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Pipeline to a Better Way

Brock’s Walker Cultural Leaders Series and the St. Catharines-based theatre company Suitcase in Point co-sponsored a series of events on equity, inclusion and diversity Nov. 9-10. Events included a  include a staged reading of Pipeline, a 2017 play by Dominique Morisseau, the … Continue reading

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Día de los Muertos celebrations in Niagara

Brock students and Niagara community members are coming together to celebrate Día de los Muertos this year. Here, third-year history student Nathan Harch (left) and Fonthill resident Duncan McNaughton (right), a participant in Associate Professor of History Maria del Carmen Suescun … Continue reading

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Archaeological research project invites public participation

A ground-breaking research project on an abandoned plot of land will uncover an important part of St. Catharines’ past this summer, and the public is invited to participate. Archaeological excavation at the historic Shickluna Shipyard along Twelve Mile Creek will … Continue reading

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Students, community experience history together

Associate Professor Elizabeth Vlossak, center, donned period costume to lead an historical cooking demonstration with the help of fourth year student Kaitlyn Carter (right).  More than fifty students and community members came together at the Niagara Falls Military Museum on … Continue reading

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Celebrate African Heritage Month with multilingual events

Two special community events organized by the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures will mark African Heritage Month on Thursday, Feb. 28. A special reception at Rodman Hall featuring traditional African music will be held for Masques, Mythes et … Continue reading

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Poet-scholar explores communication through visual art and writing

Poet and scholar Eric Schmaltz took full advantage of his time at Brock to explore the world of words and images. “In many ways, Brock is where I began to orient myself as a poet-scholar,” says Schmaltz (BA ’11, MA … Continue reading

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Visual arts professor among those honored for contributions to the arts

A Brock professor known for his contributions to arts education was honoured for his longstanding efforts at last week’s 2018 St. Catharines Arts Awards. Visual Arts Associate Professor Derek Knight was presented the Arts in Education Award at the June 4 … Continue reading

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History prof appointed Interim Director of MIWSFPA

Associate Professor of History Elizabeth Vlossak will be become Interim Director of the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts on July 1 when current Director David Vivian begins a year-long sabbatical. Continue reading

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Collaborative Student Exhibit Opens at the Niagara Artists’ Centre

The current exhibit at the Niagara Artists Centre features a collaboration between local graffiti artist Mat Vizbulis, Brock students in Studies in Arts and Culture and French Studies. Expressions of Today/ Expressions d’aujourd’hui, a bilingual exhibit, is one of the first of its kind in Niagara and displays a variety of alternative art forms. Continue reading

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Brock Talks public lecture series brings scholars and community together

Brock Talks aims to build bridges of understanding between humanities scholars and the local community. Held six times a year at St. Catharines Public Library, the lecture series is designed to encourage the open exchange of ideas and facilitate interaction … Continue reading

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