Campus Briefs – Nov. 20th

“Looking Back at the Montreal Massacre” the Gemini Award-winning film by Francine Pelletier will be shown in Brian Mulroney Hall room 101 on Nov. 21 at 12:30 p.m. Pelletier, St. Thomas Universities Irving Chair in Journalism, will speak after the event about her experience as a journalist during the École Polytechnique shootings that claimed the life of 14 women on Dec. 6, 1989. Pelletier learned that her name was on a list of potential victims that was found on murderer Marc Lépine’s effects. Pelletier produced the film during her time with CBC’s Fifth Estate. This event is co-sponsored by St. Thomas University Women’s Studies & Gender Studies Programme, the Fredericton Sexual Assault Crisis Centre, the UNB Women’s Studies Programme, and the UNB/STU University Women’s Centre.

Janet Mullin will be offering “Learning and Teaching Development – Exam Preparation and Writing: You’re Wiser Than You Think!” a 60-minute session that will offer different strategies about how to maximize the most out of your study time and will give tips and secrets for writing exams. The workshop will take place Nov. 21 at 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Holy Cross House, Room 101.

Dr. Mathew Robinson presents “Exploring Plato’s Republic: “The Just Competition”” presented by the Great Books Programme on Nov. 22 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Holy Cross House conference room. The lecture, which is the first of a four part lecture that will take place throughout this and next semester will examining and exploring Plato’s Republic. Future lectures on the book will be given by Prof. Alan Hall, Dr. Patrick Malcolmson and Dr. Sara MacDonald.

On Nov. 23 at 9:00 p.m. CBC Radio One will be broadcasting the Dalton Camp Lecture at St. Thomas University by Nahlah Ayed “Yes, I will Wait: in praise of long journeys, long interviews – and a longer stay.” In the lecture, Ayed, a foreign correspondent for CBC’s The National, talked about her experiences as a foreign correspondent.

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