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Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 to Sunday, Oct. 05, 2014
Sept.
29

Henrietta Harvey Lecture: Poetry, Language and Place

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, 7-8 p.m.
A-1046
Dr. Jeff Malpas of the University of Tasmania lectures on "Poetry, Language and Place."

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Sept.
29

Modulatory Role of Norepinephrine (NE) in Layer II Neurons of Anterior Piriform Cortex

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, 1-2 p.m.
Health Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre D
Presented by Abhinaba Ghosh.

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Sept.
29

PhD Oral Defence of Sheri McConnell

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, 1-3 p.m.
IIC-2014, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation
School of Social Work; titled: What happens after children tell? A qualitative analysis of narratives of women who as children disclosed intra-familial sexual abuse.

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Sept.
30

PhD Oral Defence of Mu Li

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, 2-4 p.m.
IIC-2014, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation
Department of Folklore; titled: Wanderers Between Cultural Boundaries: Exploring the Individual Expressions of Chineseness in Newfoundland.

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Sept.
30

Critical Race and Anti-Colonial Theory Discussion Group

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, 12-1:30 p.m.
EN-1002
Visiting scholar Dr. Teresa Macias, School of Social Work, York University, to present.

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Sept.
30

MUN Cares: Smoking Cessation Program

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, 12-1:30 p.m.
Multi-purpose Room, Field House
MUN Cares is a smoking cessation program offered to employees who are ready to quit or are thinking about quitting smoking.

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Sept.
30

The Blue Castle - Changing Places: Feminism, Empathy and Relocation

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, 8-9:30 p.m.
The Rocket Room, Water Street
The Blue Castle opens its seventh season with a celebration of the launch of Changing Places: Feminism, Empathy and Relocation.

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Oct.
01

Go Abroad Fair

Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
University Centre, The Landing
Memorial University, let your international adventure begin right here! The Fall Go Abroad Fair is happening and admission is free!

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Oct.
01

Silica At Work: How Bad Is the Problem?

Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Suite 300, 95 Bonaventure Ave (NL Centre for Applied Health Research)
Join Kevin Hedges, Certified Industrial Hygienist, as he explores research on exposure to respirable crystalline silica and potential effects on lung function.

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Oct.
01

How We Work, Live and Play: Part of MUNbuttoned Research Festival

Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014, 7-9 p.m.
Rocket Room, 272 Water St., St. John's
Take a crash course in research on Newfoundland and Labrador society with ten fast-paced presentations. Visit www.munbuttoned.ca for more details.

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Oct.
01

Dance Games and Body Work

Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014, 4-5:30 p.m.
MMaP Gallery, 2nd floor, Arts and Culture Centre
Dr. Kiri Miller (Brown University) will present a public lecture as part of the MMaP Lecture Series.

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Oct.
01

Presentation by Candidate for the Dean, School of Nursing

Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014, 1-1:50 p.m.
Main Auditorium, Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Alice Gaudine, a candidate for the Dean, School of Nursing, will present on the role of Dean and her vision for the School of Nursing. All are welcome.

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Oct.
01

A Concert of Latin American Music

Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014, 12-1 p.m.
University Centre
A concert of Latin American music by Professor Sylvie Proulx (School of Music). Introduced by Dr. Lynne Phillips, Dean, Faculty of Arts.

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Oct.
01

School of Graduate Studies Annual Meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
IIC-2014, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation
Annual meeting for graduate officers and administrative staff involved in the administration and supervision of graduate students.

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Oct.
02

Story, Song and Stage: Part of MUNbuttoned Research Festival

Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014, 7-9 p.m.
Rocket Room, 272 Water St., St. John's
Think research can't be entertaining? Think again! A night of performances that link to research projects. Visit www.munbuttoned.ca for more information.

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Oct.
02

The British Empire Is At War! Mobilizing Newfoundland, 1914

Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014, 09-10 a.m.
The Legion, The Rooms, Hampton Hall MI
From Oct. 2-4 the Newfoundland Historical Society will be a holding a symposium on mobilizing Newfoundland for WWI. All presentations are open to the public and free.

