University programming

University of Calgary programming

 

Interdisciplinary symposia
Cultural events
Other programming

Interdisciplinary symposia

The University of Calgary will be hosting six interdisciplinary symposia over the course of Congress 2016. This series is designed to explore novel interdisciplinary research activities being conducted on issues of national and global importance in the social sciences and humanities and is open to all Congress attendees and the general public.

Building A2SJ: An interdisciplinary conversation about problems and solutions
Faculties of Law and Social Work
Saturday, May 28 - 8:30 to 17:00

Compassion under contemporary conditions: Keynote with Margaret Atwood; panels with scholars and community leaders
Faculty of Nursing
Sunday, May 29 - 10:00 to 16:00 - obtain free tickets

Energizing by design: Examining how design-based research is transforming the built environment
Faculty of Environmental Design
Monday, May 30 - 08:00 to 20:00

Energizing communities for change = Mobilizing our graduate students for diverse careers
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Tuesday, May 31 - 09:00 to 16:00

Spaces of gender and sexual security
Faculty of Arts
Wednesday, June 1 - 08:00 to 16:00

Energizing cities: The role and future of community associations
School of Public Policy and Haskayne School of Business
Thursday, June 2 - 15:00 to 16:30

Cultural events

The Container (Drama)
Saturday, May 28 - 14:00 to 14:45
Sunday, May 29 - 11:00 to 11:45

Pseudolus - A Comedy by Plautus (Drama)
Saturday, May 28 - 19:00 to 20:30
Sunday, May 29 - 19:00 to 20:30

All Good Things (Drama)
Tuesday, May 31 - 13:00 to 13:45
Tuesday, May 31 - 14:00 to 14:45

Time (Dance)
Monday, May 30 - 19:00 to 20:00
Tuesday, May 31 - 19:00 to 20:00
Wednesday, June 1 - 14:00 to 15:00
Thursday, June 2 - 14:00 to 15:00

The UCalgary Klezmer Band (Music)
Monday, May 30 - 20:00 to 21:15

Neil Cockburn, Laura Hynes and the UCalgary String Quartet (Music)
Tuesday, May 31 - 20:00 to 21:15

Big Head/Small Neck (Danse)
Wednesday, June 1 - 12:30 to 13:30

Sonic Horizons: New music from the University of Calgary (Music)
Wednesday, June 1 - 20:00 to 21:15

Other programming

The Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning offers "Teaching and Learning in Action," a week of special programming and activities for all Congress attendees. Find out more