Feb
27
Mon
The Artificial Intelligence Revolution: How Will Emerging Technologies Reshape Our Society and Ourselves? @ York Hall 204
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

3-PART WORKSHOP SERIES

The artificial intelligence revolution places us on the edge of change comparable to the rise of human life on earth. Thus, the focus of this lecture series will be on how this change will re-shape the core components of our society and ourselves from our careers to our institutions to our ethics. What sort of future will we end up with: utopia or dystopia? What level of control do we humans still have?

 

Workshop (Monday, February 6, 2017, 7 to 9 P.M. room YH 204)

Part I: How Will Machines that Perceive, Deep Learn and Reason Affect the Way People Live, Work and Communicate with One Another?

Part II: Jobs at risk? Employment and the Workplace: How Will Technology Transform the Career Landscape?

 

Workshop  (Monday, February 13, 2017, 7 to 9 P.M. room YH 204)

Part I: Technologies and Industries of the Future.

Part II: Economic and Social Aspects of the Artificial Intelligence Revolution.

 

Workshop (Monday, February 27, 2017, 7 to 9 P.M. room YH 204)

Part I: International Aspects of Artificial Intelligence: Conflicts and the Nation-State.

Part II: Ethical and Privacy Challenges.


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Mar
1
Wed
Roundtable: Student-Faculty Roundtable on Global Dialogues as “21st Century Competencies” @519 Kaneff
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

March 1. 2017. Roundtable: Student-Faculty Roundtable on Global Dialogues as “21st Century Competencies” Learning. Organized by York’s GNL project coordinator Dominique Scheffel-Dunand (2 – 4 p.m. at Keele campus, Kaneff Tower 519) The CRLCC co-sponsors this event. Read more about the event here

Mar
2
Thu
Colloque hebdomadaire MAPI 2016-2017 @ Salle du Sénat, Pavillon York C123
Mar 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Le Canada et sa place dans le monde. Ces colloques ouverts au publique sont une forme de réflexion critique sur les défis auxquels font face le Canada et l’État canadien, du point de vue national et international. Les séances sont données par des membres du corps professoral, des professeurs invités, des praticiens, des membres du comité consultatif de l’École, etc.

Cliquez ici pour voir la liste des conférenciers et conférencières pour les colloques hebdomadaires 2016-2017

 

MPIA Weekly Colloquium 2016-2017 @ Senate Chamber, YH C123
Mar 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Canada and its Place in the World. Our weekly colloquium is one of the courses open to the public it’s a critical reflection on challenges facing Canada and the Canadian state, from both domestic and international perspectives. Sessions involve faculty members, visiting faculty, practitioners, members of School advisory committee, etc.

Click here to view the list of speakers for the 2016-2017 weekly colloquium.

School of Translation. Alumni Night. 25th Anniversary of the MATS @ Glendon Manor
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Soirée des anciens 2017 de L’École de traduction/ 25 ème anniversaire du Programme de Maîtrise en traductologie @ Manoir Glendon - salle de conférence BMO
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Translation Alumni Night 2017 @ BMO Conference Centre
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

 

25th Anniversary of the Masters Program in Translation Studies

 

The Masters Program in Translation Studies is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! To mark the occasion, the School of Translation, in collaboration with Glendon’s Office of Advancement, Alumni and External Relations, is holding a special edition of its annual Alumni Night.

This event is always an opportunity to catch up with former classmates, see former professors, and get to know the new generation. This year, the School invites you to come back to Glendon to mark this important anniversary and celebrate the achievements of our alumni.

Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP by Monday, February 27, 2017.

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Other special faculty guests and other alumni to be announced.

Mar
5
Sun
Join us at Expérience Glendon: Our Spring Open House @ Glendon Campus, York University
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Join us at our premiere spring event to meet our professors and students, and to learn more about admissions, scholarships, exchanges, campus life, and succeeding in university. Specially guided campus and residence tours available all day; family and friends welcome!

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Information Sessions

 

University 101

Renée Khargie and Valérie Michaud, Student Recruitment, Admissions & Applicant Relations

10:15AM-10:45AM | 10:45AM-11:15AM | Centre of Excellence 1st Floor, Room A100

This session will outline the transition from admissions to becoming a student, and introduce you to the support services available to you at Glendon.

Top Scholars Program Overview

Ayesha Menezes, Student Recruitment, Admissions & Applicant Relations

10:15AM-10:45AM | Centre of Excellence 1st Floor, Room A102

Are you currently achieving high grades with superior performance at your current high school? Do you want to be a part of our growing community of Top Scholars who are consistently striving for academic excellence? Learn about a special program designed for students to facilitate research and leadership.

