uOttawa Media Calendar: November 14 to 20 2022

Tabaret Hall
Here are highlights of the events taking place at the University of Ottawa, from November 14 to 20, 2022:

Tuesday November 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Identifying and Analyzing Language Discrimination
This conversation will highlight sociolinguist Professor Philippe Blanchet’s concept of language discrimination known as ‘glottophobia.’ During this discussion, we will define the notion and explore its impact on research in the Breton and Acadian contexts and in Francophone communities in Canada, more broadly.

Tuesday November 15 from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Social Impact Takes the Runway
Saltina Shaker and Sunshine Glitterchild will narrate the story of sustainability on the uOttawa campus — through clothing! Social Impact Hits the Runway is uOttawa’s first, wholly second-hand fashion show. 

Thursday November 17 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Transformational French-speaking world
Transformational French-speaking world: What successful bi/plurilingual and bi/multicultural education in sub-Saharan Africa?

Thursday November 17 at 6 p.m.

Alex Trebek Distinguished Lecture Series with Pramila Patten
Breaking the silence Conflict-related sexual violence: the role and impact of the United Nations: Join Under-Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Ms. Pramila Patten, to discuss the evolution of her mandate since its establishment in 2009 as well as her strategic priorities in combating this scourge.

Friday, November 17 – Sunday, November 20

The Crunch
Over three days, participants will get to form teams; develop their business model; and pitch their business idea for a chance to win cash prizes. This event, held from November 18th to 20th, 2022, is ideal for anyone who is looking to create value while getting a first-hand look at life in a startup! (Algonquin College, Carleton University, and the University of Ottawa)

Sunday, November 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Confronting Antisemitism in Canada: Relevant Jurisprudence and Best Practices for Our Campuses and Our Communities
How should academics and universities respond when these behaviours move beyond the reasonable criticism of a state into antisemitism? Panel featuring: President Jacques Frémont, Michal Cotler-Wunsh, Adam Dodek, and Richard Marceau Moderated by Miriam Elman with audience Q&A to follow.

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