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ArtsNow - November 26, 2015

Arctic's past holds answers to pressing climate change questions 
Research into centuries-old marine records among 32 projects supported by SSHRC grants this year More »

 

Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies adopts new name  
Title better reflects an increasing focus on teaching and research More »

 

    
Newsmakers
 
 

Arts Voices: Calgary academic uses Klingon to bring linguistics to the masses 
Joseph Windsor, a PhD student in the Department of Linguistics, Languages and Cultures, featured in the Calgary Herald More »

Arts Voices: Community effort essential in welcoming Syrian refugees: Nenshi 
Amal Madibbo, associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthony Sayers, associate professor in the Department of Political Science, in the Calgary Herald More


Faculty of Arts members are making news headlines every day. Click here to see the articles.

    
Kudos
 
 

Kudos to faculty members Rob Oxoby (Associate Dean of Research and Economics professor), Steig Johnson (associate professor, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology) and Chris Hugenholtz (associate professor, Department of Geography) who were among those recognized as Peak Scholars for their work engaging the community at a November 18 luncheon hosted by President Elizabeth Cannon and Vice-President (Research) Ed McCauley. More »

Congratulations to Eyes High Postdoctoral Fellow Nick Sousanis who co-authored a groundbreaking nine page comic on climate change for the current issue of Nature: The International Weekly Journal of Science. The comic, entitled The Fragile Framework: Can nations unite to save our Earth's climate? is slated to be printed as a stand-alone piece and distributed to delegates at the upcoming UN climate conference in Paris. More »

Upcoming Events
Nov 26: Wind Ensemble
Nov 26-Dec 5: Inside (written and directed by Daniel MacIvor)
Nov 26: La teta asustada / Film Series: Peru
Nov 26: Book launch: Working Memory: Women and Work in World War II
Nov 27: LLC Speaker Series presents ... Holocaust Commemoration and Cultural Mobility
Nov 27: Computer gaming and test scores: Cross country gender differences among teenagers (w/ Nicole Fortin, UBC) 
Nov 27: Shostakovich and Klezmer Music 1
Nov 27: Columella: The Roman garden as supplement (w/ Vicky Austen, Kings College London)
Nov 27: Contesting Intersex: The Dubious Diagnosis 
Nov 30: Chamber Music 
Nov 30: Are you smarter than a linguist? Trivia contest and United Way fundraiser
Nov 30: Prospects for non-invasive brain stimulation in epilepsy (Developmental Neurosciences Grand Rounds)
Nov 30 - Dec 3: Silent auction: post-miniature fundraiser & Winter celebration
Dec 2: Department of Economics Seminar Series (w/ Arvind Magesan)
Dec 2: Lunch on Art / Musings on multiple curatings 
Dec 2: UCalgary Jazz Orchestra 
... events continued
Dec 3: Collegium Musicum
Dec 4: Department of Economics Seminar w/ Maria Fitzpatrick
Dec 4: LLC Speaker Series Presents ... Verb placement and scope in Korean w/ Chung-hye Han (Simon Fraser University)
Dec 4: Philosophy Speakers Series w/ Kris McDaniel (Syracuse)
Dec 4: Symphonic Band
 
More events: 
arts.ucalgary.ca/events 
   


The next issue of ArtsNow will be published on Thursday, December 3, 2015.

    
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