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PhD Thesis Defence: Josh Mousie

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Josh Mousie, a PhD candidate in the Department of Philosophy, will defend his thesis on "Non-human Publics and Human Politics: In Defence of an Ecological Political Sphere." His advisor is Prof. Monique Deveaux. MacKinnon Building Room: 346

MA Thesis Defence: Sara Mills

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Sara Mills, an MA student in the Department of Philosophy, will defend her thesis on "Anxiety, Deferral, Dying in Heidegger." Her advisor is Prof. John Russon. Room 346

ICON Information Session

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Senior student interested in a unique learning experience? Learn about ICON. Earn credit towards your degree while working with students from across campus on a sustainability challenge. “The class completely changed the way I thought about learning, and helped me become more present in my education.” – N. Durish Room: 310

Ecological Justice: An Interdisciplinary Speaker Series Presents Prof. Madhur Anand

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Prof. Madhur Anand, School of Environmental Sciences, presents "Ecological Justice and the Case of the Bistable Forest-Grassland Mosaics of Brazil and Old-Growth Forests of Northern Ontario." All are welcome. Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 317

Terrorism and Security after Paris and Beirut

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Panel discussion on the situation following the recent bombings in Paris and Beirut. Featuring faculty from the Department of Political Science. All welcome. McKinnon Building Room: 224

Thursday at Noon Concert Series Presents Student Soloists

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Applied music students perform in their year-end recital. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 107

Thursday at Noon Concert Series Presents Nicole Ensing Band

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

The Thursday at Noon Concert Series presents the Nicole Ensing Band in a performance titled "Riddles and Creeds." The band explores the poetry of legendary British author G.K. Chesterton in song. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 107

Thursday at Noon Concert Series Presents Project Aria

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

The Thursday at Noon Concert Series presents Project Aria in a performance called "The Gossamar Bridge: Music for Coloratura Soprano, Trumpet and Piano." Join performers Leslie Fagan, coloratura soprano; Guy Few, trumpet; and Stephanie Mara, piano, for a joyous music concert with works by composers such as Bach, Mozart, Handel and Mendelssohn. Admission is free

Ecological Justice: An Interdisciplinary Speaker Series

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Prof. Craig Johnson, Department of Political Science and International Development Studies, will discuss "North-South Equity and the Politics of Climate Change: Problems of Sovereignty and Responsibility in Global Climate Governance." Everyone is welcome. Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 317

Thursday at Noon Concert Presents Beyond the Waves

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

"Beyond the Waves" with Sharlene Wallace and George Koller will feature music performed on the Celtic harp and bass. Everyone is welcome. Location: MacKinnon, Room 107

Thursday at Noon Concert Series Presents Beatriz Boizán

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Beatriz Boizán performs piano compositions by her favourite Spanish and Latin American composers. This free concert begins at 12:10 p.m. and lasts 50 minutes. Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 107

MCB Distinguished Speaker Series

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Dr. Michael Moran, Canada Research Chair and professor at the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children, presents "Can 'Omics Integration' Reveal Polygenic Cancer Drivers?" The U of G faculty host is Prof. Nina Jones. Everyone is welcome to attend. Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 031

Ecological Justice: An Interdisciplinary Speaker Series

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Prof. Ben Bradshaw, Department of Geography, presents "Company-Community Agreements in Canada's Mining Sector: Instruments of Justice or Injustice?" A light lunch will be served. Everyone is welcome. Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 317

Thursday At Noon Concert Series Presents Vox Metropolis

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

This program showcases new music and a soundtrack composed and performed live by Vox Metropolis along with Buster Keaton's 1924 classic Sherlock Jr. The ensemble members double on a variety of instruments, including piano, keyboards, violin, cello, guitar, flutes, saxophone and whistles. Location: MacKinnon, R00m 107

Thursday At Noon Concert Presents Lynn Kuo and Jason Nett

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Lynn Kuo and Jason Nett perform "STRUNG: Modern Works for Violin and Guitar." The contemporary program blends classical music, blues and rock and roll. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 107

International Development Studies Speaker Event

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Des Gasper will give a talk on "Impacts on Health and Mortality of Climate Change and the Ethical Implications." He is a professor of human development, development ethics and public policy at the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague. Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 230

Thursdays at Noon Concert Series Presents Banda Magda

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

New-York based global music ensemble Banda Magda brings their vibrant songs and stories to the University of Guelph. South American rhythm creates the pulse of this energizing group of friends who sing in five different languages in a mix of colour and sound. Admission is free but donations are gratefully appreciated. Everyone is welcome. Location:

Ecological Justice: An Interdisciplinary Speaker Series

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Prof. Barry Smit, Department of Geography, presents "Climate Change is an Unnatural Disaster: Politics and Power, Livelihood and Lives." This event is sponsored by Initiatives in Global Justice. A light lunch will be served. Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 317

PhD Thesis Defence: Brooke Struck

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario

Brooke Struck, a PhD candidate in the Department of Philosophy, will defend his thesis on "The Critical Stance: Ernst Cassirer and the Realist-Empiricist Dispute in the Philosophy of Science." His adviser is Prof. Jeff Mitscherling. Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 346