SAFS Annual General Meeting - May 16, 2009

April 2009

Please give notification of attendance by MAY 8 so that we can arrange appropriate catering.
Contact information given below.
Thank you!

SAFS Annual General Meeting
Saturday, May 16, 2009, 1:00 am - 3:30 pm
University of Western Ontario, Somerville House, Room 2355

9:00 - 9:30
Registration and refreshments, meet other members
9:30 - 9:45 President's introductory remarks (Clive Seligman)
9:45 - 11:50 The Regulating University: Student Codes of Speech and Behaviour, Research Ethics,and Women's Issues
Chair: Paul Paré (University of Western Ontario - Sociology)
  • Stephen Lecce (President, University Student Council)
  • Stephen Lupker (University of Western Ontario - Psychology)
  • Jane Toswell (President, Western's Caucus in Women's Issues, English)
Noon - 12:45 Buffet Lunch (in Sumerville House [Michael's Garden], Rm. 3320)
12:45 - 2:30 Keynote Address - Chair: Clive Seligman, University of Western Ontario

Keynote SpeakersBarbara Kay, National PostThe Saad Truth

Manipulating Debate: Anti-Israel Rhetoric and Political Activism on Universities Worldwide

2:30 - 2:40 Break
2:40 -3:30Annual Business Meeting (members only) (Somerville House, Rm. 2355)
  • Registration Fees: $30.00 per person, pay at the door. (Registration includes coffee and lunch, but not parking.)
  • To confirm attendance (please by May 8) and for further information:, or write to SAFS, 1673 Richmond Street, #344, London, ON, N6G 2N3. For further info contact: Daniella Chirila, e-mail:
  • Getting there: From the 401, take Wellington Road North to its end, then jog one block west to Richmond Street, go North to University gates (on your left), just North of Huron Street. On campus, follow this road over the bridge, turn left at the light and continue to traffic circle. Visitor parking is on your right next to Alumni Hall once you are almost around the circle. Rate: $5.00 flat rate. From Highway 7, take Highway 4 South (it becomes Richmond Street) At the fork after Fanshawe Road you can either stay left on Richmond to University gates (now on Richmond Street) as above, or stay right and go down Western Road, turn left at 3rd light (Lambton Drive). Visitor parking is on your right as you enter traffic circle. Somerville House is across the traffic circle, 2nd building on Oxford Drive On Saturday there is usually no one at the Information booths.
  • Accommodation: On-campus rooms at Elgin Hall are $56.00 per night including breakfast. A modern, air-conditioned residence, situated at University Drive, off Richmond St. North. (1-519-661-3476). The Station Park Inn on Pall Mall (1-800-561-4574), and Windermere Manor (1-519-858-1414), have UWO rates at approx $110.00 per night.