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Thursday, September 26, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

PhD English Language and Literature student Christin Taylor will be speaking at GRADtalks: The Role of the University in the Modern World.

Knowledge is vital to modern societies and economies. What is the role of the university in the modern world? How do technology, politics and globalization change the role of universities today as compared to the past? How are the values of the modern world fostering change in universities? How do universities change our perceptions of modern life?

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Christin Taylor

PhD Candidate, English Language and Literature

Faculty of Arts

Christin historicizes the neoliberal shift towards the internationalization of the University. She also examines the impact of that shift on the administration and creation of first-year writing courses.

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Brittany Etmanski

PhD Candidate, Sociology and Legal Studies

Faculty of Arts

Brittany examines the employment pathways of social science PhDs both within and outside of academia.


Join UWaterloo's Associate Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, Jeff Casello at this great event.

3:30pm - talks, including question and answer

4:45pm - wine and cheese*

Event is free: registration is required. Limited spots are available.

*photo id is required

Check the event website below for more details!

Cost 
Free - registration is required
Location 
NH - Ira G. Needles Hall
Room 3407 - Board and Senate Room
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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