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Oct.
02

Internal Measurement and Its Applications

Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014, 1-2 p.m.
EN-2022
A talk by Dr. Koji Sawa, Senior High School, Japan Women's University, Kanagawa, Japan.

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Oct.
02

Evidence for the Mora: Analysis of a Japanese Reversing Game

Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
SN-3060
Department of Linguistics Seminar Series presents Dr. Sara Mackenzie.  All are welcome.

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Oct.
02

MUN Cinema Series: Magic in the Moonlight

Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014, 7-8:40 p.m.
Cineplex Theatre, Avalon Mall
MUN Cinema presents Magic in the Moonlight. More information about this film and the schedule for the season can be found at www.mun.ca/cinema.

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Oct.
02

Second Annual Wellness Walk in Memory of Mary J. Clarke

Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Long Pond, or The Works if inclement weather
You are invited to participate in our second annual Wellness Walk, to pay tribute to Mary J. Clarke, a long-time devoted emloyee of Memorial University.

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Oct.
02

PhD Oral Defence of Andriy Gryshchenko

Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014, 1:10-3:20 p.m.
IIC-2014, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation
Department of Chemistry; titled: Development of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers in Film Format for Phenol and the Direct Detection on the Films.

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Oct.
02

Healthy Body/Healthy Mind: Mental Health Screening

Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
University centre, third floor
Feeling sad or blue? Irritable? Worried a lot? Drop by for a free mental health screening and receive information about how to maintain a positive mind. Professionals will be onsite.

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Oct.
02

Healthy Lifestyle Group

Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014, 12-12:50 p.m.
UC-5002
Small changes = Big differences! Attend our Healthy Lifestyles Group and find out what works for you.

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Oct.
02

Using Smartboards

Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014, 12-2 p.m.
ED-5012
Touch-based interfaces have become incredibly popular and are familiar to most people who use smartphones, tablets, or access an electronic kiosk.

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Oct.
03

Applied Research Information Booth: Part of MUNbuttoned Research Festival

Friday, Oct. 03, 2014, 12-1 p.m.
The Loft, University Centre
Come learn about the Harris Centre and share your ideas for research, teaching or public engagement at Memorial. Visit www.munbuttoned.ca for more information.

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Oct.
03

Post-doctoral Fellows Orientation

Friday, Oct. 03, 2014, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Genesis Centre, Suite 3001, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation
The School of Graduate Studies is hosting an orientation event for new post-doctoral fellows (appointed within the past 12 months).

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Oct.
03

The Future of Canadian Manufacturing: Learning from Leading Firms

Friday, Oct. 03, 2014, 3-4:30 p.m.
A-2071
Presented by Dr. Paul Booth, Ivey Business School, Western University.

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Oct.
03

Saving the CBC: A Public Forum

Friday, Oct. 03, 2014, 1-3 p.m.
ED-2018A
Wade Rowland of York University and Ian Morrison of Friends of Canadian Broadcasitng discuss the future of the CBC.

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Oct.
03

Pelorus Ensemble

Friday, Oct. 03, 2014, 8-9:30 p.m.
Suncor Energy Hall
Memorial's composition and performance programs spawned this dynamic new ensemble of recent grads. They're bold and adventurous--and we're all ears.

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Oct.
04

Super Science Fair: Part of MUNbuttoned Research Festival

Saturday, Oct. 04, 2014, 2-4 p.m.
Gap Court, Avalon Mall
Visit researchers at this family-friendly science fair, featuring some of Memorial's top minds and exciting projects. Visit www.munbuttoned.ca for more information.

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Oct.
04

Memorial University Biophysics Symposium

Saturday, Oct. 04, 2014, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Canada
Memorial University is hosting a one-day biophysics symposium. Students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty are invited to attend. There will be a poster session and reception.

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Oct. 2, 7-9 p.m.
Rocket Room, 272 Water St., St. John's
Oct. 2, 9-10 a.m.
The Legion, The Rooms, Hampton Hall MI
Oct. 2, 7-8:40 p.m.
Cineplex Theatre, Avalon Mall
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