January 2015

Philosophy Café: Is God Morally Obliged to Hide?

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 More »

CBU at Sundance 2015

Jodi McDavid, Major Research Projects Officer, along with Rubina (Ruby) Ramji , Associate Professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies  are currently attending the Sundance Film Festival 2015 . Working with The Journal of Religion and Film, Jodi and Ruby have been invited to attend the prestigious festival with full press credentials to cover films that are More »

ProletariART 2015: An Exhibition for the People

The Cape Breton University Art Gallery opens its fourth annual community exhibition, ProletartiART: The People’s Art Exhibit, Friday January 30. More than 135 artists from all over Cape Breton Island responded to the call for entries, which began in November. ProletariART exhibits works of art by the general public, everyone from beginners to professional artists, More »

CBU Names Dale Keefe as Next Vice President Academic and Provost

Dr. Dale Keefe has been appointed Vice President Academic and Provost of Cape Breton University (CBU) following the completion of an international search process. Keefe joined the CBU community in 1996 as a Professor of Physical Chemistry and has since been a valued member of both the campus and Cape Breton communities. The position begins More »

Boardmore Theatre Kicks off 2015 Season with Dark Comedy

The curtain rises at the Boardmore Theatre when The Pillowman takes the stage, opening on January 27.  Written by Martin McDonagh and directed by Rod Nicholls, this award-winning work runs until February 1. A black comedy similar to the style of movie director Quentin Tarentino, this contemporary masterpiece may not be suitable for all audiences. More »

Cape Breton University Art Gallery Hosts 4th Annual Community Exhibition

For the fourth year running, the Cape Breton University Art Gallery is hosting ProletariART: The People’s Art Exhibit. This community exhibition is an opportunity for artists, crafters and all-around-creative types to display their work in a public gallery. ProletariART is composed of works of art submitted by the general public including everyone from beginners to More »

CBU Press book wins award

Sydney, January 6, 2015 – The Manager, a young adult novel by Caroline Stellings, won the Hamilton Literary Award for fiction during a ceremony in that city Monday evening (January 5, 2015). “By turns, heartbreakingly tender and slapstick funny” (CM Magazine) The Manager was also recently shortlisted for the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction More »