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As acknowledged experts in fields ranging from classical and popular music to art history, digital media, pop culture and so much more, our faculty are frequently in the news. Catch up on our expert opinions by visiting our media archive, which offers story briefs and links to media coverage.

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Global Experts Meeting on Psychiatry and Mental Health

Duration: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: 40 Bloomsbury Way Lower Ground Floor London, United Kingdom

Global Experts Meeting on Psychiatry and Mental Health

Duration: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: 40 Bloomsbury Way Lower Ground Floor London, United Kingdom

Strong Sentences and Strategies for Self-editing

Duration: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Library 151b

Spirit Walk- Walking Meditations

Duration: 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Location: Lobby of the Interfaith Chapel - parking lot #6

Spirit Walk- Walking Meditations

Duration: 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Location: Lobby of the Interfaith Chapel - parking lot #6

Spirit Walk- Walking Meditations

Duration: 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Location: Lobby of the Interfaith Chapel - parking lot #6

UVic Engineering 30 Year Reunion

University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts

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FYI for Writing alum: White Rock's Parallax Film Productions is looking for a Junior Writer for a historical documentary series for broadcast on Smithsonian and National Geographic channels. Details: https://parallaxfilm.com/2018/06/seeking-a-junior-writer/

Seeking a Junior Writer – Parallax Films
June 20, 2018July 12, 2018 Hell Below Season 2 (c) 2017 Pacific Fleet II Productions / Parallax Film Productions Inc.  Parallax Films is hiring a Junior Writer to work in our White Rock office. Your Payoff: Imagine your writing showcased in documentaries for National Geographic and Smithsonian Chan...
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Registration is now open for 18/19 Fine Arts courses—and we've got some fantastic electives coming up: Star Wars, Pixar, humour writing, Indigenous music, video games, Asian identities, costume history, writing for young adults . . . . UVic Writing Art History & Visual Studies University of Victoria, Visual Arts University of Victoria, School of Music Phoenix Theatre UVic Humanities #uvic

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Outstanding fusion of research, theatre & climate concern from Vanier Scholar and Phoenix Theatre PhD candidate Dennis Gupa. Watch this short video to get a sense of his work in his native Philippines: https://youtu.be/3WgemBfYAt8

University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre
PhD applied theatre student Dennis Gupa has been travelling the Philippines this past year exploring the interconnection of sea rituals, climate change and applied theatre in the Philippines. Watch his video report to learn more about how he is using traditional local knowledge, art and theatre in this...

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Applied theatre skills in action—current Phoenix Theatre Master's candidate Leah Tidey wins Victoria's BYO Bag contest!

University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre
Congrats to alumna and current MA candidate in Applied Theatre Leah Tidey and her partner Levi Hildebrand for winning the City of Victoria’s BYO Bag contest. The two produced a fun informative video (watch at the link) to help encourage people to bring their own bags, in response to the city’s new plastic...
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