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ArtsNow - October 22, 2015

Killam Laureate stirs together globalization, empathy and advertising  
PhD student in creative writing receives Killam predoctoral scholarship to help write a novel More »


Faculty of Arts professors and students featured prominently among 2015 Killam Award winners  
Susan Graham, Linda Fedigan and David Dick recognized for outstanding research and leadership More »


Drama season to open with powerful, topical play 
The Container magnifies the reality of the refugee crisis More »


Celebrating 25 years of German unity 
German dignitaries, university leaders and Mayor Nenshi gather for MacEwan Ballroom event More »


Arts in Motion  
Faculty of Arts initiative promoting wellness launches on October 27 More »



Arts Voices: Harper exiting as PM with long political legacy 
Tom Flanagan (Political Science) and Frank Atkins (Economics) on via Calgary Herald More »

Arts Voices: Calgary's high-profile Conservatives consider future of Tory party 
David Stewart (Political Science) commenting in Calgary Herald More 

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

In print

Rebecca Sullivan, a cultural studies and feminist studies professor with the Department of English, has just released her latest book, co-written with Alan McKee, Pornography. Written for a broad audience and grounded in cutting-edge, contemporary scholarship, this volume addresses some of the key questions asked about pornography today. What is it? For whom is it produced? Why should we study it, and what are the most urgent messages when we do?  More »

Alumni spotlight

Q&A: Derek Besant, BFA'73
Artist to give free public lecture Friday, October 23 in Taylor Family Digital Library More >

Upcoming Events
Oct 22: LLC Career Talk 
Oct 22: Studying audition in fossil hominins: A new approach to the evolution of language?
Oct 22-31 (select times): The Container
Oct 23: LRC Language Acquisition and Learning series 
Oct 23: Visiting Artist Derek Besant
Oct 23: Measuring market power and the efficiency of Alberta's restructured electricity market - An energy only market design (David Brown)
Oct 23-24: Historical investigations in science (Philosophy Speakers Program)
Oct 26: LRC workshop on corpus linguistics 
Oct 26-28: Annual Print Sale (Department of Art) 
Oct 27: Creative research methods in the social sciences (w/ Helen Kara)
Oct 28: Sam Darwish Memorial Lecture: Symphony of the Brain: Who's the conductor?
Oct 28: Productivity gains from international trade: Does firm age matter? (w/ Jahangir Alam)
Oct 28: Film screening: Yemeniettes
Oct 28: Digitizing women's writing: Recovering Dinah Craik's nineteenth century networks
Oct 29: Ross Ellis Memorial Lecture in Military and Strategic Studies
Oct 29: Dos and Don'ts of teaching in a foreign language classroom (Department of French, Italian and Spanish)
Oct 29: An introduction to Kaubuki theatre
Oct 29: Europe: Challenges ahead 
Oct 29: Un chento chino/ Film series: Argentina
... events continued
Oct 30: The politics of gay marriage in Latin America: Argentina, Chile and Mexico
Oct 30: Department of Economics seminar w/ Dr. Jeffrey Butler
Oct 30: Through coyote eyes (Philosophy Speakers w/ Geography's Shelley Alexander)
Oct 30: Neuroplasticity in the language network in the developing brain 
Oct 31: Alberta conference on linguistics 
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The next issue of ArtsNow will be published on Thursday, October 29, 2015.


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