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November 2019

Active Learning and Technology #3: E-learning (Aka a DALC pyjama party)

November 22, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Online technologies offer potential for complementing and/or improving Active Learning. Join us for an interactive synchronous (LIVE) e-learning workshop in which we explore the use of Zoom: a cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars. This session will be given in collaboration with the Dawson e-learning initiative and will be held entirely online (so you can wear your pyjamas if you like and join us from the cozy comfort of your home!). We will explore how these…

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August 2020

IVGD Summer Game Jam

August 14 @ 5:00 pm - August 16 @ 5:00 pm
Free

Create a video game in just 48 hours with our Independent Video Game Design AEC program’s Summer Game Jam. August 14 to 16

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September 2020

Peace Week 2020

September 13 - September 25
Free

The 5th Annual Dawson College Peace Week, presented by the Dawson College Peace Centre, offers you a variety of activities, speakers, workshops, and projects based on the Peace Centre theme this year, Continuing the Conversation: Reimagining, Rebuilding, Reconnecting. Unless otherwise stated, all activities are online. Take a look at our calendar of virtual events, and make sure you register!

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Peace Week: Third Space Playback Theatre

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

We invite you to join the opening event of Peace Week as we explore what it means to continue the conversation through this participatory performance with Third Space Playback Theatre Edmonton. We will be inviting attendees to share their stories of how they envision dismantling current social structures and recreate a world based on equity, justice and peace.

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Peace Week: Truth and Reconciliation: The Power of Narratives & Storytelling

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join Vanier Scholar Merelda Fiddler-Potter as she discusses the power of narrative and storytelling, and how it impacts Indigenous people and relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. She also breaks down how missing pieces of truth affect the way we perceive stories we see in the media.

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Peace Week: Coloniality, Gender, and the Making of the Americas

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Nanea and Daniel will look at the interrelationship between gender, colonialism, and coloniality through a series of case studies from different disciplinary formations, temporal settings, and geographic locations. By understanding that invasion and settler colonialism are not singular events, but rather systems and structures that continue to operate throughout the Americas, this talk will encourage attendees to un-settle relationships between colonialism and dominant understandings of gender.

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Peace Week: Navigating Mixed Heritage and Intergenerational Healing: A Conversation

September 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Visual artist Lux Habrich, will discuss the evolution of her studio practice and share the research and process of her most recent sculptural series titled “Ritual Objects for Disordered and Displaced Bodies”. Her interest in ritual objects and commemorative practices stem from her deeply complex and (often) contradictory upbringing between a plurality of belief systems.

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Peace Week: Indigenous Rights and the UN

September 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

A human and Indigenous rights activist, Dr. Kenneth Atsenhaienton Deer's talk will focus on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People and his role in developing the Declaration.

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October 2020

Ada Lovelace Day: An International Celebration of Women in Stem

October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ada Lovelace Day (ALD), an international recognition of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), is celebrated annually on the 2nd Tuesday in October. This year we are celebrating virtually by inviting students, faculty and staff to visit the international Ada Lovelace site to check out the following series of webinars presented by some amazing women in STEM: Monday, October 12 from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. Sustainable Energy & Water Tuesday, October 13 from 5:00 to 6:00…

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Ada Lovelace Day: An International Celebration of Women in Stem

October 13 @ 5:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ada Lovelace Day (ALD), an international recognition of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), is celebrated annually on the 2nd Tuesday in October. This year we are celebrating virtually by inviting students, faculty and staff to visit the international Ada Lovelace site to check out the following series of webinars presented by some amazing women in STEM: Monday, October 12 from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. Sustainable Energy & Water Tuesday, October 13 from 5:00 to 6:00…

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