October 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Illustration by Catherine Dallaire, Metis

Would you like to know more about Indigenization and reconciliation in the university context? Join us in the FAUW Indigenization Reading Circle. All are welcome and no experience or prior knowledge is necessary. Together we will work at hearing Indigenous voices and contemplate what respect for Indigenous ways of knowing and being means for universities.

Monday, October 7, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
 drop-in problem solving and more

Bring your questions and ideas to FAUW President Bryan Tolson and the FAUW staff Mondays at 2:30 in MC 4001.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Whether you are actively searching for potential collaborators or if you just want to bounce around some ideas in an informal setting, this meetup will facilitate those conversations. 

Thursday, October 17, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
A map of the Haldimand Tract with a map marker pointing at the City of Waterloo, which is within the tract.

Are you new to the Waterloo Region? Or perhaps you have heard a territorial acknowledgement and are unsure what it means. Join FAUW for an orientation to the University of Waterloo's location on Haudenosaunee, Anishnabeg and Attawandaron (Neutral) territory, what Indigenization is all about, and a discussion on our collective responsibilities towards reconciliation.

Monday, October 21, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
 drop-in problem solving and more

Bring your questions and ideas to FAUW President Bryan Tolson and the FAUW staff Mondays at 2:30 in MC 4001.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Types of leaves for faculty and how to take them

Learn about the various leaves available to UW faculty. We'll cover the length, eligibility, and procedure for a range of leaves, plus some of the related challenges.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Sue Fraser, employee career advisor at the University's Centre for Career Action, is available to help partners of faculty members in their job search, through individual appointments and workshops.

Friday, October 25, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Illustration by Catherine Dallaire, Metis

Would you like to know more about Indigenization and reconciliation in the university context? Join us in the FAUW Indigenization Reading Circle. All are welcome and no experience or prior knowledge is necessary. Together we will work at hearing Indigenous voices and contemplate what respect for Indigenous ways of knowing and being means for universities.

Monday, October 28, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
 drop-in problem solving and more

Bring your questions and ideas to FAUW President Bryan Tolson and the FAUW staff Mondays at 2:30 in MC 4001.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
Council of Reps: Your connection to FAUW

The Council of Representatives provides two-way communication between the FAUW Board of Directors and each academic unit at Waterloo.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
LGBTQ2S+ faculty and staff lunch

The Gender and Sexual Diversity Working Group is hosting an LGBTQ2S+ faculty and staff lunch on October 30.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Sue Fraser, employee career advisor at the University's Centre for Career Action, is available to help partners of faculty members in their job search, through individual appointments and workshops.