Inside/OUT 2005/2006 Speakers' Series
All meetings take place from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in 7-152 Education North, unless noted otherwise. The Speakers' Series is sponsored by APIRG, Office of the Dean of Students, UofA Bookstore, and the Department of Educational Policy Studies.
March 16 - Dr. jan jagodinski, Professor, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, presents "Can Lacan Offer Anything to Queer Studies? Beyond Sexuation". For information on Inside/OUT, please contact Kris Wells at email@example.com or Marjorie Wonham at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jablonski Endowment Fundraising Recital
Sunday, March 19, 7:30 p.m., Convocation Hall, Arts Building
Magdalena Adamek, piano, features works by Chopin, Liszt, Mozart, Bartók and Beethoven. Admission is $10 for students and $20 for all others.
Mind, Body, Spirit Bash
HPaWS, Campus Rec, Faculty of Phys.Ed. & Recreation, and University Health Services invite you to Take Time. Make a Connection! with the Mind, Body, Spirit Bash. First up is an Olde Tyme Skating Party on Sunday, March 19 at the Clare Drake Arena from 2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Other events include walk climbing, scrap booking, and bring a buddy to fitness classes. Check out the full schedule of events and find registration information at www.virtualwellness.ualberta.ca
The Color of Fear
Join the Office of Human Rights, the Graduate Students' Association and the UofA Students' Union as they present "The Color of Fear", a Lee Mun Wah film about Racism. Author and award-winning human rights advocate, Satya Das, will lead a discussion following the film. This all takes place on Tuesday, March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, at Lister Centre in the Aurora Room from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. If you haven't yet heard Satya Das speak, prepare to be inspired.
Plant Study Group - "Yes, We Have No Bananas, or A Look At Trees"
Patsy Cotterill will profile about a dozen trees from around the world with respect to their phylogeny, ecological and human importance, and refer to some ideas from Colin Tudge's book, "The Secret Life of Trees". The meeting starts at 7:30 On Monday, March 27 at J. Percy Page Centre, Groat Road and 118 Avenue, Room 8 on the 3rd Floor. Free admission, coffee and refreshments available.
Conference on Climate Change and Water Management
The Alberta Chapter of the Canadian Water Resources Association and the Government of Alberta, through Alberta Environment, are partnering in the delivery of a conference on Climate Change and Water Management. The conference, entitled "Climate Change and Water: Science, Impacts, and Adaptations in Alberta" takes place from April 2 to 5 at the Fantasyland Hotel in Edmonton. For more information and registration, go to: www.climatechangealberta2006.com/
Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting
The Canadian Society of Zoologists will be hosting it’s 45th annual meeting here on Campus from May 2-6, 2006. The plenary theme of the Conference is: “Biology of the Canadian Arctic II: Integrating across scales from site specific to regional and global processes” and is organized by David Hik. In addition, there will be the Inaugural Symposium of a new Comparative Morphology and Development section in the society organized by Rich Palmer and Sally Leys. Details on the meeting and registration and abstract submission information can be found at www.biology.ualberta.ca/csz2006/index.htm.
Integrating Evolution, Development, and Genomics Symposium
Multiple, non-concurrent symposia that cover a wide range of evolutionary developmental biology topics, including paleontology, comparative morphology, and genomics take place at the University of California, Berkeley, from May 31 - June 2. In addition to talks from the invited speakers, an additional 15-20 speakers will be selected from submitted abstracts. The meeting will provide an opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to interact with evo-devo researchers from around the world and has been designed to be small (~200) in order to offer many opportunities for meaningful interactions between faculty and student attendees. For more information, go to www.evodevo.org (Sally Leys is one of the invited speakers.)