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Workshop on Sufi Whirling

The Workshop on Sufi Whirling has been rescheduled!

Monday, March 18th - 1:30 to 3:30 pm
In the Sutherland Room - JDUC 240

This workshop on Sufi whirling led by Farzad Attarjafari will include music accompaniment by Dr. Amir Koushkani. Koushkhani is an ethnomusicologist, composer, performer and instructor of traditional Persian stringed instruments Tar and Setar, while Attarjafari is a trained whirling dervish in the tradition of Sufism (or Islamic mysticism) and the head of Rumi Canada. They will share some Persian music and the ritual tradition of whirling, through instruction.

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March Break Open House

March Break Open House
March 9th, 2019 in BioScience Atrium

9:00am - 2:00pm (Departmental / Academic Fair)
9:30am - 3:00pm (Prof Talks, Tours Available)

Special thanks to our RELS Student Volunteers who helped out at the Annual March Break Open House event!

  • Ally Craig
  • Norees Gasper
  • Emily Saar
  • Amanda Szpindel
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Major’s Night

Major’s Night
February 28th 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm in Grant Hall

Special thanks to our RELS Student Volunteers who helped out at the Annual Majors Night event!

  • Ally Craig
  • Norees Gasper
  • Emily Saar
  • Amanda Szpindel

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2019-2020 OGS Applications Due February 1st

2019-2020 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Competition

The website for applicants to Queen's 2019-2020 OGS Competition is now updated with details and procedures, including a link to the online application.

Students must apply for OGS at each Ontario University where they wish to be considered.  The universities all have different processes and different deadlines. Awards are not transferable between universities.

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The Nuremberg Chronicle To Be Highlighted In Upcoming Public Lecture 

"A new course featuring one of Queen’s University Library’s newest acquisitions – a hand-coloured 1493 edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle that is now part of the Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection – is opening its doors to the public for an upcoming class.

Members of the Queen’s and Kingston communities are invited to join professors Sharday Mosurinjohn and Richard Ascough (Queen’s School of Religion) and their students for a lecture in Religion and Art (RELS 345) on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 11:30 am at the W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections in Douglas Library. The event, and the Nuremberg Chronicle, will be introduced by Principal Daniel Woolf."

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