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Birth of a Nation Focus of Talk at CBU

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

D.W. Griffith’s epic film Birth of a Nation will be the focus of a presentation being held by Dr. Graham Reynolds, Viola Desmond Chair in Social Justice and Dr. Andy Parnaby, Associate Professor of History, on March 10 at 12 noon in CE 265 at Cape Breton University. The influence of Birth of the Nation on Canadian racial attitudes and as a catalyst for the unprecedented growth of the Ku Klux Klan in Canada during the 1920s will be discussed. All are welcome to attend.

Dr. Carolin Kreber to Assume the Role of Dean of Professional Studies

Monday, March 2, 2015

The search for the new Dean of the School of Professional Studies has concluded and Cape Breton University is pleased to announce that Dr. Carolin Kreber will be assuming this very important role on August 15, 2015.

CBU Professor Co-Authors Book on Human Sexuality

Friday, February 20, 2015

Human sexuality is the topic of a new book by Dr. Scott Stewart, a Professor of Philosophy at Cape Breton University (CBU), titled Philosophizing About Sex (Broadview Press). Co-authored by Laurie Shrage, a Professor of Philosophy and Women’s and Gender Studies at Florida International University, a launch is being held on Wednesday, February 25 at 2 p.m. at the CBU Art Gallery. The event is free and copies of the book will be on sale.  

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at the Boardmore Theatre

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The comedic musical, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, is taking the stage at the Boardmore Theatre from February 24 to March 1.

Joe B. Marshall Invested into the Order of Canada

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Mr. Joe B. Marshall, of Eskasoni First Nation, has been a long-time friend of Cape Breton University.  His commitment and passion to teaching and speaking the Mi’kmaq language has played a key role in preserving the traditions and culture of the Mi’kmaq people. Marshall has dedicated his life to advocating for the rights of the Mi’kmaw as an Aboriginal veteran, esteemed leader, role model, and mentor.

CBU to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Cape Breton University (CBU) will celebrate Chinese New year with cultural displays, authentic Chinese cuisine, traditional entertainment and fireworks.

Cape Breton Island Immigration Task Force Launches in Baddeck

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Together with a wide range of municipal, educational and private sector institutions, Cape Breton University (CBU) is launching the Rural-Urban Immigration Pilot for Cape Breton Island, an Island-wide initiative to increase immigration throughout Cape Breton.

A task force on immigration has been created to assess the current needs and issues surrounding immigration to Cape Breton and develop a plan to boost permanent settlement in our communities.

Change of Date for Speciesism, The Movie - Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Monday, February 2, 2015

Cape Breton University's The Animal Ethics Project, in collaboration with the Departments of Anthropology & Sociology, Philosophy & Religious Studies and Political Science, will move it

Philosophy Café: Is God Morally Obliged to Hide?

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The first Philosophy Café of the New Year is set for this Saturday, January 31 at 11 a.m. at the Co-operative Study Club, New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation. Presented by Cape Breton University’s (CBU) Philosophy Department, a new approach to understanding God will be debated. Dr. Jim Gerrie, an Associate Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies at CBU, will lead what is sure to be a lively discussion and will raise some novel ideas to consider.

Dean of Shannon School of Business at Cape Breton University Publishes Two Books

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Professor David Rae is a leader in developing new thinking and practice on entrepreneurship and learning. In January 2015, he scored double success with the publication of not one, but two new books on the topic within a month.

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