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The Department of Communications, Media and Film present, Dr. Tom Gunning on "Rediscovering the Moving Image" - March 17, 2017

THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE DAYS CONFERENCE is an annual two-day, national and international conference held at the University of Calgary. The next conference is being held on Friday, March 17th and Saturday, March 18th, 2017.

The Calgary Institute for the Humanities and the Latin American Research Centre are pleased to present Dr. Jon Beasley-Murray, "Populism and the Politics of Truth"

Please join us. On Saturday March 11th 2017, the Vendler Reading Group will have talks from Karen Lewis (Philosophy, Barnard. http://www.columbia.edu/~kl2663/) and Pranav Anand (Linguistics, UCSC, https://people.ucsc.edu/~panand/). 

A talk by Dr. Lesley Bolton, Mustio’s Gynaecia: mentoring midwives for many a century

You're Invitied! Vendler Group Meetings dates and Visiting Speakers

Dr. Terry Mitchell, Professor at the Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University will give the second guest lecture in the CIH (Calgary Institute for the Humanities) Working Group ‘Beyond Petrocultures.’ The talk is entitled “Rights, Responsibilities, and Reconciliation: Understanding Free, Prior, and Informed Consent Across the Americas.”

We are pleased to announce that this issue of Perspectives contains an essay by Nancy Janovicek, Seeds of Knowledge: From Back-to-the-Land to Urban Gardening which was based on work undertaken during her time as a CIH Research Fellow. 

Please join Dennis Cooley author of The Home Place: Essays on Robert Kroetch’s Poetry for a reading on Monday, Dec 19 at 12pm. 

The Department of History presents History Matters, a new lecture series in cooperation with the Calgary Public Library.

FINDING COYOTE: A Lecture by Shelley Alexander

Finding Coyote: A Lecture by Shelley Alexander

Monday, 3 October 2016 | 7:30 PM - 9 PM

1111 Memorial Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 3E4, Canada

The urban coyote is one who lives in fragments of nature surrounded by city infrastructure. While natural on all accounts, by virtue of where we find it, the urban coyote likely has modified its behaviour to survive this impoverished ecosystem. Hear what U of C Department of Geography Professor Shelley Alexander’...s research has shown on how Calgary coyotes survive here and the nature of their conflict with pets and people across Canadian cities. Shelley will present recent findings from the Foothills Coyote Initiative, which examines prevailing attitudes, values and concepts of space and place and explores how we can engage art and community to renegotiate our relationships with coyote and together, flourish.

More information about Open Air here: http://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/Recreation/Pages/Public-Art/Open-AiR.aspx
More information about Dr. Shelley Alexander here: http://www.ucalgary.ca/canid-lab/people/dr-shelley-alexander

Current Annual Fellow Ishtiyaque Haji's book Luck's Mischief: Obligation and Blameworthiness on a Thread (Oxford University Press, 2016) is now available.

CIH is saddened to hear of the passing of one of our former directors, Dr. Jane Kelley. 

Registration for our 37th annual Community Forum is now open.

In Pursuit of the Whale: Cetological Literature at the Bamfield Marine Science Centre

The Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (located in Bamfield, British Columbia and owned by the Universities of Calgary, British Columbia, Victoria, Alberta, and Simon Fraser University) is proud to offer its first English Literature field course!

This course will be taught by Dr. Greg Garrard (UBC Okanagan) and Dr. Nicholas Bradley (UVIC).  Scholarships are available to those who apply by March 1, 2016.

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