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Atlantic Digital Opportunities Fair

1 month 1 week ago

Come and find out about the latest upcoming workshops, seminars and educational opportunities being offered across Atlantic Canada!

This session will include an overview of upcoming digital opportunities for the 2021-2022 academic year, and a panel Q&A with the various organizers. The curated opportunities are focused on digital resources, skills training, and pedagogy for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.


September 24, 2021, 12:00-1:00pm Atlantic



Tools of the Trade: Voyant Tools for Text Analysis

8 months 3 weeks ago

This series, by researchers for researchers, is focused on discussions, demonstrations and applications of digital research tools in humanities, arts and the social sciences. Each session will include a 20-30 minute presentation, followed by 30 minutes for questions and discussion. Join Lydia Vermeyden, ACENET’s Research Consultant in humanities, arts and social sciences, and a guest speaker for a lunchtime series on the last Friday of each month starting 26 February. Our first guest speaker is Dr. Laura Estill, Canada Research Chair in Digital Humanities at St.


National Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Training Series

9 months 2 weeks ago

This is an introductory, beginner-level digital research workshop series for humanities and social sciences researchers. Advanced digital tools available through the Compute Canada Federation will be discussed, as well as some out-of-the-box tools available to Canadian researchers, and additional information and techniques relevant for digital research projects. Registrants can attend as many or as few of the 8 sessions as they wish.


Data organization and analysis for Humanities and Social Sciences

9 months 3 weeks ago

This is an introductory workshop for researchers and students to teach core data skills for efficient, shareable, and reproducible research practices covering the early stages of the lifecycle of data-driven research. Through a two-day hands-on approach, the focus is on the introductory computational skills needed for data organization and analysis. This workshop is domain-specific, focusing on examples and challenges from Humanities and Social Sciences research fields.


Women Working for Women in Communities webinar

2 years 11 months ago

Four Coady Women’s Leadership Research Fellows from South Africa, India, Ethiopia and Nigeria present their work and research in engendering livelihoods, justice, cities, and governance.  Moderator: Dr. Robin Neustaeter, Coady Institute / Master of Adult Education. Great developments have been made in the advancement of women across the continents. More girls are attending school, access to healthcare has improved and more women are working in paid jobs. YET many challenges remain. Learn more about implementing programs FOR WOMEN … WITH WOMEN


Faculty of Arts Lecture Series

2 years 11 months ago

Friday, 16 November @ 3:15 p.m. in Schwartz 156

“Confessions of a Non-Reductive Physicalist: My Life with Aristotle’s Natural Philosophy”

with Dr. Christopher Byrne, Department of Philosophy



Gwynne Dyer, The Populist Revolt: Its Causes and Cure

2 years 11 months ago

Brexit in Britain. Trump in America. Maybe Le Pen in France. The populist revolt continues, fueled by the belief that foreigners (the EU, Mexicans, Chinese, immigrants) are stealing the good jobs. But what's really killing the jobs is automation. Independent journalist and historian Gwynne Dyer will present his take on the Trump Era with an address entitled "The Populist Revolt: Its Causes and Cure", from his latest book, Growing Pains: Surviving the Populist Wave (2018), Please join us on Thursday, 15 November at 7 pm in the Schwartz Auditorium.


Spring Convocation

3 years 7 months ago

 Spring Convocation will be held on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Charles V. Keating Centre and you are cordially invited to participate in the many events associated with this memorable weekend! If you can't be here in person, join us online for the celebration as it will be broadcast online starting at 9:00 am ADT (morning ceremony) and 3:00 pm ADT (afternoon ceremony). 

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2018 Youth Acitivism Conference Regisration

3 years 8 months ago

This year’s conference theme is “Avenues to Activism”. Focusing heavily on how youth can be engaged in activist work and action within their communities. The conference will take place on StFX campus from March 2nd- March 4th. Working in partnership with X-Project, our goal is to foster space and opportunity for young people to come together and engage in both educational and recreational activities. Over the course of the weekend, we hope that youth can create a sense of community working towards active activism.



4 years ago

WATER WALK with Dorene Bernard, 2017 Coady Chair in Social Justice.
Join StFX’s 2017 Coady Chair in Social Justice, Dorene Bernard, who will lead a sacred water walk – a ceremony focused on water, our most valuable natural resource that needs our care, attention and commitment. Bring a small sample of your water to add to our communal pail.
1:00 pm - Opening with Smudging ceremony | 1:30 pm - Water Walk | 4:00 pm - Community picnic and closing (bring a chair)


Presentation by the BeeHive Collection

4 years ago

The Beehive Design Collective is a wildly- motivated, all-volunteer, art-activist collective dedicated to “cross-pollinating the grassroots” by creating collaborative, anti-copyright images for use as educational and organizing tools. They work anonymously as word-to-image translators of complex global stories, gathered through conversations with affected communities.  Event to be followed by a sacred water dance: "The River that Works".

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OceanPath Fellowship Information Session

4 years 11 months ago

MacDonell Room, Markin Global Complex (Coady West) 104

  1. Are you under 30 years of age and about to graduate at McGill, uOttawa, Queen’s or StFX? *
  2. Do you have an innovative idea to strengthen a community that you’re connected with?
  3. Would you like Coady Institute support to help you do it?

The OceanPath Fellowship provides year-long experiential learning opportunities for graduating students to foster positive social change in Canada and around the world.