Events - 2015

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Fall General Meeting Agenda and Materials

Lunch will be provided

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
Thomas King

Award-winning novelist, screenwriter, essayist, and performer Thomas King will be presenting this year's Hagey Lecture entitled "Love in the Time of Cholera: Canadian Edition" at 8 p.m. on November 17, 2015 in Federation Hall at the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Come and join members of the FAUW Board for an informal drop-in session at the Grad House to catch up, share your ideas and concerns, and get to know your representatives.

All are welcome.

Sunday, November 8, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Details to be announced in October. 

Light refreshments will be provided. 

Friday, November 6, 2015 — 11:15 AM to 12:35 PM EST

Topics of discussion will include: potential changes to the FAUW Constitution and updates on key issues affecting faculty including:

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 — 4:00 PM EDT
Eli Clare: A Dialogue on "Cure"

Join us in a conversation with Eli Clare, a renowned writer, speaker, scholar, and poet.  Eli’s recent work challenges us to reconceive the idea of “cure”.

This interactive talk will ask us to carefully consider how we position ourselves, our research, and our social justice commitments in relation to the monolithic notion of “cure."

Reception to follow.

Thursday, October 1, 2015 — 7:00 PM EDT

Our democracy is based on our leaders proving what they say with evidence, which is why the government employs scientists. The current federal government has muzzled scientists, ended the long form census, and, as a result, changed how you understand Canada. Now, our democracy is under threat and our panel of activists and experts want to discuss with you what we can do about this attack on our very way of life.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Waterloo Women's Wednesdays presents Amy Yeung from the Department of Psychology to discuss "Exploratory research on Men's Rights Activists".

Abstract: Despite growing media attention about MRAs, there has been little research conducted on MRAs and their attitudes. I will be discussing a study on Reddit MRAs' and feminists' attitudes about women, men, gender issues, and perceived status of gender relations.

Monday, April 20, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Subject to Sorority: Post-Structural Feminist Ethnographic Research and Creative Analytic Screenplay

Dr. Lisbeth Berbary

Please join us on Monday, April 20, 2015 from 11:30am-1:00pm in the Lyle S. Hallman Institute (LHN/LHS) 2703 to engage with Dr. Lisbeth Berbary (Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies) as she presents "Subject to Sorority: Post-Structural Feminist Ethnographic Research and Creative Analytic Screenplay". 

Thursday, April 9, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

The FAUW Spring General Meeting will be held Thursday, April 9 from 11:30am-1:30pm in DC 1302. Lunch will be provided. Official members will receive an agenda and additional materials closer to the date. 

Thursday, April 2, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

The Faculty Association is holding their second faculty social on Thursday, April 2 from 12:00-1:30pm in the Grad House. This initiative is intended as a feedback session for members to network with one another and discuss issues, ideas and improvements for teaching, research and service. 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM AST

Waterloo Women's Wednesdays presents Sandra Ace from MPH RD to discuss "Women and Nutrition". 

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

The award is a celebration of excellence in equity, inclusivity, and diversity. Inaugurated in 2012 by the Faculty Association’s Status of Women & Equity Committee (SWEC), the award recognizes a member or affiliate of the University of Waterloo community whose actions have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to improving equity, inclusivity, and/or diversity at the University of Waterloo.

Invite only. 

Thursday, February 26, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Nature and Responsibility for Just and Sustainable Arctic Tourism

Dr. Bryan Grimwood

Please join us on Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 11:30am-1:00pm in LHI/LHN 1703 to engage with Dr. Bryan Grimwood (Department of Recreation & Leisure Studies) as he presents "Nature and Responsibility for Just and Sustainable Arctic Tourism". 

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

Waterloo Women's Wednesdays presents Jackie Serviss from the Office of Research to discuss faculty and staff tuition benefits.