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Lecture/Seminar Chemistry Seminar Series 2017-03-20 11:30:00
Description

Spring 2017 seminars are held Mondays at 11:30 am in MAC D288, except where noted on the website. 

 

Visit www.uvic.ca/science/chemistry/home/seminars/index.php for more information.



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Location MACLAURIN BUILDING
D288
Times 11:30:00 to 12:30:00
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Music GRADUATING RECITAL: Brittney Jette, voice 2017-03-20 20:00:00
Description

Vocalist Brittney Jette presents her Bachelor of Music graduating recital.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.
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Location MACLAURIN BUILDING
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing
Times 20:00:00 to 21:30:00
Pricing

Free admission

Sponsor School of Music
250-721-8634
concert@uvic.ca
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Lecture/Seminar Simulating human-environment interactions 2017-03-20 15:30:00
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Dr. Chris Bone
Assistant Professor, Geography Department, University of Oregon

Climate change and natural resource management have produced unprecedented challenges to our planet’s terrestrial and aquatic environments. These challenges call for interdisciplinary science approaches that aim to understand the multi-scale interactions and feedbacks between social and ecological systems. Simulation modeling offers a platform for facilitating this form of interdisciplinary science by engaging diverse perspectives in the creation of conceptual and computation representations of socio-ecological systems, and by providing tools for proposing and evaluating potential alternative futures under different environmental management scenarios. In this research talk, I will explore the use of simulation modeling as an interdisciplinary methodology, present results from an interdisciplinary project on large scale forest disturbance, and describe a how geographers are in a position to lead the way forward in pursuing a ‘model thinking’ approach for addressing the world’s environmental challenges.

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Location DAVID TURPIN BUILDING
B215
Times 15:30:00 to 16:30:00
Pricing

Free and open to the public

Sponsor Diane Braithwaite
2507217357
dbraith@uvic.ca
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Film A MAN CALLED OVE 2017-03-20 19:00:00
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A MAN CALLED OVE

Director: Hannes Holm; Sweden, 2016, 116 min; Swedish with subtitles; PG

NOMINATED FOR 2 ACADEMY AWARDS including BEST FOREIGN FILM!

ONE OF THE BIGGEST SWEDISH BOX OFFICE HITS OF ALL TIME!

A touching comic crowd-pleaser that may call for a tissue or two by the end, A Man Called Ove is an irresistible adaptation of Fredrik Backman’s bestselling novel. It’s a heartwarming tale about a stubborn, short-tempered man with steadfast beliefs, strict routines and the feeling that everyone around him is an idiot—and no reticence about telling them so. After new neighbours accidentally run over his mailbox, the cantankerous old git’s solitary world is shaken in ways he would never have imagined…

The action unfolds both in the present and in the past. Ultimately, it’s a friendship with the new neighbours——that gives Ove a new lease on life… Holm makes poignantly clear that being needed is an essential human desire, and life is so much sweeter when shared with others. –Variety

“A MORBIDLY FUNNY AND MOVING SUCCESS!” –RogerEbert.com

“IT’S HARD TO RESIST THE JOY OF THE FILM, the unbridled heart, and Ove’s tremendous, hilarious hatred for all the idiots of the world.” –The Playlist

 

Related Website http://www.cinecenta.com
Location STUDENT UNION BUILDING
production
Times 19:00:00 to 21:00:00
21:15:00 to 23:15:00
Pricing

 

UVSS Students: $5.75

SPECIAL FOR UVSS STUDENTS - 9pm shows (or later): $4.75

Seniors (65 & over), Children (12 & under): $5.75

Other Students: $6.75

Cinemagic Members: $6.75

Uvic Alumni, Faculty, Staff & their guests (1 only): $6.75

Non-members: $7.75

MATINEES all seats: $4.75

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsor CINECENTA
721-8365
office@cinecenta.com
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Other Cafe Conversation 2017-03-20 13:00:00
Description

Come practise your French and enjoy thought-provoking conversations on a variety of topics.



