News & Events

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Mon September 23, 2019

Today's Events

Gordon Snelgrove Gallery: Calligraphy, Painting, Landscape, Abstraction

Sep 23, 2019 to Oct 4, 2019

Artists Jianzeng Fu and Shawn Zheng, as well as the directors of the Confucius Institute, will be in attendance at a reception on Sept. 27

Ongoing Events

Bead with USask artist-in-residence Ruth Cuthand

Sep 2, 2019 to Dec 13, 2019

The beading in USask's Health Sciences is an expansion of Ruth Cuthand's work with the Indigenous Artist-in-Residence program of the University Art Galleries

Marie Lannoo: the architecture of colour

Sep 20, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019

Exhibition surveys Marie Lannoo’s artistic practice from the past five years, including recent painting, sculpture and installation

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Upcoming Events

7 Nights of History: Resistance, Survial and Academic Freedom: The Medieval Invention of the University

Sep 25, 2019

Public talks by Department of History faculty members, followed by questions and discussion.

Lecture: EDI for Scientists

Sep 25, 2019

Prof. Lisa Willis from the University of Alberta will lead the seminar for researchers

Vice-Dean Indigenous Candidate Public Presentation: Angela Jaime

Sep 25, 2019

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the public presentations of the three candidates shortlisted for this position

Film screening: Lage Raho Munna Bhai

Sep 26, 2019

Part of the Gandhi Film Festival at the University of Saskatchewan

Gandhi and the Indian Independence Movement (1910-1947) in Historical Perspective

Sep 26, 2019

A lecture by Dr. Harold Coward (PhD), University of Victoria

Music and the Visionary

Sep 27, 2019 to Sep 28, 2019

Department of Music to host interdisciplinary conference Sept. 27-28, 2019

Music and the Visionary: Barbara Croall’s Thoughts and Music

Sep 27, 2019

Part of the Music and the Visionary conference and the Fine Arts Research Lecture Series in Music

Nuit Blanche Eve at the University Of Saskatchewan

Sep 27, 2019

Locations across campus are transformed into interactive and digital art installations for a public art extravaganza

Astronomy Night 2019

Sep 28, 2019

Come see the wonders of the universe through the telescopes at the Sleaford Observatory

Prairie Paladin Medieval Market and Faire

Sep 28, 2019

Take a trip back in time to the Middle Ages as the University of Saskatchewan Bowl is transformed into a medieval marketplace

Programming Competition

Sep 28, 2019

Local qualifier for the ACM International Collegiate Programming Competition

Pledge of Non-Violence to Celebrate Gandhi’s Birthday

Oct 2, 2019

Part of the Mahatma Gandhi 150th Anniversary Events

U.S.-Venezuela-Cuba-Canada: The Geopolitics

Oct 2, 2019

Arnold August is the author of Democracy in Cuba and the 1997–98 Elections, Cuba and Its Neighbours: Democracy in Motion and Cuba–U.S. Relations: Obama and Beyond

Play it Forward

Oct 4, 2019

A collaborative musical showcase by the USask Jazz Ensemble, Greystone Singers and Wind Orchestra.

Public Screening: National Doukhobor Heritage Village: Prayer Home 100 Years

Oct 4, 2019

Exploring the beautiful complex of the National Doukhobor Heritage Village and its profound connection with Saskatchewan’s Doukhobor community

Arts and Science Study Abroad Fair

Oct 7, 2019 to Oct 8, 2019

Learn about travelling abroad while earning USask credit!

Greystone Theatre: Frankenstein; or the Man and the Monster

Oct 9, 2019 to Oct 19, 2019

Enjoy the spectacle of Frankenstein’s Monster as he was first portrayed on the London stage

Philosophy in the Community

Oct 11, 2019

The title of this community lecture is "A Defense of Belief Without Evidence"

Community Arts and Artisanship Program Graduation Exhibition

Oct 15, 2019 to Oct 25, 2019

Everyone is invited to view the graduating students' artwork and celebrate their success in completing the certificate program

USask Synchrotron Sciences Seminar: The CLS 4th Generation Upgrade Ideas

Oct 15, 2019

Dr. Mark Boland (PhD) discusses the history, present status and possible future options for the CLS

Literature Matters

Oct 16, 2019

The title of this community lecture is "Burning Words: Cases from the History of Text-Burning"

Timlin Lecture

Oct 16, 2019

Professor Mark A. Drumbl will give a talk entitled "Youth, War, and Violence: Reimagining Child Soldiers"

Lawrence Blough: Domestic Mutations in the Age of the Sharing Paradigm

Oct 17, 2019 to Dec 13, 2019

Prof. Lawrence Blough is the inaugural 2018-19 Structurist Fellow and recipient of a new Creative Research Grant from the University of Saskatchewan

Lecture: Livia as "Femina Princeps" and Her Exceptional Numismatic Accolades

Oct 17, 2019

The Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies Colloquium Series presents Dr. Tracene Harvey (PhD), director and curator of the Museum of Antiquities at the University of Saskatchewan

Mies van der Rohe: Teaching at the Bauhaus 1930-1933

Oct 18, 2019

A public lecture will be delivered by T. Paul Young, executive director of the Bauhaus Chicago Foundation, on Oct. 18 at USask

The Animal-Human Relationship

Oct 18, 2019 to Oct 19, 2019

A free event to share perspectives and explore the animal-human relationship