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Volume 7 / Issue 3 / July 1, 2019
Welcome Dr. David C. Malloy

King's welcomes its ninth principal,  Dr. David C. Malloy, who assumed the role on July 1st. We invite you to give Dr. Malloy a warm welcome if you see him around campus!

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Check out the  video highlights  from Convocation 2019.  Congratulations to the Class of 2019 and welcome to the   King's Alumni family!

King's In the News

Joe Henry, King's Dean of Students, has written an article on what Dr. Jean Vanier's Five Principles of Humanities can teach student affairs professionals, published on

Dr. Jennifer Tunnicliffe of King's History department was interviewed for the Champlain Society Podcast about the surprising things she uncovered in the writing of her book Resisting Rights: Canada and the International Bill of Rights, 1947-76. has published an article, The Lighthouse Never Justified State Intervention, about the Lighthouse Example in economics, referencing public goods, government regulation and the free-rider issue, written by Dr. Vincent Geloso, an Assistant Professor of Economics at King's.

Important Dates &  Events
Course Registration 2019-20

It's time to register for your courses for the 2019-20 academic year.  Registration start dates:
  • Year 4 students began the week of June 18th 
  • Year 3 students begin the week of July 2nd
  • Year 2 students begin the week of July 9th
Course Registration Period lasts until September 13
Smoke-Free Campus

King's is now a campus-free campus as of July 1, 2019.
Central Services Temporary Relocation

Central Services will be temporarily relocated to W022 from July 22-26 No printing and limited mail services will take place during this time, so please plan ahead.

Mature and Transfer Student Transition to University Workshop

Learn what you need to do prior to the start of classes in September. We will show you how to access your course syllabus, your textbook list, ensure you are connected to OWL, your UWO email, and more!

July 24 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Wemple Vitali Lounge
King's PRO-AM

King's is hosting its third PRO-AM at Highland Country Club, in conjunction with the Freedom 55 Financial Championship of the MacKenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada. Whether you enjoy the comradery of a great day of golf, or are seeking a few tips to improve your game, you won't be disappointed with our 2019 King's PRO-AM. Limited spots available, so register early!

September 9 from 11-7 p.m.
Highland Country Club
Courses to consider for the 2019-20 academic year
Rome and the Christian Tradition ( RS2352G)

Learn about the intersection of religious practice, belief, art and architecture, politics and culture of Rome and the Christian tradition. Experience it all first-hand on a 7-day experiential learning trip to Rome during Winter 2020 Reading Week. Space is limited and travel bursaries are available.

The World Wars in History, Memory and Reconciliation ( HIST 3710/4710G)

Apply to be a part of the inaugural class of a unique history experiential learning course beginning January 2020 and including an 11-day study program in May 2020 to Belgium and France: The World Wars in History, Memory and Reconciliation. Open to all King's students to apply and travel bursaries are available.  

Human Rights: Past, Present, Future ( HIST 2891E)

The course will examine the historical development and philosophical foundations of human rights, critique the effectiveness of legal, diplomatic and political frameworks designed to protect human rights, and explore the ways in which different groups have understood and fought for expanded rights protection throughout history.

History, Ethics and Public Policy 
(HIST 3809F/G)

This course applies historical methods and ethical reasoning to analysing current events. The class identifies a current public policy issue about which to pursue historical research. 

Three Worlds Collide: Colonial Latin America Societies (HIST 4503F/G) 

This course will examine the formative issues that shaped the Latin American Colonial worlds. Relations between ethnicities, genders and classes will be explored to trace the creation of Latin American cultures as African, Indigenous and Europeans came together with explosive force.

The History of Human Rights of Latin America (HIST 4504F/G) 

This course explores the long historical development of human rights discourses, advocacy, and abuses in Latin America. It focuses upon the struggle for justice for, and by, Indigenous and African populations from contact to the authoritarianism and institutionalized human rights violations of the 20th century.

Don't Give Up the Fight! Human Rights in Canadian History 
(HIST 4296F/G)

This new course will explore how Canadians have thought about rights throughout history with a close examination of specific rights campaigns in 20th century Canadian history. 

Victimization (SOC 3325F/G)

This new course examines the intersections of gender, violence, and digital media from a variety of theoretical and critical perspectives. We explore how emerging media impact gendered violence and how gender shapes both media representations of violence and digital media design.

Health Policy (SOC 3326G)

Focusing on health equity and the social determinants of health, this new course explores the development, implementation, and outcomes of health policy in Canada. Working with community-based partners, students will identify the most pressing physical and mental health concerns experienced by Canadians and how they can be addressed through policy change.

Hate Crimes (SOC 3329F/G)

This new course will provide an overview of the theoretical and methodological approaches used in the Sociology of Mental Health, with a focus on the social conditions that influence mental health over the life course, and the experience of stress, coping, and recovery.

Science, Technology and the Human Experience (SOC 3328F)

The main focus in this course is to understand the roles of science and technology in broader societal context as well as the influences of social, cultural and environmental factors on the practices and uses of science and technology.

Critical Practice ( ENG 2299F)

This course offers an intensive examination of the major critical methodologies relevant to the academic study of literature. Students will learn to appreciate the multiform and dialogic nature of imaginative literature, understanding how literary texts can say more than one thing.

For more information, email  Simone Shepherd.
Liturgy Schedule
July 7 - 10 a.m. - Eucharist (WOTM)
July 14 - 10 a.m. - Eucharist (WOTM)
July 21 - 10 a.m. - Eucharist (WOTM)
July 28 - 10 a.m. - Eucharist (WOTM)
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