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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Professor Donna Chambers.

Professor Donna Chambers examines female sex tourism in the post-colonial world through the lens of whiteness theory.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 — 8:30 PM to 11:30 PM EDT
Photo of an outdoor movie screen with people watching in a field.

Come touchdown with REC and enjoy a movie under the stars.

This Pop-Up Cinema event is free and all are welcome! Please bring your chair, blanket, etc. for seating.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:50 PM EDT
Hands adding paint to object on a plate to create art.

Join us for this public lecture with Stephanie Jones, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Georgia.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Guest speakers, Dr. Tom Brock and Dr. Mark Johnson

Dr. Mark Johnson and Dr. Tom Brock present their research on consumable virtual items purchased within video games and the debate around the effects of these "loot boxes". Do they risk creating a new generation of problem gamblers or are they lowering the threshold of gambling by integrating 'games of chance' into otherwise skill-based gaming experiences?

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Olympic rings in the back ground with wording over top that says, CBC Canada's Scott Russell

What happens on the field of play is life’s greatest classroom. Award-winning CBC Sports broadcaster Scott Russell discusses the potential of sport and play, and how it can shape a country and its citizens.

Thursday, April 26, 2018 — 9:00 AM to Friday, April 27, 2018 — 1:30 PM EDT
Graduate Association of Recreation and Leisure Studies logo

Formed as a chance for graduate students in the wide-ranging fields of recreation, leisure, tourism studies and therapeutic recreation to come together and share research and ideas, the Graduate Leisure Research Symposium is a forum to present to peers and faculty in a low-stress and supportive environment.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 — 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

SoAR is a one-day event for graduate students to present on and dialogue about aging research with fellow students, faculty and research partners!

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
Grand Opening of Recreation and Leisure Studies Department
Thursday, February 15, 2018 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Alfgeir Kristjansson.

Iceland began ‘upstream’ prevention initiatives in the mid 1990s and have seen massive reductions in the use of cannabis, alcohol and tobacco amongst youth. Professor Alfgeir Kristjansson of Reykjavik University discusses the key elements of their sustained success.

Monday, January 8, 2018 — 12:00 PM EST
Grand Opening Banner

In May 2017, renovations began on the second floor creating a brand new space for the faculty staff and students of the Department.

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