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What’s On at Trent University March 4, 2019 - March 26, 2019

Upcoming events include the Trent Lands and Nature Areas Plan Community Input Sessions & Stavro Lecture in Theory & Politics

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:

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Shine a Light on our Global Sisters
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: The Gathering Space, First Peoples House of Learning
About: "Shine a Light" brings together the stories of Indigenous and international women, specifically recognizing the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Movement and the experiences of Refugee women. The vigil occurs in the same week as International Women's Day. The goal of this event is to raise awareness about, and make connections between, women's rights and women's issues around the world and in Canada.

Trent Lands and Nature Areas Plan Community Input Session
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Champlain College, Great Hall
About:  The Trent University Lands and Nature Areas Plan will assist the University in achieving its vision of a ‘sustainable and inspiring campus community, thoughtfully integrating the natural and built environments, with vibrant spaces to learn, innovate, be active and live’. It will be updated to incorporate the Nature Areas Stewardship Plan and become one guiding strategic campus plan. This session will feature an introductory presentation followed by mapping exercises that will allow participants to share their insights. All interested members of the Trent and Peterborough communities are welcome to attend. Visit trentu.ca/trentlandsplan to register.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Charlottetown Declaration of the Right to Care
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Bagnani Hall, Traill College
About: The 27th annual Margaret Laurence Lecture welcomes Dr. Pat Armstrong, professor, Sociology and Women’s Studies, York University. Focusing on equity in the fields of social policy, of women, work and the health and social services, she has published widely, co-authoring more than a dozen books and co-editing another dozen, as well as many journal and technical reports.

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: Can populism be a genuine democratic engagement? If not, what alternative forms of political action do we need? Dr. Ewa Plonowska Ziarek, University of Buffalo, explores feminist political theory, literary modernism, feminist continental philosophy, gender and race studies, ethics, and critical theory.

Friday, March 8, 2019

International Women’s Day Annual Community Gathering
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Seeds of Change Peterborough, 534 George Street North
About: Trent University professor Alexander Arraiz Matute, activist Roshanak Jaberi and Indigenous educator Stacey Love-Jolicoeur come together to celebrate International Women’s Day. This is a free, inclusive event.

Relay for Life
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Location: Trent Athletic Centre Gymnasium
About: Join family, friends and colleagues to celebrate cancer survivors, remember those we’ve lost, and commit to raising funds for life-saving research and support services. At Relay, we come together with our communities to celebrate life and give hope to those living with this disease. Register at relayforlife.ca/trentu.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Trent Lands and Nature Areas Plan: Indigenous Sharing Meeting
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location: The Gathering Space, First Peoples House of Learning
About: The Trent University Lands and Nature Areas Plan will assist the University to achieve its vision of a ‘sustainable and inspiring campus community, thoughtfully integrating the natural and built environments, with vibrant spaces to learn, innovate, be active and live’. It will be updated to incorporate the Nature Areas Stewardship Plan and become one guiding strategic campus plan. This meeting is open to First Nation, Métis and Inuit students, faculty, staff, and Indigenous community members. It will focus on Indigenous ways of sharing, offering respectful dialogue among community members, Elders and knowledge holders. Visit to trentu.ca/trentlandsplan to register.

How to Write a Successful Eulogy, or, Re-imagining Film After Its Death
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Bagnani Hall, Traill College
About: Award-winning filmmaker Kelly Egan explores the idea that the “death of film” has been a trope in recent Film Studies scholarship, filled with nostalgia and sentimentality at the “collapse of the world as we know it”. There is no doubt that the shift from celluloid-based filmic experience to digital will have certain repercussions. Rather than focusing on the negative, this seminar will consider the material possibilities of analogue film after its commercial obsolescence.

Friday, March 15, 2019

March Open House
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Trent University Peterborough
About: One of the best ways to find out if Trent is the right fit for you is to attend an Open House event! There's nothing quite like walking around campus and being able to picture yourself here - from your room in residence, to the classrooms you'll actually sit in, and the professors who will always take a moment to chat. We invite you to join us for an exciting and informative day on campus. Accept your offer on the spot, speak with professors and students at the Academic & Student Services Fair, tour campus and more! Learn more: trentu.ca/discover.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Arctic Forager Mobility and Information Exchange ca. 2500-Contact era: A Study of Beringian Ceramic Technology
2019 North at Trent Lecture Series

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Life Health Sciences/DNA Building room B104
About: The final lecture in the North at Trent series will be presented by Dr. Shelby Anderson, Portland State University.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Three Minute Thesis
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Market Hall, 140 Charlotte Street
About: The Three Minute Thesis Competition presents Masters and Ph.D. students with the ultimate challenge: to explain their complex and highly specialized research and ideas to a general audience in just three minutes, using only one Power Point slide. Beringia was a critical pathway for the peopling of North America and has since continued to be a source of ideas, technology, and human movement for thousands of years. While archaeologists have established broader past patterns of interaction and migration, many questions remain about the ways that people expanded, contracted, and invested in Beringian social networks in relationship to forces of cultural change.

For a full calendar of Trent events.  

Posted on March 4, 2019