Vanier College celebrates its 35th International Women’s Week

Sex workers, intersexuality, women in sports, women in veils, women in engineering – they are all up for discussion during the 35th annual Vanier College International Women’s Week, from March 3 to 7, 2014.  Every day offers fascinating guest speakers, films, discussions and presentations. Tattoo artists will share their experiences as women tattoo artists; a […]

Lying and Other Misdirections will be explored during the 2014 Vanier College Humanities Symposium

Most of us feel uneasy when we lie and feel manipulated when we are misled. Yet, lying and deception are part of life.  From self-deception to hyperbole, from cheating to propaganda, from equivocation to denial, the 2014 Vanier College Humanities Symposium, running February 3 to 7, aims to explore the complex nature of lying and […]

21st Annual Vanier College Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide

For the 21st year, Vanier College and the Kleinmann Family Foundation will hold the Annual Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide from November 11-15, 2013.  This year’s theme From Tolerance to Acceptance explores the question of whether society has moved from simply tolerating someone’s existence in spite of their difference to actually accepting them as […]

Eight leading researchers join Vanier College to celebrate Women in Science

Aiming to celebrate Women in Science and encourage female students to consider a research career, Vanier College is hosting a remarkable line-up of eight scientific speakers on Thursday, October 17, 2013.  The guest speakers, who are all leading scientists in their respective fields, will talk about their work and the challenges they may have faced […]

La Semaine de la Francophonie 2013 au Cégep Vanier

La Semaine de la francophonie au cégep Vanier aura lieu du 25 au 28 mars 2013. S’inscrivant à la fois dans une perspective interculturelle et une perspective internationale, la Semaine de la francophonie se veut un moment pour valoriser la langue française et pour promouvoir les cultures francophones auprès de la population du cégep Vanier […]

Stanley Fish, Charles Taylor and Mark Kingwell headline the 2013 Vanier College Humanities Symposium

Thought-provoking, argumentative, outspoken, and enjoyable, that’s what the 2013 Vanier College Humanities Symposium is aiming for with a stellar line-up of world renowned thinkers coming to Vanier February 4-8, 2013.  Stanley Fish On February 7, at 11:30 a.m. Stanley Fish, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and currently the Davidson-Kahn Distinguished […]

The Vanier English Department presents a Symposium on Language and Writing

Although we use words every day, we often take the English language for granted.  To show how relevant language and literature are and how dynamic they can be, the Vanier College English Department is presenting Language and Writing in the 21st Century: A Symposium, from November 7 to 9, 2012. Language is a flexible tool […]

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