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Humanities Research Group

Lecture to discuss activist practice in Detroit

UWindsor alumnus Grant Yocom, a special lecturer in philosophy at Michigan’s Oakland University, will discuss his research on urban social theory in the free public presentation “Here we live, here we shall live: Nietzsche, projective history and activist practice in Detroit,” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, in the University Club Vanier Hall.

Dr. Yocom has worked with community organizations and artist collectives on both sides of the border and currently serves on the executive board of the Windsor Philosophical Arts Association.

Gord DownieBesides an emotional performance by Gord Downie, the concert captured on film features musicians Kevin Hearn of the Barenaked Ladies and Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew and Charles Spearin.

Documentarian to screen concert film

A free public screening of Gord Downie’s Secret Path in Concert is set for 11:30 a.m. Friday in Studio A in the basement of Lambton Tower.

Cameron BadourA video by business student Cameron Badour won a semester’s tuition in the Why Humanities? competition.

Student call for world perspective earns humanities prize

A video sharing his perspective on the humanities won a semester’s tuition for its creator, first-year business student Cameron Badour.

Badour beat out seven other finalists in the Why Humanities? competition, UWindsor president Alan Wildeman announced Friday at a pizza party wrap-up to Humanities Week.