Posts Tagged ‘events’

OCAD U Library presents Research Wednesdays

Research Wednesdays

OCAD U Library presents a new speaker series called Research Wednesdays.

Students, staff and faculty are invited to present a paper, thesis or research on Wednesdays between 1pm to 2 pm hosted by the Learning Zone.

It’s a great opportunity to deliver a presentation or discover new creative resources.

Empowering Creative Researchers at the Toronto Public Library – October 18

This first presentation of Research Wednesdays series was Empowering Creative Researchers at the Toronto Public Library presented by Irene Gotz.

Irene Gotz is an Arts Librarian at the Toronto Public Library, freelance illustrator and OCAD U alumna. Irene introduced many of the art specific resources and services available to artists and designers; online or in-person at a Toronto Public Library location.

Irene Gotz, Toronto Public Library Librarian

Celebrate Open Access Week at OCAD U with Chris Landry – October 25

Open access logoCelebrate Open Access week with Scholarly Communications Librarian Chris Landry. Chris will guide you through what Open Access is while dispelling any misconceptions about this international movement.

Learn about the OCAD U Open Research Respository (http://openresearch.ocadu.ca/) and how you can contribute to this growing portal that promotes OCAD U creative research to the world.

Librarians Chris Landry and Daniel Payne

Stay tuned for more Research Wednesdays presentations.

Interested in presenting your thesis or research at Research Wednesdays? Send an email to Daniel Payne (dpayne@ocadu.ca) and include:

  • brief 250 word description of your talk
  • indication of which Wednesdays would be available for you
  • list of technological heads
  • ideal set up of the presentation seating arrangement
  • description of any participatory activities that may be used. (NOTE: any focus groups or survey-type activities may need Research Ethics Board approval, so be prepared to include this in your proposal)

 

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10 2017

9th Annual OCADU Zine Fair

Two days of zines has come to an end. If you missed this year’s edition of the OCADU Zine Fair (or just need a reminder of some of the zines you encountered), here’s a photo gallery of some of the vendors who were at this year’s event…

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Day 1:

Day 2:

 

 

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03 2017

OCADU Zine Fair

The 9th annual OCADU Zine Fair is this Wednesday and Thursday in the lobby of 100 McCaul!

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Stop by to see work by students and local zine makers including work by Sabrina Tu, Wenting Li, Danielle-Leigh Bogle, Christopher Morro and from collectives such as Grounders Magazine and the Okay Collective (pictured below).

 

 

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03 2017

TEXThibit: Reading Event & Reception

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The Learning Zone shares highlights from our night of readings by students within the OCAD U community with a few of the exhibiting artists from the TEXThibit Exhibition: A Visual Display of Creative Writing.

The reading event and reception was held Tuesday February 28.

Thanks to all the participants, the evening was enjoyed by all.

 

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03 2017

Library Services Learning Zone open until April 21 & returning spring/summer semester

Congratulations students! You are nearly at the finish line. The winter semester is winding down and preparations for GradEx: OCAD U’s 101st Annual Graduate Exhibition are gearing up!

There are plenty of events and exhibitions happening on campus, so please be sure to check out OCAD U’s event calendar.

Drop by the Learning Zone this week not only to study or to meet-up with your cohorts between exams—we are hosting events and exhibitions until we close April 21. We will reopen for the spring/summer term.

OCAD University Creative Writing Presents National Poetry Month Reading April 19

Celebrate National Poetry Month and join OCAD University’s Creative Writing Presents: National Poetry Month Reading at Library Services Learning Zone Tuesday April 19 from 7 p.m. to 10 pm.

Lilian Allen will be hosting this event with open mic and Q & A featuring Banoo Zan, Andrea Thompson, Armand Garnet Ruffo, Robert Priest, Mary Rykov, Catherine Black, Carrianne Leung and Lisa Myers. For more details visit: http://bit.ly/1SlONrF

All welcome!

Career Development Workshops

Career Development Workshops: Resume/CV, Portfolio & Interview Skills Drop-In Clinics will continue this week. It’s a great opportunity to jump-start your career or brush up your resume for a summer job or exhibition.

We've Met Before by Maya Ben David; XPACE External Space February 16 to May 9, 2016

Maya Ben David’s We’ve Met Before will be exhibiting at XPACE:External Space hosted in the Learning Zone until May 9. This video, programmed by XPACE is presented in partnership with the Images Festival and generous support from the Ontario Arts Counsel. http://bit.ly/1qz9mEl

OCAD Seed Library

Although the first day of spring began March 20, it only now feels like spring. With the warmer temperatures and the sun shining, gardening is now on the mind of many. Visit the OCAD Seed Library in partnership with the Toronto Seed Library and check out a few seeds, sprout a plant, harvest some seeds and return new seeds to the seed library.

OCAD Zine Library New Zines signage

The OCAD Zine Library presents New Student Zines. At the OCAD Zine Library there is something for everybody and also an awesome space to read zines and take a restorative break from studying.

OCAD Zine Library: New Student Zines

Zine titles on display starting with bottom shelf: Magical Girls, Shit my co-worker says!, the Roomba Suicide Diaries, BAD Bipolar: Bipolar Affectiv Disorder Vol. 1, That story about the one time I dyed my hair and got so high on myself I made a whole stupid zine about it, Marie and WorryWart, Study Buddy, I love Kanye, Take Heart: Self Care for Artists & Designers, Wet N Wild.

 

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04 2016


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