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Exhibition | Materia Medica

13 Dec 2017 17:30
4 May 2018 17:00

Trace, late 14th century, “to make a plan or diagram”, from Old French, 12th century, trasser “delineate, score, trace, follow, pursue”.


Exhibition | Vaccination: Fame, Fear and Controversy, 1798-1998

10 Jan 2018
23 Mar 2018

Since its earliest days, vaccination has been attended by hesitation, resistance and controversy. Why did an innovation that promised to rid the world of the terrible scourge of smallpox inspire such enduring fear? When Jenner spearheaded the promotion of vaccination at the turn of the nineteenth century, he predicted the end of a disease that had taken 60 million lives in the eighteenth century alone....

Federal Government Career & Networking Trip 2018

17 Jan 2018
19 Jan 2018

In Collaboration with Alumni, CaPS, SSMU & PGSS:


David Karpf: Analytic Activism: How activist organizations refine tactics and develop strategies to build power in the digital age

19 Jan 2018 15:00

The Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship presents:

Analytic Activism: How activist organizations refine tactics and develop strategies to build power in the digital age David Karpf (George washington University)

You can learn more about Professor Karpf by clicking here


Lecture | Uncensoring Charles and Frances Burney

23 Jan 2018 17:30

Join Peter Sabor, (Director, Burney Centre) and Stewart Cooke (Associate Director, Burney Centre) for a half century overview of the Burney Centre's achievements, and an exploration of new challenges including making the Burney writings available for the first time, in addition to a current editorial project: a complete edition of the letters of the musicologist and man of letters, Dr....

Lecture | Uncensoring Charles and Frances Burney

23 Jan 2018 17:30
A talk by Peter Sabor and Stewart Cooke

How do we recover what an author has erased? How do we reveal what is written between the lines? Part of the work at the Burney Centre involves retrieving what Frances Burney tried to erased from her own writing, and from her father's, musicologist Dr. Charles Burney.

Come and hear about upcoming and the work of McGill's Burney Centre over the past 50 years.


Buddha and the Other: Buddhism in Indonesia

25 Jan 2018 11:30

Phil Buckley, Department of Philosophy

Marci Shore (Yale University): Presenting "The Ukrainian Night: An Intimate History of Revolution"

25 Jan 2018 15:30

Professor' Marci Shore from Yale University will be presenting her new book "The Ukrainian Night: An Intimate History of Revolution" about the existential transformations Ukranians have exeriencd since the 'Euromaidan" of 2013 - 14. 

Lecture | Publishing Evelina, or how to sell 180 editions of the same (old) novel?

25 Jan 2018 16:00

Evelina, the first novel of Frances Burney, has enjoyed a lasting popularity among reading public. It was published in more 180 editions/reprints in several European languages since its first appearance in the late 18th century. Publication of new editions of Evelina often involved a radical remodeling of the entire complex paratextual mechanism of the novel to redefine its type and genre, and to reposition it on the book market....

Psychology: Hebb Lecture Series - Dr. Steven Hollon

26 Jan 2018 03:30

On Friday January 26th, 2018 McGill Psychology Department will host Dr. Steven Hollon, who will deliver a Hebb Lecture of interest to many members of the University. 

Main Lecture will take place at 3:30pm. Location: McMed 504. Free admission.

Reception will follow the lecture in McIntyre Medical Building (MCMED): 6th floor lobby. Everyone is welcome! 


Work Your BA - January 29 - February 7, 2018

29 Jan 2018
7 Feb 2018


Come to Work Your BA events to explore, learn about options and different paths, and gain ideas, information, inspiration, motivation and advice! Organized by McGill's Career Planning Service (CaPS) and the Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS).


Lecture | The Tragedy of the Tet Offensive

31 Jan 2018 17:30

Fifty years after the Vietnam war, historians are able to reflect on its larger meaning for Vietnamese and global history. What motivated the Vietnamese communists to start the offensive?  How did it affect the country? And how did the world react to it? Professor Lorenz Lüthi from the Department of History and Classical Studies explores this seminal event.


Lecture | The Tragedy of the Tet Offensive

31 Jan 2018 17:30

Presented by Professor Lorenz Lüthi, Department of History and Classical Studies in collaboration with Rare & Special Collections, Osler, Art, and Archives (ROAAr).


Lecture | Roosevelt's Last 100 Days: Setting the World on the Path to Peace

2 Feb 2018 14:30

Lecture given by Dr. David B. Woolner, author of The Last 100 Days: FDR at War and at Peace, Senior Fellow and Hyde Park Resident Historian at the The Roosevelt Institute, Senior Fellow Center for Civic Engagement at Bard College, and Professor of History at Marist College. 

Kim TallBear (University of Alberta): "Biopolitics and Beyond: New Directions in Indigenous Studies"

2 Feb 2018 16:30

From climate change, to pipeline protests and environmental justice movements, to conceptualizations of kinship with living and non-living beings, emerging scholarship from Indigenous Studies is broadening visions of how to live in the twenty-first century. ...