Events - 2016

Sunday, September 18, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT
single chair in old basement room

The Mush Hole Project is an immersive, site-specific art and performance installation event taking place at Woodland Cultural Centre in Brantford, Ontario - the site of the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School.

Saturday, September 17, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT
single chair in old basement room

The Mush Hole Project is an immersive, site-specific art and performance installation event taking place at Woodland Cultural Centre in Brantford, Ontario - the site of the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School.

Friday, September 16, 2016 — 6:00 PM EDT
single chair in old basement room

The Mush Hole Project is an immersive, site-specific art and performance installation event taking place at Woodland Cultural Centre in Brantford, Ontario - the site of the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School.

Friday, September 16, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
Hagey Hub building detail where event will take place

Sexual violence thrives in a culture that normalizes and facilitates it. Join teachers from across the Faculty of Arts for a series of short talks about rape culture in relation to their areas of expertise.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 — 7:00 PM EDT
old photo of Berlin, Ontario

Berlin’s name change to Kitchener was not just a simple vote. Tumultuous times divided the otherwise peaceful city into two groups, reflecting the Great War that had erupted in Europe two years prior and, in the end, made the name change in 1916 Berlin/Kitchener anything but simple.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT
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Referencing the study of rapid eye movements (saccades) and short, subsequent stops in between (fixations), Fixations & Saccades brings together a selection of recent work by six multidisciplinary artists whose process is grounded in abstraction.

Thursday, August 18, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Everyone (staff, students, faculty) is invited to join the Arts Green Office Team in creating a sustainable future by participating in our waste-free picnic lunch in the beautiful Arts-Environment Garden. Let's make an impact on waste reduction!

Friday, August 12, 2016 — 4:30 PM to Sunday, August 14, 2016 — 2:30 PM EDT
diagram of words, circles and arrows

Computational Rhetoric is an idea whose time has come. Advancing a new interdisciplinary field, this workshop is primarily intended for Digital Humanists, Computational Linguists, and Natural Language Technologists, at the graduate, faculty, and industry level. 

Sunday, July 24, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

Three amazing student musician Chamber groups perform a selection of classical music. 

Saturday, July 23, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Arts 101 is a one-day, free program for all incoming Arts students and their parents or family members. Join us and learn how you can excel in your first year.

Saturday, July 16, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

Music of Joy and Peace is a collaborative, interactive performance with Mini Ode Kwewak N’gamowak (the Good Hearted Women Singers).

Thursday, July 7, 2016 — 7:00 PM EDT
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Arts HeForShe proudly presents Movie Nights! In support of the HeForShe campaign at UWaterloo, we will be hosting the first of a series of movie nights showcasing the portrayal of gender in media and discussing important gender-related issues.

Featured movie: Mad Max: Fury Road

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 — 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Join us for a morning of information-sharing, networking, and an inspiring keynote from Mike Morrice, Executive Director of Sustainability CoLab on the value of networking to achieve organizational sustainability goals. 

Friday, June 17, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT
Miroki Tong

Join Artistic Producer and Arts alum Miroki Tong (BA '09 Arts & Business, Drama / English) at Altekrea, Festival of Alternative Creation in downtown Kitchener, June 17 to 19.

Friday, June 17, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
computer and small robot on table

Waterloo's Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience invites everyone to an open house, the culmination of a two-week workshop that teaches researchers how to build sophisticated brain models. These international experts will demonstrate large-scale brain models running on laptops, robots, and specialized brain-like computers while simulating neural functions.

Saturday, June 11, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT
show poster with drawing of two men working in lumber camp

Yellow Bellies is an historical drama that highlights the experiences and public response to Mennonite Conscientious Objectors during WWII.

Thursday, June 9, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT
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A Concert of the Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference and Festival, featuring choirs, gamelan, and an original composition titled “Earth Peace” by Carol Ann Weaver, Professor Emerita of Music.

If you are a Global Mennonite Peace Building Conference participant, your ticket to this event is included with your registration.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT
Balinese dancer and musicians

On the island of Bali, Indonesia the idea of community and the spirit of interaction are highly valued and extend to music-making. Being an aural/oral tradition, repertoire—from ritual pieces to modern compositions, instrumental or dance—is learned through imitation and repetition, by listening and watching (i.e., without the use of notation).

Saturday, June 4, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
Critical Media Lab logo

This year CAFKA has teamed up with the Critical Media Lab, the Department of Fine Arts and the University of Waterloo Art Gallery to present CAFKA.16: Symposium at the Critical Media Lab, 44 Gaukel Street, Kitchener.

Friday, June 3, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT
The Games Institute logo

On June 3, 4, and 5 The Games Institute, UW Game Development Club, and the Waterloo chapter of the International Game Developer’s Association (UW IGDA) are hosting a Game Jam at the Quantum Nano Centre (beginning June 3rd, room 1502, 5pm).

Thursday, June 2, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Typewriter with wires

The Department of English Language and Literature invites all to an evening celebrating the creativity and achievements of English students and alumni within the region's high tech sectors.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

The Balsillie School of International Affairs welcomes all  to attend this half-day event which includes,

Monday, May 30, 2016 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, June 4, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT
tiled images of peoples' faces, a hand, legs, on event poster

Hosted by the Department of Fine Arts and University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG), this symposium uses borders as a framing principle to explore aspects of culture, identity, gender, migration, and indigeneity.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Join Velocity Start for the "What's Your Problem?" talk with the legendary Larry Smith, economics professor at UWaterloo! Larry will share his insightful take on how to find and solve "killer" problems.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Velocity and UW Food Services are excited to invite members of the University community to the Grand Opening of two new spaces on the 2nd floor of South Campus Hall: Velocity Start and South Side Marketplace.

Velocity Start offers comfortable workspace, weekly entrepreneurship workshops, startup coaching, a makerspace, and much more.

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