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The Studio Art Lecture in Contemporary Art: Los Angeles-based Painter Tala Madani +

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

On March 27 at 6 p.m., the College of Art’s Studio Art program will be hosting The Studio Art Lecture in Contemporary Art: Los Angeles-Based Painter Tala Madani + in War Memorial Hall. Tala Madani (b. 1981, Tehran, Iran) makes paintings and animations whose images bring together wide-ranging modes of critique, prompting reflection on gender,

The Dasha Shenkman Lecture in Contemporary Art

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

14th annual Dasha Shenkman Lecture in Contemporary Art Featuring artist, writer and film maker Chris Kraus - "Art Outside the Centre" War Memorial Hall Admission Free - Everyone Welcome! Register online. Presented by the College of Arts, the School of Fine Art and Music, Manulife and Corus

– CANCELLED – Celebration of Life and Learning

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

- This event has been cancelled - U of G’s human anatomy program holds a tribute for those who graciously donated their bodies to the University for educational and research purposes. The Celebration of Life and Learning Service gives faculty, staff and students involved in the program the opportunity to show their respect and gratitude

Vigil in Honour of Students in Jan. 8 Plane Crash

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

A vigil will be held Friday, January 10 for U of G graduate students Ghanimat Azhdari and Milad Ghasemi Ariani who died in the Ukraine International Airlines crash on January 8. War Memorial Hall opens at 7 p.m. Remarks will begin at 8 p.m. “We are deeply saddened to hear of the tragic loss of

Concert: Tim Baker with special guests The Franklin Electric

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

At the end of 2017, twelve years after their inception, the multi-award-winning band, Hey Rosetta! went on hiatus, after selling 10,000 tickets to five farewell shows. For the band’s principal songwriter and lead vocalist Tim Baker, this was the start of a new chapter. On his debut solo album Forever Overhead, Baker warmly welcomes you

Remembrance Day Service

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

The University of Guelph will hold a Remembrance Day Service on Monday, November 11 in War Memorial Hall.  Everyone is welcome to attend. A live-stream of the service will be available starting at 10:45 a.m.

Presentation and Q&A: World Food Prize Winner Dr. David Nabarro

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

The Arrell Food Institute hosts Dr. David Nabarro for a free presentation and Q & A session. Registration is required. Dr. Nabarro is Professor of Global Health at the Imperial College London and supports systems leadership for sustainable development through his Switzerland-based social enterprise 4SD. He is co-facilitator for the Climate Action Summit in September

2019 Dasha Shenkman Lecture in Contemporary Art featuring Phyllida Barlow

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

The University of Guelph, College of Arts and the School of Fine Art and Music present the 13th annual Dasha Shenkman Lecture in Contemporary Art. This year's lecture features UK-based, award-winning sculptor, Phyllida Barlow, who has taken inspiration from her surroundings to create imposing installations that can be at once menacing and playful. She creates

In Conversation with Jann Arden – SOLD OUT

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

- SOLD OUT - The Eden Mills Writers Festival and University of Guelph present In Conversation with Jann Arden Join the beloved Canadian icon and multiple Juno award-winning singer-songwriter as she shares her story and explores the inspiration behind her memoirs, including Feeding My Mother (2017) and Falling Backward (2011). Feeding My Mother is a frank, funny, inspirational and piercingly honest

2018 Last Lecture

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

Join us for the 2018 Last Lecture, an opportunity for graduating students to come together and reflect on their experiences at U of G. Student lecturer: Aidan Paskinov, BA ’18 Faculty lecturer: Prof. Matt Demers, Department of Mathematics and Statistics Alumni lecturer: Kim Parlee, B. Comm. ’92 All members of the University of Guelph community are invited

Dasha Shenkman Lecture in Contemporary Art: Tom Sachs “Bricolage and Ritual In The Sculpture”

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

War Memorial Hall, University of Guelph Guelph, Ontario Admission Free - Everyone Welcome! Free parking in P23/24 and P19 after 5:00 pm Tom Sachs, a New York-based sculptor, will present a talk entitled Bricolage and Ritual In The Sculpture.  His combination of iconoclasm and tradition has produced a body of work that is brilliant, wickedly

Remembrance Day Service

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

The University of Guelph will hold its annual Remembrance Day Service on Friday, November 10 in War Memorial Hall.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Cafe Philosophique, Guelph GoGo Grandmothers and The Bookshelf present Powered By Love

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

Powered By Love is a book that documents the story of African grandmothers creating a social movement focused on empowering women and children who have been impacted by the AIDS pandemic.  The Stephen Lewis Foundation's Grandmother To Grandmother campaign has raised over $25 million to date that has directly supported these African grandmothers and their

Canada 150 Symposium: Reflect and Envision – Food Security/Borders/Indigenous Resistance

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

U of G's Canada 150 Symposium: Reflect and Envision - Food Security/Borders/Indigenous Resistance takes place Oct. 27 and 28. The symposium is an opportunity to reflect on what we can learn from our collective past to envision Canada's role in the 21st century. A portion of the event will be recorded for CBC's Ideas. War

An Evening with Zoe Whittal

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

Join us for an evening with inaugural Gryphons Read Common reading project author Zoe Whittal. In conversation with Chatelaine columnist and writer Rachel Giese, Whittall, a Guelph alumna and Giller shortlisted author, will discuss her book The Best Kind of People and life as an author.

– SOLD OUT – In Conversation with Naomi Klein: No is Not Enough

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

The Eden Mills Writers' Festival and the College of Arts at the University of Guelph present In Conversation with Naomi Klein at War Memorial Hall Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. Klein, a journalist, syndicated columnist, documentary filmmaker and best-selling author, will be speaking on her most recent book, No Is Not Enough: Resisting the New

In Conversation With Alexandre Trudeau and Madeleine Thien

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

The College of Arts and the Eden Mills Writers' Festival are pleased to present "In Conversation With Alexandre Trudeau, author of Barbarian Lost: Travels in the New China, and Madeleine Thien, 2016 nominee for the Man Booker Prize and Giller Prize for Do Not Say We Have Nothing." Tickets are available in advance at The Bookshelf,

Last Lecture

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

Join the graduating class of 2016 as they gather one last time to reflect and be inspired by a graduating student, faculty member and alumna. This year's speakers are: - Alumna Dr. Anne-Marie Zajdlik, B.Sc. '85, Honorary Doctorate, University of Guelph '08, founder of Bracelet of Hope - Faculty member Martin Williams, Department of Physics

Celebration of Life, Learning Service

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

U of G’s human anatomy program holds a tribute for those who donated their bodies to the University for educational purposes. The Celebration of Life and Learning Service gives faculty, staff and students involved in the program the opportunity to show their respect and gratitude to the donors and their families.

Café Philosophique Author Series Presents Margaret Atwood

War Memorial Hall 390 Gordon Street, Guelph

Café Philosophique, The Bookshelf and the Eden Mills Writers' Festival present world-renowned author Margaret Atwood, who will read from her recent book, The Heart Goes Last. Tickets are available in advance at The Bookshelf or at the door. Atwood, whose work has been published in 35 countries, is the author of more than 40 books