Faculty of Social Science

Events

Events in 2013

Future Directions in Feminist Phenomenology
May 23-25, WSSB 2130

Reza Negarestani
May 28 & 29, SSC 9438, Theory & Criticism

The Changing Mind: Effective Strategies for Overcoming Depression
April 27, 2:00pm, Psychology

Women's Studies and Feminist Research Annual Resarch Day Conference
April 24, 8:45am, WSS 2130, WSFR

Queer Research Day
April 17th at 9:00am, STvH 3166, WSFR

Survival intelligence and nervous system
April 12 at 3:00pm, UCC 37, Psychology

Same Tool, Different Use; Explaining Variation in Density for Benefits Agreements in Toronto and Vancouver
April 11 at 11:30am, SSC 4255, Political Science

The Great Drying: Historical Changes Along Headwater Streams in the Colorado Front Range
April 5 at 11:30am, SSC 2333, Geography

Post-Soviet Transformation in Russia, Ukraine and Georgia: Media Law and Government
April 5 at 12:30, SSC 4255, Political Science

State Mobilization and the Movement of Accumulation in Cyberspace
April 5 at 1:30pm, NCB 114, FIMS

Madness of Two/Folie A Deux:The Imaginary Basis of Authentic Love
April 5 at 3:30pm, SH 2317, Theory & Criticism

The Changing Mind: You are What you Think
April 4 - 27, London Public Library, Psychology

Building Peace in Colombia
April 2 at 6:30pm, King's College, Transitional Justice

Flaunting it 9
March 22 starting 11:45am, UCC 60, WSFR

Frantz Fanon's System of Thought
March 22 at 1:00pm, SSC 5220, Sociology

Extinction, Ontology & Precarious Realism
March 22 at 3:30, SH 2317, Theory & Criticism

Charity Jet Plane Pull
March 23 at 11:30am, London Airport, CAM

Extinction, Ontology & Precarious Realism
March 22 at 3:30, SH 2317, Theory & Criticism

Frantz Fanon's System of Thought
March 22 at 1:00pm, SSC 5220, Sociology

Toward healthy welcoming communities: Newcomer youth and parents speak out
March 21 at 4:00pm, SSC 5220, MER

Turkey's Kurdish Predicament
March 21 at 12:00pm, SSC 4255, Transitional Justice

Social Network Analysis: Examining Community Level Effects
March 20 at 12:30pm, SSC 5220, Stats and Data Series

Understanding China’s Reform and Future
March 19 at noon, SSC 4161, PERG

Fighting the Facts: Processes of Motivated Reasoning
March 18 at noon, SSC 4107, PBRG

Live and Become (film)
March 14 at 7:00pm, VAC 100, Jewish Studies

WARDROBES (Made In Love): Feminist Art as Ecological Practice, and Home
March 14 at 4:30pm, STvH 1155, WSFR

Beyond the Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power around 1900
March 12 at 2:30pm, SSC 9420, American Studies

Live Coding The Law: Electronic Music as Paralegal Media Practice
March 8 at 3:30, SH 2317, Theory & Criticism

A People Uncounted - Film Screening with Director Aaron Yeger
March 7 at 6:00pm, Conron Hall, WSFR

The Interdisciplinarity of Indigenous Research Approaches
March 6 at 12:00pm, SSC 9420, IHWI

Surviving Dachau: Reflections on the Holocaust and Life after Liberation
March 5 at 6:00pm, UCC 56, History

Putting the Sexy into Sex Ed: Sex Education Films in the 1960s & 70s
March 4 at 4:30pm, LWH 2270C, History

Propositions for Thought in the Act
March 4 at 5:30pm, Conron Hall, Theory & Criticism

One Story, Many Narratives
February 28 at 5:00pm, WSS 2130, Africa Institute

Explosions, the Birth of Testimonial Knowledge, and ‘Auto-destruction’ in Walid Raad’s The Atlas Group
February 28 at noon, SSC 4255, Transitional Justice

Getting Used to the Quiet: Immigrant Adolescents Journey to Belonging in New Brunswick, Canada
February 28 at 4:00pm, SSC 5220, MER

The Vicarious Bases of Perceived Injustice
Febrruary 26 at 12:00, SSC 9420, PBRG

Finding your Way
February 2 - 27
Psychology - Central Library

The Aboriginal Peoples Survey: Current Issues and Future Prospects”
February 14 at 12:30pm, SSC 9420
IHWI

Treaties, the Indian Act and Indigenous Decolonization
February 13th at 3:00, SSC 9420
Geography

