Arts Buzz: November 14, 2017 | Work of Arts
Arts Buzz: November 14, 2017 | Work of Arts

Arts Buzz: November 14, 2017

A weekly roundup of Arts news and must-see events

This week in Arts Buzz: a short week, so along with our usual events and lectures, a round of cheers for our Arts movers and shakers!      

BUZZWORTHY EVENTS

Book Launch ~ The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS) invites you to celebrate the launch of Serge Cipko’s newest book Starving Ukraine: The Holodomor and Canada’s Response on Wednesday, November 15, 7 p.m., at Audreys Books. Serge Cipko is Assistant Director (Research) at CIUS. 

Central European Café #3 ~ Join the Wirth Institute for their next Central European Café on Friday, November 17 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Marc Bink and his colleague Pierre Driessen of the Edmonton Numismatic Society will be giving a brief introduction on Austrian and Salzburg coinage in relation to the exhibition,  “Salt, Sword, & Crozier: Books and Coins from the Prince-Bishopric of Salzburg (c. 1500 – c. 1800)“. Student Lounge, Arts & Convocation Hall.

Neoliberalism in Crisis ~ Parkland Institute’s 2017 annual conference – Collapse: Neoliberalism in Crisis – will examine the current state of neoliberalism, which has been the dominant economic, governmental, and societal ideology of our time. Keynote speaker, Linda McQuaig: “Reclaiming Populism in the Age of Trump”, November 17-19. For more information and to register, click here

 THIS AND THAT

› Writer-in-Residence ~ Poet Margaret Christakos, the Department of English and Films Studies’ new Writer-in-Residence, follows opportunity – and words – wherever they take her! Find out more about Margaret and the Writer-in-Residence program here.

Margaret Christakos and English and Film Studies Chair, Peter Sinemma

AWARDS  & ACCOLADES

Top 40 Under 40 ~ Avenue Magazine has just released its annual list of Edmonton’s Top 40 under 40! As always, our Faculty of Arts alumni are well represented. Congratulations (and thank you!) to our Arts 2017 movers and shakers! Check out the amazing ways they’re putting their degrees to work in this article

If you’ve got an idea for an upcoming Arts Buzz item, send it along to artsnews@ualberta.ca.


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