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Fwd: REVISED: SFU events and Invitations, Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2009
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Subject: REVISED: SFU events and Invitations, Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2009
The following REVISED message is from SFU Public Affairs and Media Relations. The revision adds the Engineering Memorial event on Friday Dec. 4.
SFU events and Invitations, Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2009
Monday Nov. 30 : The SFU-based Canada's World project offers a day-long “foreign policy camp”, a conference about Canada’s role in the world. (With satellite camps in Montreal, Edmonton and Toronto.) Vancouver campus, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St., 9am-5pm. Fee $30 (includes lunch). Registration/information: http://rethinkforeignpolicy.ca . Scholarships are available; please inquire to email@example.com .
Monday Nov. 30 : Students from the IAT202 class at SFU’s School of Interactive Arts + Technology present their videos; short works of up to five minutes. Surrey campus, room 5240, 1130am-1:30pm. Free.
Monday Nov. 30: Last day to take part in the SFU Local Food Project’s online survey on local food. It takes about 10 minutes to complete. There is a draw prize of a $50 gift certificate for the local farmers market of your choice. The survey has been approved by SFU Ethics. To access the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=CwuK5c5VTlWiul_2bxrbDSUg_3d_3d
Tuesday Dec. 1 : SFU's AIDS Awareness Network, founded by students in SFU Health Sciences, holds a day-long series of events on the Burnaby campus, to raise money and awareness. All proceeds go to the YouthCo AIDS Society in Vancouver and to the Global Relief Outreach Program in Lesotho. Details and timetable: http://at.sfu.ca/AVtSMZ
Tuesday Dec. 1 : SFU Public Policy co-hosts a public debate on Vancouver’s municipal finances. Public policy prof Doug McArthur and Paul Sullivan of the Vancouver Fair Tax Coalition will debate budget and policy questions. Vancouver campus, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St., 7pm-9pm, Earl and Jennie Lohn room. Free.
Tuesday Dec. 1: The “Market on the Mezzanine” at the Surrey campus raises funds today for the SFU United Way campaign. Artisans and crafters welcome. (Email Nadia_Williams@sfu.ca for details. Info: http://at.sfu.ca/kEtpba
Wednesday Dec. 2 : SFU Scottish Studies hosts Gary West, piper, broadcaster and head of Celtic and Scottish Studies at the University of Edinburgh, on Pipers without Kilts: Survival and Revival in the Scottish Lowland Bagpipe Tradition . (The St. Andrews and Caledonian Society Lecture.) Vancouver campus, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St., 8pm. Reception to follow. Reservations : firstname.lastname@example.org or 778-782-4833.
Wednesday Dec. 2 : Clan women’s basketball at University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, 7pm.
Wednesday Dec. 2 : Clan men’s basketball at Western Washington University, Bellingham, 7pm.
Thursday Dec. 3 : SFU Student composers present new works for soprano, baritone and piano with texts by poets. Burnaby campus, SFU Theatre, 12:30pm-1:30pm. Info : www.sfu.ca/sca
Friday, Dec. 4 : SFU Faculty of Environment presents Barry Smit, geographer and Canada Research Chair in Global Environmental Change at the University of Guelph. A discussion on Unnatural Disasters: The Fractured Science and Politics of Climate Change. Burnaby campus, Halpern Centre, Room 126, 10am-11am. Free .
Friday Dec. 4 : SFU invites you to attend an Engineering Memorial ceremony for the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre at École Polytechnique . We dedicate a living memorial to the 14 women who were murdered in Montreal on December 6, 1989. Burnaby campus, at the forest grove beside the east entrance to the Applied Sciences building, 1:30pm. Info and to RSVP : http://www.sfu.ca/ceremonies/eng.html
Saturday , Dec . 5: Seniors Forum: Adrienne Burk , senior lecturer in SFU Sociology and Anthropology, considers the implications of increased surveillance by public and private organizations. Vancouver campus, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St., 1pm-2:30pm. Free; first come, first seated.
Until Dec. 12: Take Your Time, an exhibition of work by eight artists. SFU Gallery, Burnaby Campus, Room AQ 3004. Tuesday – Friday 10am-5pm, Saturdays Noon-5pm. Closed holiday long weekends. Free. Info: www.sfu.ca/gallery
Through January 30, 2010: Some of the stars of the Clan women's basketball team had their heads shaved last season to raise funds to fight breast cancer. They collected $18,000. Now their new campaign is under way: "SFU's Breast Game Ever". You can donate anytime at http://at.sfu.ca/lMTuDs . And watch for the "Breast Game ever" coming up on January 30.
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