October 24, 2005
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University of Ottawa Media Calendar: October 24 to 30, 2005
OTTAWA, October 24, 2005 — Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week.
October 27 and 28
International Symposium « Portrait de l’homme de lettres en héros – La dialectique de la bravoure et de l’écriture » (in French only)
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Simard Hall, room 129 (60 University Street)
The Department of Lettres françaises of the University of Ottawa is hosting an international symposium entitled « Portrait de l’homme de lettres en héros – La dialectique de la bravoure et de l’écriture ».
For more information, please contact Mawy Bouchard at (613) 562-5800 ext.1103 or mawy.bouchard@uOttawa.ca.
Lecture: "The Experience of Nursing Sisters during the War"
12 p.m., Simard Hall, room 123 (60 University Street)
The Institute of Women’s Studies presents a conference by Pauline Flynn, nurse during the Second World War. The University of Ottawa is also the home to Canada’s first academic research unit dedicated to the study of the history of nursing.
For more information on the lecture, please contact Hélène Boudreault at (613) 520-6644 or hboudre@uOttawa.ca.
Honorary Doctorates - Fall Convocation 2005
National Art Centre, Southam Hall (53 Elgin Street, Ottawa)
The University of Ottawa family of alumni will grow by 715 this fall. The University will also confer honorary doctorates upon two eminent personalities at this year’s fall convocation ceremonies.
Denise Robert – 9:30 a.m.
As President of the Montreal-based independent production company Cinémaginaire, Ms. Robert, Academy Award-winning film producer, has helped create many critically acclaimed, popular films, including Le Confessionnel, C’t’à ton tour Laura Cadieux, Mambo Italiano, and The Barbarian Invasions.
William Commanda – 2:30 p.m.
Mr. Commanda is an Algonquin Elder, and an internationally respected spokesperson on intercultural harmony and respect for the environment. Commanda spent 19 years as the Chief of the Kitigan Zibi Reserve, near Maniwaki, Quebec.
For more information: Marie-Ève Thérien, (613) 562-5800 ext. 3149 or mtherien@uOttawa.ca.