Events - April 2015

Thursday, April 30, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
garden

The Arts Staff Advisory Council (ASAC) invites staff members to take a break on us! ASAC is thrilled to offer this community building opportunity. Please save the date and enjoy a coffee or lemonade with us.

Friday, April 24, 2015 — 7:00 PM EDT
poster for event with old photography

Faculty and students of the Department of Drama and Speech Communication have collaborated with community artists to create a multi-media, site-specific performance exploring the histories (or herstories) of the women who worked at Waterloo's Button Factory.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Learn to identify, describe and demonstrate Arts graduate students' most sought-after, industry-relevant skills.

Join us for all three parts: a workshop facilitated by a graduate career expert; separate faculty and student discussions; and a lunch and networking opportunity.

Register today.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 — 4:30 PM EDT
Maria Speth

Maria Speth is an award-winning director who is often associated with the Berlin school of German filmmaking.  As part of her visit to the University of Waterloo, sponsored by the Waterloo Centre for German Studies, three of her most important films will be shown in April.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Michael Ross

This year's Ziva Kunda Memorial Lecture Are Older Adults More Susceptible to Consumer Fraud? will be presented by Psychology professor emeritus Dr. Michael Ross.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Drawing of front entrance of new student space

Arts students, staff, faculty, friends and colleagues of the Student Space Project are invited to join Douglas Peers, Dean of Arts, at the Student Space groundbreaking ceremony and reception.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Maria Speth

Join the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies for a workshop with German filmmaker Maria Speth. An important director often associated with the "Berlin school" of cinema, Ms. Speth will  discuss her filmmaking, focusing on her two latest films (Töchter/Daughters and 9 Leben/Nine Lives) that deal with the difficulties homeless young women face.

Monday, April 20, 2015 — 7:00 PM EDT
poster image with words and graphics

Earth Week is an annual event to celebrate our natural environment, increase awareness on environmental issues, and inspire sustainable behaviour.  At UWaterloo, we have several events planned for the campus community, and we encourage you to be a part of it!  This year's focus will be on climate change.

Friday, April 17, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
poster with headshots and text

A panel of media and academia experts will speak at this research forum organized by the Renison Research Committee.

Speakers include: 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 — 2:30 PM EDT
old medieval  illustration

Professor Ann Marie Rasmussen, Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker Memorial Chair in German Literary Studies, will give her inaugural lecture entitled: Medieval Misogyny? Aristotle and Phyllis in Medieval German Culture

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 — 4:30 PM EDT
Maria Speth

Maria Speth is an award-winning director who is often associated with the Berlin school of German filmmaking.  As part of her visit to the University of Waterloo, sponsored by the Waterloo Centre for German Studies, three of her most important films will be shown in April.

Friday, April 10, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
event poster with orange colouring and text

The University of Waterloo's Department of English Language and Literature presents: Feedback, Fedback, Feedforward, the first annual exhibition and symposium of the Experimental Digital Media graduate program.

Thursday, April 9, 2015 — 5:00 PM to Saturday, May 2, 2015 — 5:00 PM EDT
exhibit poster with two works of abstract art

The Department of Fine Arts and the University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG) present two thesis exhibitions by MFA candidates from the graduate program in Fine Arts at the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 — 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
brain day poster - poeple standing on a large brain

The brain is a horrendously complex and poorly understood system that poses both an immense challenge and possibly rich rewards to neuroscientists, psychologists, philosophers, and computer scientists.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 — 4:30 PM EDT
Maria Speth

Maria Speth is an award-winning director who is often associated with the Berlin school of German filmmaking.  As part of her visit to the University of Waterloo, sponsored by the Waterloo Centre for German Studies, three of her most important films will be shown in April.

Thursday, April 2, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
three minute thesis logo for UWaterloo

Two Arts graduate students are headed to the University of Waterloo 3MT in the battle of outstanding ideas -- with finalists from the other five faculties. 

Thursday, April 2, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
poster with title text for show
Please join the Department of Drama and Speech Communication on the morning of April 2nd to experience the POP-UP MALL.
 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
no-copyright symbol

Are patents essential for thriving innovation and prosperity? Professor David Levine challenges the common view that intellectual property is beneficial to society. 

Thursday, March 19, 2015 — 5:00 PM to Saturday, April 4, 2015 — 5:00 PM EDT
people looking closely at art work on the wall

The Department of Fine Arts and UWAG present the 40th Annual Undergraduate Exhibition featuring recent artworks by fourth year students from the Fine Arts program at the University of Waterloo.

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