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Symposium on "The Sublime Perversion of Capital: Marxist Theory and the Politics of History in Modern Japan," by Gavin Walker

26Sep201616:00
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Leacock Building Room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

Critical Social Theory at McGill is proud to sponsor a symposium on Professor Gavin Walker's new book The Sublime Perversion of Capital: Marxist Theory and the Politics of History in Modern Japan (Duke University Press, 2016)

Trottier Public Science Symposium: Science and the Media

17Oct201613:30
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18Oct201619:30
Centre Mont-Royal 1000 Sherbrooke St. W, (corner Mansfield), Montreal, QC, H3A 3R8, CA

Science and the Media: The challenge of reporting science responsibly

Book review

Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules, Separating fact from fiction, and the science of everyday life

 

See PDF attachments for further information

 

Published: 4Jan2016

Cosmos, Joe Schwarcz Win Skeptics’ Critical Thinking Prize

 

The 2014 Balles Prize in Critical Thinking, an award for excellence in the promotion of science and reason, was given this year to the creators, producers, and writers of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, and to Dr. Joe Schwarcz for his book Is That a Fact? The Balles Prize is given annually by the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI), publisher of the magazine Skeptical Inquirer.

Published: 9Jul2015

Canada AM

Dr. Joe sits down with Bev Thomson on Canada AM and chats about his new book, "Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules."

Click here to see the full interview.

Published: 12May2015

Science Rendez-vous

9May201513:00
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As part of  "Science Rendez-vous," celebrated across the country on Saturday May 9, we will be presenting the "Science of Magic" and "Fun with Chemistry" at the Otto Maass Chemistry Building.

Book Launch!

12May201517:30

Joe Schwarcz’s new book, “Monkeys, Myths and Molecules” is to be launched at the McGill University bookstore on May 12 at 5:30. Everyone is invited to hear some fun stories and even experience a little magic!

2015 TROTTIER SYMPOSIUM. A Question of Evidence: Vaccines, GMOs, and Cell Phones

28Sep2015
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29Sep2015

In the Information Age, how can you discern legitimate science from cherry-picked data, opinion posing as fact, association confused with cause and effect, bogus advice from self-appointed experts, misused statistics, and even fraud?

Dr. Joe's Book Launch (Ottawa)

19May201517:30
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19:30

Join us in Ottawa as for a night of science and entertainment, and a very special book launch of Dr. Joe Schwarcz' 15th book, "Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules!"
For more info, contact Emily Shore at 514-398-2852.

Dr. Joe's Book Launch (Montreal)

12May201517:30

Join us as we celebrate the launch of Dr. Joe Schwarcz' 15th book, "Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules!"
For more info, contact Emily Shore at 514-398-2852.

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