Lecture

White Fragility: Why it's so hard to for white people to talk about racism book coverIn September, Professor Frankie Condon, who has conducted extensive research in anti-racism rhetoric and anti-racism pedagogy, will lead the discussion of Robin DiAngelo’s, White Fragility (2018), the New York Times bestseller that gained international prominence in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd in the US.

Indigenous dancers in front of colourful animals

Join Alumni Tracy Primeau, BA ‘98, in a discussion about Indigenous Business and Leadership. Tracy Primeau is a shift manager at Bruce Power, and also member of many  organizations – she is a member of the Board of Directors of Women in Nuclear Canada, Chair of the Women’s House Serving Bruce and Grey, Executive of the Kincardine Bulldogs Hockey Club and sits on two Municipality of Kincardine Council committees.  

Explorations of Asian identity, perceptions and belonging. May 25, 2021. 1 - 2:30 p.m. Virtual panel discussion.

In honour of Asian heritage month the President's Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART) invites you to attend Explorations of Asian Identity, Perceptions and Belonging. The event will feature a robust panel discussion that explores Asian-Canadian identity and anti-Asian racism, particularly in light of the rise in hate crimes over the past year.

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Dr. Cayelan Carey, Professor of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, will present: Advancing our understanding and management of freshwaters with near-term forecasting. This event is in person in DC 1302 with a lunch reception to follow in DC 1301 (The Fishbowl).

Monday, April 22, 2024 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

WISE PUBLIC LECTURE

Please join us in person or on Zoom for a discussion on the multifaceted world of Virtual Power Plants (VPPs), covering a range of critical topics to provide a comprehensive understanding of their operation and potential. The talk will explore the major technologies that underpin VPPs, emphasizing the pivotal role of forecasting and optimization in their effective management.

Join the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience for a day of talks by four internationally renowned speakers on neuroscience, computational neuroscience, psychology and philosophy on the ideas of mind, brain, theories and models.

Quantum computing promises to advance our computational abilities significantly in many high-impact research areas. In this period of rapid development, the experimental capabilities needed to build quantum computing devices and prototypes are highly specialized and often difficult to access. In this public talk, we'll discuss how to build quantum computing devices one atom a time using the ion-trap approach.

The Department of Communication Arts is excited to present Professor Samer Al-Saber as the featured speaker for the 2024 Silversides Theatre Artist Series. This talk entitled Devising Freedom: Lessons from Palestinian Theatre is co-sponsored by the Study of Palestine Research Support Fund, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Studies in Islamic and Arab Cultures.