What’s On at Trent University – Week of February 12

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February 12, 2018

Every week new and exciting things are happening at Trent University. Come and be inspired through a range of events, public lectures, panel discussions and debates, all open to the community. Here’s what’s on at Trent University this month:

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Mitsi (the words): North at Trent Lecture Series
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Bagnani Hall, Traill College
About: The second lecture in the North at Trent 2018 Lecture Series turns literary with a presentation by Norma Dunning who will be reading from her debut collection Annie Muktuk and Other Stories. She will be speaking about the complexities of being an Indigenous woman writer, publishing with a non-Indigenous press. She will also share details into the creation of her work and its importance. Dunning’s book was recently rated seven of the 99 books published in Canada in 2017. Norma Dunning is an Inuit writer, scholar and grandmother. She is a fourth-year Doctoral student at the University of Alberta, where she explores the intricacies of being a southern Inuk.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

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 Nipissing University.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

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 York University.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Trent University Closed for Family Day

Thursday, February 22, 2018

No Place to Call Home: The Challenges of Reintegrating Senior Parolees into the Community and Long-term Care Facilities
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Gzowski College room 114
About: Symposium speakers will include Henry de Souza, director general, Correctional Services Canada; David Byrne, executive director, Haley House; and Dr. Crystal Dieleman, Dalhousie University. Dr. Gillian Balfour, chair, Sociology and associate dean Teaching and Learning, Trent University, will moderate a panel discussion highlighting key perspectives on the challenges of reintegration.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

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 Queens University.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Traditional Teaching: Artist Talk on Phantom Stills & Vibrations
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: The Gathering Space, Gzowski College
About: 2018 Ashely Fellow Lara Kramer (Oji-Cree) will discuss her new work Phantom, Stills & Vibration, on display at Artspace March 3-9, 2018.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Artist Talk & Discovery of State of Body Workshop
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Bagnani Hall, Traill College
About: 2018 Ashley Fellow Lara Kramer (Oji-Cree) will discuss her new work Phantom, stills & vibrations, that will be on exhibit at Artspace March 3-9, 2018. In the workshop component, Lara will bring participants into a creative process that supports the discovery of a state of body. The aim will be to explore and enter a state that will inform the physicality and theatricality of each individual. Working in solo form, participants will be encouraged to respond instinctually to lead explorations to develop an anchor, a central working system in the sensing body from which to build. Time will be allotted to develop and expand on personal connections made, deepening an awareness to the layering within state of body.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

History and Climate Change: Turkey at the end of the Roman Empire
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Bagnani Hall, Traill College
About: Professor John Haldon, Princeton University, will deliver the 2018 Bagnani Lecture, discussing late Roman history, archaeology and climate change. Professor Stephen Hill and Richard Last will provide a response to the lecture.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Official Opening of the Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: The Gathering Space, Gzowski College
About:  All are invited to the official opening of the Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies. The Provost’s Panel: Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, featuring Chanie Wenjack’s surviving sisters, Mike Downie of the Downie-Wenjack Foundation, will occur immediately following remarks.

Friday, March 2 – Sunday, March 4, 2018

Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering: Resistance, Resilience, Reclamation and Recognition: Then, Now, Forever
Location: First Peoples House of Learning, Gzowski College
About: This vision that started long ago continues. The 42nd annual Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering provides opportunities for Indigenous knowledge to be shared through a series of presentations and workshops. This is an opportunity for the Trent and Peterborough communities to listen and learn from the Elders & Traditional Knowledge Keepers. To learn more about the Elders Gathering and to register, visit the Elders & Traditional Peoples Gathering website.

For a full calendar of Trent events.

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