, 2013 — 4:00 PM EST

Katherine McKittrick, Queen’s University

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Professor Carla Fehr (Philosophy) will discuss evolution and women's lives. Part of the International Women's Week events on and off campus.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 — 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Patrick Watson, who is completing a post-doc in the Sociology and Legal Studies Department, will give a colloquium talk on Tuesday, March 5.

Obviously, this will be of particular interest to those working in ethnographic research in particular, but also promises to be valuable for the rest of us who are interested in methods and methodological debates.  Graduate students, especially those considering the academic job market, are especially urged to attend!

From the précis:

Monday, March 4, 2013 — 2:30 PM EST

Global citizenship: women leading change

Ilana Landsberg-Lewis, The Stephen Lewis Foundation

(Reception to follow in the Atrium)

Ilana Landsberg-Lewis is fiercely dedicated to the lives of the women and girls she serves. Her lifelong commitment to equity, social justice, racial inclusiveness and progressive causes is evident in every step of her personal and professional path.

Monday, March 4, 2013 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

As part of the Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies’ Sharing Knowledge Series, I have pleasure in attaching an invitation to our next presentation by Pablo Urbanyi entitled:

“El escritor propone y Dios dispone”

Please join Dr. Boido and the Introduction to Latin American Prose (Spanish 228) students on Monday March 4th, 2013 from 10:30am to 12:00 in Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology building, room 1241.

Friday, March 1, 2013 — 7:30 PM EST

In time & out of tune: Some perspectives on consonance and dissonance

speakers: Ian Quinn, Yale (music)

Thomas Ivey, College of Charleston (math)

St. Jerome's event page

Friday, March 1, 2013 — 3:30 PM EST

Anita Superson (Visiting Humphrey Professor in Feminist Philosophy) University of Kentucky

Friday, March 1, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

You are invited to hear History Speaker Series guest Professor Eric Jennings on Friday, 1 March 12 noon-1:00 pm, ML 354 when he talks about "The Alps in Indochina, or a Case of Colonial Cloning".

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.

Thursday, January 31, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Race, Religion and U.S. Immigration Today

The Political Integration of Indian Americans 

Dr. Prema Kurien
Maxwell School of Syracuse University

Thursday, January 31, 2013 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

“The 3D Historian : Technologies for Experimenting with Form, Matter, and Interaction”

You are invited to the next History Speaker Series event, hosted by the History Department.

Thursday, January 31, 2013 — 4:30 AM EST

Nora Gould

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.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 — 12:30 PM EST

Noon Hour Concerts, Conrad Grebel University College Chapel, Wednesdays @ 12:30

January 30

Winter Vibes

Michael Wood (jazz vibraphone) and band

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