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December 5, 2018

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Wednesday, December 05, 2018

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Indigenous Group Exhibit

The Kanata Centre's Art on the Wall program presents an Indigenous Group Exhibit.


  • Weekdays  from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Some weekday evenings until January 25, 2019.
  • Excludes campus closure for Christmas and New Year holidays.

  • Martin Luther University College
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM The Tshepo Institute 2018 Graduate Seminar

    Feature Presentations:

    “Co-operation and Contestation in Crime Prevention: A Case Study of Asesewa, Ghana” by Gloria Mateko Asare, Queen Elizabeth II Scholar, University of Ghana

    “Local Perceptions of Crime Control in a Ghanaian Community: The Case of Sege in the Greater Accra Region” by Rita Sottie, Queen Elizabeth II Scholar, University of Ghana

    Gloria Mateko Asare and Rita Sottie are pursuing Master of Philosophy degrees in the Department of Sociology at the University of Ghana. Both are visiting graduate students in Laurier's Department of Criminology for the fall 2018 semester.

  • ~Other/Community Based
  • 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM Holiday Market

    Kick off the festive holiday season by joining the Laurier Library and RLAG for our annual holiday market, where you will be able to see the talented works of members and friends of the Laurier community.

    This year, the artists featured at the holiday market are:

    • Amy Neufeld
    • Anne Filiatrault
    • Catherine Dennis
    • Ewa Kucsynska
    • Jennifer Knechtel
    • Kristine Haynes
    • Laura Cook
    • Lauren Judge
    • Maca Suazo
    • Roula Karawi
    • Sharon Whittle
    • Stacey Mackenzie
    • Shane Swiech
    • Stephen Hawes
    • Su Buehler
    • Tracy Snodden
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Chilling With Dogs - IN THE CHAPEL

    Join us for Chilling With Dogs – a time to de-stress with our four-legged friends!

    New location: Martin Luther University College, Keffer Memorial Chapel.

  • Martin Luther University College
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Intro to Sewing

    Learn the basics of how to thread a sewing machine, basic techniques and how the machine works, as well as how to troubleshoot common problems.

    To register for this event, please sign up here.

    For a complete calendar of our workshops and space availability, visit our public Google Calendar.

  • Library
  • 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM Midday Pause - CANCELLED FOR TODAY
    Today's midday pause is cancelled. Please join us for Midday Pause at 12:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays during the Winter Term.
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM MS2Discovery Seminar Series

    Speaker: Hermann Eberl, University of Guelph

    Title: “Honeybees, Varroa destructor, the Acute Bee Paralysis Virus, Neonics …: A Differential Equations Perspective”

    Hermann Eberl is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Guelph, and the Director of the Biophysics Interdepartmental Graduate Program. His primary research area is the application of differential equations and scientific computing methods in microbiology and bioengineering, in particular biofilms.
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open Door service

    Join us for our weekly Open Door communion service. All welcome.

    David and Mary Lou Klassen provide images from Bangladesh to accompany a recording of the Canticle of the Turning (a paraphrase of Mary's Magnificat by Rory Cooney) to sum up the Advent Season on this last Open Door service of the year.

    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Christmas /Holiday Dinner
    Join Laurier International and Conestoga College at our Christmas dinner/party. Come celebrate with your friends, we will be having a special guest come and join us! Open to all students, pick-up your ticket at the Laurier International office's front desk (274 Colborne St).
  • Laurier International
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM An Evening with the WLU Creative Writing Department

    This event is part of the Waterloo Public Library's Writer Workshops series. 

    A roundtable discussion with Laurier faculty members Tamas Dobozy, Mariam Pirbhai and Tanis MacDonald who teach and publish creative writing. Join us for an evening of enlightening conversation about writing poetry, fiction and non-fiction, the publishing industry and about the art of writing and research. An evening packed with tips and professional insight you will not want to miss!


    Register now


    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Screening of "The Kitchen of Las Patronas"

    The film "The Kitchen of Las Patronas" presents the remarkable journeys made on the “The Beast”, a train through Mexico, on which some of the region’s most vulnerable migrants perch perilously for days. The tracks pass by the town of La Patrona in Southern Mexico, where a group of women have taken it upon themselves to provide fresh meals to those on the move. Initially acting purely out of compassion for the migrants, Las Patronas come to discover more about themselves, their rights, and their role as women.

    Please join the IMRC at 7:00 pm​ on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in the CIGI Auditorium at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, for a screening of the film as part of the Global Migration Film Festival. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Lucy Luccisano and Dr. Carla Angulo-Pasel. Please bring a donation for the Food Bank.

  • Balsillie School of International Affairs
  • School of International Policy and Governance
  • ~Other/Community Based
  • 7:30 PM Chamber Music (Multi-Day Event)

    With guidance from Chamber Music Director Christine Vlajk, hear our student lead chamber music ensembles perform in different pairings. Ensembles may include string quartet, wind octet and percussion ensembles.

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