Schedule of Events - Monday, March 17, 2003





11:30 a.m.

Conference Room
Holy Cross House
St. Thomas University


Welcoming Words by Prof. Nela Rio, Organizer and Coordinator
of the Poetry and Art exhibitions and of Outspoken Art/Arte Claro. Check here for more information and exhibition locations.

Introduction of Mr. Gino d'Artali, Guest Artist and creator
of the ongoing poetry and art project and exhibition FacingFaces
by Dr. Roger Moore, 3M Teaching Fellow
and Head of Spanish Section. Romance Languages
Department, St.Thomas University.

Introduction of Sarah Petite, Curator of the Outspoken
Art/Arte Claro by Ilkay Silk, Drama Coordinator at STU.

Official Opening of the two Exhibitions, FacingFaces
and Outspoken Art/Arte Claro

Keynote Speaker The Honourable Margaret-Ann Blaney,
Minister of Public Safety, Minister Responsible for the
Status of Women.

Official Opening of the Virtual Gallery by Ms Marie-Paule
Ducet, Director of the Arts Development Branch, Culture and
Sport Secretariat. With the presence of the Web designer,
Mary Margison of Brunswick Quality Works.

Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Daniel O'Brien, President,
St. Thomas University.

Launching of the International Week/Lanzamiento de la
Semana Internacional

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Ted Daigle Auditorium
Edmund Casey Building
St. Thomas University

Keynote Speaker. " Human Rights Challenges in Our Time"
The Honourable Senator Noel A. Kinsella.
Director of the Human Rights Programme, Atlantic Human
Rights Centre.
Presenter. Nela Rio, Organizer and Coordinator of the
International Week and the Outspoken Art/Arte Claro

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Conference Room
Holy Cross House
St. Thomas University

Meet the poets and Artists. Host: Sarah Petite
Some Poets and Artists will be present to greet the public and
informally talk about their collaboration with the exhibition on the
theme of the Elimination of All Forms of Violence Against Women.

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