University of Calgary

Fall 2011

Discovery Series: Contemporary Canada

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November 5
Discovery Series: Contemporary Canada
8 p.m. Eckhardt-Gramatte Hall, Rozsa Centre

Japanese/Canadian pianist Yoko Hirota performs a concert of music by contemporary Canadian composers, including Gary Kulesha, Francois Morel and our very own Laurie Radford. www.music.ucalgary.ca

Fall 2011

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The Eric apparent

Waste not

Dance Montage 2011

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November 24-26
Dance Montage 2011
8 p.m. University Theatre (and 2 p.m. on Nov. 26)

Since its inception in 1969, Dance Montage has integrated beginning dancers and choreographers with experienced professionals to facilitate the creation of new dance work. www.dance.ucalgary.ca

The Eric apparent

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Explore your university at Open House

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November 5
Explore your university at Open House
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. MacEwan Hall Conference Centre

Find out everything that the University of Calgary has to offer at our annual Open House. Parents, prospective students, or high school students planning ahead can speak with professors, staff and current students about programs, faculties and life on campus. www.ucalgary.ca/openhouse

Pioneers in the field

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Dr. Craig Dorin offers some suggestions as Alyssa Eslinger examines a horse’s hoof.

Waste not

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Schulich engineers Ian Gates, left, and Michael Kallos have received a research grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to explore ways to develop sustainable energy from human waste. (Photo by Riley Brandt)

Symposium: The GST at 20

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November 2
Symposium: The GST at 20
7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Metropolitan Conference Centre, 333 4th Avenue S.W.

The School of Public Policy presents its 2nd Symposium on Taxation and Economic Growth: “The GST at 20: Did it work, and is it ‘good’?” featuring analysis from the world’s leading experts in taxation. A dinner and keynote speech will be held the night before at 6 p.m. at the Westin Calgary. www.policyschool.ca

2011 Canada Gairdner Lectures

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October 24
2011 Canada Gairdner Lectures
2:30 p.m. Libin Lecture Theatre, Health Sciences Centre

Recent Canada Gairdner awardees provide lectures on their area of expertise. The theme for this year’s speakers is “Minds that Matter.” www.gairdner.org

Peter Craigie Memorial Lecture

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October 11
Peter Craigie Memorial Lecture
7:30 p.m. The Rozsa Centre

Zayn Kassam, associate professor of religious studies at Pomona College in Claremont, Calif., and an expert in Islamic philosophy, mysticism, gender and literature, delivers the 2011 Peter Craigie Memorial Lecture. www.arts.ucalgary.ca