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February 2019

Pizza Day for She’s Got Game

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

On February 5, get a pizza and support a great cause! On Feb. 5, at Domino's Pizza (304 Stone Rd. W.), when you pick up a $7.99 large cheese or pepperoni pizza: You get two free tickets to a regular season Gryphons home game Domino's donates $4 to support scholarships for female athletes  through U of G's She's Got Game initiative Deal available 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., pick-up only. Full details available through the She's Got Game website.

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Let’s Talk Science: International Women and Girls in STEM Day

Monday, February 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Science Complex, 488 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

During International Women and Girls in STEM Day, Let's Talk Science at the University of Guelph - a student-run organization - is hosting an event to educate and celebrate the contributions of female scientists. This event will have several hands-on activities (e.g., DNA isolation, making a battery out of lemons and much more) suitable for both girls and boys ages of 5 to 18. The event is “drop in” style and participants are free to pick and choose which activities…

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If… Speaker Series: #MeToo, Motivated Ignorance and the Epistemic Value of Storytelling

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

As part of the Interdisciplinary Feminisms (IF..) series, Karyn Freedman explores the epistemic value of #MeToo testimonials for the teller, when believed; for the marginalized hearer, when experiences like hers are represented by others; and for society at large, when dominant narratives are disrupted. Register online.

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IF…Speaker Series: Emoji Spells – Online Rituals for the Digital Age

Friday, February 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

The Interdisciplinary Feminisms (IF..) series presents Emoji Spells: Online Rituals for the Digital Age, a brown bag lunch event kicked off by Meg Wilson, School of English and Theatre Studies. Bring something to eat and drink and come chat with us!

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Black History Month: Freedom is a Constant Struggle with Angela Davis

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Athletics Centre, 150 Reynolds Walk
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Plan to attend the cornerstone event of U of G's Black History Month programming: Freedom is a Constant Struggle - A Talk with the iconic political activist, author and professor Angela Davis. Tickets will be $5 for students and $15 for staff, faculty and community members. Tickets are available via EventBrite. 

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If… Speaker Series: Smack it in the Air – How Female Hip-Hop Artists are Taking Back the Booty

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

As part of the IF...(Interdisciplinary Feminisms) speaker series, Alyssa Woods explores the recent trend of female artists who have appropriated and re-imagined the “booty video.” Employing strategies of parody and hyperbole, artists such as Beyoncé, Lily Allen and Nicki Minaj have reclaimed the discourse surrounding the female body from within the hyper-masculine norms of hip-hop culture. Register online. McLaughlin Library, THINC Lab, 2nd floor

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March 2019

If… Brown Bag Lunch Series: Cut ‘n’ Paste – A hands-on discussion of Feminist Zines

Friday, March 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Interdisciplinary Feminisms (IF..) series presents Cut 'n' Paste: A hands-on discussion of Feminist Zines, a brown bag lunch kicked off by Melanie Cassidy of McLaughlin Library. Bring something to eat anddrink and your creativity! Register online. McLaughlin Library, THINC Lab, 2nd floor

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Mending Masculinity

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
University Centre Ontario Canada

Mending Masculinity is a collaborative spoken word tour featuring Kavi Ade and Vision. Utilizing their separate lenses (as a transgender queer person and a cisgender heterosexual person), the artists will engage participants in a guided self-reflective discussion based on gender socialization, binary ideas of gender, subconscious misogyny, gender bias, redefining masculinity and more. The discussion will then transition into a generative writing workshop to develop poems, prose and free thought pieces with the guidance of the artists. RSVP online. University…

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HeForShe at U of G with Lisa Lisson

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cutten Fields, 190 College Avenue East
Guelph, ontario Canada

Join us and stand together for gender equality at U of G Come and celebrate the strength and resilience of the female U of G community and hear from one of Canada’s most powerful female business leaders. The evening will consist of presentations of female scholarship winners, and a keynote presentation from best-selling author and U of G alumnus, Lisa Lisson, President of FedEx Canada. Guests will have the opportunity to have their copy signed by Lisson after her keynote.…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day at U of G

Friday, March 8, 2019
Ontario Canada

March 8 marks International Women’s Day, a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It’s also a call to action for accelerating gender parity. At U of G, events are taking place across campus to show support for women and girls. Share on Social – All day Share your International Women’s Day experiences on social media with hashtags #IWDUofG. Send a shout-out to a U of G woman who inspires you. Share your commitment to…

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Honouring International Women’s Day: Research and Revolt!

