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March Break Open House - Arts sample lectures, and much more

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The Faculty of Arts, along with the whole campus, welcomes prospective new undergraduate students and their families to UWaterloo this Saturday, March 10. If you haven't already, please register so that we can plan for your arrival.

Read all the details about events and opportunities at March Break Open House (MBOH). And, here is just a taste of the Arts MBOH schedule.

Faculty of Arts sample lectures and info sessions

Each sample lecture is followed by a 15 minute Q&A with the professor

Program of sample lecture Lecture title  Building Room # Start End
German/Spanish "Who am I? Who are you? Understanding Cultural Identities through Language." Hagey Hall (HH) 139 10:30 am 11 am
Legal Studies "We all practice law." Arts Lecture (AL) 105 10:30 am 11 am
Peace and Conflict Studies "Extraordinary ordinary peacebuilders." Hagey Hall (HH) 138 10:30 am 11 am
Social Development Studies (Renison) "Beyond what a Buzzfeed quiz can tell you: Exploring personality theory." Renison (REN) 2106 10:30 am 11 am
Economics "Economics of sport: Anomalies." Arts Lecture (AL) 105 11:30 am 12 pm
Anthropology "What are complicated things good for? Making sense of south Indian kolam designs." Hagey Hall (HH) 139 11:30 am 12 pm
Political Science "The politics of oil in Canada: Impact, influence & alternatives." Arts Lecture (AL) 124 11:30 am 12 pm
Music "Music as a response to war." Hagey Hall (HH) 138 11:30 am 12 pm
Speech Communication "How to convince anyone of anything." Arts Lecture (AL) 105 12:30 pm 1 pm
Classical/Medieval Studies "Ancient Greeks: Creating women / Magic in the Middle Ages." Hagey Hall (HH) 138 12:30 pm 1 pm
French "Tongue tied: the struggle to speak French." Hagey Hall (HH) 139 12:30 pm 1 pm
Sociology "Learning to be criminal." Arts Lecture (AL) 124 12:30 pm 1 pm
Psychology "From wallflower to the life of the party: the impact of early temperament on shyness."  Arts Lecture (AL) 116 1:30 pm 2 pm
English "Poetic language: Opening a window of possibilities." Arts Lecture (AL) 105 1:30 pm 2 pm
Religious Studies "Religion, materiality, and senses." Hagey Hall (HH) 139 1:30 pm 2 pm
Music (Conrad Grebel) "A hands-on experience with bronze percussion instruments from Bali - all skills welcome." Conrad Grebel  1209 1:30 pm 2 pm
History "Vimy Ridge: What they didn't teach you in high school." Hagey Hall (HH) 138 2:30 pm 3 pm
Philosophy "Moral hazard." Hagey Hall (HH) 139 2:30 pm 3 pm
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