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November 17, 2017

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Friday, November 17, 2017

All Day LIFT Exhibition Series: Unobstructed Beauty (Multi-Day Event)

This year, the LIFT series features three female painters from the Waterloo Region: Lauren Judge, Marion R. Anderson, and Anne Filiatrault. Each artist shares a narrative that invites viewers to reflect on how we perceive and experience our surrounding environment.

The LIFT microgalleries are located on floors 4-6 of the Waterloo campus Library.

  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • All Day Patrick Cruz (Multi-Day Event)
    Experience a video installation by renowned Filipino-Canadian artist Patrick Cruz.
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • All Day International Education Week (Multi-Day Event)

    Laurier International hosts Education Week (IEW) every year in November and celebrates alongside universities in over 100 countries around the world. IEW provides various departments, faculties and student organizations an opportunity to celebrate and showcase the diversity of programs, events and activities on campus and in the community that expose students to an international dimension, enriching their learning and preparing them to engage and challenge the world in all its complexity.

    Activities will be happening on the Waterloo and Brantford campuses all week. Information on the activities will be posted in the calendar as it becomes available.

  • Laurier International
  • All Day Art Exhibition - From the Ground Up: Learning in place (Multi-Day Event)
    Yellow Brick Wall 97 Dalhousie Featured artist November 6th - December 20th; Arlene Laskey
  • ~Other/Community Based
  • 8:15 AM - 12:00 PM FSW Research Forum

    Tenth Annual Faculty of Social Work Research Forum

    Wilfrid Laurier University’s Faculty of Social Work (FSW) is hosting its 10th annual social work research forum. The forum is an opportunity for social work researchers to share their findings, explore topics related to evidence and practice and expand perspectives. It also provides masters of social work students the opportunity to learn about research being conducted within the FSW community and the variety of methods that can be used in social work research. The emphasis of this year’s conference is on strategies social work researchers use to communicate their research ideas and projects within the university and community. We are interested in innovative methods used for communicating about research from the initial idea phase through to the findings.

    The Forum

    The forum will take place from 8:15 a.m. to noon on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at 120 Duke Street West, Kitchener, room 101. Registration and refreshments will take place from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m.

    For full details about the forum, read the Faculty of Social Work Research Forum article on 

    For more information, contact:

  • Faculty of Social Work
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Campus France
    Learn more about opportunities to travel, study and work in France. This event is part of International Education Week. #IEW2017
  • Laurier International
  • 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM Student Exchange Program information session
    Students interested in going on exchange must attend an information session before applying for the Student Exchange Program. All information sessions are drop-in sessions.
  • Laurier International
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Anti-Apartheid Activism in Canada and South Africa, 1980s and 1990s

    As part of the History program's biannual People Make History series, join us for a talk and Q&A with Yola Grant, lawyer, and Yolissa Dalamba, educator, to discuss their activism working against Apartheid in South Africa from their homes in Toronto and Johannesburg.

  • Faculty of Liberal Arts
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Canadian Brass Masterclass
    Join the members of Canadian Brass in this public masterclass.
    12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Music in the Library: Strings
    An intimate performance in the beautiful Langen Gallery featuring students from Laurier’s renowned Community Music program.
  • Faculty of Music
  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • 12:20 PM - 12:45 PM Towards Right Relations - CANCELLED


    Join us Friday afternoons as we work towards reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. There will be an opportunity to smudge beginning at 12:20 p.m. followed by singing, drumming, reflection and readings.

    THEME: Indigenous art.

    LOCATION: Waterloo Lutheran Seminary temporary location at 190 Lester St. Second floor. Kanata Commons.

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM National Novel Writing Month: Write Your Own Novel

    Come by the Library’s new makerspace (main floor) for a writing session/meetup with others crazy enough to attempt to write an entire novel in one month! We will have writing desks with convenient laptop plugin and free snacks on hand to help you through the marathon!

    About National Novel Writing Month

    National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On Nov. 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel.

    Check out NaNoWriMo's official website.

  • Library
  • 6:00 PM Women's Basketball vs YORK
    Women's Basketball vs YORK at Athletic Complex Gym, Waterloo
    8:00 PM Men's Basketball vs YORK
    Men's Basketball vs YORK at Athletic Complex Gym, Waterloo

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