Events

Visiting Fellowships at the Bodleian Libraries


Visiting Fellowships at the Bodleian Libraries, for the duration of three months OR one University of Oxford term during the 2018 calendar year, are available through the Royal Bank of Canada Foundation. For details, please see: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/csb/fellowships/fellowships-currently-available.

Application deadline: October 13, 2017.

Information about past and current Fellows at the Bodleian Libraries can be found at: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/csb/fellowships/current-and-past-fellows. For information and details on making an application, please see: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/csb/fellowships/how-to-apply.

Questions? Please email fellowships@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.​​

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Mindfest


As part of National Mental Illness Awareness Week, this event raises awareness about mental health issues, highlights the support systems available to students, faculty and staff, and strives to erase mental health stigma.

Check out our short video to learn more!

Mindfest offers a full day of speakers presenting both lived and professional experience, panel discussions, exhibits and workshops all aimed at opening up conversation around mental health.

This year, we are pleased to welcome our keynote speaker Jean-Paul Bedard, an author and endurance athlete who was recently named one of “The Most Inspiring Canadians" by CTV News. He will be speaking on overcoming adversity and finding resilience in your personal and educational life.

 

Topics include:

  • Video game addiction
  • Mental health representations in popular media (addressing 13 Reasons Why, To the Bone & other popular media)
  • Bullying
  • Suicide prevention & awareness
  • Mental Health, Canada & Indigenous reconciliation
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Theatre representations of mental health
  • Incorporating mental health in high school curriculum
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Coping & Resilience

 

Workshops include:

  • Transitioning from high school to university, involving U of T students who will provide mentorship and guidance to your students.
  • Yoga
  • Improvisation
  • Tai Chi

Please see our full schedule and list of speakers to learn more about what Mindfest has to offer!​

Graduate Speaker Series: October Talks


Come enjoy informal presentations and cross-disciplinary discussions with fellow grad students! This October session will focus on global issues and the rule of law, specifically combat/military activities, humanitarian interventions, and international law. As always, there will be two speakers who will present their research. This will be followed by an ample time for Q&A and discussion.

Pizza will be served.

Register and Learn more.​