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9:30 am

Taking Lecture Notes

Wednesday, October 2nd @ 9:30 am - 10:20 am
McKenzie Building, Room 005

Active listening and being able to judge what is important is a skill needed in most careers. Practice taking notes in a lecture with & without PowerPoint slides or handouts.

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12:30 pm

2SLGBTQ+ Awareness & Positive Spaces

Wednesday, October 2nd @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Louis Riel Room, McMaster Hall

THIS INTERNAL EVENT IS OPEN TO BRANDON UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES. There are many words to describe the 2SLGBTQ+ community.  As our culture changes so does the language we use.  Come and learn updated 2SLGBTQ+ lingo and more importantly, engage in a conversation about how these identities have a crucial role in how we move through society […]

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12:40 pm

Grammar Basics

Wednesday, October 2nd @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005

After this workshop, students should be aware of the most common grammar errors that students make, and have some strategies for how to address these errors. The areas covered will include, but are not limited to comma splice errors, pronouns and agreement, active vs passive voice, proper use of apostrophe, and accessing grammar resources.

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5:00 pm

Public lecture by Sara Ahmed ‘Closing the Door: Complaint as Diversity Work’

Wednesday, October 2nd @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Convocation Hall, University of Winnipeg

Sara Ahmed This event takes place in Winnipeg, and will be live streamed to Brandon University. A link will be provided closer to the event date. Sara Ahmed is a feminist writer, independent scholar, and Killjoy who works at the intersection of feminist, queer and race studies. Her research is concerned with how bodies and […]

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Dr. Meir Serfaty Retirement Celebration

Wednesday, October 2nd @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Manitoba Legislative Building

Mark your calendars for a celebration in honour of Dr. Meir Serfaty’s retirement after a 45-year career at Brandon University. Join us to recognize his outstanding contributions to his students, his community and to Brandon University. In addition to celebrating Dr. Serfaty, this will be a great opportunity to connect with former classmates, faculty and […]

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