The Indigenous Speakers Series proudly presents Jani Lauzon, director and playwright, and Kaitlyn Riordan, playwright, whose co-created play 1939 is running at the Stratford Festival this season.
The Department of Fine Arts presents the Shantz Visiting Artist Lecture by Steve Lambert - artist, artistic activist, creative activist, co-founder of the Center for Artistic Activism, and Associate Professor at State University of New York (SUNY) Purchase. For more information visit the artist's website.
Join Waterloo's Equity Office and three invited experts for a panel discussion that examines the challenge of mental health and its relation to pervasive racism. Racism is known to have serious negative effects on a person’s health and wellbeing. Examining racism through the lens of mental health offers a unique perspective and provides new opportunities to address these issues.
Join Psychology doctoral candidate and Kitchener Public Library guest librarian Robin Mazumder for a discussion on how cities contribute to our health. We’ll hear from experts in the field and have a discussion on ways we can make Kitchener a vibrant, healthy and happy city. Panelists include Dr. Colin Ellard (University of Waterloo, Psychology), Dr. Leia Minaker (University of Waterloo, Planning) and Rod Regier, Commissioner of Planning, Development and Legislative Services for the Region of Waterloo. Come with ideas and an open mind!
The well-known Ménage à Six String Sextet from Toronto will be playing the Korngold String Sextet. Although primarily known as a film composer, Erich Korngold also wrote many classical pieces.
The Department of English Language and Literature is proud to present Not One: Intersectional Identities in a Networked World, a talk by Susan Brown, Professor of English at the University of Guelph, where she holds a Canada Research Chair in Collaborative Digital Scholarship. All are welcome to attend.
Students, faculty, and staff, stunned and deeply saddened by the murder of Muslim worshipers at the Grande Mosquée de Québec and appalled by events unfolding now in the United States, will gather tomorrow, Tuesday, 31 January, at noon on the Arts Quad of the University of Waterloo campus
Well-known local musicians Heidi Wall (piano) and Natasha Campbell (soprano) will be featured in this concert. Program includes a piano sonata by Scriabin, and Rachmaninoff's Op 21.
This talk will dispel myths about mental health, discussing what mental health care workers do and what resources are available in the region.
Timothy Snyder, author of the widely successful book, Black Earth, believes we have misunderstood the Holocaust and the essential lessons it should have taught us. If the Holocaust was indeed, as Snyder’s carefully constructed argument will demonstrate, a result of ecological panic and state destruction, then our misunderstanding of it has endangered our own future.