University of Ottawa event calendar from May 6 to 12, 2024

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Bonnie Findley
Here are highlights of the events taking place at the University of Ottawa from May 6 to 17, 2024:

A Church at War
WHEN: Tuesday, May 7 from 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
WHERE: Online.
The University of Ottawa Press and the Canadian Museum of History invite you to the virtual launch of A Church At War: MacKay Presbyterian Church, New Edinburgh, and the First World War in the company of Ottawa historian Alan Bowker and Canadian War Museum Chief Historian and Director of Research Tim Cook. (In English and French)

Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology 30th anniversary
WHEN: Tuesday, May 7 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: 200 Lees (LEE); in person.
Faculty of Health Sciences dean Lucie Thibault invites you to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology program. This event will feature Marie-Josée Taillefer and her daughter, Rosalie Taillefer-Simard, two well-known figures in Canada’s francophone cultural scene, who’ll speak about hearing and communication. (In French)

"Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History" by Richard T. Ford
WHEN: Wednesday, May 8 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
WHERE: Alex Trebek Alumni Hall; in person.
Law professor and cultural critic Richard Thompson Ford presents an insightful and entertaining history of the laws of fashion from the middle-ages to the present day. Dress Codes explores the importance of day-to-day popular culture for political power, social hierarchy and individual autonomy.(In English)

MedShow 2024 presents musical production Super Med Bros
WHEN: May 9 to 11, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Academic Hall; in person.
MedShow is an annual musical production by first- and second-year medical students of the Faculty of Medicine, with all proceeds going to charity. This year’s production is titled Super Med Bros, a tale of four medical students’ journey in a video game universe, portraying the realities and struggles shared by many medical students while sharing hope and rekindling what inspires them to pursue this career. (In English)

Overview and preliminary results of a Parenting Program to Promote Positive Discipline
WHEN: Thursday, May 9 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: Online.
A discussion with Elisa Romano, Professor at the University of Ottawa's School of Psychology. Her presentation is entitled "Overview and preliminary results of a Parenting Program to Promote Positive Discipline." (In English)

Telfer Conference on Corporate Finance and Banking
WHEN: Friday, May 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
WHERE: Desmarais Hall, Room DMS 12102; in person.
This conference will have leading finance scholars from Canada, the US and the UK, presenting their high-impact research papers studying important issues in corporate finance and banking, such as corporate social responsibilities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, traditional banks versus Fintech, among others. (In English)

uOttawa Annual Dizziness Symposium
WHEN: Friday, May 10 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Centurion Conference & Event Center; in person.
Patients presenting with dizziness are challenging, whether this is acute or chronic, in the clinic or the emergency department. Dizzy patients are difficult to diagnose and manage for all clinicians, from primary care to specialists and other allied health professionals. This 1-day symposium will provide participants with a solid foundation of clinical knowledge and skills used to diagnose and treat patients with dizziness through a combination of didactic teaching, case-based learning, and clinical skills workshops. (In English)

Acfas Conference
WHEN: May 13 to 17, 2024.
WHERE: University of Ottawa.
The University of Ottawa will host the 91st Annual ACFAS Conference, where more than 6,000 participants are expected for the biggest scientific conference of the Francophonie, in which over 300 sessions on various research disciplines will be presented. 

Modi 3.0: Implications for India, the Indo-Pacific, and Canada
WHEN: May 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Social Sciences Building, Room 5028; in person and virtual. 
Beginning April 19, India will hold its largest national election that will likely keep Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP in government for a third term. This talk will cover the 2019 campaign and what expected outcomes could portend for India’s immediate future. (In English)

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