September 2017

Viola Desmond’s Canada

Dr. Graham Reynolds is offering a 3-credit history course that focuses on the life and times of Viola Desmond, Canada’s civil rights icon and pioneer Black businesswoman. In addition to regular on-campus classes, the course features the following three live Youtube events, which teachers, students and the general public may take part in: September 26, “The Story within a More »

Kluskap Ridge Entrepreneurship Presentation

Presented by the Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies at CBU, this Indigenous entrepreneurship presentation will feature the management of the new Mi’kmaq-owned Kluskap Ridge RV & Campground in Englishtown, Nova Scotia. Date:  October 24, 2017 Time:  1:00 – 2:00 pm Location:  CC263, CBU 

Mini Powwow

Come join us for CBU’s Mini Powwow for Mi’kmaq History Month. This event will feature dancing, drumming, and traditional Mi’kmaq food and culture. This event is open to the general public. Date:  October 26, 2017 Time:  12:00 – 2:00 pm Location:  Upper Cafeteria, CBU

Inaugural Lecture with Dr. Robert Campbell

Inaugural Lecture with Dr. Robert Campbell Thursday, October 26th, 2017 6:00 p.m – 7:30 p.m CS 104 The Inaugural Lecture Series, which began last fall, allows faculty members who have attained the rank of Professor to share the insights garnered from a decorated career of notable achievements in research, teaching, and service with the university More »

Sabbatical Talk with Dr. Scott Stewart

Sabbatical Talk with  Dr. Scott Stewart Friday, October 27 | 12:00 p.m – 1:00 p.m | CS 101 “Is Feminist Porn Possible?” Pornography has always been a contested issue within feminism and in fact formed the key component in the feminist sex wars of the 1980s and 1990s. Second wave radical feminists typically opposed pornography More »

Research Partnerships: Tricks and Treats with Sarah Conrod

Research Partnerships: Tricks and Treats with Sarah Conrod Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:00 p.m – 1:00 p.m CS 101 Join Sarah Conrod, Manager of Industry Partnerships & Research Commercialization with the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, for an informative workshop on research partnerships. RSVP to this workshop by emailing

Canadian Catholic Student Association Conference

November 3 – 5, 2017 Chaplaincy Department, Cape Breton University Location: Hosted at Gaelic College, 51779 Cabot Trail, N.S. B0E 1B0 Please see CCSA Conference pdf for more details Registration