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Programs offered by the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education provide opportunities for you to immerse yourself in the exciting field of exercise science, physical and health education, to study abroad on international exchange or combine work with study to help prepare you for life as a responsible global citizen.
Events and important dates
2015 marks 150 years since the birth of Irish poet and Nobel laureate William Butler Yeats (1865-1939). This exhibition explores Yeats' work as a poet and a playwright with artwork, rare books, and printed ephemera drawn from UVic's Legacy Gallery and UVic Library's Special Collections and University Archives.
Location: MEARNS CENTRE / MCPHERSON LIBRARY- A023
Free and open to the public.
Trans-Pacific Aviation Law & Policy Conference
Opportunities and challenges //8-9 October 2015 //Hyatt Vancouver // Vancouver, BC, Canada
With an intensive focus on the Pacific, the Trans-Pacific Aviation Law &Policy Conference will bring together airport, airline, government officials, and academics from Asia and the Americas to examine key legal-policy issues. Sessions will include: the liberalization of air services agreements; transnational business models; private air law; airports and trans-Pacific connectivity; safety, security, liability, and insurance; and a holistic look at the future of trans-Pacific aviation. Join the conversation in Vancouver, Canada in October!
Join your peers at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Vancouver, one of the world’s leading Trans-Pacific air hubs.
The Trans-Pacific Aviation Law & Policy Conference includes speakers from the four continents of the Pacific Rim, including Brian Havel (USA), Alan K.J. Tan (Singpore), Liu Hao (China), Alejandro Piera (Paraguay), Joseph Wheeler (Australia), John Macilree (New Zealand), and Brian Poston (Canada).
Presented by the Centre for Asia Pacific Initiatives, with the support of the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria.
Location:Hyatt Regency Vancouver -
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Curated by the University of Victoria's Special Collections and Archives staff
2015 marks 150 years since the birth of Irish poet and Nobel laureate William Butler Yeats. This exhibit explores Yeats’ work as a poet and playwright with artwork, rare books, and printed ephemera drawn from the Legacy Gallery and Special Collections and University Archives. The exhibition also features unique items documenting the artistry of his family, including father John Butler Yeats, brother Jack Butler Yeats, and sisters Susan Mary Yeats (Lily) and Elizabeth Corbet Yeats (Lollie), all of whom were noted artists.
Location: MEARNS CENTRE / MCPHERSON LIBRARY- Legacy Maltwood
Free & open to the public
What does a Community of Practice practice? In this workshop, we will discuss on how students and International TAs can benefit from a network in which participants support each other and share information in a positive and safe environment.
Location:HICKMAN BUILDING - 128
Times:10:00 - 12:00
Traditionally, technology has been linked to power and masculinity. At the same time, with every new technology, social, power, and gender relations can be negotiated anew. Makerspaces as well
as digital fabrication labs (“fab labs”) have been discussed as opportunities to change power relations. Among other things, they are expected to erode the relationship between production and
consumption, and to change the distribution of power over technology. However, are they also a chance for negotiating the traditional link between technology and masculinity? That is, in what ways
are makerspaces and fab labs gendered? In this talk, I analyse the intersections of gender, makerspaces, and fab labs, with attention to access, users, technologies, products, education, community,
Tanja Carstensen is a sociologist and postdoctoral researcher with the Work-Gender-Technology research group at the Hamburg University of Technology.
Location: DAVID STRONG BUILDING- C116
Times:12:30 - 14:00
Location: MEARNS CENTRE / MCPHERSON LIBRARY- A025 (lower level)
Times:13:30 - 14:30
Free and open to all UVic undergraduate, graduate and Pathways students.
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