Where Do I Start When Teaching Online?
February 8 at 12:30pm
SSC 9420

Reactive Life: The Instrumentality of Modern Autobiography
February 8 at 3:30pm, SH 2348
Theory and Criticism

Childhood and Disciplinary Institutions in Anglo-American Culture
February 7 at 2:30pm
Centre for American Studies in SSC 9420 

Hybrid Justice: Lessons Learned from the Khmer Rouge Trials
February 7 at 12:00pm, SSC 4255
Transitional Justice

Dealing with Missing Data: Strategies for Beginners to Data Analysis
February 6 at 12:30pm
Statistics & Data Series, SSC 5220 

Developing a "Live" distance Studies Course
January 31st at noon   
SSC 9420

Para-diplomacy and Immigration Policy in North America:
Quebec and Georgia in Comparative Perspective

January 31 at 4:00pm
MER in SSC 5220

The Emergence Queer Arts Festival
January 31 - February 2
WSFR - Conron Hall UC224

How to wire up a brain? Circuits that regulate cortical development and plasticity
January 25th at 3:00pm
Psychology in UCC 37

Gentleman's Agreement
January 24th at 7:00pm
Jewish Studies   VAC 100

Living the Leading Edge: A Pedagogy of Innovative Practice
January 23 at 12:30pm
SSC 9420

A Practical Introduction to Content Analysis
January 23rd at 12:30pm
Stats and Data Series, SSC 5220

The ‘4 Generations’ of Professional E-Learning
January 17th at 1:30
SSC 9420

Angry Old Men and Women: Argentina’s Activist Pensioners
January 17th, at 2.30pm
Anthropology - SSC 5220

The U.S. War in Afghanistan: Towards a Possible End in 2014?
January 17, 2013 at 3:30 pm.
American Studies - SSC 9420

Mexican Migration to the United States and Contraceptive Use
January 17th 4:00 pm
MER - SSC 5220

 Events in 2012

North Korea and Iran: Theocracy, Military Rule, and the Nature of the External Threat
December 3    4:30pm
MENARG  LwH 2270c

Money and Happiness, Giving and Getting
November 30    3:00pm
Psy Colloquium    UCC 37

 

A Life in Paradox: The Socio-Economic Experiences of Muslims in Canada
November 29    4:00pm
MER Colloquium    SSC 5220

Us and Them: Opponents and Enemies in Politics
November 8    4:30pm
American Studies event in SEB 1059The Cultural Politics of US Latino Education Reflections from the New South
November 1   4:00pm
Sociology Colloquium in SSC 5220

Obama vs. Romney: A Forum on the U.S. Presidential Election
October 30   4:30pm
Panel discussion in Conron Hall, UC room 224

Fall Convocation
October 26    3:00
Aumni Hall

Bootstrapping: Examples and Counter-Examples
October 24    12:30
Stats and Data Series in SSC 5220

Right-wing Activism in the United States: The Emergence of the Tea Party
October 19, 1:00pm
Sociology Colloquium in SSC 5220

Ugandan Asian Refugee Movement
October 18, 2012    4:00 – 5:30p.m.
SSC 5220
Dr. Michael Molloy, Senior Fellow, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa AND Former Director General, Citizenship and Immigration Canada Former Ambassador of Canada to Jordan

The Killer App: How the Cold War Created Video Games and Vice Versa
Tuesday, October 16, 2012    12:30pm
SSC 5220
ROB mACdOUGALL, Department of History, Western University

Against the flood of sense: Naturalism in Deleuze, Sellars, and Schelling
October 12, 3:30
Theory session in SH 2348

Disengaged Diaspora: The Case of South African Health Professionals in Canada
Migration and Ethnic Relation Colloquium - open to everyone
October 4, 2012 4:00 – 5:30p.m.
SSC 5220
Dr. Jonathan Crush, Director, Southern African Migration Program, Queen's University and CIGI Chair in Global Migration and Development, Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo

Joanne Goodman Lectures
Department of History, free event open to everyone
The McKellar Room, UCC 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Setting all the Captives Free: Captivity, Adaptation and Remebrance in Mid-18th Century North America
October 2 Capture on Allegheny Warpaths
October 3 - Escaped, Transformed and Retaken
October 4 - Afterwards and Afterwords
Professor Ian K. Steele, PhD, FRSC, Professor Emeritus, Department of History

Got Brains on the Mind?
Homecoming free event open to everyone
Sunday, September 30, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College
This year four Faculties (Social Science, Arts & Humanities, Education and Music) will be participating in a Homecoming event around Brain and Mind.   For more inforamtion and to register visit www.westernconnect.ca/gotbrainssocsci.