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Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Dragon's Den Pitch Competition (Session 4)

In this workshop teams will compete to develop and pitch a business venture in front of their peers. Do you have what it takes to impress the Dragons?

SFU Beedie School of Business


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Dear Idiots and Romantics: Stop Trying to Film Moby-Dick (Session 4)

Yes, you can make movies out of books, just not this one. Not now. Not ever. Why? Come and see. No knowledge of Moby-Dick necessary. Heck, I don’t even care if you’ve ever read an entire book. But a willingness to think big, think weird, think art is a must.

Taught by Dr. Michael Everton, SFU Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, English


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Should Pornography be Legal? A Philosophical Inquiry (Session 4)

Pornography depicts people as sex objects. It also has no artistic value. Should it be a crime for adults to create or to consume porn? Why? Why not?

Taught by Dr. Sam Black, SFU Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Philosophy


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

How to Succeed on Exams (Session 4)

Whether the next big exams you write will be in high school, college, or university, this workshop will teach you study strategies shown by research to be the most effective. Come learn how to study for your exams, manage your time during exams, and deal with common types of questions: multiple choice, problem solving, essay and short answer.

Taught by Sylvia Blake, SFU Library


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

The Amazing Race: Education Edition (Session 3)

Calling all potential teachers! Test your Elementary school knowledge in a series of fun and interactive challenges relating to elementary school subjects while exploring the Simon Fraser’s Burnaby campus.

SFU Faculty of Education


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Dragon's Den Pitch Competition (Session 3)

In this workshop teams will compete to develop and pitch a business venture in front of their peers. Do you have what it takes to impress the Dragons?

SFU Beedie School of Business


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:20am

How many English Majors does it take to screw in a Light Bulb? (Session 1)

Nothing makes a joke better than being able to explain it! But seriously, come to this session and learn about what an English university class looks like and how to ruin your dad’s favourite jokes.

Taught by Kandice Sharren, SFU Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, English


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Why Tomb Raider Is Terrible Anthropology (Session 3)

As badass as she is, Lara Croft makes a horrible anthropologist. Together we will look at the game to think about what we (don’t) do as anthropologists. And we’ll consider the adventures of a girl and her fox companion in the game Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna) to show some of what anthropologists do actually do.

Taught by Dr. Bascom Guffin, SFU Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sociology and Anthropology


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Found in Translation (Session 3)

Ever Google Translate something and laugh at the result? Ever marvel at the fact that the Harry Potter books have been translated into almost 70 languages? Here’s your chance to learn more about the art and craft of literary translation: by trying it yourself!

Taught by Dr. Melek Ortabasi, SFU Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, World Literature


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

How to Succeed on Exams (Session 3)

Whether the next big exams you write will be in high school, college, or university, this workshop will teach you study strategies shown by research to be the most effective. Come learn how to study for your exams, manage your time during exams, and deal with common types of questions: multiple choice, problem solving, essay and short answer.

Taught by Sylvia Blake, SFU Library


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