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What’s On at Trent University February 11, 2019 – March 8, 2019

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 201929 Views

February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

Reconciliation: Taking Stock, Moving Forward

Part 3 of the Provost Lecture Series
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Gathering Space, First Peoples House of Learning
About: James Cullingham, an award winning documentary filmmaker and president of Tamarack Productions discusses his work and career.

Gunfire, Phonographs, Laughter: Sound Studies and the Promise of an Audible Past
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Bagnani Hall, Traill College
About: In this talk, Dr. J. Martin Vest, University of Michigan will detail the emergence of sound studies in the humanities and social sciences, with particular emphasis on its impact within the discipline of History.

The Climate Horizon: A Lecture by Gwynne Dyer
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Gzowski College, room 117
About: Climate change will have exponential influences on our military, politics, environment, social systems and economy, but with an unprecedented level of global cooperation, Dr. Gwynne Dyer believes there is a way through it.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

What Happens AFTER Death?
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Bagnani Hall, Traill College
About: Dr. Shari Forbes, Canada research chair in Forensics at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, discusses the need for “body farms” across the world, to help understand the decompositions process, to benefit the law enforcement and scientific communities. A greater understanding of the decomposition process can assist investigators to search for, locate, recover, and identify victim remains.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Punching Above Our Weight: Contemporary Arts Practice in Peterborough
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Lion’s Community Centre, 347 Burnham Street
About: Su Ditta ‘73, executive director Electric City Culture Council, examines the recent and current importance of the arts in Peterborough. From early days, there have been local theatre and concert performances and a regular stream of visiting artists to perform in several venues. In recent times, Peterborough and the surrounding area have become a hive of creativity in the visual and performing arts.

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Excalibur Varsity Volleyball

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (women)

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (men)

Location: Trent Athletic Centre Gymnasium

About: Come out to cheer on the Trent Excalibur as they take on York University.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Excalibur Varsity Volleyball

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (women)

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (men)

Location: Trent Athletic Centre Gymnasium

About: Come out to cheer on the Trent Excalibur as they take on Nipissing University.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Reconciliation: Taking Stock, Moving Forward
Part 4 of the Provost Lecture Series
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Gathering Space, First Peoples House of Learning
About: Sylvia Maracle, LLD (hon) Trent University, was raised to let nothing stand in her way.  A passionate advocate for urban aboriginal peoples and women’s issues, Sylvia Maracle is at the forefront of change. Her achievements and work with the National Association of Friendship Centres, the Native Women’s Association of Canada, the Assembly of First Nations, National Aboriginal Head Start and a long list of regional and local organizations are internationally renowned.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Aging & Society Seminar Series
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Bata Library, room 411
About: Dr. Outi Hakola, adjunct professor and senior research fellow in Area and Cultural Studies at the University of Helsinki, Finland discusses how narrative, thematic and aesthetic choices in films construct, normalize, and challenge cultural understandings of “a good death”.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Trent Lands and Nature Areas Plan Community Input Session
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Champlain College, Great Hall
About:  The Trent University Lands and Nature Areas Plan will assist the University in achieving its vision of a ‘sustainable and inspiring campus community, thoughtfully integrating the natural and built environments, with vibrant spaces to learn, innovate, be active and live’. It will be updated to incorporate the Nature Areas Stewardship Plan and become one guiding strategic campus plan. This session will feature an introductory presentation followed by mapping exercises that will allow participants to share their insights. All interested members of the Trent and Peterborough communities are welcome to attend. Visit trentu.ca/trentlandsplan to register.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Promise of Democratic Politics in Laclau’s Populism and Arendt’s Political Action
The Elaine Stavro Lecture in Theory, Politics and Gender
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: The Event Space, The Student Centre
About: Can populism be a genuine democratic engagement? If not, what alternative forms of political action do we need? Dr. Ewa Plonowska Ziarek, University of Buffalo, explores feminist political theory, literary modernism, feminist continental philosophy, gender and race studies, ethics, and critical theory.

Friday, March 8, 2019

International Women’s Day Annual Community Gathering
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Seeds of Change Peterborough, 534 George Street North
About: Trent University professor Alexander Arraiz Matute, activist Roshanak Jaberi and Indigenous educator Stacey Love-Jolicoeur come together to celebrate International Women’s Day. This is a free, inclusive event.

Relay For Life
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Location: Trent Athletic Centre Gymnasium
About: Join family, friends and colleagues to celebrate cancer survivors, remember those we’ve lost, and commit to raising funds for life-saving research and support services. At Relay, we come together with our communities to celebrate life and give hope to those living with this disease. Register at relayforlife.ca/trentu.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Trent Lands and Nature Areas Plan: Indigenous Sharing Meeting
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: The Gathering Space, First Peoples House of Learning
About: The Trent University Lands and Nature Areas Plan will assist the University to achieve its vision of a ‘sustainable and inspiring campus community, thoughtfully integrating the natural and built environments, with vibrant spaces to learn, innovate, be active and live’. It will be updated to incorporate the Nature Areas Stewardship Plan and become one guiding strategic campus plan. This meeting is open to First Nation, Métis and Inuit students, faculty, staff, and Indigenous community members. It will focus on Indigenous ways of sharing, offering respectful dialogue among community members, Elders and knowledge holders. Visit to trentu.ca/trentlandsplan to register.

For a full calendar of Trent events.

For more information, contact:

Kate Gennings, communications and media relations officer, Trent University, (705) 748-1011 x6180 or kategennings@trentu.ca

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