Award-winning speaker, author and women’s rights advocate Julie S. Lalonde will be at Dawson Feb. 20 to deliver her talk “Creating a Consent Culture: Understand the Links between Sexual Violence and Stalking.” This event is open to the Dawson College community of employees and students. Those who attend: can gain an understanding of the reality…
Free Video Game Playtesting Event on Feb. 23
The Independent Video Game Design program is presenting a new edition of its bimonthly indie game playtesting event in room 3C.1 of Dawson College on Friday, Feb. 23 from 6 PM to 9 PM.
The Playtest @ IVGD event will showcase over a dozen new independent video games created by local developers including current Dawson students, graduates, IVGD faculty, and several Montreal-based indie studios.
Come celebrate the emerging talent in Montreal's continually growing game development scene by trying out the games, chatting with developers and enjoying a few snacks.
The event is free and open to all ages. Full details available in the link below.
Pictured in the image, from left to right: Dion by Baobab Games, Shards Between Us by Queensgard Games, and 9-To-Fight by Osama Dorias.
Social Science Week is Feb. 12-15
There is a diverse array of speakers and topics to interest everyone at Dawson’s Social Science Week 2024, from Monday, Feb. 12 through Thursday, Feb. 15. All events are taking place in 5B.16 at Dawson and every day concludes with a Cinema Politica film screening at 6:30 PM.
Check out the schedule here: https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/programs/social-science-business-technologies/social-science/social-science-week
Teachers, please register your class here: https://forms.office.com/r/j8Ywxz0BJi
Beloved Dawson fundraiser Artists in Bloom will be April 18
Artists in Bloom will be back for the 26th edition on the evening of Thursday, April 18!
The beloved Dawson fundraiser invites those who appreciate art and those who love to support young people to come and enjoy appetizers and drinks while watching student artists create works of art live. Later in the evening, the art works are auctioned off. In addition, a curated selection of art prints by student artists will be available for sale.
This year, all proceeds from ticket sales, the art auction and art print sales will benefit Dawson Athletics, providing some essential funding to allow student athletes to travel to away games.
Dawson is presenting the Canadian premiere of Leopoldstadt
Sir Tom Stoppard’s play Leopoldstadt will have its Canadian premiere at the Dawson College Theatre on Wednesday, Feb. 7. Directed by Matt Holland, the play features the 2024 graduating class of Dawson’s Professional Theatre program.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for our students because Sir Tom Stoppard is a renowned, award-winning British playwright with a 60-year career in theatre,” said Professional Theatre faculty member Leah Esau. “He is best known for his screenplay Shakespeare in Love (1998), as well as his plays Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, and Travesties.”
Visit the link to the read the homepage news story featuring interviews with the actors.
You’re invited to Dawson’s Holiday Party!
All employees, faculty and staff are cordially invited to Dawson’s Annual Holiday Party on Friday, Dec. 8 in 3C.1.
Doors will open at 4:30 PM. Dinner will be provided and DJ Paul Cargnello will keep the party lively.
A cash bar will be available. Come as you are and don’t miss the fun!
An All Dawson e-mail will be sent next week with a RSVP form. For planning purposes, we will ask you to confirm your attendance.
Tickets on sale now for Henry V
The Professional Theatre Department proudly presents Henry V by William Shakespeare, performed by the graduating actors. This bilingual production, directed by Michael E. Hughes, features dialogue in both French and English.
Admission is $5 for Dawson staff, faculty, researchers, and students. Free previews are available on Monday, November 13 and Tuesday, November 14. All shows start at 7:30 PM.
Don't miss out on the opportunity to see this play! Visit the link to secure your tickets.
Appreciating math from another perspective
Students in Garry Ka Lok Chu’s course Language of Math and Computer Science: Introduction to Mathematics will be sharing their math inspired art at a special exhibit the morning of Nov. 28 from 10 AM to 12 PM. The student artwork will be exhibited in Conrod’s (2F.4).
Garry “would like the community to understand Math-related Art and appreciate Math from another perspective.”
All are welcome to drop by.
Henry The V rehearsals have begun
The third-year students from the Professional Theatre Program have started practicing for Shakespeare's Henry V. This bilingual version is thrilling, featuring both English and French language texts.
The lead role of Henry, affectionately known as Hal, is portrayed by a group of five actors. Here, Henry invades France to rightfully claim his throne. Directed by Michael E. Hughes, the show will run from November 13 to November 25 at 7:30 PM. Ticket sales will begin in November.
PAY WHAT YOU CAN PREVIEWS will be held on Monday, November 13 and Tuesday, November 14.
Dawson students, staff, and faculty can attend for $5, while regular admission is $15 and students/seniors pay $1.
Last Modified: February 9, 2024