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February 2020

Women's Liberation at UofG in the 1970s: Amy McBride (MA'18) talk

History alum Amy McBride will present her MA research “The Voices Behind Change: Women’s Liberation During the 1970’s at the University of Guelph” on February 4 at 7:30 pm at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk St.
Poster for the JAS Silent Auction

Juried Art Show & Silent Auction

The School of Fine Art and Music invite everyone to attend their annual Juried Art Show Silent Auction.  The benefit auction is open all week at the Boarding House Gallery.  There are over 100 artworks to bid on, including pieces from SOFAM's faculty, undergraduate and graduate students.  The Silent Auction acts as the main fundraiser for the Juried Art Show where all proceeds go back to the students, predominantly through student awards. Advanced bidding is open Monday, February 3 to Friday, February 7 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm daily.

In Remembrance of Me - Art Exhibition

A mixed media art installation by University of Guelph students documenting the history of the Guelph Black Heritage Society and the renovation & transfomation of Heritage Hall. "AFTERSHOCK" featuring youth art will be displayed at Capacity 3 gallery. 
Poster of Visiting Artists & Speakers Talk: Sandra Brewster

Applied Music Audtions

Future students are welcomed to campus to audition for the University’s Applied Music program. Those interested in auditioning on February 20th or in the future are encouraged to contact the Applied Music Coordinator, Dr. Alyssa Woods at

Visiting Artists & Speakers Talk: Matthew Robertshaw

As part of Black History / Black Culture in Canada, guest speaker Matthew Robershaw presents “Linguistic Revolutions: The Popular Language Movement in Twentieth Century Haiti.” Matthew Robertshaw is a PhD candidate at York University and a graduate of the M.A. in History at Guelph. His talk is sponsored by SOLAL. All are welcome and admission is free!

DIGIcafe Lecture Series Presents: Ariel Beaujot

Ariel Beaujot is presenting "The Fight to Take Down 'The Big Indian’: Digital Humanities and its use in social justice work." Ariel will discuss how public history and digital humanities can help change municipal policy. Ariel Beaujot is an Associate Professor of Public History at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse and the Executive Director of the Digital Humanities project Hear, Here. Free admission and all are welcome!

Rural History Roundtable: Speaker Series

Pioneer Mother Monuments and US Cultural Memory Cynthia Prescott, Associate Professor of History University of North Dakota