The final session in the series will focus on moving from darkness to light through faith-based strategies for survivors and perpetrators.
Dr. Tayyab Rashid, University of Toronto – Scarborough.
Dr. David Pfrimmer, Waterloo Lutheran Seminary.
A Series of Challenging Inter-Faith Conversations offered through the generous support of:
Join us for snacks and an info session on the Study in China Summer Program 2017! The info session will be held on December 6th, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in REN 2103.
Join us at Renison University College, for a presentation by Dr. Masayuki Tadokoro.
Examine religious and ethnic othering, militancy, terrorism, and the theological and legal justifications for violence and oppression, past and present. Topics to be considered here may include "texts of terror" in our scriptures, religiously sanctioned or promoted violence (often mixed with values of the state or dominant culture), as well as concrete examples of the complexities of trying to address the “religious” and cultural justifications for violence so we can emerge from the darknesses of supremacism, dehumanization, persecution, and the many other faces of violence.
If you're looking for a smaller, close-knit residence or academic home base, then Renison University College (Renison) may be for you!
Explore ways in which gender oppression, gender violence, family violence, systemic-institutional violence, and other forms of gender injustice and oppression are connected to patriarchy, privilege, concepts of authority, and patriarchal interpretations within our faith traditions. The workshop may consider the discrimination faced by LGBTIQ2S members of our faith communities as well as the sexual abuse and professional misconduct perpetrated by members of the religious establishment.
Indonesian Cultural Show
Did you know that harassment...
- is always, in two words, ”unwanted attention”
- is defined as “a course of vexatious comment or conduct that is known, or ought reasonably to be known, to be unwelcome” (UW’s Ethical Behaviour Policy #33 and UW/CUPE Union Agreement: Article 4, section 3
- is a form of discrimination
- can come in many forms: jokes, insults, bullying, gossip, pushing for dates, etc.
- may occur face to face or electronically
“Shared Cultural Pasts? A Comparative Conversation Exploring the Cultures of Multi-national Chinese and First Nations Peoples in Canada ”
Confucius Institute in Waterloo, Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, and Institute of Ethnic Literature, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Organization and planning:
Yan Li (CI in Waterloo), Xiaoqing Tang (CASS)
Vibrant performances, fun and interactive booths, and delicious food await you at this year's East Asian Festival: Family and Culture Day.
Bishop Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada and Dr. Ingrid Mattson, Chair of Islamic Studies, Huron University College will begin this series of interfaith conversations by exploring key questions such as:
You are invited to join in a conversation:
- with The Rev'd Douglas Graydon, Coordinator of Chaplaincy Services with the Diocese of Toronto with 20+ years of end-of life care experience.
With the critical use of photographs taken by a number of well-known Arctic photographers, Frank Tester explores the colonial history of the eastern Arctic since World War II, noting the material as well as the socio-psychological implications for successive generations of Inuit.
To this day, China remains an enigma. Ancient, complex and fast moving, it defies easy understanding.
Ever since he was a boy, Alexandre Trudeau has been fascinated by this great county. Recounting his experiences in the China of recent years, Trudeau visits artists and migrant workers, townspeople and rural farmers.
Fall 2016 move-in
Find your Renison Residence move-in day information below.
We will be open for Registration at 10:00am
Parking is available at Renison University College, see orange highlighted areas below.
Please do not unload your car until after you have checked in at our Reception table and been directed to the nearest door for unloading.
Once you have unloaded we ask that you move your car to the St. Jerome's Parking Lot to make room for those families still arriving.
Renison`s English Language Institute is hosting an exotic animal expo on Friday, August 26 in the Dunker Family Lounge. This event typically draws big crowds of students interacting and playing with furry friends from all over the world.
The 29 students from the Business Leadership Program are divided into six groups, and as part of their program, each group has to come up with a viable business idea to solve an existing problem in industry or society. By “viable”, it is meant that the idea should be implementable in terms of finances, market penetration, etc.
Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day on Thursday, May 19, 2016!
Come celebrate with us at Renison University College as we launch our new website:
Accessibility Matters @ Renison
Guest Lecture by:
Dr. Wooil Moon, Professor Emeritus in Residence (Geophysics), Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources, at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2 Canada
Join us for a Kimbap making and tasting event, in the Lusi Wong Hallway at Renison University College.
Kimbap is a traditional Korean "picnic food" make out of seaweed, seasoned rice and a variety of different vegetables, fish and meat. We will have all the ingredients prepared ahead of time, so you can come prepared to roll and eat your own Kimbap!
As we invite new Canadians into our midst, Studies in Islam at Renison University College is proud to present this year's arts event focused on the theme of refugees.
Join us at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, for a presentation by Consul-General Yasunori Nakayama