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  • Wed, 02 Apr 2014 7:00 PM
    Culture, Community, and Collaboration: New Directions for Protecting Indigenous Heritage
    How is a politician orating in parliament like an actor declaiming on stage? Why might it matter where each event takes place and who is in the audience? What can art and culture teach us about our everyday actions in this world? This lecture attempts to answer these and related questions by examining the aesthetics and material conditions of different kinds of performances, as well as their social and political consequences.
  • Thu, 27 Mar 2014 7:00 PM
    SFU President's Faculty Lectures Series | Dr. Peter Dickinson
    How is a politician orating in parliament like an actor declaiming on stage? Why might it matter where each event takes place and who is in the audience? What can art and culture teach us about our everyday actions in this world? This lecture attempts to answer these and related questions by examining the aesthetics and material conditions of different kinds of performances, as well as their social and political consequences.
  • Tue, 25 Mar 2014 7:00 PM
    The Walrus Talks Energy
    Join us for eighty minutes of lively, thought-provoking ideas about our sustainable energy future, the challenges of energy production, our collective impact, and what lies ahead.
  • Thu, 27 Feb 2014 7:00 PM
    SFU President's Faculty Lectures Series | Dr. Sudheer Gupta
    Forty percent of the earth’s population lives on less than $2 per day. A majority of this population lacks reliable access to the basic necessities of life – food, water, electricity, sanitation, healthcare. Can business help?
  • Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:30 PM
    Creating a Living Wage University
    Most universities in Canada, including SFU, have people working within campuses who, because of low wages, are living at or near the poverty line. This lunchtime talk, hosted by Professor Marjorie Griffin Cohen of SFU, will give you the opportunity to learn what a Living Wage University is.
  • Mon, 24 Feb 2014 7:00 PM
    Addressing Mental Health and Addiction in Canada’s Federal Offenders
    Howard Sapers, the Correctional Investigator of Canada, will speak to the challenges and costs of managing mental illness in federal penitentiaries, noting that mental health and addiction issues plague many who are in conflict with the law.
  • Thu, 30 Jan 2014 7:00 PM
    SFU President's Faculty Lectures Series | Dr. Alissa Antle
    How can we provide education for some of the world’s poorest children? Dr. Antle will talk about her recent trip to Nepal where she found a need for a brain-computer interface in the most unlikeliest of places – an NGO-funded school that works with vulnerable children.

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