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Dispatches from the Spur festival as it visits cities across Canada

Information Regarding Spur Ottawa

  • September 15, 2017
  • 12:00 am
  • Ottawa

The 2017 edition Spur Ottawa, originally to take place September 15th and 16th, has been cancelled. If you have purchased tickets or a festival pass for Spur Ottawa through our Eventbrite page, you will receive a refund as soon as . . .

Canada 150: Relationships to the Land

The following is an essay by Canada 150 Spur Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Jessica Jacobson-Konefall. At Spur Festivals in Winnipeg (May 4-7) and Halifax (October 27-29) Spur Canada 150 artists and scholars in residence program will integrate artistic practice and scholarly perspectives . . .

Canada 150: GeNie on Being Canadian

The following is a video essay and performance by Canada 150 Artist Scholar-in-Residence GeNie At Spur Festivals in Winnipeg (May 4-7) and Halifax (October 27-29) Spur Canada 150 artists and scholars in residence program will integrate artistic practice and scholarly . . .

Canada 150: Reflections on Spur Winnipeg and Risk

  The following is an essay by Canada 150 Spur Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Jenny Heijun Wills  At Spur Festivals in Winnipeg (May 4-7) and Halifax (October 27-29) Spur Canada 150 artists and scholars in residence program will integrate artistic practice and . . .

Reflections on Spur Toronto by RBC Emerging Scholar Abdullah Khan

This was my first Spur Festival, and when I was applying to be an RBC Emerging Scholar, I honestly wondered what to expect. How does the program work? What did they mean by a festival of ideas? Taking part in . . .

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Risk and the Economy – Spur Toronto

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How is financial risk quantified by those within the system, and what are the human factors – gut feelings, hormones and/or emotions – that impact that? . . .

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