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October 20, 2016

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

All Day Art Exhibition: Surface Tension (Multi-Day Event)
The Robert Langen Art Gallery's Fall 2016 exhibition, Surface Tension is an ongoing collaborative interdisciplinary sound and video work created by renowned Canadian artists Eve Egoyan (piano) and David Rokeby (installation). On Fridays during the exhibition run, visitors are invited to play the Disklavier themselves and to experience the ways in which the video projection responds to their inputs. We gratefully acknowledge Yamaha Canada Music and Music Plus for generously providing the Yamaha Disklavier Piano featured in the exhibit.
  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • End Time 10:00 PM What is reconciliation? (Multi-Day Event)

    The Crown as a conduit for reconciliation and the treaties as a basis for renewed relationship.

    Opening remarks by The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell.

    Lecture by Nathan Tidridge, author of The Queen at the Council Fire: The Treaty of Niagara, Reconciliation, and the Dignified Crown in Canada.

    12:00 AM - MidnightGendered Violence Forum

    Gendered violence (GV) is a serious and systemic issue that impacts individuals, communities, and society as a whole. This working forum will facilitate the exchange of knowledge, and engage members of the Laurier community and our community partners in discussions regarding current research about GV on Laurier's campuses.

    The forum takes an intersectional approach to GV prevention and response by proactively engaging in organizing principles that address multiple forms of violence that overlap with GV including, racism, colonization, ableism, homophobia, and transphobia.

  • Diversity and Equity
  • 12:00 AM - MidnightGendered Violence Forum

    Gendered violence (GV) is a serious and systemic issue that impacts individuals, communities, and society as a whole. This working forum will facilitate the exchange of knowledge, and engage members of the Laurier community and our community partners in discussions regarding current research about GV on Laurier's campuses.

    The two day forum takes an intersectional approach to GV prevention and response by proactively engaging in organizing principles that address multiple forms of violence that overlap with GV including, racism, colonization, ableism, homophobia, and transphobia.

    Day 1

    Brantford Campus from noon to 4 p.m., Oct. 20 in the Student's Centre multipurpose room, which is located in the basement.

    Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gendered-violence-forum-brantford-campus-tickets-27446211357?ref=estw.

    Day 2

    Kitchener Campus from 9 a.m. to noon, Oct. 21 at the Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work in the auditorium.

    Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gendered-violence-forum-kitchener-campus-tickets-27469273336?ref=estw.

  • ~Other/Community Based
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Art on the Wall - The B.E.S.T.

    Drop into the seminary to view the exhibition The B.E.S.T. -- The Beauty of Embracing Spectacular Talent by various artists supported by Christian Horizons. The seminary is also open during some weekday evenings.

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch and Learn: Mental Health

    Bring your lunch and join us for Shaken to the Core: Spiritual Struggles as Forks In the Road Towards Growth, a presentation by Kenneth Pargament, professor emeritus of psychology at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. The stresses of life can shake people not only psychologically, socially, and physically, but
    also spiritually. Pargament will discuss how counsellors can address spiritual struggles in ways that foster greater wholeness and growth.

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Music at Noon with the Dittersdorf Duo Concertante

    Every Thursday the Faculty of Music is pleased to present our free Music at Noon series, where local, national and international artists perform for the K-W community.

    This week we welcome the Dittersdorf Duo Concertante featuring Ian Whitman (bass), Jody Davenport (viola) and Stephanie Mara (piano) to our series.

    Program includes:

    • Sonata in A minor, Henry Eccles
    • Allegretto Capriccio, Giovanni Bottesini
    • Romanze, Op. 85, Max Bruch
    • Sinfonia Concertante, Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf

     

    12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Toronto MBA 1-on-1 Appointment

    Attend a personal 1-on-1 Laurier Master of Business Administration (MBA) pre-assessment appointment at our downtown Toronto Campus.

    Scheduling a personal appointment is your first step to joining the Lazaridis School MBA Program. At the session, we will discuss the admission criteria, the application process and help you determine your eligibility. We look forward to meeting with you!

    Toronto MBA Program Start Dates 

    • Part-time alternate weekend MBA begins April 2017.
    • Part-time alternate weekend MBA/CPA begins April 2017.
    • Part-time alternate weekend MBA and Executive Master of Finance begins April 2017.

    Waterloo MBA Program Start Dates

    • Full-time MBA with co-op begins August 2017.
    • One year full-time MBA program begins August 2017.

    Pre-registration is necessary.

