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Archive for Category: "Lectures"

Upcoming lecture to explore the animal kingdom in Canadian Mennonite history

Upcoming lecture to explore the animal kingdom in Canadian Mennonite history

Dr. Royden Loewen to deliver 2015 John and Margaret Friesen Lecture at CMU The 2015 edition of the John and Margaret Friesen Lectures at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will explore how Mennonites have imagined the animal kingdom over the last… [More]

Discussion at CMU to explore the possibility of an urban reserve at Kapyong Barracks

Discussion at CMU to explore the possibility of an urban reserve at Kapyong Barracks

What would it mean to turn the Kapyong Barracks into an urban reserve? That’s the key question Canadian Mennonite University’s next Face2Face community discussion will explore. Titled, “On Being Good Neighbours: An Urban Reserve at Kapyong?,” the event takes place… [More]

Upcoming lecture to explore and critique modern interpretations of just war theory

Upcoming lecture to explore and critique modern interpretations of just war theory

Rev. Dr. David Widdicombe to speak at Canadian Mennonite University An Anglican priest will explore just war theory in an upcoming lecture at Canadian Mennonite University. Rev. Dr. David Widdicombe, Rector of Saint Margaret’s Anglican Church in Winnipeg, will give… [More]

CMU Discussion Series Explores Young Adults and the Church

CMU Discussion Series Explores Young Adults and the Church

Exploring assumptions goal of third Face2Face event of 2015-14 school year Many young Canadians have stepped away from institutionalized religion, a trend that has been growing for the past 25 years. An upcoming event at Canadian Mennonite University will explore… [More]

CMU welcomes inaugural Scientist in Residence to campus

CMU welcomes inaugural Scientist in Residence to campus

Research scientist Dr. Henry Janzen interested in fostering hope at events Canadian Mennonite University is pleased to announce it will host Dr. Henry Janzen as its first-ever Scientist-in-Residence. Janzen, a research scientist in soil biochemistry at the Agriculture and Agri-Food… [More]

Menno Simons College Presents Dr. Anil Gupta on Learning From Grassroots Innovators

Menno Simons College Presents Dr. Anil Gupta on Learning From Grassroots Innovators

2014 David Hopper Lecture sponsored by the International Development Research Centre The topic “Empathetic Innovations for Inclusive Development: Can we learn from Grassroots Innovators?” will be addressed by Dr. Anil Gupta, senior professor at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM),… [More]

CMU welcomes John Swinton for 2014 J.J. Thiessen Lectures

CMU welcomes John Swinton for 2014 J.J. Thiessen Lectures

Scottish author and professor to speak on ‘Disability, Timefulness, and Gentle Discipleship’ How might the experience of profoundly disabled people impact our understandings of God, creation, and the meaning of humanness? Dr. John Swinton will explore that question at this… [More]

Urban reserves subject of next Face2Face community discussion at CMU

Urban reserves subject of next Face2Face community discussion at CMU

‘This is an opportunity to think about how we can go forward in a more respectful way,’ professor says A First Nations leader who has promised to set up five urban reserves in Winnipeg within the next two years will… [More]

Economic crisis, debt and trust key issues for discussion at next Face2Face event

Economic crisis, debt and trust key issues for discussion at next Face2Face event

Global economic crises throughout the world over the past few years, what they mean for society and what the future holds are some of the topics that Jeff Huebner will explore at Canadian Mennonite University’s next Face2Face event. Huebner, Associate… [More]

Discussion Led by IDS Professor to Explore Sweatshops and North American Clothing

Discussion Led by IDS Professor to Explore Sweatshops and North American Clothing

“When Cheap Is Costly” is the third of seven Face2Face events hosted by CMU The April collapse of the Bangladeshi clothing factory, which produced for Loblaw’s Joe Fresh label, and which killed more than 1,100 workers, raises important questions about… [More]