Events - October 2016

Sunday, October 30, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
stained glass image

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.

Presenters:  

Saturday, October 22, 2016 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
Indonesian Cultural Performance poster

Indonesian Cultural Show

Thursday, October 20, 2016 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Sensitivity training workshop

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

Harassment might

Saturday, October 1, 2016 — 2:00 PM to Wednesday, October 5, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT
2016 Waterloo International Conference poster

“Shared Cultural Pasts? A Comparative Conversation Exploring the Cultures of Multi-national Chinese and First Nations Peoples in Canada ”

共通的历史文化?

中国多民族和加拿大原住民文化的比较探索对话

Co-sponsors:

Confucius Institute in Waterloo, Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, and Institute of Ethnic Literature, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

合办单位:滑铁卢孔子学院、加拿大滑铁卢大学瑞纳森大学学院、中国社会科学院民族文学研究所

Organization and planning:

Yan Li (CI in Waterloo), Xiaoqing Tang (CASS)

组织策划:李彦、汤晓青

Saturday, October 1, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
four countries one world

Vibrant performances, fun and interactive booths, and delicious food await you at this year's East Asian Festival: Family and Culture Day.

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