    Personal appointments are approximately 30 minutes long and must be pre-booked online below, or directly, with Maureen Ferraro at mferraro@wlu.ca or by phone, 519.884.0710 x6220.

  • Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Student Exchange Program Waterloo Information Sessions

    Laurier has partnered with universities all over the world to offer exchange programs to our students. Currently, we have exchange agreements with more than 63 universities in 24 countries around the world. Studying abroad allows you to broaden your perspective of the world and gain and increased sense of self and independence while building skills transferable to future employment. If you participate in an international exchange, you continue to pay tuition to Laurier and receive Laurier credits but study at a university outside of Canada.

    The first step in the application process for the Student Exchange Program is attending an Information Session. After attending, you'll gain access to the application documents you need to apply.

    Please note: Students must have completed 10 Laurier credits before participating in the Student Exchange Program and have a minimum GPA of 7.

    Please see our website for Information Session location information.

  • Laurier International
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Yes Men Are Revolting Screening

    Come out to watch the newest film by the Yes Men, Yes Men Are Revolting, hosted by author Ian Reilly who will discuss his book about the Yes Men alongside this year’s activist-in-residence Sean Devlin.

  • Faculty of Liberal Arts
  • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Field Education Preparation II
    This session is designed to help students in the first year of the two year full-time program prepare for their placement beginning in the winter 2017 term.
  • Faculty of Social Work
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Graduate authorship, dissemination and impact

    Learn about author rights, publication agreements, citation analysis, impact factors, and other publication topics.

    Visit the registration page for more information.

  • Library
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Toronto MBA Information Session

    Now is the time to learn about all of our Lazaridis School Master of Business Administration (MBA) program formats and ready your application: full-time and co-op in Waterloo and part-time alternate weekends in Toronto.

    Next intake for all of the Toronto MBA part-time alternate weekend programs is April 7, 2017.

    At the information session you will learn about all of our MBA formats: the full-time options, including co-op, the MBA for Certified Management Accountants (CMA), the MBA with Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and the new double degree, MBA with Master of Finance (MFIN).

    We will discuss the admission criteria, the application process, and help you determine your eligibility. We offer GMAT support, application counselling, and classroom visits.

    Pre-registration to the MBA Information Session is appreciated.

  • Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • 6:00 PM Women's Soccer vs McMaster
    Women's Soccer vs McMaster at University Stadium, Waterloo
    7:00 PM - 9:30 PM A World of Leading Ladies

    The Laurier free film series presents “A World of Leading Ladies.” The six-part film series is open to the community and begins Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Bricker Academic Building, room 102, on Laurier’s Waterloo campus.

    This fall’s series offers strong and interesting women in leading roles in films from different genres and different countries. Each film corresponds to one of the programs offered in Laurier’s Department of Languages and Literature: French, German, Spanish, Arabic, and Italian. The series is presented by Laurier’s Department of English and Film Studies, in partnership with the WLU Film Society, and with funding from the Dean of Arts Office. Each screening includes an informative introduction by a Laurier faculty member or doctoral student.

    Dates 

    • Sept. 15: Amélie (FRA, Jean-Pierre Jeunet 2001) – Introduced by Milo Sweedler.
    • Sept. 29: Run Lola Run (DEU, Tom Tykwer 1999) – Introduced by Alexandra Zimmermann.
    • Oct. 20: Pan's Labyrinth (ESP, Guillermo del Toro 2006) – Introduced by Marc Olivier Reid.
    • Nov. 3: Wadjda (SAU/DEU, Haifaa al-Mansour 2013‎‎) – Introduced by Hanan Abdullatif.  
    • Nov. 10: Bread and Tulips (ITA, Silvio Soldini 2000) – Introduced by Russell Kilbourn.
    • Nov. 17: Rust and Bone (FRA, Jacques Audiard 2012) - Introduced by Sharon Marquart.
  • Faculty of Arts
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Launch Party - f/1.4: The Changing Face of Contemporary Photography

    Join us for the launch of this year’s LIFT series of community artist exhibits, featuring the images of KW area photographers Darin White, Stefan Rose and Stephen Orlando. Exhibit location: The LIFT micro-galleries are located directly across from the elevators on floors 4, 5 and 6 of Laurier’s Waterloo campus Library.

  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Public Forum on Electoral Reform
    Livestream of an interactive debate between four Political Scientists. Live voting. Organized by the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship, CPAC and Laurier's Jason Roy.
  • Faculty of Arts
  • 8:15 PM Men's Soccer vs McMaster
    Men's Soccer vs McMaster at University Stadium, Waterloo

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