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October 2018

Oct

24

Drop-In Writing Help @ the Kelly Library

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Every Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m., St. Mike’s students and students working on assignments for USMC courses are invited to come to Room 302 in the Kelly Library for drop-in writing help. Interested in attending? Bring a printout of your work, your laptop and focused questions about things you need help with, and get the support you need from a Writing Centre instructor while writing alongside your peers.  

Oct

25

Reading Frankenstein Film Screening: ‘Ex Machina’ (2014)

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Charbonnel Lounge, 81 St. Mary St.
Toronto, Ontario M5S1J4 Canada
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On Thursday, October 25, at 7 p.m. in Charbonnel Lounge, the Cinema Studies Institute will present the 2014 science fiction hit Ex Machina, directed by Alex Garland and starring Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac and Domhnall Gleeson. The screening will follow an introductory talk by CSI professor Brian Jacobson, who will discuss the film’s modern take on the Frankenstein story, updated for the age of artificial intelligence.

Oct

26

Symposium: Reading Frankenstein: Then, Now, Next

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Charbonnel Lounge, 81 St. Mary St.
Toronto, Ontario M5S1J4 Canada
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On Friday, October 26 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Charbonnel Lounge, St. Michael’s will host an “academic campfire” titled Reading Frankenstein: Then, Now, Next. This three-part symposium will gather literary scholars, historians, ethicists, computer scientists, science fiction writers and futurologists—and invite students to participate in discussions about the ethical dimension of their technological practices.

Oct

26

The Road to Chieti and Beyond: Recent Developments in Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Father Madden Hall, 100 St Joseph St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C4 Canada
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Rev. Msgr. Paul McPartlan, S.T.L., D.Phil., a Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism at The Catholic University of America and a member of both the North American and International Catholic-Orthodox Dialogue, will be giving a free public lecture titled “The Road to Chieti and Beyond: Recent Developments in Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue” on the evening of Friday, October 26. You can learn more about the Orthodox-Roman Catholic joint ecumenical statement, which is often referred to as “The Chieti document” and was published…

Oct

28

50th Annual Boozer Brown Celebration of Outstanding Athletics

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

University of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St.
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1J4 Canada
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Named for Bud “Boozer” Brown, who led St. Mike’s to victory as intercollegiate football champions in 1930, these annual games bring alumni and students together to celebrate St. Mike’s victorious tradition of excellence in sports. Come, compete and show your school spirit! Did you know that Bud kept his “booze” in the base of a telephone box, so the good Fathers would not confiscate it? That same box now forms the base of the annual games trophy.   Itinerary: 12–1:30…

Oct

29

Reading Frankenstein Film Screening: ‘Young Frankenstein’ (1974)

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Charbonnel Lounge, 81 St. Mary St.
Toronto, Ontario M5S1J4 Canada
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Join us on Monday, October 29 in Charbonnel Lounge for a screening of Mel Brooks' classic horror spoof Young Frankenstein (1974). Described as "riotously silly" in Rotten Tomatoes' "Critical Consensus," the movie features one of Gene Wilder's most engaging comic performances, and opens a window on the tradition of humorous appropriations of Mary Shelley's famous gothic story. Professor Richard will offer popcorn and an introduction before the screening, and a discussion will follow.

Oct

30

Celtic Studies Speakers Series: Death and Dying in Ireland

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Charbonnel Lounge, 81 St. Mary St.
Toronto, Ontario M5S1J4 Canada
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On Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. in Charbonnel Lounge, Professor Marian Lyons from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth will deliver a lecture titled "Death and Dying in Ireland." The lecture is free and open to the public. Professor Marian (Mary Ann) Lyons has published extensively on Franco-Irish relations and on Irish migration to continental Europe in the early modern period, and is particularly interested in Jacobite migrants in Paris, c.1690-c.1730. She has also published on various aspects of…

Oct

31

Drop-In Writing Help @ the Kelly Library

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Every Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m., St. Mike’s students and students working on assignments for USMC courses are invited to come to Room 302 in the Kelly Library for drop-in writing help. Interested in attending? Bring a printout of your work, your laptop and focused questions about things you need help with, and get the support you need from a Writing Centre instructor while writing alongside your peers.  

November 2018

Nov

1

The Annual Dante Lecture: Dante and Music

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Alumni Hall, Rm 400, 121 St. Joseph Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Please join us on November 1 for The Annual Dante Lecture to celebrate the life and work of the medieval poet, writer and political thinker whose seminal work The Divine Comedy continues to shape literature today. This year, Dr. Maria Ann Roglieri, Professor of Romance Languages at St. Thomas Aquinas College, will deliver a lecture on the topic of Dante and Music. The lecture is free and open to the public. You can read about last year's lecture and the…

Nov

5

USMC Faculty of Arts & Science Fall 2018 Convocation

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Father Madden Hall, 100 St Joseph St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C4 Canada
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Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Please join us for a memorable day with our graduands, their guests, faculty and staff for the various Convocation events taking place throughout the day. Please check back often for additional details and information for the day's events. Convocation Agenda 10:00 a.m.   Conferral of Degrees - Convocation Hall, University of Toronto 12:30 - 2:30  Convocation Luncheon and Awards Presentation - Father Madden Hall, Carr Hall Contact:  Office of the President  

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