The latest installment of the Suds and Speakers series was held on March 17, at The Trend. Graduate students at the Frost Centre organized the event. Professors from the Centre for Aging and Society gave 10-minute presentations about their past...
On March 23, Trent’s Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility (CHREA) will host talks on rights, faith, identity and Muslims, from 4p.m., to 5:30p.m., in Bagnani Hall at Traill College. Two eminent professors in this field, Dr. Anver Emon...
The annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Trent is back, and it is scheduled to be held on 22 March at The Venue, 286 George Street, 7 p.m. 3MT 2016 will see 19 masters and post graduate students (representing a diverse...
“The tradition of Northern Studies at Trent is almost as old as the university itself.” As the founding president of Trent University, Dr. Symons actively supported Northern interests and was central to the creation of the Association of Canadian Universities...
When, with its baffling comparisons and stylistic pirouettes, the post-postmodern criticism of the thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf is finally written, it will begin like this: On December 22, 1938, in the estuary of the Chalumna River off the Eastern...
In hindsight, it is so obvious. There were the Vietnamese and Cambodian “boat people” of the 70s and the boats of Rohingyas from Myanmar (Burma), pushed around last year in geopolitical pinball last summer by Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. And...
At the end of January, the colleges had the great pleasure of hosting Stephanie Rayner as this year’s Ashley Fellow. For those who aren’t familiar, the Ashley Fellowship is a fund established by the late Professor C.A. Ashley, long-time...
After a successful pilot run during the fall semester, the Centre for Teaching and Learning is preparing for the second instalment of their Open Chair Project. This initiative launches Feb. 22, and encourages instructors at Trent to experience the teaching...
Until March 1, the Centre for Teaching and Learning is accepting nominations for the CUPE 3908-1 Award for Excellence in Teaching. This is the perfect time to recognize the instructors that have made a substantial difference in your education. The Canadian...
When I first sat down to write this article, I was admittedly speechless thinking back to the talk that I was fortunate enough to attend hosted by Canadian artist and world traveler, Stephanie Rayner. Rayner goes down in Trent...