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Conference 82nd annual Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences 2013-06-02 All Day

50th Anniversary Signature Event

Congress 2013: Canada’s largest gathering of academic minds comes to Victoria

Congress 2013 | June 1-8, 2013 | Entire campus

Between June 1 and 8, 2013 Victoria will pulse with new ideas, energy and scholastic rigour as approximately 70 associations representing over 7,000 academics, internationally recognized researchers, policy makers and practitioners share findings, refine ideas and build partnerships that will help shape the Canada of tomorrow. Congress represents a unique showcase of scholarly excellence, creativity and leadership.Visit www.uviccongress2013.ca for more information.

Congress Highlights

Big Thinking Lecture Series: running throughout Congress, the Big Thinking lecture series provides an opportunity for prominent public intellectuals to present their ideas. All sessions are open and free to the public.

Congress Special Event: First Peoples Circle Celebration and Dedication Ceremony, June 3, 2013 (16:30-17:30)

Congress Special Event: Buffy Sainte-Marie Concert, June 5, 3013

You are invited to get involved!

Congress 2013 offers delegates, staff, volunteers and community members eight exciting days of academic excellence, public lectures and community celebrations as part of UVic’s 50th anniversary. Highlights include the Big Thinking speaker series and the largest academic book fair in Canada, as well as daily performances on the outdoor stage (including an evening concert with Buffy Sainte Marie June 5), artisan fairs and exhibits, social/cultural events and activities showcasing the beauty and cultural traditions of the university, Victoria and the West Coast. 
All of these activities are free and open to faculty, staff and the community. 

We are recruiting over 400 volunteers who will play an integral role in ensuring the success of Congress 2013. You will have the opportunity to participate in a world-renowned event, increase your skills, be part of a team where your contribution is valued and have fun at the same time. Sign up today – www.uviccongress2013.ca/staff-volunteers or email volunteers@uviccongress2013.ca.

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Related Website http://www.uviccongress2013.ca
Location Entire campus
Times All Day
Sponsor Suzanne Dane
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Exhibit Now Art by the Department of Visual Arts 2013-06-02 08:00:00

As part of Congress 2013, Now Art exhibition celebrates the work and wisdom of UVic's Visual Arts faculty. This is a rare opportunity to see a group exhibit of dynamic contemporary art by faculty members Vikky Alexander, Lynda Gammon, Daniel Laskarin, Sandra Meigs, Jennifer Stillwell, Paul Walde and Robert Youds.

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Related Website http://finearts.uvic.ca/visualarts/
Times 08:00:00 to 17:00:00
Sponsor Department of Visual Arts
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