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Black History Month: Sandra Brewster’s ‘Token|Contemporary Ongoing’ Exhibit

January 22 - April 12
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

On display at the Art Gallery of Guelph and highlighted during Black History Month, Token | Contemporary Ongoing is an exhibit conceived by Sandra Brewster as artist-in-residence at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Focusing on the belongings of acquaintances and friends from Toronto‚Äôs Caribbean diaspora, physical objects are combined with representations of these tokens rendered …

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9:00 am

Brain Food Workshop: Getting Started on Your Thesis

January 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

In this workshop session, we provide foundational skills and strategies that will carry you through the thesis or dissertation process. Please bring your laptop, if possible. Topics covered will include: Managing the Thesis Process: We discuss goal setting and time management strategies to keep you motivated throughout your graduate degree Formulating Your Research Question: Your …

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11:30 am

Taking Responsibility for Climate Change: Prof. Brooke Ackerly

January 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada

On Jan. 24, the Department of Philosophy welcomes Prof. Brooke Ackerly who will present her talk "Taking Responsibility for Climate Change: What People in Extreme Poverty Can Teach Big Donors (and the Rest of Us)". Ackerly is a professor in the political science department at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of Just Responsibility: A …

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1:00 pm

Brain Food Workshop: Writing the Literature Review

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

In this workshop session, we focus on one of the most difficult parts of a thesis to write, the Literature Review. Please bring your laptop, if possible. A good thesis demands a good literature review, and that means finding and critically analyzing the key literature in your field. In this session, learn some methods for …

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2:00 pm

Publishing for Undergraduate Students Workshop: Advancing your Academic Career

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Whether you're applying to graduate programs or just trying to make your resume stand out, publishing your undergraduate research papers can put you ahead of the curve. In this workshop, the managing editor of the Studies by Undergraduate Researchers at Guelph (SURG) journal will walk you through what to expect from the academic publishing process. …

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7:00 pm

Arboretum Workshop: Night Stalker’s Owl Prowl

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn about the behaviour and adaptations of owls in the Guelph area. The introduction to this program will take place indoors, but dress warmly in preparation for a walk outdoors. This program is for adults and teens age 14+. Guest Naturalist: Wild Ontario staff Fee: $10 per person PLUS a $10 fee per transaction (you …

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