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Wednesday, November 29, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

CANCELLED Indigenous Speakers Series: Marie Clements and The Road Forward

Marie Clements in water with cameraUnfortunately, this Indigenous Speakers Series event is cancelled due to an unexpected, but important, engagement that has arisen for Marie Clements. Please mark your calendar for our next planned event on January 18, featuring writer and publisher Kateri Akiwenze-Damm, addressing issues of cultural appropriation.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Canada 150 Lecture Series: Canada's Hidden Histories

As we recognize 150 years of Confederation, this lecture series explores Canada's past, present, and future. These are free public lectures brought to you by the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, in partnership with Waterloo Public Library and the City of Waterloo.

Friday, December 15, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Research Talks: Societal impacts of 21st century technology

Join the final Research Talks event this term, presented by the Office of Research. This cross-disciplinary panel on societal impacts of 21st century technology features Ian Goldberg, Kate Larson, Jennifer Whitson, and Alexander Wong. Waterloo staff, faculty, and students are welcome to attend.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Indigenous Speakers Series presents Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm

kateri Akienzie-DammKateri Akiwenzie-Damm is an Anishinaabe writer, poet, editor and the founder and managing editor of Kegedonce Press, an Indigenous publisher based in the territory of her people, the Chippewas of Nawash First Nation, Saugeen Ojibway Nation in southwestern Ontario.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 7:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Bridges Lecture – Polar Projects: Conceptualizing and rendering arctic spaces

The first Bridges lecture in 2018 will explore how humans have sought to make the Arctic legible (to borrow the phrase of James C. Scott), from pre-contact Inuit understandings of space and time, through the practices and instruments of European maritime explorers, through the introduction of aviation and the refinement of Arctic air navigation, to the age of satellites.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Panel on race, gender and the university

Please join us at Renison University College for a panel discussion on Race, Gender, and the University. Presented in partnership with HeForShe, the panel will address questions like: What does it mean to be a racialized woman in higher education today? How does gender and racial injustice define the university? What does it mean to decolonize the university based on gender equity?

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Susan Hill: Indigenous Speakers Series

The Indigenous Speakers Series proudly presents professor of history Susan M. Hill, author of The Clay We Are Made Of. If we want to understand Haudenosaunee (Six Nations) history, we need to consider the history of Haudenosaunee land. For countless generations prior to European contact, land and territory informed Haudenosaunee thought and philosophy, and was a primary determinant of Haudenosaunee identity.