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ArtsNow - March 31, 2016

Delegates from 30 countries call for stepped up monitoring of Arctic climate change
Biennial Arctic Observing Summit co-led by Arctic Institute of North America, University of Calgary More »


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Arts Voices: Are the Liberals doing enough to stop Canadians from becoming terrorists?
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Kudos to our many Faculty Arts colleagues who won University of Calgary Teaching Awards on March 29.
The winners:
Award for Curriculum Development: Glen Bodner and Joshua Bourdage (Department of Psychology) 
Award for Experiential Learning Initiatives: Lisa Stowe (Department of Communication, Media and Film)
Award for Full-Time Academic Staff (Professor): Brian Smith  (School of Creative and Performing Arts)
Award for Graduate Assistants (Teaching): Jess Nicol (Department of English)
Award for Sessional Instructors: Rod Squance (School of Creative and Performing Arts)
Award for Sessional Instructors: Joe Kadi (Women's Studies)
Award for Non-Academic Staff (Team): Academic Turnaround Program
More »

Upcoming Events
Mar 31: Urban inequality in modern Brazil: A paradigm from the Global South?
Mar 31: Colombia: Los Viajes del Viento (The Wind Journeys)
Mar 31: Brass Choir and Percussion
Mar 31: The agency of the obedient: On J.M.R. Lenz (German position candidate research seminar)
Mar 31: The discourse of laughter in 1950s, 60s and 70s Japan (Japanese position candidate research seminar)
Mar 31-Apr 2: Taking Flight: Festival of Student Work
Apr 1: ACIR roundtable discussion:Cultural resources management reporting
Apr 1: CIH and CMF present Filmed in Alberta
Apr 1: Phonology candidate research seminar (w/ Will Bennett (Rhodes University)
Apr 1: Dynasty 21 of Ancient Egypt - the third intermediate period
Apr 2: Imaginary Garden
Apr 3: What if it's too late? Buddhist perspectives on the ecological crisis
Apr 4: Chamber Music
Apr 4: Investigating the development of the brain's functional network architecture
... events continued
Apr 5: Preliminary observations on railway systems and historiography in Mexico and Canada
Apr 5: Break the Stigma Summit (UCalgary Mental Health Awareness Club)
Apr 5: Hidden in plain type: The gendered body and the physical page in two nineteenth century German travelogues (German position candidate seminar)
Apr 5: Symphonic Band
Apr 6: Department of Economics Seminar w/ Arvind Magesan
Apr 6: University Chorus
Apr 6-9: Taking Flight: Festival of Student Work
Apr 7: Opening reception: PUSH
Apr 7-24: PUSH 2016: Emerging Artist's Exhibition
Apr 7: Grad Recital: Theresa Lane
Apr 8: ACIR Roundtable discussion: Safety in the field and client management
Apr 8: Philosophy Speakers Alumni Series w/ John Campbell (UC Berkeley)
Apr 8: Shostakovich and Klezmer Music II
Apr 8-9: Dance@Night
More events: 

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