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March 1, 2018

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Wednesday, May 09, 2018

7:00 AM - 3:30 PM World Class Supply Chain Summit
World Class Supply Chain 2018 will be an important industry-academic event- one that will contribute to our collective understanding of a critical business function at a time when the economic future is more uncertain than ever. At the one-day Summit, outstanding speakers, panelists and leaders will discuss the future of supply chain and logistics – in Canada and beyond. World Class Supply Chain 2018 will provide leading, practical insights on how challenges can be overcome, and opportunities leveraged.
  • Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
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    Thursday, March 01, 2018

    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 daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • All Day Zaagi’idwin: Silent, Unquestionable Act of Love, a multimedia installation by artist Leanna Marshall (Multi-Day Event)

    Leanna Marshall is a member of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug. Her art practice focuses on the art of ancestral storytelling – creating an intersection where viewers can meet to understand the essence of relationships, connection/disconnection and loss. Through the making and documentation of seven jingle dresses, Marshall explores the stories that have shaped her perception of the complexities of her family history in the context of Canadian history. The social inequities, resistance and sadness told in these narratives serves as a springboard to examine the act of healing, compassion and forgiveness.

  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Migration and Belonging: Critical Geographies of the Utopian Imagination

    Two decades ago, scholars and practitioners were optimistic that borders would vanish or become irrelevant. This optimism was premature. Today, borders are deadlier than ever, and migrants continue to be excluded from social participation and belonging. To overcome these deadly and exclusionary policies and practices, Dr. Bauder suggest, requires exploring alternative possibilities that link migration with fresh imaginaries of community, citizenship, and belonging. These imaginaries can range from the immanently practical to the “utopian.”

    This presentation marks the release of the paper version of Dr. Bauder’s book Migration Borders Freedom (Routledge).

    About the Speaker

    Harald Bauder is a Professor of Geography at Ryerson University. He is the Director of the Graduate Program in Immigration and Settlement Studies and the founding Academic Director of the Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement. He received his PhD from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1998.

    March 1, 2018, noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, room 1-43.

    Free Event.

    RSVP at https://www.balsillieschool.ca/event/migration-belonging-critical-geographies-utopian-imagination/

  • Balsillie School of International Affairs
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Music at Noon with the Penderecki String Quartet

    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 join Laurier's Quartet-in-Residence the Penderecki String Quartet as they hit the stage in our series.

    PROGRAM

    String Quartet in E minor, Op. 83 (1918) by Edward Elgar
    Allegro moderato   
    Piacevole (poco andante)
    Allegro molto


    Oblique Light (2016) by Kelly-Marie Murphy

    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM GAMETalk Speaker Series: Daryl Andrews

    The GAMEtalk lecture series is a partnership between the Game Design and Development program and the Laurier Library to bring in speakers who are involved in the game industry to speak to students, faculty and the community. Come out to the BGNlab to hear from March's speaker of the month, Daryl Andrews.

    About the speaker:
    Daryl Andrews has always been a big fan of board games but really got in the game hobby in 2011. He started by organizing board game events locally, which then grew into bigger things like charity board game events, a local con (Board Game Bash), and the Great Canadian Board Game Blitz (12+ annual events across Canada). Other accomplishments made by Daryl includes currently having four published games (Caffeine Rush, Fantasy Fantasy Baseball, Back to the Future: Outatime, The Walled City), but over 30 more boardgames and/or expansions already signed (Sagrada just funded on Kickstarter).

    Daryl usually designs his games with a co-designer and has worked with 10+ designers and 10+ publishers. Recently, Daryl was hired as a board game consultant for IDW games, but he still spends the majority of his time as a freelance game designer. Every Tuesday at Noon (EST), he co-hosts the Meeple Syrup Show, a video podcast featuring board game industry guests.

  • Library
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM WLUFS & LCC Presents Industry Night

    Hey Goldenhawks! If you like fashion, fine art and all things creative, come join WLU Fashion Society and Laurier Creative Collective on Thursday, March 1st in the Robert Langen Gallery (first floor in the Library) from 7-9PM! There will be local designers, sewing workshops, DIY booths, refreshments, art exhibits and more!

    This event is a great place for you to learn more about your career in beauty and fashion. Hear from people who have made their mark in the creative industry and build your network!

    Ask questions, network with professionals and get inspired!

    Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/441823776235212/

  • Library

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