Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Daphne MarlattA reading Monday by acclaimed poet Daphne Marlatt is free and open to the public.

Reading to feature Vancouver-based writer

A reading Monday by acclaimed poet Daphne Marlatt is free and open to the public.

Love and Human Remains imagePlaywright Brad Fraser will discuss his "Love and Human Remains" Thursday. University Players presents the show starting Friday.

Playwright to discuss work over pizza and beer

Playwright Brad Fraser will discuss his Love and Human Remains Thursday. University Players presents the show starting Friday.

Artwork by MFA candidate April MorrisA reception Thursday will celebrate the opening of the exhibition “A Line Through Time, 1967 | 2017” in the SoCA Armouries Gallery. (Artwork by MFA candidate April Morris)

Exhibition traces 50 years of arts practice

A reception Thursday will celebrate the opening of the exhibition “A Line Through Time, 1967 | 2017” in the SoCA Armouries Gallery.

“Easy” political issues subject of lecture

Which political positions come first, the voters’ or the candidates’?

Marc André Bodet, an associate professor of political science at Laval University, will take up this question in his free public lecture “The Leader-Led Nexus on Easy Issues,” over lunch Wednesday, February 28.

Dave Johnston, Miriam Wright and Heidi Jacobs were awarded with the Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for their project Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred "Boomer" Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (193Dave Johnston, Miriam Wright and Heidi Jacobs were awarded with the Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for their project Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred "Boomer" Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (1932-1939).

UWindsor history project earns Ontario Heritage Award

There were no easy games for the Chatham Coloured All-Stars.

It's what Wilfred "Boomer" Harding recalled decades after his team was forced to overcome adversity both on and off the baseball diamond to become champions of the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association's Intermediate B-1 class in 1934.

That road to the championship game was onerous.

The Black baseball team travelled across the province to compete in games, often being denied accommodations and forced to continue driving in precarious conditions before eventually reaching a welcome refuge.

Greg Sheldon holding double bass, daughter Lyra with celloMusic instructor Greg Sheldon will play double bass and his daughter Lyra cello during the Windsor Symphony Orchestra / Windsor Symphony Youth Orchestra “Side-by-Side” concert Friday.

Musical family to play side by side in concert Friday

A UWindsor music instructor will have his wife and daughter join him on stage Friday for the WSO/WYSO “Side-by-Side” concert.