Events - 2015

Thursday, November 5, 2015 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, December 19, 2015 — 5:00 PM EST
human wearing a deer mask in forest

Inspired by the genre conventions of cinema, Brooklyn-based artist Jillian McDonald has been exhibiting her videos internationally for over a decade. Having explored the cinematic tropes of horror movies and zombie films in particular, her recent work has shifted in tone and substance.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 — 5:00 PM to Saturday, October 31, 2015 — 5:00 PM EDT
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Gallery One: Roula Partheniou | Inventory

Toronto-based Roula Partheniou makes remarkable sculptural replicas based on domestic items, construction materials and office supplies. Whether stacked, shelved or left leaning against the wall, the artist’s use of precise forms and a reductive colour palette elicits a double take

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Barbara Ehrenreich

Barbara Ehrenreich, best-selling author of Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking is Undermining America, Re-making Love: The Feminization of Sex, and most recently her memoir Living with a Wild God, is coming to Waterloo.

Monday, March 23, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
Rinaldo Walcott

The Drama and Speech Communication Speakers Series presents invited lecturer Professor Rinaldo Walcott from the Department of Social Justice Education, and Director of the Women and Gender Studies Institute, both at the University of Toronto.

Monday, December 14, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST
poster with image of person's brain

The University of Waterloo Cognitive Science program examines what concepts and theories are blocking progress in understanding mind, brain and intelligence?

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 — 4:00 PM EST
Jon Reinhardt

As digital gaming has increased in popularity and become a global practice, computer-assisted language learning (CALL) researchers and second and foreign language (L2) educators have begun reconsidering games as potential L2 teaching and learning (L2TL) resources.

Thursday, December 3, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
painting showing battle fields with many dead soldiers

Why is our region, our city, a university, a public library and more named after a tiny farming village in Belgium? Why does the name Wellington appear in towns and on street signs all over Ontario? How did a bloody battle 200 years ago capture the popular imagination?

Thursday, December 3, 2015 — 12:00 PM EST
people gathered around tables enjoying food

Join us at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre for soup and bannock (frybread) for most Thursdays of the school year. Everyone's welcome!

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
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Marking Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, December 6, there will be a special screening of Polytechnique at the Original Princess Cinema in Uptown Waterloo. Opening remarks by, Prof. Carolyn Hanson (UWaterloo Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering). 

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
glass sculpture

Join us for the our annual Celebration of Arts and the presentation of the 2015 Arts Awards for teaching, service and research.

Thursday, November 26, 2015 — 12:00 PM EST
people gathered around tables enjoying food

Join us at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre for soup and bannock (frybread) for most Thursdays of the school year. Everyone's welcome!

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
students in rows writing exams

The Arts Peer Mentors and the SSO team up to offer this great workshop just in time for exam prep!  Come learn some great tricks to survive exam-season.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

A student with great time management is able to get their work done early, ensuring it's top quality while reducing their stress levels. So, do you want to stay on top of it all? Come out to this time management session to learn how.

Saturday, November 21, 2015 — 8:00 PM EST
graveyard on prairie landscape

In the fall of 1918, as soldiers return to Canada from distant battlefields, a world devastated by four years of war is suddenly hit by a mysterious and deadly plague – the “Spanish flu”. The illness strikes anybody, even people in the prime of life. The rapid progression toward mortality brings home the terror, the panic, and the sense of helplessness of World War I

Friday, November 20, 2015 — 8:00 PM EST
graveyard on prairie landscape

In the fall of 1918, as soldiers return to Canada from distant battlefields, a world devastated by four years of war is suddenly hit by a mysterious and deadly plague – the “Spanish flu”. The illness strikes anybody, even people in the prime of life. The rapid progression toward mortality brings home the terror, the panic, and the sense of helplessness of World War I

Thursday, November 19, 2015 — 8:00 PM EST
graveyard on prairie landscape

In the fall of 1918, as soldiers return to Canada from distant battlefields, a world devastated by four years of war is suddenly hit by a mysterious and deadly plague – the “Spanish flu”. The illness strikes anybody, even people in the prime of life. The rapid progression toward mortality brings home the terror, the panic, and the sense of helplessness of World War I

Thursday, November 19, 2015 — 12:00 PM EST
people gathered around tables enjoying food

Join us at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre for soup and bannock (frybread) for most Thursdays of the school year. Everyone's welcome!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 — 8:00 PM EST
graveyard on prairie landscape

In the fall of 1918, as soldiers return to Canada from distant battlefields, a world devastated by four years of war is suddenly hit by a mysterious and deadly plague – the “Spanish flu”. The illness strikes anybody, even people in the prime of life. The rapid progression toward mortality brings home the terror, the panic, and the sense of helplessness of World War I

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 — 8:00 PM EST
Thomas King

Award-winning novelist, screenwriter, essayist, and performer Thomas King will be presenting this year's Hagey Lecture entitled "Love in the Time of Cholera: Canadian Edition." 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST
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Interested in an Arts major?  Thinking of an Arts minor?  Want to take Arts electives?  All current students are invited to attend this Arts Major Showcase to learn more about the Arts majors and minors!

Monday, November 16, 2015 — 3:30 PM EST

Religious freedom has been increasingly under attack in France in the last 10 years. In 2004, religious symbols were banned in public high schools, and in 2011, covering the face in public spaces was prohibited.

Friday, November 13, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM EST
couple in black and red dance the tango

The Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies invite all to join Prof María del Carmen Sillato and the SPAN 350 The Poetry of the Tango students for a presentation entitled “El tango: expresión de la identidad cultural argentina” by Carlos Siri.

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — 12:00 PM EST
people gathered around tables enjoying food

Join us at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre for soup and bannock (frybread) for most Thursdays of the school year. Everyone's welcome!

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
kim pate

St Paul's University College welcomes Kim Pate, C.M., the 2015 Carold Institute Visiting Fellow, who will present a public lecture on the treatment of women by the Canadian legal and penal systems.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST
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Professor Jingjing Huo (Political Science) will be presenting the arguments from his new book How Nations Innovate which compares how affluent capitalist economies differ in their patterns of technological innovation.

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