First Generation Research on Student Support

Juan Luis Garrido, Student Affairs

10:45AM-11:15AM | 12:45PM-1:15PM | Centre of Excellence 2nd Floor, Room A224

Recent grad Juan Luis Garrido shares how he learned about research while being a student, and his current project on how Glendon supports first generation university students.

The Bilingual Advantage

Valérie Michaud, Student Recruitment, Admissions & Applicant Relations

10:45AM-11:15AM | 12:00PM-12:30PM | Centre of Excellence 1st Floor, Room A102

Learn about the continuing advantages of language learning and how English/French bilingualism can assist you personally and professionally.

Alumni – Huh?

Delphine Honoré & Noel Chan, Office of Advancement, Alumni & External Relations

11:30AM-12:00PM | Centre of Excellence 1st Floor, Room A101

Over the past 50 years, Glendon has produced many prominent alumni. Join us to learn about who they are and what they have accomplished. Hear from our alumni about their journey. Learn how to get full access to amazing perks, exclusive events and receive a Glendon’s 50th Anniversary gift.

Financing Your Education

Fiona Kay, Academic and Student Financial Services

11:30AM-12:30PM | Centre of Excellence 1st Floor, Room A100

Learn about scholarships, bursaries, OSAP and other ways to fund your education. *Simultaneous interpretation available in French for this session.

Circle of Care at Glendon

Justin La Rose, Accessibility, Well-Being and Counselling Centre

11:30AM-12:00PM | Centre of Excellence 2nd Floor, Room A201

Enjoy a short mindfulness session and learn about the support services offered by the Accessibility, Well-Being and Counselling Centre. Understand how they work alongside other departments to provide a circle of care for students at Glendon.

Promoting Global Leadership & Diversity

Beth Alaska, York International

12:45PM-1:15PM | Centre of Excellence 2nd Floor, Room A201

Learn more about diversity on campus, our international students and studying abroad. If you love to travel and enjoy meeting people from different cultures this is the presentation for you!

Parents Should Know

Danielle Bennett, Student Recruitment, Admissions & Applicant Relations

1:45PM-2:30PM | Glendon Manor GH115

An overview of the top things parents should know about Glendon. Share your questions and concerns with other parents and learn about resources available to you.

Doing History for YouTube

Prof. Audrey Pyée

10:45AM-11:15AM | Glendon Manor GH115

Learning to Learn with Psychology

Prof. Andrée-Ann Cyr

10:45AM-11:15AM | Centre of Excellence 2nd Floor, Room A201

Why Communications?

Prof. Stéphane Couture

11:30AM-12:00PM | Glendon Manor GH115

Les contes défaits – relire Cendrillon et le Petit Chaperon rouge

Prof. Sylvie Rosienski

12:45PM-1:15PM | Centre of Excellence 1st Floor, Room A102

BEd for Future FSL Teachers Information Session

12:45PM-1:30PM | Centre of Excellence 1st Floor, Room A100

Future Interpreters – Just what are you noting down anyway?

11:00AM | Centre of Excellence 1st Floor, Room A143 Interpreting Lab

Future Interpreters – The future of Turkish in the Master of Conference Interpreting and beyond

12:00PM | Centre of Excellence 1st Floor, Room A143 Interpreting Lab

Future Interpreters – Ow! My brain hurts just thinking about it… the secrets of simultaneous revealed at last!

1:00PM | Centre of Excellence 1st Floor, Room A143 Interpreting Lab

 

 

Mar
9
Thu
Book launch and reception: The Embedding Apparatus: Journalist Surveillance during the War in Iraq.
Mar 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

March 9, 2017.

Book launch and reception: The Embedding Apparatus: Journalist Surveillance during the
War in Iraq. Author: Aimé-Jules Bizimana. Translator: Evan Light. (3:00-5:00 p.m.) Coordinator: Evan Light. The CRLCC co-sponsors this event.

Colloque hebdomadaire MAPI 2016-2017 @ Salle du Sénat, Pavillon York C123
Mar 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Le Canada et sa place dans le monde. Ces colloques ouverts au publique sont une forme de réflexion critique sur les défis auxquels font face le Canada et l’État canadien, du point de vue national et international. Les séances sont données par des membres du corps professoral, des professeurs invités, des praticiens, des membres du comité consultatif de l’École, etc.

Cliquez ici pour voir la liste des conférenciers et conférencières pour les colloques hebdomadaires 2016-2017