Events - 2016

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT
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Join President and Vice-Chancellor, Feridun Hamdullahpur as he sits down for a candid conversation with renowned Waterloo Arts economics professor, TED Talk presenter and author Larry Smith.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Arts Staff Advisory Council (ASAC) invites all staff in the Faculty of Arts to join us for a coffee break. It's on us... just bring your own mug (BYOM) and a donation for the Feds Student Food Bank, which goes directly to students in need right here on campus.

Friday, May 6, 2016 — 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Symposium on Aging Research (SoAR) is an interdisciplinary forum on aging research for graduate students by graduate students. 

Thursday, May 5, 2016 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, May 21, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT
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MFA Thesis Two features three solo exhibitions by UW Master of Fine Arts candidates Aislinn Thomas, Jennifer Akkermans, and Anna van Milligen on display in Gallery One and Two at the University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG), and Fine Arts Airstream trailer located adjacent to the south entrance to East Campus Hall.

Monday, May 2, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
Herb George

Satsan is a Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief of the Frog Clan and has been a long-time Speaker for the Wet’suwet’en Nation, previously serving as Speaker for both the Gitxsan and the Wet’suwet’en Nations.

Monday, April 25, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
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Douglas M. Peers, Dean of Arts, invites the Arts community to our annual Celebration of Arts - which will now take place each spring. 

Friday, April 15, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Come out and play some never before seen board games created by UWaterloo Digital Arts Communication, English, and Speech Communication (DAC 300, ENGL 303, and SPCOM 300) students and Games Institute members. 

Friday, April 8, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT
James Sinclair

St. Jerome's University's Anniversary Lectures series presents a panel discussion on the issues that Canada must face honestly and critically as First Nations move forward from the process of truth and reconciliation.

Friday, April 8, 2016 — 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
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The Departments of English and Fine Arts, and the Faculty of Engineering, present an exciting double bill of digital art at 44 Gaukel in Downtown Kitchener.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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The Department of Political Science, Kitchener Public Librabry and partners present author Gordon Laxer on his book After the Sands: Energy & Ecology Security for Canadians.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 — 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
illustration of small people climbing on a 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.

Monday, April 4, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

Enjoy a wide selection of classical music, from 6 different chamber groups. Includes one brass group as well. Bach, Schubert, and Weber are among the composers that will be featured.

Monday, April 4, 2016 — 1:30 PM EDT
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The Centre for Mental Health Research (CMHR) welcomes the University community to the official launch of the Operational Stress Injury (OSI) service.

Monday, April 4, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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Faculty and students of the Peace and Conflict Studies program, particularly Professor Marlene Epp's course Refugees and Forced Migration, present their final project in a public education exhibit and fundraiser.

Sunday, April 3, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

Chiaroscuro: Contrasts in Light and Dark. The University of Waterloo Chamber Choir sings music spanning five centuries, by composers R. Murray Schafer, James MacMillan, Joaquin des Prez, Carlo Gesualdo, Dolly Parton and others! 

Sunday, April 3, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Enjoy a break from winter, with delightful jazz classics.  Reception to follow. Suitable for all ages.

Saturday, April 2, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

Reaching out: a unique exploration of cross-cultural and inter-cultural community song.  The University choir will sing works from within our own community, originating in Estonia, Iran, Senegal, New Zealand, and Bali. Join us for a unique choral experience.

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

UWaterloo Balinese Gamelan and Grebel Community Gamelan with Balinese Artist-in-Residence I Dewa Made Suparta. On the island of Bali, Indonesia there is a plethora of musical ensembles called gamelan,

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
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Join award-winning playwright, Neil Wechsler (Yale Drama Award winner for Grenadine) for an intriguing exploration of how the opening lines of a play set the tone, themes, and rhythm for the entire work.

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
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All are welcome to this History Speaker Series event: Bruce Riedel, Director of The Intelligence Project and Senior Fellow with the Center for Middle East Policy at The Brookings Institution, will present the principal findings from his new book, JFK’s Forgotten Crisis: Tibet, the CIA, and the Sino-Indian War.

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT
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Current approaches to the role of trade in food security policy often become reduced to a binary understanding of the options: either opportunity or threat.

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Neil Wechsler

The Silversides Theatre Artists Series 2016 presents American playwright and executive director Neil Wechsler in a talk, “The Dramalogue Series: A Glimpse Backstage."

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Jennifer Berdahl

As part of their commitment to the UN Women’s HeForShe campaign, the University of Waterloo and St. Jerome’s University have invited Dr. Jennifer Berdahl from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia to speak about gender in organizations.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
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It's no secret that exams are coming up. But they don't have to be THAT scary. This workshop will provide you with the skills necessary to get through the exam season. 

Monday, March 28, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
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Ignite329 is a fast-paced evening of 5-minute, wide-ranging talks by passionate student speakers from the Digital Arts Communication/ Speech Communication 329 course, Digital Presentations.


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