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October '17

Pelvic Floor Workshop

Friday, October 13th @ 5:30 PM - Saturday, October 14th @ 11:00 AM

Pelvic Floor Workshop (2 part workshop) Part 1: Friday October 13th 5:30pm – 7:30pm & Part 2: Saturday October 14th 9:30am – 11:30am Perri van Rossem is a Certified Yoga Therapist, CYA-Gold Registered Yoga Teacher, Student and Spiritual Seeker, who found yoga in 1990. She has a passion for showing her students how to create a joy filled life, soaring spirit, vital healthy body and calm mind through understanding and integrating the principles and practices of Yoga into their life…

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Homecoming Lecture: Reconciliation & Post-Secondary Education

Friday, October 13th @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Duncan McArthur Hall – West Campus, 511 Union Street
Kingston, Ontario Canada

Queen’s Faculty of Education is pleased to invite you to a lecture during Homecoming 2017 by Kevin Lamoureaux titled, “Reconciliation and Post-Secondary Education.” Tickets are free, but space is limited – register for your tickets today! The MacClement Lectureship was established in 1985 by friends and family in memory of William T. MacClement to support an annual lecture series. We are grateful for the continued generosity of all friends of the Faculty.

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Workshop: HTML & CSS for Beginners

Saturday, October 14th @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
St. Lawrence College, 100 Portsmouth Avenue
Kingston, Ontario K6V 5X3 Canada

If you are looking to get your feet wet when it comes to programming, then this is the workshop for you.

$55
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Call for Submissions – Intersections: Art + Research

Sunday, October 15th @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Union Gallery is pleased to invite graduate and senior undergraduate students to submit presentation proposals for its program, Intersections: Art + Research. This is a cross-disciplinary opportunity to present research in conjunction with artists exhibiting in the gallery. We are looking for brief proposals (200-300 words) from graduate and senior undergraduate students whose research speaks to themes present in gallery exhibitions. This program encourages a cross-disciplinary approach in sharing and understanding the work being produced in the Queen’s community.…

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How to Manage Your Grief

Sunday, October 15th @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

with Ophelia Rigault, Reiki Practitioner Reiki (pronounced Ray-Key) is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that can also promote healing when grieving. In this 4-part course, you will learn to heal yourself specifically while you are grieving. The primary focus is on understanding how grief works and how to build your resiliency muscle. We will look at how Reiki can help you heal your mind, body and spirit. You will learn the basics about grief, the basics and…

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“Effective Networking 101”

Monday, October 16th @ 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
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One event on Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 12:30pm

One event on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 12:30pm

One event on Monday, November 13th, 2017 at 3:30pm

Gordon Hall – 3rd floor – Career Services, 74 Union St W
Kingston, Ontario K7L 2N8 Canada

​Wondering how to get started with the all-important career skill of networking? Get strategies for how to approach networking, get organized, and solidify your connections.

Free
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Workshop: “Interviews Pt. 2”

Monday, October 16th @ 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM
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One event on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 2:30pm

One event on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 12:30pm

Gordon Hall – 3rd floor – Career Services, 74 Union St W
Kingston, Ontario K7L 2N8 Canada

In Interview II, take your interview skills up a level as you pinpoint relevant experiences and competencies, and plan and practice delivering them.

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Writing Skills for International Students

Tuesday, October 17th @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

This workshop is provided at the QUIC by Queen’s SASS. What do Queen’s professors look for in written assignments? This seminar, led by professional writing staff, aims to assist students from all disciplines in the development of university-level writing skills. https://sass.queensu.ca/

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Carolyn King “The Moccasin Identifier Project”

Tuesday, October 17th @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Biosciences Complex – Room 1102, 116 Barrie Street
Kingston, Ontario K7L 3J9 Canada

The Mocassin Identifier Project stencils images of First Nations footwear to remind us that we are on the traditional territory of Indigenous Peoples.

Free
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Dr. Helena Pedersen, “Posthumanist Education: Rethinking Human-Animal Relations in Teaching and Learning”

Tuesday, October 17th @ 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The University Club at Queen’s, 168 Stuart Street
Kingston, Ontario Canada

Dr. Helena Pedersen (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) is an internationally renowned scholar of critical animal pedagogy. All welcome.

Free
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TEDx WIRED

Tuesday, October 17th @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ellis Hall, Ellis Hall
Kingston, Ontario Canada

TEDx Salon events are unique, intimate gatherings for watching TED talks, listening to local speakers, and engaging in discussions on issues of interest to the local community. This year, TEDxQueensUSalon has partnered with Queen’s School of Graduate Studies (SGS) to highlight graduate student research and interests starting with our first event of the year on Wearable Technology. TEDxQueensUSalon: WIRED and SGS will welcome Atul Jaiswal, Debra Mackinnon, and Steven Richardson to each discuss novel applications and insights of wearable technology.…

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Queen’s Reads Discussion Group Parts 1 & 2

Tuesday, October 17th @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on Monday, November 13th, 2017 at 5:00pm

One event on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 5:00pm

TBD,

Did you pick up a copy of the Break? Do you want to chat about what you’ve read so far? Come join our first Queens Reads reading group.

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Info Session: Semester in Shanghai

Tuesday, October 17th @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Dunning Hall – Room 11, 94 University Avenue
Kingston, Ontario Canada

Semester in Shanghai is a tailored study abroad program for ArtSci students in Film and Media Studies, Geography, Global Development Studies, History, Political Studies, Religious Studies, Sociology, and World Language Studies. Hear from the Program Coordinator and previous participants about the benefits of this program.

Free
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FREE Public Lecture “Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Deaths and Hard Truths in a Northern City”

Tuesday, October 17th @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
JDUC – Robert Sutherland Room, 87 Union Street W
Kingston,, Ontario, Canada

Guest speaker Tanya Talaga is a Toronto Star journalist and a 2017-2018 Atkinson Fellow in Public Policy. Her book Seven Fallen Feathers was selected as one of CBC’s “Non-fiction books to watch for this Fall.”

Free
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Info Session: Reading Week MEDLIFE Trip to Nicaragua

Tuesday, October 17th @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dunning Hall – Room 14, 94 University Avenue
Kingston, Ontario Canada

INTERESTED IN THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME? Come join MEDLIFE Queen’s to find out how you can sign up for this years reading week mobile clinic trip to Managua, Nicaragua!

Free
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