TEDxRyersonU on Wednesday, Nov. 25 will feature speakers such as George Smitherman, Sheldon Levy, and Ivan Joseph. Photo Courtesy TedxRyersonU

Events to Look Out For — Nov. 19

In Communities /

By Victoria Stunt

Communities Editor

Monday Nov. 19

Fall 2012 Awards Ceremony

Recognizes academic achievements for the 2011-2012 school year

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

POD 250

 

Awakening the Dreamer

An environmental awareness symposium

5:30 p.m.

SCC 115

 

Tuesday Nov. 20

David Tucker book reading

An RTA professor reads a short story from his book One Way Ticket.

12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

RCC 202

 

Trans Day of Remembrance

Honours people who have died because of transphobia

5:00 p.m.

Starts outside of the Student Campus Centre

 

DISTRICT: Ryerson Fashion Collection

Displays the work of second-year fashion students

5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

The Berkley, 315 Queen St. E.

 

Wednesday Nov. 21

Food, Poverty, and Race

An RSU discussion

2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Room A/B Student Centre

 

Nation Building Under Fire: Lessons of the Last Decade in the War on Terror

An International Discussion Series event

6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, ENG 103

 

 

DHPS Equity Series Workshops

A discussion about Aboriginal Awareness

12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

LIB 386

 

Winning over the Shadow Self

Bhakti Yoga team presents a discussion with traveling monk, Devamrita Swami

6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

SCC 115

 

Thursday Nov. 22

Memorial Service for Theatre professor

In memory of Tanit Mendes, a member of the theatre school who passed away last month

1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Ryerson Theatre And Arts & Letters Club

 

The Price of Sex

Film screening about international sex trafficking

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

LIB 72

 

Saturday Nov. 24

KOWIN Conference

Korean Women’s International Network Conference

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, Atrium

 

Sunday Nov. 25

TEDxRyersonU

Over 20 speakers, such as Ryerson’s president Sheldon Levy and Ryerson’s Director of Athletics Ivan Joseph, share their innovative ideas

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Mattamy Athletic Centre

 

Ongoing

Noon at Met

Stressed at school? Head to Metropolitan United on the corner of Queen St. E. and Church St. to switch gears and listening to a relaxing concert. The church houses the largest pipe organ in Canada.

Every Thursday from 12:15 p.m.-12:25 p.m.

 

Young Fetish Night

Come and get freaky, Ryerson. Oasis Aqua Lounge, an upscale sex club at 231 Mutual St., hosts a young fetish night. Only people under 30 are permitted.

The first Monday of every month from 6:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.

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