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2019 COA 3MT® Competition

The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a university-wide competition for graduate students in which participants present their research and its wider impact in 3 minutes or less to a panel of non-specialist judges. The challege is to present complex research in an engaging, accessible, and compelling way, using only one static slide.

The Improvisation Reading Group & Speaker Series Presents: Improvisation & Public Space

U of G faculty Troy Hourie, Mervyn Horgan, and Kim McLeod explore the improvisatory imperative of creative life in public space. Co-sponsored by the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute. Free and Open to the Public Thinking Spaces considers the ways in which improvisation can provide us with new ways of thinking and acting. Throughout the year, this group organizes public talks and workshops, as well as reading sessions based around critical thinking on improvisation.

SOLAL Presents: Forum Theatre as Pedagogy Workshop

The 3-hour workshop is designed to train educators in the techniques of Forum Theatre so they can utilize it as one of their pedagogical tools to explore polemical issues incorporated in their curriculum, rendering the subject matter memorable and meaningful.  By using Forum Theatre in the classroom, educators become facilitators that help students learn experientially and engage authentically while opening them to new and diverse perspectives. Instructor Amir Al-Azraki will facilitate the workshop.

MFA Open Studios 2019

The MFA students in the School of Fine Art and Music at the University of Guelph are pleased to welcome the public to their annual Open Studios, offering a rare inside look at the development of new work within the environment of an art program and a chance to chat with artists about their work in progress. Open Studio buildings are available between 2:00 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.  Volunteers will be available to provide directions and assistance.  Volunteers will be wearing kelly green toques.

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