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March 30, 2015
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Event: Arts in Action Day

Tomorrow, the Council for the Intellectual and Cultural Development of the Arts (CICDA), in collaboration with the Department of English & Film Studies, will be holding an "Arts in Action" day in the Concourse. The full-day event will include a diverse set of presentations as listed below. Our very own Chris Eaton will be on the morning panel.

Arts in Action – Panels

9:30-10:20 — Issues and Challenges: Are the Arts in Crisis?
Robin Waugh (Medieval Studies), Alexandra Zimmerman (Languages and Literatures), Carol Duncan (Religion and Culture), Chris Eaton (English)

10:30-11:20 – The Cutting Edge: The Role of the Arts in Emerging Interdisciplinary Fields
Tim Donais  (Global Studies), Rebecca Godderis (Society, Culture and Environment), David Smith (History), Jenny Kerber (English and Film Studies) 

11: 12:15 — Career Services:  Marketing Your Transferable Skills – for Arts Students
Learn how to identify and articulate your strengths in a relevant and appealing way to potential employers.

12:30-1:20 — Teaching is Not the Only Option: Talking Careers with Laurier Alumni

Luisa D’Amato (Journalist), Maeve Strathy (Development Officer), James Hrivak (Communications Officer, Manulife), Devyn Coady (Student at Law, Madorin, Snyder LLP Barristers & Solicitors), Craig Melow (ScotiaMcLeod)

1:30-2:20 — Perspectives on the Arts from SBE and Science
Kim Morouney (Associate Dean, Business), Melissa Lee (MBA Candidate), Don Morgenson (Psychology), Stephen Preece (SBE)

2:30-3:20 – Arts, Artists, and Campus Life
Tanis MacDonald (English/Poet), Colleen Murphy (Writer in Residence), Deborah MacLatchy (Vice President: Academic), Tom Ebeyer (CICDA President)

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