Annakin Slayd to Host Vanier College Band Competition to Raise Funds for Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide

Vanier College is pleased to announce that Montreal recording artist Annakin Slayd will be emceeing a Band Competition to help raise funds for Vanier’s 23rd annual Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide. The event will feature several bands competing against one another for cash prizes while audience members will be voting in real time using […]

Sale of Socks from Cotton Made In Africa to support the Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide

Starting December 3, 2014, Vanier College and the Holocaust Education and Genocide Prevention Foundation will launch a campaign to raise funds for the 23nd Annual Vanier College Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide that will take place at Vanier College April 13-17, 2015.   For the past 22 years Vanier College has held this annual […]

Vanier College presents Possible Worlds: A Symposium

When we think of worlds, planets are usually what immediately come to mind. But when Vanier College presents the 2014 Vanier College English Department’s annual symposium entitled, Possible Worlds, it’s something other than planets that will be explored for three days, from October 29 to the 31st. “Worlds can be more than just physical places,” […]

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 […]

Vanier College/Kleinmann Family Foundation 20th Annual Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide, April 8-12, 2013 Change: One Person Makes a Difference!

This year’s eclectic and dynamic symposium promotes a multi-media pedagogy. Our speakers will conduct virtual tours in Vienna, video conferencing from the Great Lakes region in Africa, and a moot court examining the limits of free speech. In addition, we are fortunate to have among us Holocaust survivors to offer their stirring personal testimonies. The […]

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 […]

Dr. Simon Blackburn launches the first Vanier College Humanities Symposium

Who says philosophy is only for academics? Certainly not world-renowned philosopher, Dr. Simon Blackburn, who has worked hard to make philosophy accessible to a wider audience and who will launch Humanities, Truth and Lies – the first Vanier College Humanities Symposium with his Opening Keynote address on February 1 at 1:30 in the Vanier College […]

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