Fredericton MLA David Coon's On-Campus Office Hours at STU

Sir James Dunn Hall (map)

Our local MLA for Fredericton South, David Coon, will be hosting his on-campus office hours in James Dunn Hall this Monday between 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM. He wishes to speak with STU students about any comments, questions or concerns they may have. The STUSU encourages students to take advantage of this time to speak with their local MLA right on campus!

Regards, 

Brianna Workman
Vice-President Education, St. Thomas University Students' Union

Workshop on the Philosophy of Johann Nicolaus Tetens

Room 201, McCain Hall (map)

St. Thomas University will host a workshop on the philosophy of Johann Nicolaus Tetens (1736–1807). 

Anyone interested in participating should submit an abstract by February 1st, 2018. Abstracts are invited for presentations that engage with any aspect, including the context, content, and reception, of Johann Nikolaus Tetens' 2 volume Philosophische Versuche (1777), for a workshop on this text to be hosted by St. Thomas University, May 4-5, 2018. 

To be considered for inclusion on the program, please send a detailed abstract (1-2 pages in length) by February 1st, 2018 to Corey W. Dyck (cdyck5@uwo.ca). 

Presentation time for accepted papers should not exceed 40 minutes. Organizers: Corey W. Dyck (Western) and Scott Stapleford (St. Thomas University) All visitors are welcome.

Annual Sociology Lecture - Dr. Hamid Dabashi

Dr. Hamid Dabashi will deliver the annual Sociology lecture Thursday, September 13, at 7:00 pm. Location TBD. 

Dr. Hamid Dabashi is a Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. His lecture will focus on the sociology of knowledge and postorientalism in the post-truth era.

Dr. Dabashi received a dual Ph.D. in Sociology of Culture and Islamic Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University.

He has written eighteen books, edited four, and contributed to many more. He’s written over 100 essays, articles, and book reviews ranging in topic from Iranian Studies, medieval and modern Islam, and comparative literature to world cinema and the philosophy of art.