Friday, March 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
University Centre Ontario Canada

In honour of International Women's Day, the Research Facility for Women's Health and Wellbeing (Psychology Department) will be holding the third annual one-day interdisciplinary conference to showcase innovative research related to women and girls. The event will include: Keynote address Performances by Out Loud (LGBTQ+ musical collective) and spoken word artists Interdisciplinary student research presentations Free food will be offered (vegetarian options available) ALL are welcome and attendees can come and go as they wish. The space is physically accessible.…

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Oxfam at Guelph: Filling the Gaps – Addressing Disparities in Health and Well-Being Conference

Saturday, March 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Science Complex, 488 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Filling the Gaps, presented by Oxfam at Guelph, is a conference to focus on addressing disparities in health and well-being. Our goal is to engage, inspire and inform the Guelph community using a range of renowned keynote speakers and interactive workshops. Filling the Gaps invites you to participate in two interactive workshops and learn from four keynote speakers on topics including: Accessibility to Healthcare for Marginalized Groups, by Dr. Thomas Piggott Sex Differences and Underrepresentation in Medical Research, by Dr.…

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Equity In…Event Planning – Speakers Panel

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ontario Canada

Join us for an interactive conversation on how to think about equity and inclusion when planning events on campus. Featuring: Melissa Tanti, Community Engaged Learning Coordinator Tommy Mayberry, Educational Developer Prof. Francesco Leri, Chair of the Department of Psychology. Moderated by Omorowa Eguakun, MA student Panelists will address topics such as: the importance of inclusivity and equity in event planning advice for thinking about equity in event planning barriers to access that should be considered dealing with criticism Please bring your lunch. Coffee, tea…

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Writing Women into History

Thursday, March 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

We all use Wikipedia. Either when clicking on the first result when questioning our favourite search engine, or as a starting place for seeking information on a new topic. But, many of us aren’t aware of the biases behind this massive collectively-written encyclopedia. Did you know, for example, that less than 20 per cent of Wikipedia editors are women? On March 28, we’ll write women into history as a late homage to International Women’s Day. At this event you will…

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May 2019

Inclusion and Workplace Well-being

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University Centre Ontario Canada

Prof. Leanne Son Hing, Associate Professor in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Nouran Sakr, MA candidate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, will co-host a panel session focused on issues of inclusion, organizational justice and workplace well-being. Please register in advance here, as space is limited.

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GenEQ Faculty Career Planning Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada

The GenEQ: Advancing the Status of Women at the University of Guelph initiative is interested in learning more about women faculty members’ needs around career planning. We are hosting a conversation cafe where you’ll have the opportunity to discuss your thoughts during facilitated conversations with other women faculty members. A light lunch will be served. Please RSVP online. The workshop can accommodate 50 participants and spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Once you register, you will receive…

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FULL – GenEQ Staff Leadership Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada

The GenEQ: Advancing the Status of Women at the University of Guelph initiative is interested in learning more about women staff members' needs around leadership. We are hosting a conversation cafe where you’ll have the opportunity to discuss your thoughts during facilitated conversations with other staff members. A light lunch will be served. Please RSVP online. Each workshop can accommodate 50 participants and spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Once you register, you will receive a calendar…

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GenEQ Staff Mentorship Conversation Cafe

Thursday, May 23, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada

The GenEQ: Advancing the Status of Women at the University of Guelph initiative is interested in learning more about women staff members’ needs around mentorship. We are hosting a conversation cafe where you’ll have the opportunity to discuss your thoughts during facilitated conversations with other staff members. A light lunch will be served. Please RSVP online. Each workshop can accommodate 50 participants and spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Once you register, you will receive a calendar…

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June 2019

41st Guelph Sexuality Conference

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019
Rozanski Hall, 98 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1

The 2019 Guelph Sexuality Conference centers on the theme "Redefining Relationships and Sexual Health". In the last few years there have been extraordinary advancements and discoveries in our understanding of sexual health, sexual well-being, sexuality, and relationships. During this years conference we seek to explore recent innovations in applied practice, decolonizing sex and sexuality, health, relationships, research, sexually transmitted infections and social justice. In addition, we plan to explore the implications of these innovations in our lives, our work, and…

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October 2019

Women’s Hockey Fall Faceoff

Thursday, October 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sleeman Centre, 50 Woolwich St,
Guelph, N1H 3T9

Help us celebrate the national champion Gryphon Women's Hockey Team. Join us October 24 in Downtown Guelph at the Sleeman Centre where the Gryphons will take on the Western Mustangs at 7 p.m. It's a great chance for faculty, staff, alumni, junior Gryphons and families to connect and show their Gryphon Pride. More information and tickets available online.

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