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ONLINE: Big Ideas in Improvisation – Fred Moten and Vijay Iyer in Conversation

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI) and Musagetes are pleased to present the inaugural lecture of the Big Ideas in Improvisation series: an annual series showcasing provocative thinkers and creative practitioners. This free, online event—co-presented by the ArtsEverywhere Festival—will feature poet, critic and theorist Fred Moten in conversation with composer, pianist and scholar

ONLINE: GIER Annual Symposium

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

The Guelph Institute for Environmental Research (GIER) is hosting its first annual symposium! To adapt to the circumstances and provide as much flexibility as possible, we have planned virtual live events (June 2 and 3) as well as curating asynchronous content that people can check out in their own time (and that we will be

ONLINE: Food Day Canada

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

As Canada’s food university, the University of Guelph is shining a light on all the ways we are supporting and improving Canada’s food systems in celebration of Food Day Canada on July 31, 2021. Read stories about U of G's contributions to Canadian food. Celebrate Food Day Canada with ideas from the Food Day Canada

Guelph Trial Garden Open House

Guelph Turfgrass Institute 328 Victoria Rd. S., Guelph, ON, Canada

U of G is hosting in-person scheduled visits to its 2021 Trial Garden Open House at the new Guelph Turfgrass Institute. Learn more and register online.

ONLINE: Improvisation Festival – IF 2021

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

IF 2021 is a free, online, 24-hour improvisation festival celebrating all forms of artistic expression. This digital festival will take place between August 13 and 14, starting at 7 p.m. (ET). You can stream this all-day, all-night, online celebration of the arts, featuring new, improvised works by 150+ artists from over 25 countries around the

ONLINE: Making Sense of the Canadian Election

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

"The most important election in our lifetimes?" The 2021 federal election produced a remarkably similar result to the 2019 election. But in the context of a global pandemic, what impact will this election have on our political leaders, government, and society? Join us on Zoom with our panel of political experts for a full breakdown

ONLINE: A case study of learning in a community-based organization in rural Bihar

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

India is home to thousands of small organizations contributing to community development. Learning is crucial for their efforts to foster change in complex environments with limited financial and human resources. This webinar, featuring Elisa Cooper, MSc. in Capacity Development and Extension, University of Guelph, shares findings from a study on the dynamics of learning within

ONLINE : Seeing the Forest for the Trees – Trees as Participants in Theatre and Performance

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Join us for a free public talk by Megan De Roover, Writer-in-Residence affiliated with The Arboretum this year! She is conducting archival and on-site research for her new book Seeing the Forest for the Trees: Trees as Participants in Theatre and Performance (McGill-Queen's University Press). Using a theatre and performance lens, her research monograph explores

ONLINE: Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture – “Seeking Landscape Justice”

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

The Landscape Architecture program in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development presents a guest lecture entitled "Seeking Landscape Justice", by Dr. Alison Hirsch. Dr. Hirsch is an associate professor and director of both the graduate program in Landscape + Urbanism and the Landscape Justice Initiative at the University of Southern California. Dr. Hirsch

ONLINE: Documenting the Stories of Young Girls in Poverty: Bangla Surf Girls

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Bangla Surf Girls is an immersive documentary that takes us into the heart of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh where we witness an unlikely and successful community experiment that creates real futures for young girls who live in poverty. In this presentation, Lalita Krishna producer and writer of Bangla Surf Girls will talk about the making of

ONLINE: Signed and Sealed – The Rise of the Charter in Medieval Scotland

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Join us for an exciting online event and exhibit launch featuring our valuable medieval Scottish land charter collection. Keynote Speaker: Prof. Cynthia Neville, formerly of Dalhousie University, now of the University of Guelph’s Centre for Scottish Studies. 'Chart(er)ing a New Course in Scottish History at the University of Guelph'. Registration is available on the event

ONLINE: Can We Solve the Climate Crisis?

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

The IPCC Report, Climate Change and Decarbonization Join us for a panel discussion of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and what it means for the future. Featuring Jessica Green - Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto Wilfrid Greaves - Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria Craig

ONLINE: Mental Health for Money Makers – Navigating Mental Health for Entrepreneurs

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

As part of mental well-being awareness week, The John F. Wood Centre is proud to collaborate with the Wellness Department at the University of Guelph and the Business Development Bank of Canada for our Bigger Picture Series. The topic of discussion will be Mental Health for Money Makers – Navigating Mental Health for Entrepreneurs. Our

ONLINE: The Principles and Practices of Critical Community Engaged Scholarship

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

This webinar, featuring Mavis Morton, Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Guelph, will identify the difference between community engaged scholarship (CES) and critical community engaged scholarship (CCES). It will highlight the principles guiding critical and community engaged scholarship and it will identify practical ways in which these guiding principles

Schofield Memorial Lecture 2021 – Dr. Alan Wilson

ONLINE and IN-PERSON Ontario, Canada

Topic: Trotting Horses and Hunting Cheetah: An Anatomist's Perspective on Locomotion In this talk, Dr. Alan Wilson, Professor of Locomotor Biomechanics at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, will describe the specialized anatomy of athletic animals with particular reference to muscle and tendon and discuss the factors that define endurance, speed, acceleration and maneuvering

ONLINE: Economy in India 2047

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

The first of a series of lectures to commemorate 75 years of India's Independence Economy in India 2047 Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST/ 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM IST India 2047: Just, Sustainable and Equal Future Amitabh Behar, Chief Executive Officer, Oxfam India The Future of Farming in India Sudha

ONLINE: People’s Archive of Rural Ontario (PARO) Launch

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

The People's Archive of Rural Ontario (PARO) is a collaborative virtual project which seeks to create a world where bridges of understanding are built between the urban and the rural, and where rural voices and stories are valued. We have been building a widely accessible (and continually growing) online repository of diverse stories from across

ONLINE: Guelph Food Safety Seminars (GFSS) Symposium

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

GFSS Annual (Virtual) Symposium: Back to the Buffet - Food Safety in a Post-COVID World Session 4: What your recipe book forgot to mention – Food Safety in the home Q&A For the first time, the GFSS will host a panel of experts available to answer your (the consumer's) questions! During the pandemic, at-home food

ONLINE: CCSAW Research Seminar – In Pursuit of Better Broiler Welfare

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Globally, 70 billion broiler (meat) chickens are raised each year, and more than 90per cent of them reach 'market weight' in just six weeks or so. Is this accelerated growth a problem? In this seminar, Dr. Stephanie Torrey will discuss the welfare of broiler chickens and whether a transition to slower growing genetics will have

ONLINE: An Integrated Health Review – Improving Health Access for International Students

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

This webinar will present a longitudinal research study focusing on international students on post-secondary campuses in Canada. Students receive a full clinical check-up followed by structured teaching on selected topics with a registered nurse. Goals include improving medical knowledge, tracking incidence of common medical conditions, and tracking rates of various interventions. Speakers: Dr. Shivajan Sivapalan,