Events - 2015

Monday, November 9, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM EST
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Thinking of changing your major to procrastination? Don’t! Join us for UWaterloo’s second annual Long Night Against Procrastination.

Friday, November 6, 2015 — 11:00 AM EST

The Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies invites all to join our SPAN 390, Introduction to Business Spanish Translation, for a presentation by  Andrés Arteaga “Preparing for a post-conflict Colombia: Writing Trauma and the Challenges of Translating it”.

Thursday, November 5, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
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The Theatre and Performance program presents a mock Conference of the Parties (COP21) in the lead up to this year's UNFCCC super summit on climate change in Paris. The role play will be performed by students of the Sustainability in Performance course (Drama 374).

Thursday, November 5, 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 4, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Study Hints and Shortcuts, a hands-on workshop for students

You've been given a lot of advice on how to study.  But, did you know that studying isn't as hard as you think?  Or it shouldn't be!

Monday, November 2, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
students at desks in classroom

Find your inner super hero! Learn 14 great ways to cope with it all! With so much going on on-campus, it's no wonder students can feel, and actually be, over committed when it comes to classes, work, and extracurricular involvement. 

Friday, October 30, 2015 — 7:00 PM EDT
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Join the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery for the book launch of Marcel O'Gorman's Necromedia.  In his book, Necromedia, professor in the Dept. of English Language and Literature and media activist, Marcel O'Gorman takes aim at "the collusion of death and technology,"

Friday, October 30, 2015 — 3:00 PM EDT
Sharon Johnston and book

Her Excellency Mrs. Sharon Johnston returns to UWaterloo to read excerpts from her first work of fiction Matrons and Madams, followed by a discussion moderated by Professor Shelley Hulan from the Department of English Language and Literature.

Thursday, October 29, 2015 — 12:00 PM EDT
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!

Monday, October 26, 2015 — 7:00 PM EDT
Jennifer Saul

The Department of Philosophy invites all to join a special public lecture by Professor Jennifer Saul from the University of Sheffield, UK.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

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.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
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The Arts Staff Advisory Council (ASAC) invites you to take a break on us!

Thursday, October 22, 2015 — 12:00 PM EDT
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!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
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The Department of Anthropology present the 2015 Sally Weaver Award Guest Lecture by Dr. Susan Shepler, School of International Service, American University (Washington DC).

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 — 4:00 PM EDT
poster with Eli Clare smiling

A renowned writer, speaker, scholar, and poet, Eli Clare focuses on the intersections of gender, race, class, sexuality and disability. His most recent work challenges us to re-conceive the idea of the “cure.”

Saturday, October 17, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
bored child at desk

What is boredom?  Why does the mind wander?  What does boredom look like in the brain?  How can we eliminate boredom in the classroom?

Thursday, October 15, 2015 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
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The Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Environment will be hosting a joint graduate information reception to provide students the opportunity to learn more about our programs.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 — 12:00 PM EDT
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!

Thursday, October 8, 2015 — 12:00 PM EDT
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, October 7, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
book cover of The Illegal

Award-winning Canadian author Lawrence Hill will deliver a public lecture titled “The Illegal: A Meditation on Refugee Issues” at the CIGI Campus Auditorium on October 7. This special presentation is co-sponsored by the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Arts and Wilfrid Laurier University.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 — 5:00 PM EDT
photo of black man holding out his hands, with show title

Join the Department of Drama and Speech Communication for a performance by visiting artist-researcher E. Patrick Johnson, The Beekeeper: Performing Black Southern Women Who Love Women.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
three types of flower

The Ecology Lab, Faculty of Environment, invites us (people of Arts!) to join them for a scent tour and presentation of the Arts-Environment Garden - with freshly harvested tea to follow!

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Richard B Freeman

The spectre of inequality haunts modern capitalism, as a small elite gain the bulk of the benefits of economic growth and use their wealth to dominate economies and polities. In virtually every country, labour's share of income has fallen and inequality increased massively. 

Saturday, October 3, 2015 — 9:30 AM EDT
Vintage photo of arts language lab.

Come back to the University of Waterloo on October 3, 2015 and reunite with the Faculty of Arts. Enjoy a number of events hosted by Arts as well as others happening around the University that day.

Friday, October 2, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM EDT
boar tribe sign in tree

Join us for an all ages night at the Bomber and reconnect with your Orientation Leaders, your teammates, and other Arts students and recent grads!

Musician and singer Craig Cardiff will headline!

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