McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

MISC Interim Director Elsbeth Heaman winner of 2018 Canada Prize

Published: 9Apr2018

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is happy to announce that the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences has named Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of...

MISC Interim Director Elsbeth Heaman named as finalist for Canada Prize

Published: 12Mar2018

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is happy to announce that the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences has named Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of...

2018 Eakin Lecture: "The World Needs More Canada - or does it?" with Michèle Mendelssohn (Oxford University)

9Apr201817:00
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In recent years, The World Needs More Canada has become a beloved slogan. It encapsulates one of the country’s favourite stories about itself: open-minded, immigrant-friendly, tolerant,...

Indigeneity and North East India: A Cinematic Vision - a public talk by MISC Visiting Scholar Debashree Dattaray (Jadavpur University)

14Mar201817:00
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In this talk, Professor Debashree Dattaray, MISC Visiting Scholar from Jadavpur University, will discuss the profound paradox that is the North East of India today: a place which simultaneously...

Books That Matter: Enlightenment Now with Steven Pinker

28Mar201818:00
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If you follow the headlines, the world in the 21st century appears to be sinking into chaos, hatred and irrationality. Yet, as Steven Pinker shows, if you follow the trend lines, you discover that...

Public Talk and Q&A with Veldon Coburn: Anti-Indigenous Racism and Justice in Saskatchewan: Challenges and Impediments to Reconciliation

16Feb201811:30
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Across the country, the recent Stanley trial verdict has been the subject of intense discussion giving rise to protest, calls for solidarity, and demands for changes to the justice system.

BMP Rotating Lectureship: First Nationhood in Mi’kmaw Territory Today by Simone Poliandri

27Feb201816:00
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Faculty Club Gold Room, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA/miscCategory: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

23rd Annual Conference Kick-Off Event: a film screening of The Price We Pay

21Feb201818:30
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Location: Arts Building Room W-215, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC/miscCategory: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

Friday, November 17th: "Early French Tortuga, 1630-1665: The Native American Contribution" by Arne Bialuschewski (Trent)

17Nov201704:00
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Arne Bialuschewski teaches Atlantic History at Trent University. He has published extensively on cross-cultural relations involving non-state actors such as pirates and slave traders in the late...

"Two-Spirit Artists, Activism, and Healing", a presentation by Albert McLeod

7Nov201716:00
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This presentation will explore the work of various Two-Spirit artists, writers and photographers who contributed their artistic vision to the indigenous LGBT liberation/rights movement.

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