Events by month

January 2015

Saturday, December 20, 2014 (all day) to Sunday, January 4, 2015 (all day) to Sun, 01/04/2015 (All day)
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Are you staying in Waterloo for the winter holidays? Participate in Winterloo events from December 20, 2014 through January 4, 2015.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
Jérémie Cornut

Diplomats: When Symbols of Sovereignty Become Managers of Regime Change

Thursday, January 15, 2015 — 5:00 PM EST
oversized plastic food container in gallery

Please join us for these thought-provoking exhibitions at the opening event, and ongoing from January 15 to March 7, 2015. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, January 15, 2015 — 8:00 PM EST
author Shyam Selvadurai

Our 2014-15 is on the theme of Writing the Self / The Self Writing, featuring writers who explore the relationship between self and world -- socially, politically, culturally -- and dynamically balance imagination and "real life".

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
Environment building in evening light

Many of the master's programs in Waterloo's Faculty of Environment are open to students with a BA from Arts. Find out how your degree can go green.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Join us in person or via webcast for a special series of Mini Town Halls to learn what it will take to move Waterloo’s eight strategic priorities from paper to practice.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 — 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST
two students talking to each other

Contact a Faculty of Arts peer mentor! If you have questions or concerns, and don't know who to talk to, an upper year mentor will be happy to help each week from January 20 to April 16, 2015.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

This free, 2-hour workshop includes pizza - so make the most of your time this Wednesday evening. Learn about managing and balancing your school work, social life, rest, etc. -- and get some dinner while you're at it.

Registration not required - just join us!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 — 7:30 PM EST
detail of Grebel chapel stain glass window

Conrad Grebel University College is pleased to present “Mennonite/s Writing 2014-2015,” a seven session reading series showcasing new work by some of the most prominent authors in the field.

Friday, January 23, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Book cover of Longing for Justice by Jennifer S. Simpson

Students, faculty and staff are invited to hear professors Jennifer Simpson and Vershawn Young speak about their latest books at the first Department of Drama and Speech Communication 2015 Colloquium.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 — 4:00 PM EST

UWaterloo Bookstore presents authors Jennifer Simpson and Vershawn Young, who will be speaking about their books.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST
Larry Smith with globe model

We need to think more analytically and aggressively about the world’s major problems. Economics professor Larry Smith challenges assumptions that social progress with a call to rebels and risk-taking innovators.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Wondering how to sell your skills and ideas to employers or other professionals with your 30-second to 2-minute Elevator Pitch? Well have no fear, Chris Westfall is here!

Friday, January 30, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

The Philosophy Colloquium Series 2014-2015 presents Tania Lombrozo of the University of California, Berkeley, to address: Explanation: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful. Like scientists, children and adults are often motivated to explain the world around them and have strong intuitions about what makes something a good (or beautiful) explanation. 

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