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                         Events, Important Dates and Invitatiions  - Week 3-9
From: "Veronica Aarstad" <vaa5@sfu.ca>
To: "sfu-faculty-staff" <sfu-faculty-staff@sfu.ca>
Sent: Monday, October 3, 2011 11:20:34 AM
Subject: SFU Events: Oct. 3-9

SFU events, important dates and invitations

The following message is from SFU Public Affairs/Media Relations. Please submit any ideas for consideration to vaa5@sfu.ca.

DAC Buffet Lunch
Tuesday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., price $10.95
For reservations contact: 778.782.4794 or foodserv@sfu.ca
(Please note that the DAC will be closed for lunch on following dates – Oct. 6, 7 (due to Convocation) & Nov. 17)

Mon., Oct. 3

7 p.m.
Club Ilia, 8902 University High St., Burnaby
Philosophers’ Café
What do we need to enter into dialogue?
www.philosopherscafe.net

Mon., Oct. 3

7-9 p.m.
SFU Surrey-rm 2600
Creating Places for People – The Successful Melbourne Experience
Rob Adams, Director of City Design for Melbourne, will share his experiences and insights. Presented by the City Program.
Register: http://at.sfu.ca/EtLeWq

Mon., Oct. 3
7 p.m.
Waves Coffee House, 900 Howe St., Vancouver
Philosophers’ Café
The war on drugs has failed
www.philosopherscafe.net

Tues., Oct. 4
12-1:30 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Harbour Centre, rm 1600
Operation Crocodile
Canada’s support to the U.N. peace-support mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Register: http://at.sfu.ca/rwDVxv

Tues., Oct. 4
1:30-2:30 p.m.
SFU Burnaby-SSB, rm 7172
Earth Sciences Seminar Series
The influence of hydrology on spatial patterns of glacial erosion
http://at.sfu.ca/geMUsK

Tues., Oct. 4
6:30-8 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Harbour Centre, rm 7000
Information session: The Writer’s Studio 2012
Register: http://at.sfu.ca/TmugRz (please note there is a waitlist)

Tues., Oct. 4
7-10 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Harbour Centre, rm 1400/30
Creating Places for People – The Successful Melbourne Experience
Rob Adams, Director of City Design for Melbourne, will share his experiences and insights. Presented by the City Program.
Register: http://at.sfu.ca/nlpVqi (please note there is a waitlist)

Tues., Oct. 4
7-8:30 p.m.
Surrey Public Library, City Centre Branch, 10350 University Drive, Surrey
Philosophers’ Café
From papyrus scrolls to e-books: Do libraries have a purpose anymore?
www.philosopherscafe.net

Wed., Oct. 5
3:30 p.m.
SFU Burnaby-Academic Quadrangle, rm 3153
Chemistry Seminar Series
Structure and Function of Self-assembled Molecular Spheres
http://at.sfu.ca/Mzbngp

Thurs., Oct. 6
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Harbour Centre, food fair (next to escalators)
Pocket Farmer’s Market
Fresh fruit, veggies, bread, jams and more!

Thurs., Oct. 6
3:30 p.m.
SFU Burnaby-SSB, rm 7172
Biology Departmental Seminar
Behavioral syndromes (aka animal personalities): an evolutionary and ecological overview
http://at.sfu.ca/EQflbi

Thurs., Oct. 6
4-6 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Harbour Centre, rm 2105
Civitas
A contemporary political discussion group. No experience necessary.
Info: 778.782.5215

Thurs., Oct. 6
7 p.m.
Burnaby Public Library, Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch, 6100 Willingdon Ave., Burnaby
Philosophers’ Café
Have artists forgotten how to address non-artists?
www.philosopherscafe.net

Thurs., Oct. 6
7 p.m.
False Creek Community Centre, 1318 Cartwright St., Vancouver
Philosophers’ Café
What’s aging for?
www.philosopherscafe.net

Thurs., Oct. 6
7:30 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Harbour Centre, rm 7000
The Quest for New Caledonia: Scots in the Pacific Northwest
With Ted Cowan, presented by the Centre for Scottish Studies

Fri., Oct. 7
6:30-10 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Harbour Centre, rm 1900
Gender Reforms and Female Sexuality in the Pahlavi Era
Register: http://at.sfu.ca/IyVAwV

Sat., Oct. 8

11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Viva Java, 11180 Cambie Rd., Richmond
Philosophers’ Café
Interracial dating
www.philosopherscafe.net

Sat., Oct. 8
2 p.m.
SFU Burnaby-Fox Field
SFU Men’s Football
vs. Dixie State University
http://athletics.sfu.ca/tickets.html

Sat., Oct. 8
7 p.m.
Bill Copeland Sports Centre, 3676 Kensington Ave., Burnaby
SFU Men’s Ice Hockey
vs. Trinity Western University
www.sfuhockey.com

CONTINUING EVENTS

SFU Gallery, AQ3004, Burnaby campus

William Wegman: Do/Redo
On until Oct. 29
www.sfu.ca/gallery

Audain Gallery, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES: THERE ARE NO PROBLEMS IN ART
On until Nov. 5
http://sfuwoodwards.ca/index.php/audain

Teck Gallery, Harbour Centre, Vancouver campus
Tayu Hayward: We Don’t Live Here Anymore
On until Nov. 23
www.sfu.ca/gallery

Bill Reid Gallery, 639 Hornby St., Vancouver
Bill Reid and the Haida Canoe
On until Jan. 8, 2012
www.billreidgallery.ca

Excellence in Teaching awards
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2011 Awards for Excellence
in Teaching until October 14, 2011. For more information: http://at.sfu.ca/QhIuZw

Support Over Suicide (SOS):

Dealing with Students in Distress and Distressing (SIDD):

 



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Veronica Aarstad

Office Administrator
Public Affairs and Media Relations
Simon Fraser University
Room 2200 Strand Hall
Phone: 778.782.3210
Email: veronica_aarstad@sfu.ca

Twitter: @vaarstad

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