Events - 2014

Monday, March 17, 2014 — 7:30 PM EDT

In this talk, data and statistical graphics guide an interview with a historian concerning some of the historical truths and myths that surround the development of our society, culture, health and economic development. Situating data within a historical context will generate interesting questions that are not easily answerable, and in some cases provide answers that suggest we may not yet have the right questions.

Monday, March 17, 2014 — 5:00 PM EDT

Dr. Alice Kuzniar of the Germanic & Slavic department presents a free German-movie screening series at East Campus Hall here at uWaterloo (entrance off of Phillip St.). Movies start at 5:00 p.m. in room 1220:

Sunday, March 16, 2014 — 1:30 PM EDT

The Science of Sexuality is an evocative, informed, creative, conversation-starting exhibition about one of the most ubiquitous, most under-discussed aspects of our life and culture. THEMUSEUM is thrilled to facilitate inspiring, important, transformative ideas and discussions. It's time for the talk. The Sex Dialogues is a series of lectures, panel discussions, films and guest speakers. Conversation is intercourse too.

Speaker: Dr. Tracy Penny-Light, Associate Professor University of Waterloo

Sunday, March 16, 2014 — 9:45 AM EDT

The Conrad Grebel Chapel Choir will lead the worship at Erb St. Mennonite Church. Directed by Dr. Kenneth Hull.

Friday, March 14, 2014 — 6:30 PM EDT

Renison

Studies in Islam Speaker Series

Dr. Eid Mohamed

*Research Fellow, Balsillie School of International Affairs, UWaterloo

*Adjunct Professor, University of Guelph

                      

Thursday, March 13, 2014 — 7:00 PM EDT

The (Melo-)Drama of the 'Fair Jewess': Re-Framing Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe (1819) in Fanny Lewald's Jenny (1843)

GABY PAILER | UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 — 8:00 PM EDT

Featuring Jason White (piano) and Pam Patel (vocals)

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 — 12:30 PM EDT

This Brass Quintet includes local musicians Trevor Wagler (French horn), Carolyn Culp (trombone), Susan Follows (bass trombone), and trumpeters Debra and Martin Lacoste.

Monday, March 10, 2014 — 5:00 PM EDT

Dr. Alice Kuzniar of the Germanic & Slavic department presents a free German-movie screening series at East Campus Hall here at uWaterloo (entrance off of Phillip St.). Movies start at 5:00 p.m. in room 1220:

Monday, March 10, 2014 — 9:00 AM to Saturday, March 22, 2014 — 4:00 PM EDT
poster for Small Acts of Repair

Through the use of art, dance, writing and reflection this space aims to explore the state of mental health at our university and in the surrounding community. The organizers invite all students, faculty, and community members to visit this space in hopes that we can begin a conversation about mental health.

Friday, March 7, 2014 — 6:00 PM EST

In honour of Father Hugh MacKinnon, the History Society presents the

30th Annual MacKinnon dinner

This event takes place on March 7th, 2014 at St. George Banquet Hall in Waterloo.  This year’s guest speaker is notable historian and Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Dr. John English.

Friday, March 7, 2014 — 5:30 PM EST

Join the University of Waterloo as we recognize and celebrate

International Women's Day 2014

Welcome remarks:

  • Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-chancellor, University of Waterloo
  • Douglas Peers, Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Waterloo

Distinguished guest speaker:

  • Pearl Sullivan, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo

Ticket price includes one drink, appetizers, main course, dessert and coffee/tea.  Please advise of special dietary requirements.

Cash bar available.

Thursday, March 6, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Join us for the Arts 3 Minute Thesis heat and learn about our graduate students' outstanding ideas - in three minutes flat!

The top-scoring Arts students will then advance to the University-wide 3MT competition on March 27 – where the winner receives a $1000 prize ($500 for the runner up) and the opportunity to compete at the 3MT provincial finals at McMaster University in April.

Competitors can use one static slide and take three minutes to present the breadth and significance of their graduate research to a panel of Arts judges.

Thursday, March 6, 2014 — 7:00 PM EST

ANN MARIE RASMUSSEN | DUKE UNIVERSITY

Thursday, March 6, 2014 (all day)

Plan modification form? Major average? Level 2A? If none of that makes sense to you (or even if it does!), join the advising team from the Arts Undergraduate Office for a declare your major information session.

Advisors will tell you all the facts about how to declare your major and answer YOUR questions.

The Arts peer mentor team will also be at the sessions to give you some insight into how they chose their majors.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 — 6:30 PM EST

UW CanSIA ELSE

ELSE has partnered with the UWaterloo midnight sun racing team and is going to be hosting a information/speaker session on March 5, 6:30-8:30pm at E5, SDC floor for students interested in starting a career in the solar industry when they graduate.

http://www.elsecanada.ca/

https://twitter.com/CanSIA_ELSE

https://www.facebook.com/CanSIA.ELSE

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Rob McLennan is the author of more than twenty books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction. He won the John Newlove Poetry Award in 2011 for the chapbook Miss Canada. An editor and publisher, he energetically runs several presses and journals, and regularly posts reviews, essays, interviews and other notices at robmclennan.blogspot.com.

This year's Reading Series at St Jerome's is on the theme of Literartistry,
showcasing literature's dance with other artistic media.

All readings are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 (all day)

Plan modification form? Major average? Level 2A? If none of that makes sense to you (or even if it does!), join the advising team from the Arts Undergraduate Office for a declare your major information session.

Advisors will tell you all the facts about how to declare your major and answer YOUR questions.

The Arts peer mentor team will also be at the sessions to give you some insight into how they chose their majors.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 (all day)

Plan modification form? Major average? Level 2A? If none of that makes sense to you (or even if it does!), join the advising team from the Arts Undergraduate Office for a declare your major information session.

Advisors will tell you all the facts about how to declare your major and answer YOUR questions.

The Arts peer mentor team will also be at the sessions to give you some insight into how they chose their majors.

Monday, March 3, 2014 — 5:00 PM EST

Dr. Alice Kuzniar of the Germanic & Slavic department presents a free German-movie screening series at East Campus Hall here at uWaterloo (entrance off of Phillip St.). Movies start at 5:00 p.m. in room 1220:

March 3 Wim Wenders, PARIS, TEXAS 1984 (147 min)

Saturday, March 1, 2014 (all day)

Waterloo's 2014 March Open House will take place on Saturday, March 1st.

A schedule of the day will be posted in early February. If you'd like to visit before then, we offer campus tours Monday to Saturday during most weeks.

Friday, February 28, 2014 — 7:30 PM EST

St. Jerome's University

University of Waterloo Faculty of Arts

University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics

Bridges Lecture

Mathematics and what it means to be human

Friday, February 28, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m.

Siegfried Hall   -  St. Jerome's University

FREE ADMISSION  -  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

FREE PARKING

Friday, February 28, 2014 — 3:30 PM EST

Carrie Jenkins, University of British Columbia

On Putting Knowledge 'First'

Friday, February 28, 2014 — 2:00 PM EST

Department of Psychology

Colloquium Series

Presents

Friday, February 28, 2014 — 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

International Governance Speakers Series

Peter Braid was elected Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo in October, 2008, and re-elected on May 2, 2011.  He was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure and Communities on September 19, 2013.

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