Events - April 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Dr. Reisa Klein is a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta. Dr. Klein’s current project examines the emergent digital cultures of breast cancer survivors who use mastectomy tattoos in response to post-operative surgery and implications for the mobilization of a transnational and intersectional feminist politics and gendered and race-based health activism. In addition, she is co-editing a special issue of Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies on "Reimaging Breasts" slated for publication in Fall 2019.  


Monday, April 15, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Friday, April 19, 2019 — 4:00 PM EDT

Waterloo’s Writing and Communication Centre is currently accepting applications for Dissertation Boot Camp. This online program, which is designed to help dissertation and thesis writers to get a jump start on their writing goals, runs Monday, April 15th to Thursday, April 19th from 9am to 4pm each day.

Friday, April 12, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 5:20 PM EDT

You are kindly invited to attend the end of term colloquium for ENGL 796:  Cultural Politics – The Very Idea.  Students from the class will present brief papers applying their work on the course to a wide variety of cultural political movements and artists.  Please feel free to come to some or all of the sessions, which will begin at 12 noon.

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Friday, April 12, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

 

TUGS Schedule (PDF)

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Monday, April 8, 2019 (all day)

Interested in AI, brain science, experimental design, or the ethics of innovation?  “The Nature of Experiment” conference may be for you.  This one-day interdisciplinary, interfaculty conference, organized by the "Nature and Poetics" research group of the Waterloo Centre for German Studies, is being held April 8th at UW.  Speakers include visiting scholars such as Jocelyn Holland (Cal Tech) and UW faculty members from departments across campus, including GER, ECE, ENGL, CS, PHIL, KIN, POLISCI, OPT, and PSY

Friday, April 5, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT
Poster of the career in government series
Thursday, April 4, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

Every term Velocity hosts a graduate student specific event that focuses on monetizing work as a grad student called “Turn Your Research Into a Startup”. It features a panel of current and former grad students who have entered or are working on entering into the startup world, along with a UWaterloo professor that with relevant experience. They will discuss the processes they went through and how they were able to utilize their grad studies experience to create a company of their own.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
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Join us for Infrastructure at Play, the annual Critical Media Lab exhibition featuring projects developed independently and in classes.

Featured in the show are Fine Arts students taught by Dr. Jessica Thompson (Fine Arts, Dr. Dan Vogel (Computer Science), Dr. Lois Andison (Fine Arts), Dr. Rob Gorbet (Knowledge Integration), as well as English students taught Dr. by Lai-Tze Fan.

Also, a live performance led by Matthew Borland of the University of Waterloo Tape Music Club will be held at 6PM.

This event is catered and licensed.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

In the midst of writing your thesis? Not sure what you can use, or how to ask permission? This webinar is for you.

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright concepts as they apply to the writing and publication of their thesis on UWSpace. This session will cover:
- Your copyright responsibilities when writing your thesis
- Considerations for using your own work
- Considerations for using third party materials (images, figures, etc.)

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