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Professor Downey publishes book on Lacrosse, Identity, and Indigenous Nationhood

Professor Allan Downey’s first book, The Creator’s Game: Lacrosse, Identity, and Indigenous Nationhood, has been published by University of British Columbia Press in February 2018. The game of lacrosse has been a central element of many Indigenous cultures for centuries, but once non-Indigenous players entered the sport, it became a site of appropriation – then reclamation – of Indigenous identities....

Published: 17 Feb 2018

Professor Greer publishes book on Natives, Empires, and Land in Early Modern North America

Professor Allan Greer’s new book Property and Dispossession: Natives, Empires and Land in Early Modern North America was published by Cambridge University Press in January 2018. In the book, he examines the processes by which forms of land tenure emerged and natives were dispossessed from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries in New France (Canada), New Spain (Mexico), and New England....

Published: 17 Feb 2018

Prof. Madokoro wins Book Prize for Elusive Refuge: Chinese Migrants in the Cold War

Congratulations to Prof. Laura Madokoro, who has won the 2018 award for Best Book in the Social Sciences from the Association for Asian American Studies for her ground-breaking monograph Elusive Refuge: Chinese Migrants in the Cold War (Harvard University Press, 2016). Her book explores the fates of Chinese citizens forcibly displaced from the mainland to Hong Kong....

Published: 16 Feb 2018

Renovations | McLennan second floor & integration of Education materials into main collection

Over the course of the Winter 2018 and Summer 2018 semesters the Education Collection, currently housed on the second floor the Humanties and Social Sciences Library, will be integrated into the main Humanities and Social Sciences Collection in the McLennan Library Building. This project will increase the visibility and browsability of the Education Collection and will create space for over 100 new study seats.

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Published: 12 Feb 2018

Course Lecturer Positions | Summer 2018

The Department of Art History and Communication Studies has received authorization for two “courses exclusions” for summer 2018 (201805) – that is to say that we can hire students to teach the following  course without posting the position under the terms of the course lecturer’s collective agreement:

Summer 2018 : ARTH 200 and COMS 200

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Published: 31 Jan 2018

Winter 2018 On-Campus Recruitment

Are you looking for a job in the Federal or Provincial Government, Consulting, Financial Institutions, Engineering or Information Technology? If you're graduating in 2017-2018, now is the time when these industries recruit on campus.  Find out more by attending company presentations, career fairs and reading the Quick guide to preparing for a career fair.

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Published: 31 Jan 2018

PhD Student Publishes Articles on Surgical History

Congratulations go out to PhD student Cynthia Tang, who was the Department's first Research Fellow at the Canadian Science and Technology Museums in the summer of 2016: read her post on the CSTMC blog about the history of surgical gloves here. 

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Published: 31 Jan 2018

Mazar, Alissa. 2017. Growth coalitions in declining cities: casinos, redevelopment, and inter-urban competition. Urban Geography, pp.1-22.

Mazar, Alissa. 2017. Growth coalitions in declining cities: casinos, redevelopment, and inter-urban competition. Urban Geography, pp.1-22.

ABSTRACT

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Published: 22 Jan 2018

January 2018 | Milaine Alarie was interviewed on the radio show "Medium Large" to discuss her research on age-hypogamous intimate relationships

January 2018 | Milaine Alarie was interviewed on the radio show "Medium Large" to discuss her research on age-hypogamous intimate relationships (see link)....

Published: 20 Jan 2018

Women's NGOs are Changing the World - and Not Getting Credit for it. Op-Ed in the Calgary Herald.

Op-Ed co-written by Dr Kate Grantham, Research Associate, Institute for the Study of International Development

“Collaborating with academics and other development professionals to publish and disseminate findings from such projects will also strengthen and validate NGO efforts. This article is one small contribution toward ensuring women’s NGOs get the credit and support they so richly deserve.”

Published: 5 Dec 2017

Job posting: Assistant Professor in Indigenous Art and Media | Deadline Jan 22

The Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Indigenous Art and Media (tenure-track). Candidates must demonstrate outstanding research potential and publication records, substantial and relevant teaching experience or potential, and a commitment to interdisciplinary inquiry and the support of diverse intellectual communities.

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Published: 28 Nov 2017

ISID releases a new policy brief on migrant rights in Japan

ISID releases a new policy brief by Professors Erik Kuhonta and Kazue Takamura, "Human Rights of Non-Status Migrants in Japan".  Read the full brief online.

Published: 20 Nov 2017

Eidlin, Barry. 2016. Why Is There No Labor Party in the United States? Political Articulation and the Canadian Comparison, 1932 to 1948. American Sociological Review, 81(3), 488-516.

Eidlin, Barry. 2016. Why Is There No Labor Party in the United States? Political Articulation and the Canadian Comparison, 1932 to 1948. American Sociological Review, 81(3), 488-516.

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Published: 29 Oct 2017

October 2017 | The most recent edition of the EuropeNow Journal, entitled Governing the Migration Crisis, features an interview that was conducted by one of the graduate students, Sakeef Karim, as well an introduction co-authored by Prof. Jennifer Elrick

The most recent edition of the EuropeNow Journal, entitled Governing the Migration Crisis, features an interview that was conducted by one of the graduate students, Sakeef Karim, as well an introduction co-authored by Prof. Jennifer Elrick.   

Here is a link to the issue:http://www.europenowjournal.org/issues/issue-11-oct-2017

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Published: 11 Oct 2017

October 2017 | Congratulations to Joanne Terrasi for winning the Arts Award of Excellence for Administrative and Support Staff!

October 2017 | Congratulations to Joanne Terrasi for winning the Arts Award of Excellence for Administrative and Support Staff!  

Published: 10 Oct 2017

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