What’s On at Trent University January 28, 2019 - March 7, 2019

January 28, 2019

Upcoming events include Black History Month Panel and the Aging and Society Seminar Series

Every week new and exciting things are happening at Trent University. Come and be inspired through a range of events, public lectures, panel discussions and debates, all open to the community. Here’s what’s on at Trent University this month:

Monday, January 28, 2019

Ask a Historian: Fireside Chat with Tim Cook ’90
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: The Pit, Lady Eaton
About: Tim Cook, Trent alumnus and award-winning author hosts a night about professional development and provides tips for a thriving career in a competitive field.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Settling the North: Development of Communities in Northeast Asia
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Bagnani Hall, Traill College
About: Dr. Lisa Janz, Trent University's Bondar Fellow in Northern and Polar Studies showcases new archaeological research in northern Mongolia and discusses how unique environmental and cultural trajectories in northern Asia set the stage for the peopling of the Canadian Arctic.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Reconciliation: Taking Stock, Moving Forward
Part 1 of the Provost Lecture Series

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Gathering Space, First Peoples House of Learning
About: Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair is Anishinaabe (St. Peter's/Little Peguis) and an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba. He is a regular commentator on Indigenous issues on CTV, CBC, and APTN, and his written work can be found in the pages of The Exile Edition of Native Canadian Fiction and Drama, newspapers like The Guardian, and online with CBC Books: Canada Writes.

Canada’s Great War Legacy: The First 100 Years
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Market Hall, 140 Charlotte Street
About: Dr. Tim Cook ‘90, Trent University alumnus and Canadian War Museum historian, will examine the multiple legacies of the Great War of 1914 to 1918 and its enduring impact on Canadian politics, society, identity, and culture. Registration required: myCommunity.trentu.ca/TimCook

Friday, February 1, 2019

Black History Month Panel: Celebrating and Remembering the past, present and future
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Gzowski College, Room 114
About: Students, faculty and community members delve into the past, present, and future of Black History Month and explore the significance of celebrating black history.

Friday, February 1, 2019 – Saturday, February 2, 2019

Student Activism: Organizing in Struggle
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Peterborough Public Library, 345 Aylmer Street North
About: This two day event will consist of presentations, art showcases, workshops, and panel discussions, presented by students, academics and social activists interested in local and international student activism-oriented towards social struggle.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Excalibur Volleyball vs. Ryerson Rams
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (women)
          8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (men)
Location: Trent Athletics Centre
About: Come cheer on the Excalibur Men’s and Women’s Volleyball teams as they take on Ryerson University!

Student Activism: Organizing in Struggle
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Peterborough Public Library, 345 Aylmer Street North
About: This two-day event consists of presentations, art showcases, workshops, and panel discussions, presented by students, academics and social activists interested in local and international student activism-oriented towards social struggle.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Reconciliation: Taking Stock, Moving Forward
Part 2 of the Provost Lecture Series

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: The Gathering Space, First Peoples House of Learning
About: Ry Moran, Director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) guides the creation of a dynamic Indigenous archive. He discusses his work of documenting the history of residential schools.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 – Saturday, February 9, 2019

Classics Drama Group presents Aristophanes’ Peace
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – February 6 - 8, 2019
          3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – February 9, 2019      
Location: Nozhem Theatre, room 101, Gzowski College
About: Athens and Sparta have been fighting each other for so long; there is nothing but hardship everywhere you look. However, old Trygaeus has a plan: he’s going to ride his dung beetle up to Olympus and give the gods a stern talking to. Tickets $10; $7 for students available at the door.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Materialism and the Critique of Energy
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Scott House, Senior Common Room, Traill College
About: Brent Bellamy, assistant professor, Cultural Studies focuses on current science fiction as it pertains to the human use and abuse of technology.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Reconciliation: Taking Stock, Moving Forward
Part 3 of the Provost Lecture Series

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Gathering Space, First Peoples House of Learning
About: James Cullingham, an award winning documentary filmmaker and president of Tamarack Productions discusses his work and career.

Gunfire, Phonographs, Laughter: Sound Studies and the Promise of an Audible Past
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Bagnani Hall, Traill College
About: In this talk, Dr.  J. Martin Vest, University of Michigan will detail the emergence of sound studies in the humanities and social sciences, with particular emphasis on its impact within the discipline of History.

The Climate Horizon: A Lecture by Gwynne Dyer
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Gzowski College, room 117
About: Climate change will have exponential influences on our military, politics, environment, social systems and economy, but with an unprecedented level of global cooperation, Dr. Gwynne Dyer believes there is a way through it.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Polar Knowledge Canada: Leadership and Partnership in Arctic Research
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Bata Library, Film Theatre room 103
About: Jeannette Menzies '95, director of Knowledge Management and Engagement at Polar Knowledge Canada (POLAR), will speak about her work in a growing field.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Reconciliation: Taking Stock, Moving Forward
Part 4 of the Provost Lecture Series

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Gathering Space, First Peoples House of Learning
About: Claudette Commanda is an Algonquin from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation located in Quebec.  Claudette has dedicated the last 30 years promoting First Nations people, history, culture, language, traditional knowledge and rights in various capacities.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Aging & Society Seminar Series
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Bata Library, room 411
About: Dr. Outi Hakola, adjunct professor and senior research fellow in Area and Cultural Studies at the University of Helsinki, Finland as she discusses how narrative, thematic and aesthetic choices in films construct, normalize, and challenge cultural understandings of "good death”.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Promise of Democratic Politics in Laclau’s Populism and Arendt’s Political Action
The Elaine Stavro Lecture in Theory, Politics and Gender
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: The Event Space, The Student Centre
About: Dr. Ewa Plonowska Ziarek, University of Buffalo, explores feminist political theory, literary modernism, feminist continental philosophy, gender and race studies, ethics, and critical theory.

For a full calendar of Trent events.  

For more information, contact:
Kate Gennings, communications and media relations officer, Trent University, (705) 748-1011 x6180 or kategennings@trentu.ca

If you no longer wish to receive news releases and advisories from Trent University, please email communications@trentu.ca to unsubscribe. Accessible versions of this document are available upon request at trentu.ca/accessible