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Location CLEARIHUE BUILDING
C251
Times 13:00:00 to 14:00:00
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Alumni Women in Economics: Mentoring for Success 2017-03-20 17:30:00
Description

Join the UVic Women in Economics Affinity Group for an evening of networking featuring guest speaker Marcie Good, as she discusses her research on corporate mentoring in BC.

You will have the opportunity to connect with other professional economists, potential mentors and new talent in economics!

Marcie Good, Associate Editor and award-winning writer for BC Business magazine, will share insights from her recent article The Mentors (March 2017 issue). Marcie will discuss highlights from researching this project and interviewing more than 30 women involved in mentoring.

Questions? Contact Cora LaRussa at soscalum@uvic.ca or 250-853-3941.
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Location UNIVERSITY CLUB
Fire Side Lounge
Times 17:30:00 to 20:00:00
Pricing

This event is free & open to everyone. Please register using the link below.


As a guest, you will be provided with appetizers, one drink ticket, and free parking.

Sponsor Cora LaRussa
250-853-3941
soscalum@uvic.ca
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Lecture/Seminar ANTH Grad Colloquium: Not Quite Hollywood: Participatory Ethnographic Film, Local Aesthetics, No Budget 2017-03-20 11:30:00
Description

GRADUATE COLLOQUIUM DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY

Not Quite Hollywood: Participatory Ethnographic Film, Local Aesthetics, No Budget

James B. Waldram, PhD, FRSC
Professor, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Monday, March 20th, 2017
11:30 am – 12:50 pm
Cornett Building, Room A225

Documentary film is fast becoming a powerful means to communicate local issues to broader audiences of policy makers and planners. Participatory ethnographic film - where the participants and film-maker work collaboratively to tell their story - often requires significant compromises in film-making due to budgetary and logistical issues. Further, when local aesthetics are taken into consideration, the evaluation of the final product is often based on criteria quite different from that of the for-profit and cinematic-distribution types of films currently dominating ethnographic film festivals. This presentation documents the film-making process with a group of Q'eqchi' Maya healers as it moves from conception to "world premiere" in a rustic, thatch-roofed bar in southern Belize. Ultimately, the main criteria of evaluation used by the healers who participated, who authorized its public distribution, was simply, did we get it right?

EVERYONE WELCOME.

Related Website http://www.uvic.ca/socialsciences/anthropology/undergraduate/colloquium/index.php
Location CORNETT BUILDING
A225
Times 11:30:00 to 12:50:00
Pricing

Free.

Sponsor Jindra Belanger
anthtwo@uvic.ca
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Exhibit The Mystery of Grafton Tyler Brown: Race, Art, and Landscape in 19th Century British Columbia 2017-03-20 10:00
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We know Grafton Tyler Brown (1841-1918) was one of the first professional landscape artists to work in the Pacific Northwest. His few regional paintings that survive offer vivid windows into the world of 1880s Victoria and British Columbia. Yet, how did this African American artist succeed at a time when racial prejudice prevented most Blacks from entering any skilled profession? Guest curated by Dr. John Lutz (History, UVic) with Emerald Johnstone Bedell and Caroline Riedel. Created in partnership with UVIC Legacy Art Galleries and UVIC History Department. With conservation support from the Royal BC Museum.

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Location UVIC Legacy Art Gallery Downtown
630 Yates Street
Times 10:00 to 16:00
Pricing Free and open to the public.
Sponsor UVIC Legacy Art Gallery
250-721-6562
legacy@uvic.ca
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Alumni Women in Economics: Mentoring for Success 2017-03-20 18:00:00
Description

Join the UVic Women in Economics Affinity Group for an evening of networking featuring a fireside chat with guest speaker Marcie Good. You will have the opportunity to connect with other professional economists, potential mentors and rising stars in economics!

Related Website https://extrweb.uvic.ca/weag-event-registration
Location UNIVERSITY CLUB
Fire Side Lounge
Times 18:00:00 to 20:00:00
Pricing

This event is free to attend.

Sponsor Cora LaRussa
250-853-3941
soscalum@uvic.ca
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